So you think History is dead? Well, think again as it comes alive at the Main Library only once a year as Halloween approaches! Come to the History Room on Saturday, October 29 from 1 pm to 3 pm if you dare and encounter the ghosts of some of San Leandro’s more famous residents.
On Saturday, October 29 from 2 pm to 3 pm at the Main Library, pianist Frederick Hodges will perform classic Broadway music. Hailed by the press as one of the best concert pianists in the world, Frederick Hodges is sought after by today’s foremost orchestras, festivals, conductors and many collaborative musicians.
FREE - A Haunted Night at the Library for Teens!
Teens in grades 6-12! Join us for a Haunted Night at the Library on Saturday, October 29, from 5-7 pm. The Main Library will be taken over for the night by the ghost of Mary Brown! There will be tricks and treats, and fun for all!
The night will include games, activities, food, and a costume contest! This free event is open to teens in grades 6-12. To reserve your spot, please visit the Children's Desk or call 577-3960.
Join us at the San Leandro Museum for a screening of "On The Waterfront" Saturday, November 5 showing at 11:30am and again at 2:00pm. This is a wonderful follow up to the Harry Bridges documentary featured at the Museum last month. Free admission. (1954, 1:48, NR)
On Friday, November 4, Ramana Viera, “songstress of fado,” will perform at the Main Library from 7 pm to 8 pm. Admission is free but, please, no children under 10 years of age. For more information, please call the Information Desk at (510) 577-3971.
FREE - Family Fun Night: Asia FantAsia Storytelling!
On Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 PM, join us at the Main Library for a fantastic night of stories with Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo of ETH-NO-TEC! Asia FantAsia is a fun-filled show bringing alive the cultures of Asia through the re-telling of myths and folk tales, plus plenty of music, call-n-response games and audience participation. All ages are welcome at this Family Fun Night. Refreshments served after the show. Questions? Please call 577-3960.
In observation of Native American Month, the San Leandro Public Library will host an historic photo exhibit of California’s Native Americans from Wednesday, November 16 to Friday, November 18 in the Library’s beautiful History Room.
The hours for this exhibit are: Wednesday, Nov. 16, 1 pm to 5 pm, Thursday, Nov. 17, 1 pm to 3 pm and Friday, Nov. 18, 3 pm to 5 pm. Free admission for all ages.
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