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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
Thursday July 27, 2017
10:30 AMPatty Cakes

Featuring the best in children's books, songs and activities. For children ages 2-5 years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

1:30 PMLibrary Explorers (Main Library)

Library Explorers Club: Fun, hands-on programs for kids going into grades 1 to 5. Call to register one week in advance of each date.

July 6, 1:30pm-2:30pm: Cooking Storytime!

July 13, 1:30pm-2:30pm: Join the Circus workshop!

July 20, 1:00pm-2:00pm: Animals of Mt. Diablo program with Lindsey Wildlife!

July 27, 1:30-2:30pm: Build! Legos, Kevas Planks, Straws and More!

Aug. 3, 1:30pm-2:30pm: Hands-on Chemistry & 3:30-4:30pm: My Words, My Music concert

3:30 PMLego Club (Main Library)

LEGO Club! · for ages 5 and up

4th Thursday of the Month · 3:30-4:45pm

Calling all LEGO enthusiasts! We’ll supply the LEGOS and the theme, you build!

Club Schedule (subject to change)

· 3:30-3:35—Find a seat

· 3:35-4:30—Build Time

· 4:30-4:40– Show and Tell

· 4:40-4:45—Clean Up Time

You don’t have to stay for the whole time, but be sure to clean up before you leave. Thanks!

For their safety, children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult at library activities

Friday July 28, 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 29, 2017
10:30 AMSaturday Explorers: Fruit and Veggie Art

Paint a masterpiece using fruits and vegetables! Best for ages 3 and older. Dress for mess or wear an apron from home. Free. Register on or after July 15.

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.

Tuesday August 1, 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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