Join us at the Main Library for our next Live Stream Author Event on Tuesday, February 9 with romance novelist Jill Shalvis! Watch a live video stream starting at 6:30 pm, and participate in the conversation! This live stream event is hosted by the Mountain View Public Library and a grant by the Pacific Library Partnership.
On Saturday, February 13 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Main Library, the San Leandro Veterans Resource Center will present WAR INK - a virtual exhibit that honors veterans and their unique body art, documenting experiences, memorializing fallen comrades, and expressing emotional response. Free admission. For more information, call 510-577-3971.
Welcome the Year of the Monkey on Saturday, February 20 from 1:00 PM to 3:15 PM with exciting music, lion dancing, and bright costumes!
FREE - 2016 Big Read Kickoff
Join us to kickoff the Big Read on Saturday, February 27, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Main Library. This year's Big Read book selection is Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon - the book that set the standard by which all subsequent detective fiction would be judged. The Big Read kickoff starts a screening of the documentary film The Maltese Falcon: One Magnificent Bird (32 min). Following the film, attendees can register for a book discussion group to receive a free copy of the book, while supplies last. Free, no prior registration required. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
On Thursday evening, March 24, from 7 pm to 8 pm at the Main Library, author Kate Schatz and artist Miriam Klein Stahl will discuss the book Rad American Women and the 26 diverse individuals written about and illustrated in it. Admission is free. For more information, please call (510) 577-3971.
On Thursday evening, February 25, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, join us at the Main Library for an evening with Brian Copeland, San Leandro’s own celebrity. Mr. Copeland will discuss his experiences as a multi-talented comedian, writer, television host, talk radio host, and commentator.