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War Comes Home: The Legacy Exhibit Opening Reception

The San Leandro Public Library Veterans Resource Center is proud to present War Comes Home: The Legacy, an exhibition of extraordinary wartime correspondences provided by the Center for American War Letters. The exhibit honors our nation’s veterans through wartime correspondence.

Join us for a special opening event on Sunday, August 30 at 1:00 pm at the San Leandro Public Library, 300 Estudillo Avenue. At 2:00 pm the keynote address will be given by the exhibit’s co-curator, Andrew Carroll, who is the founder and director of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University.

This event is free and no prior registratin is required. Please contact Mary Beth Barloga at 510-577-3991 for further information.

( War Comes Home: The Legacy Opening Reception flyer )

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FREE - All-new Murder in the Library event: Death at the Royal Ascot

Join us on Friday, September 4 for a new Murder in the Library production, Death at the Royal Ascot, in the Main Library Lecture Hall from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM.

The Library is proud to partner with the San Leandro Players for the seventh annual Murder in the Library play. Use your deductive skills to figure out who did it; but remember, there’s no butler in this play!

For more information, please call the Main Library at (510) 577-3971.

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Discover It at the Library - a FREE event!

On September 19 from 11am to 3pm the Main Library will host our first-ever “How To” festival. More than 40 topics will be presented by local experts during the four hour event, and you are invited to stop by to learn a little about a lot! In twenty minutes or less, you may discover how to relax with yoga, dance along to Michael Jackson’s iconic “Thriller” video, afford your first home in San Leandro, prepare your child for school, brew beer at home, and much more.

Multiple indoor and outdoor stations will be set up throughout the Main Library and adjacent meeting room areas to accommodate a rotating schedule of short presentations and hands-on activities from city departments, library staff, local businesses, nonprofit organizations, and other community members.

Click here to find the latest list of over 40 topics and presenters.