On Saturday, February 25 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM watch a free screening of Stones in the Sun at the San Leandro Main Library, This is a kickoff event for the newest Community Read book, "Brother I Am Dying" by Edwidge Danticat. Read the Book and Join the Conversation. Copies of the book will be available for a $10.00 donation.
Visit the History Room of the San Leandro Main Library on Saturday, March 11 from 1 pm to 3 pm and learn about the California Rancho Era, which spanned from 1784 to 1846. The City of San Leandro was once Rancho San Leandro, established by José Joaquin Estudillo with the receipt of a 7,000-acre land grant in 1842. The theme this year will focus on the life of Californio women, with a discussion given by a living history actress. Ladies, young and older, will have a fun opportunity to dress as a Californio senorita.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, the San Leandro Main Library will host an author event on Saturday, March 25 from 2 pm to 3 pm with Aleta George. Ms. George will discuss her award-winning biography on Ina Coolbrith, Oakland's first public librarian, California’s first poet laureate and the most popular literary ambassador in the early American West. For more information, please call the Information Desk at (510) 577-3971.
Save the Date: Trivia Bee is Springing Forward to Saturday, April 8, 2017!
The San Leandro Project Literacy Trivia Bee is moving to the spring! We're looking forward to seeing you at the Main Library on our new day. Stay tuned for the latest buzz. For more information, please contact Project Literacy coordinator Cinda Mariscal at 510-577-3944