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Mayor Cutter to Deliver State of the City Address on March 27

March 13, 2017 

Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter is set to deliver her State of the City Address on Monday March 27th at the San Leandro Main Library Lecture Hall (300 Estudillo Ave). The event will begin with a reception featuring light refreshments at 6:30 PM and the Mayor’s address to the community starting promptly at 7:00 PM. Mayor Cutter will discuss her vision for the future and provide an update on a variety of topics such as economic development, innovation, resiliency and climate change.

Community Assistance Grant Program Now Taking Applications!

March 10, 2017 

The Recreation and Human Services Department announced the availability of funds for non-profit organizations serving the San Leandro community. The Community Assistance Program (CAP) provides financial support to community agencies providing human services and programs for individuals and families living in San Leandro. CAP is funded by the City’s General Fund and a federal community development block grant. Applications must be received by March 23rd by 4:00 PM.


Information on San Leandro Minimum Wage Requirements

November 30, 2016 

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 March 23, 2017
10:00 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. Este es un servicio gratuito ofrecido por First 5 Alameda County.

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.

Saturday March 25, 2017
2:00 PMFREE! Women's History Month Observation - First Poet Laureate of California

Author Aleta George will discuss her award-winning biography of Ina Coolbrith in observation of Women's History Month.

Aleta George has written for the Smithsonian, High Country News, the Los Angeles Times, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is currently the open space reporter for the Bay Area Monitor, a publication of the League of Women Voters.

Admission is free. Light refreshments served.

Sunday March 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 March 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.

4:00 PMReading Buddies for grades 1 to 5 (main Library)

Reading Buddies ▪ for grades 1 to 5 ▪ Mondays, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, and 3/27

Kids read aloud to friendly teen volunteers. Sign up at the Children’s Desk (577-3960) and choose your reading time: 4:00pm, 4:30pm or 5:00pm. Register starting February 20th.

For their safety, children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult at this free activity

6:30 PM2017 State of the City

Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter is set to deliver her State of the City Address. The event will begin with a reception featuring light refreshments at 6:30 PM and the Mayor's address starting promptly at 7 PM.

Reception: 6:30 PM

Address: 7:00 PM

Location: Main Library Lecture Hall (300 Estudillo Ave).

Tuesday March 28, 2017
9:30 AMBaby Time (Main Library)

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, learn easy movement activities, and explore board books, followed by time to play/bond with your baby and talk with other parents and caregivers. Bring a blanket if you’d like. If you have a baby and a toddler/preschooler, please attend our toddler storytime or preschool storytime instead. This program is funded by First 5 Alameda County through a neighborhood partnership grant.

10:30 AMTiempo de Bebe (Main Library)

Tiempo de Bebe - edades 0-12 meses
Martes 10:30am

Disfruta un tiempo enfocado en Ud. y su bebé (edades 0-12 meses y pre-caminante) durante esta sesión corto. Cantaremos canciones, aprenderemos actividades de movimiento fáciles y exploraremos libritos antes de un tiempo de jugar y aumentar vínculo con su bebé mientras conocer otros padres y proveedores de cuidado infantil. Si tienes un bebe y un niñito/preescolar (de 1 año ), por favor en vez asistir nuestro programa de Canciones y Cuentos el jueves. Este es un servicio gratuito ofrecido por First 5 Alameda County.

Wednesday March 29, 2017
9:30 AMToddler Time (Main Library)

TODDLER STORYTIME: Stories, rhymes and romps for ages 1-3

Just the right pace for you and your totally nonstop toddler up to age 3, we’ll enjoy stories, songs and active rhymes, followed by a play time. We offer duplicate sessions at 9:30am and 10:30am, so please choose just one to attend. This storytime takes place in the ESTUDILLO ROOM of the Main Library.

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