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Manor Park Gets New Play Structures on Aug 5th -Volunteers Needed

July 14, 2017 

You're invited to help make San Leandro more playful by creating a new place for kids to play. Thanks to the financial support of Kaiser Permanente and volunteers from San Leandro Police Association and Alameda County Firefighters Association Local 55, Manor Park will get new play structures on Sat. Aug. 5th.

We need more volunteers to help make this project a success. To register, please email: or 577-3244

Minimum Wage Requirements Effective July 1st

June 28, 2017 

On September 6, 2016, the City Council adopted an ordinance that accelerates implementation of the statewide minimum wage requirements. That ordinance goes into effect on July 1, 2017. For more information, please visit:

Additional News
Friday July 21, 2017
10:30 AMYoga for Families (Main Library)

Yoga for Families Fridays, July 7-28, 10:30am Family Paths will present a 4-week program with yoga, songs and stretches for ages 2-5 and a caregiver.

Register on or after June 23 by calling 577-3960. Space is limited, and a signed waiver is required to participate.

1:00 PMFree Friday Family Movies (Main Library)

FREE Friday Family Movie Matinees!

Enjoy family-friendly movies in our Lecture Hall at 1:00pm on the following Fridays. Doors open 15 minutes before the show. Seats are first-come, first served.

· June 23 - Moana

· June 30 - Minions

· July 7 - Trolls

· July 14 – The Jungle Book

· July 21 – Tangled

· July 28 – Monsters Inc

For their safety, children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult while at the Library.

Saturday July 22, 2017
2:30 PMReading Buddies

For children entering 2nd through 6th grades in the fall. Practice reading skills with our teen volunteer tutors. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required for this free service. Call the library at 577-7971 for more information.

Sunday July 23, 2017
1:30 PMFREE - Needle Crafters Meetups

If you would like to learn a needle craft (such as knitting, crocheting, cross stitching or embroidering), or if you are currently working on a needle craft project, then come join the Library's Needle Crafters, led by library volunteers.

The Needle Crafters, who meet year-round, are a fun, informal group that meet and make new friends at the Library while discussing interesting topics such as books, travel and movies.

The Needle Crafters usually meet in the Conference Room C, however, check the meeting room computer monitor in the Lobby for any changes.

For more information, please call the Information Desk (510) 577-3971.

Monday July 24, 2017
8:30 AMRules Committee

The Rules Committee will occur on the 4th Monday of each month. To view the agenda for tonight's meeting, please click here.

10:30 AMTinker Tots (Main Library)

Tinker Tots ▪ Fun, hands-on activities for little guys, ages 2 to 5, and a caregiver. Register starting one week in advance by calling 577-3960.

June 12: Fun with Boxes! Hear a story about everything a box could be, then explore what you can do with a box.

June 26: Silly Robots! Listen to a silly robot story, then build your own robot out of everyday materials.

July 10: Everything goes by Sea! Build a sea-worthy vessel of your own imagination. Will it sink or float? Listen to a book then try for yourself.

July 24: Toddler Runway! Design an outfit for a cut out doll that is totally you. From high-art fashion to practical stand-bys, show us your fashion chops.

7:00 PMCity Council Work Session

City Council Work Sessions typically occur on the 2nd Monday of each month and 4th Monday, if needed. To view the agenda for tonight's meeting, please click here.

Tuesday July 25, 2017
9:30 AMBaby Time (Main Library)

Baby Time: Rhymes, songs and books for ages 0 to 12 months

*space is limited to 15 families
Enjoy focused time with your baby (pre-walkers ages 0 to 12 months) during this short session. We’ll sing songs in English and Spanish, learn easy movement activities, and explore board books, followed by time to play/bond with your baby and talk with other parents and caregivers. If you have a baby and a toddler/preschooler, please attend our toddler storytime or preschool storytime instead.

10:30 AMCanciones Y Cuentos (Main Library)

Canciones y cuentos en Español para bebes y niños menores de tres años

Disfruta libros, cuentos y canciones en Español en la biblioteca con tus bebes y niños pequeños. Aprende canciones y rimas que puedes usar cada día con ellos en casa. Ven y juega con nosotros terminando la lectura del cuento.

1:30 PMDesign Lab: Drop-In Crafts for Kids (Main Library)

Stop by the Children's Room at the Main Library to design a craft during our drop-in Design Lab! We'll have craft supplies available between 1pm and 3pm and we can't wait to see what you create!

On Tuesday, June 13th we'll be making corner bookmarks - take a look!

Questions? Please call the Children's Desk at 577-3960

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