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Nana Y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

This program has been canceled on 01/16.  This program will resume on 01/18. We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

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Nana y Yo: Early Learning Readiness Program

We are offering a FREE two day program for 36 weeks. The “Nana Y Yo” Early Learning Readiness (ELR) is a relationship and play based program for informal...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

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Bilingual English-Russian Reading To Children

Our trained volunteer will read to your children in English and Russian. Join us every Friday in the picture book area.

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Children's Picture Book Area

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Friends Of The Village Square Library Book Sale

Come browse the Friends of the Village Square Branch Library’s Book Sale. Great bargains can be found on gently used books and media. All proceeds support...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Lobby

Chessboard, dice, and other fun board games

Game Zone Fridays!

Join us every Friday after school to unwind, make new friends and play some fun games at the library. We’ve got board games, video games, arcade...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Hillview Branch Library, Community Room

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Finger Knitting

Finger knitting is a fun, productive way to spend your free time when you need something to do. When you're finished, you'll have a beautiful rope of yarn that...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at Educational Park Branch Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library, Community Room

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Free Afternoon Snacks

Join us at the Joyce Ellington Library for delicious and nutritious snacks! This program is geared towards kids and teens ages 2-17. Free. No registration...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Friday Fun: Movie Fun

Bring your friends or come by yourself and make new ones as we watch together fun and entertaining movies. Popcorn wll be provided. 

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Reading to Children with Treasure

Our trained volunteer, Treasure, will be reading to children of all ages in the Children's Room. Come listen to some wonderful stories!

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

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Around The World in 2 Hours: At Village Square Library

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon all year round with arts, crafts,snacks, performances, and prizes to celebrate and highlight the diversity of people and...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

Lunar New Year: Storytime & Craft

It's time to celebrate the Lunar New Year! Join us for a story, crafts and fun as we welcome the Year of the Pig!. Make a pig lantern to decorate and take...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Mad Science: Movie Special Effects

Explore the movie special effects to learn the difference between science and magic. Be amazed with the gravity defying feats and air pressure experiments....

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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Drop-In Homework Tutoring

Does your child need help with their homework? Our trained volunteers are available in the children's area to help your child with their reading, writing and...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Storytime & Craft

Join us to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and his most famous “I Have a Dream” speech! Children ages 5 and up are welcome to participate in...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Storytime & Craft

Join us to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and his most famous “I Have a Dream” speech! Children ages 5 and up are welcome to participate in...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "I Have a Dream" Craft

Join us to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and his most famous “I Have a Dream” speech! Children ages 5 and up are welcome to participate in...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library

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LEGO® Fun for Young Children

You supply the creativity. We supply the LEGO® bricks. Come have some fun and let your imagination run wild! This program is specifically intended for younger...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library, Story Time Room

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Junior Astronomy Club

Have you ever wanted to learn about the amazing universe that you live in? Then come to Cambrian Branch Library’s Junior Astronomy Club! ...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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Art Meets Math: Flexagons and More!

Have fun with math and create works of art as you learn to make a hexaflexagon.  Hexaflexagon is a folded paper polygon that changes appearance as you...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

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Game Zone!: Board Game Fun

Kids, join us for fun board games each week! Bring your friends or come and make new ones.

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:30 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library

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Intermediate Mandarin Language & Culture Class

An intermediate level class offered in Simplified Mandarin Chinese. It is suggested that students bring a binder/notebook and pencil or pen...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room B

Reading to Furry Friends

Reading to Furry Friends

The third Saturday every month at Village Square children who want to improve their reading skills and get extra reading time can pair with...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Village Square Branch Library, Children's Area

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Raise Your Hand: A Confidence Building Program for Girls.

Girls in 5th to 8th grade are invited to this program to do various activities, find useful resources and techniques to overcome fear of public...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

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Family Storytime and Stay & Play

Enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of books...

Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Evergreen Branch Library, Children's Area