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Thursday November 23, 2017
All Day EventThanksgiving Holiday

City Hall and Libraries closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

All Day EventObserved Holiday- Thanksgiving - All Libraries Closed

The Main Library and all Branch Libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.

All bookdrops will remain open.


Friday November 24, 2017
All Day EventThanksgiving Holiday

City Hall and Libraries closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

All Day EventObserved Holiday- Thanksgiving - All Libraries Closed

The Main Library, and all Branch libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.

All bookdrops will remain open.


Sunday November 26, 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 November 27, 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.

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 November 28, 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.

3:30 PMPaws to Read (Main Library)

Paws to Read for kids in grades 1 to 5

Would you like to read a book to a friendly dog? In Paws to Read, children in grades 1 to 5 can work on their reading skills while reading to a certified therapy dogs. Registration opens on October 24, and the November session dates are Nov. 7, 14 & 28 at 3:30pm, 4:05pm or 4:35pm. Call 577-3960 to reserve your spot as space is limited.

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