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Announcing the launch of Project Teen Lounge!

We are pleased to announce the launch of Project Teen Lounge, a series of after-school programs for teens in grades 6-12. Programs will launch virtually starting in January 2021.

January programs include: Let’s Play: Among Us (January 12), art-making with recycled materials (January 13, 20, & 27), a career speaker (January 19) and a resume/cover letter workshop (January 26). Registration is open now!

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UPDATE - Contactless Curbside Pickup

Please note the latest update on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on Library services.

In response to the Alameda County Health Officer Order No. 20-21 implementing the latest restrictions from the State of California, effective immediately, the San Leandro Public Library will be suspending on-site Curbside Holds Pickup services.

For more information, click the "More" button below.

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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San Leandro Public Library COVID-19 Response

Please click "more" to see the latest news from the San Leandro Public Library in response to COVID-19.

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Main Library Bookdrops Opening for a Limited Time

The Main Library will be temporarily reopening the bookdrops on Thursday, January 21 at 9:00 am until Saturday, January 23 at 5:00 pm. Please click "MORE" for more information.

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Anti-racist Resources and Reads

Click here to read the joint message to our community from Mayor Cutter and the San Leandro City Council

Our library staff have brought together a collection of books and resources that we hope you’ll find helpful in these uncertain times. Whether you’re looking for ways to discuss current events with your children, your teens, one another, or you’re merely learning for yourself (and we are always learning and growing) the following books and resources are here for you to use.

Click here to see the Library's Anti-racist reads and resources page.



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San Leandro Public Library Library Card application now available online

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the San Leandro Public Library is now offering temporary access to our digital resources by applying for a Digital Library Card.

Click "more" to see details about who qualifies, and how to apply.

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Join the Sneak Peek Reviewers Club!

Join the Sneak Peek reviewers and read the book before it comes out! Visit the Main Library to look through our selection of advanced reader copies of new teen books. Choose one or more, then read, return, repeat! You can also write a review if you'd like. We have a great selection -- stop by anytime the Main Library is open. Best for teens in grades 8-12. Call the Children's Desk at 577-3960 with any questions.

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January 21, 2021
4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
January 26, 2021
January 27, 2021
January 29, 2021
February 9, 2021
February 10, 2021
February 11, 2021
4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
February 16, 2021
4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
Let's Play: Teen Gaming
February 20, 2021
February 23, 2021
February 24, 2021
March 11, 2021
4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
Teen Advisory Group Meeting
March 20, 2021
April 8, 2021
4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
Teen Advisory Group Meeting