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Contactless Curbside Hold Pickup Updates

The San Leandro Public Library has exciting Contactless Curbside Holds Pickup features and services to share!

New Days and Hours
Starting Wednesday, October 21, we'll be expanding our Curbside days and hours! New Curbside hours are:

Wednesdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm / 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm / 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fridays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm / 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm / 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Main Library Bookdrop Opening

The Main Library bookdrop will be open Wednesdays at 9:00 am until Saturdays at 5:00 pm.

New Service: Grab & Go!

Looking for a variety of children's books? Let us grab some for you! During Curbside service, ask for up to five picture books, board books, or early readers, and Library staff will check them out to you and put them with your Curbside items. If you'd like more personalized recommendations for your reader, you can use our book recommendations for kids form.

STATUS: Alameda County Order & Reopening Plan in Progress

The most recent Alameda County Health Officer Order allows libraries to reopen at less than 25% capacity on October 9, 2020.

The San Leandro Public Library will not be reopening on October 9, 2020.

However, we are developing a plan to reopen our buildings as soon as possible. This plan includes making modifications to our library spaces and training library staff on required protocols including how best to clean and disinfect the many components of our Libraries. The safety of our staff and the public is of upmost priority. We appreciate your patience and support.

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Celebrate Filipino/a/x History Month at the Library!

October is Filipino American Heritage Month! Celebrate with art, history, and a virtual presentation by IKAT Voices - IgoROOTS

  • Children and caretakers: See our virtual posting of "KWENTOS" with special guest storytelling and singing! Visit our Instagram and Facebook pages.
  • Check out our Fil-Am Booklist of authors and works and all ages can honor this culture throughout October!
  • Teens! Sign up for the October 22 (4 pm) illustration workshop with local artist Michele Cajes. Register now and pick up supplies at the Main Library during curbside check out

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FREE - #OWNVOICES Book Club (Virtual Event)

On Thursday, November 5, from 6 - 7 pm, join us for a new monthly adult book club focused on #Ownvoices books. #Ownvoices is a hashtag that started in 2015 to promote diverse authors and books. Adults 18 and over can join here:

Free Registration Link

( Try a LatinX read today! )

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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Earn Your High School Diploma at the Library

The San Leandro Library is offering Career Online High School, an online high school diploma completion program for San Leandro residents ages 19 years old and over. Click here for all the details.

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FREE - Learn & Improve Your English Online with Project Literacy

Do you need to improve your English in order to further your career or get a job? Do you want to keep up with the news in English? Do you want to help your children with homework in English? Project Literacy is now offering free online tutoring. We are currently accepting New Learners and New English Tutors. Sign up today!

Upcoming Events

October 26, 2020
October 27, 2020
October 28, 2020
7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM
Halloween (Virtual) Storytime
October 29, 2020
November 2, 2020
November 3, 2020
November 4, 2020
November 5, 2020
6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
#Ownvoices Book Club
November 7, 2020
10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM
Virtual Animal Show
November 9, 2020

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