- May 26 & 27 - All libraries CLOSED for Memorial Day
Enjoy stories about Goldilocks and the Three Bears, or maybe Dinosaurs!! Children will also make a craft based on the story of Goldilocks, but limited only to their imagination. All supplies will be provided. This program is for children ages 3 and up and their families/caretakers. This program will take place on Thursday January 24, 2013 at 10:30 at Biblioteca Latinoamericana.
Disfruten una hora de arte y cuentos sobre Ricitos de oro y los tres osos o tal vez Dinosaurios! La biblioteca proveerá los materiales para la hora de arte. Este programa es para los niños de 3 años en adelante y sus familias o niñeras. Vengan a la Biblioteca Latinoamericana jueves, el 24 de enero, 2013 a 10:30 AM.
Other books you and you family may enjoy include:
Goldie and the Three Hares, written by Margie Palatini, and illustrated by Jack E. Davis
Rubia and the Three Osos, written by Susan Middleton Elya, and illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Goldilocks, retold and illustrated by Ruth Sanderson
January 9, 2013 – 3:30pm – Berryessa Library Community Room
Children 3 years old and up are invited to enjoy a reading of Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems. They will then have the opportunity to use their imagination to make their own story artwork. All supplies, while they last, will be provided.
Kids and their families are invited on
Monday, October 29th at 3pm at the Joyce Ellington Library
to come listen to some stories in a bilingual (English & Spanish) atmosphere
and participate in a craft activity decorating sugar skulls to celebrate this Latino tradition!
Craft supplies will be provided.
This program is limited to the first 40 participants.
¡Niños y sus familias están invitados
el lunes, 29 de octubre a las 3pm en la Biblioteca Joyce Ellington
a escuchar algunos cuentos en un ambiente bilingüe
y participe en una actividad de manualidades
decorando calaveras de azúcar
para celebrar esta tradición Latina!
Todos los materiales para la manualidades serán proporcionados.
Este programa esta limitado a los primeros 40 participantes.
If you're ever looking for something to do with the family on a Saturday afternoon then the Children's Room of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library is the place to be. See what we have in store for the whole family in the month of May. Please note that our special Puppet Show is at 11:00AM.
May 5 @ 3:00PM: STUFF! An Arts and Craft Program for Children: Boys and girls will celebrate the month of May with 2 fun crafts; girls will make a beautiful hair garland and the boys will become kings for the day with their bejeweled crowns! Join us for this free, fun program.
May 12 @ 11:00AM: Puppet Show with Edgar "Zancudo" Sanchez: Let's celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a puppet show based on multi-cultural folk legends, fables and stories. Edgar Zancudo Sanchez, a local artist, will entertain the whole family with an interactive show. Don't miss this fun event.
May 19 @ 3:00PM: Games for Kids: Dream Big! This program is a preview of our Summer Reading Celebration which starts on June 1. Children will enjoy games and puzzles related to this summer's theme: Dream Big, Read! Learn more about our summer reading celebration and have fun too! Also if you would like a reminder about when our Summer Reading Celebration begins go to www.sjpl.org/summer.
May 26 @ 3:00PM: ABC to Drawing: Did you know you could draw pictures using the letters of the alphabet and numbers? Our volunteer, Vidhi, will show us how it's done; children will be so proud of their masterpieces. Check out Vidhi's blogspot to get an idea of what she will be doing http://abc-to-drawing.blogspot.com/
Mother's Day is May 8 and it's almost here! Join us at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library on Saturday, April 23 at 3:00PM when we will be making a gift just for Mom. This craft is part of our monthly STUFF! program where we use recycled materials to make beautiful works of art. Our volunteer Chris and her assistant Mickey will be showing us how to make wonderful jewelry boxes that any mom would love to have. All materials will be supplied and remember that parking is FREE at the 4th Street Garage until 6:00PM on Saturdays.
If you're looking for books about Mother's Day the library has a great selection. Check them out and remember to join us for a fun afternoon on April 23.
Well it's a new month which means a new series of Friday Fun activities at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. We have a great line up of activities. On March 4 we're Making a Memory Quilt. There's Going Wild! Kids' Nature Program on March 11 with a visit from the Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge; during this program we'll be learning about birds with stories and fun activities. On March 18 it's The Art of Japanese Calligraphy with Hikaru and on March 25 we'll Make a Mural we can go to visit at the Children's Faire that takes place on Saturday April 16 at Discovery Meadow Park. Please join us as Friday Fun is always a great way to start off the weekend! See you there! All of our Friday Fun programs begin at 4:00PM and take place in the Exploration Room.