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Come enjoy storytime with friends.

Join Muriel in sharing exciting and interactive stories with fun songs and a craft at the end.

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Time: 11AM – 12PM

Location: Bayfair Center. 15555 E14th Street, San Leandro

Cost: FREE

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01/21/2020

Come and get crafty at the kids' corner.

Drop in for a self directed craft with all sorts of materials. Come glue, color, and build!

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Time: 12PM – 7:30PM

Location: San Lorenzo Library. 395 Paseo Grande, San Lorenzo

Cost: FREE

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01/21/2020

Rain or shine STEAM fun for all.

Come enjoy educational activities, build with large playground blocks, and games with the family. Discover what fun the giant magnetic wall could be!

Date: Saturday, January 21, 2020

Time: 9AM – 1PM

Location: Valley Children’s Museum Mobile Museum. 4100 Gleason Drive, Dublin

Cost: $5 for 1 child + 2 adults, $2/additional child, Free/children under 3

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01/21/2020

Storytime fun for toddlers.

Children ages 2-6 are invited to join in for storytime, music, and more.

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Location: San Lorenzo Library-Greenhouse Community Room. 395 Paseo Grande, San Lorenzo

Cost: FREE

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01/22/2020

Get creative and make light up cards.

Stop by the library to make a special light up snowflake card. LED lights, batteries and paper snowflakes will be provided. Get creative and make a card to bring home.

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Time: 4PM – 5PM

Location: Elmhurst Branch Library. 1427 88th Ave, Oakland

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 615-5727.

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01/22/2020

Dance, play, and move together.

Grab a shaker, scarf, or bean bag and move to the music. Songs and movement activities will help build motor and social skills.

Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Time: 10:15AM – 10:45AM

Location: Civic Center Library-Storytime Room. 1188 S. Livermore Ave, Livermore

Cost: FREE

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01/22/2020

Board games galore!

Spend the evening with your family playing all sorts of board games provided by the library. Volunteers are also available to explain how to play a new board game. Games include checkers, Monopoly Jr., Connect 4, Uno, matching games and more.

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020

Time: 6PM – 7:30PM

Location: Dublin Library-Virginia Bennett Room. 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (925) 803-7252.

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01/23/2020

It’s storytime with your family.

Everyone is invited to join storytime at the library. Enjoy songs, fingerplays, and stories by the librarian and meet new friends. Space is limited, free tickets will be handed out 15 minutes before the program begins.

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020

Time: 11:30AM – 12PM

Location: Centerville Library. 3801 Nicolet Ave, Fremont

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 795-2629.

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01/23/2020

Family storytime and play.

Stories, music, fingerplays, and fun! Families with toddlers and older are invited to visit for an engaging storytime. Storytime is located on the ground floor.

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2020

Time: 11AM – 11:30AM

Location: Stoneridge Shopping Center. 1 Stoneridge Mall Road, Pleasanton

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (925) 931-3400.

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01/23/2020

Ready, set, bowl!

Send the bowling ball and knock the pins down! It’s a special deal at Albany Bowl.

Date: Friday, January 24, 2020

Time: 9AM – 5PM

Location: Albany Bowl. 540 San Pablo Ave, Albany

Cost: $1.50/person per game

For more information, click here or call (510) 526-8818.

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01/24/2020

Get wild.

Visit Junior Center of Art and Science for activities to engage young children. The interactive gallery invites young children to the art studio and place space where children can smash items, jump on the sofa or smear goop on the walls.

Date: Friday, January 24, 2020

Time: 10AM – 3PM

Location: Junior Center of Art and Science. 558 Bellevue Ave, Oakland

Cost: $6/person

For more information, click here or call (510) 839-5777.

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01/24/2020

Enjoy a family fun night in Oakland.

Friday nights at the OMCA is one of Oakland’s favorite things to do. Enjoy family friendly activities, live music, dancing and food trucks galore!

Date: Friday, January 24, 2020

Time: 5PM – 9PM

Location: Oakland Museum of California. 1000 Oak Street, Oakland

Cost: FREE, additional cost for food

For more information, click here or call (510) 318-8400.

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01/24/2020

It’s storytime featuring How To Catch a Dragon.

Celebrate Lunar New Year with this fun storytime! Follow the dragon as he avoids trap after trap filled with paper lanterns, red envelopes, and more. Stay after and color your own paper lantern after storytime.

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Time: 11AM – 12PM

Location: Barnes & Noble. 5604 Bay Street, Emeryville

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 547-0905.

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01/25/2020

Watch an amazing acrobatic show.

The Red Panda Acrobats will perform traditional Chinese acrobatics in celebration of Lunar New Year. Ring in the year of the Rat with the famous Performer Wayne Huey.

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Time: 11AM – 12PM

Location: Castro Valley Library, Chabot/Canyon Room. 3600 Norbridge Ave, Castro Valley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 608-1154.

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01/25/2020

Meet animals from all over the world.

Jungle James and his animal friends are visiting the library. Meet various reptiles and amphibians from different parts of the world.

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

Location: West Branch Library. 1125 University Ave, Berkeley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 981-6270.

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01/25/2020

Celebrate Lunar New Year.

Welcome the Year of the Rat at Fairyland with festivities and fun for the entire family. Visit early to watch a puppet show and stay for various activities in the afternoon.

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020

Time: 10AM – 4PM

Location: Children's Fairyland. 699 Bellevue Ave, Oakland

Cost: $12/ages 1 and up

For more information, click here or call (510) 452-2259.

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01/26/2020

Make a splash at the indoor pool!

Hop into the activity pool and slide down the water slide with your child. The activity pool and lazy river is open for the public to enjoy some water play!

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020

Time: 5PM – 8PM

Location: Silliman Activity & Aquatic Center. 6800 Mowry Ave, Newark

Cost: $9/ages 3+, $3/ages 0-2

For more information, click here or call (510) 578-4620.

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01/26/2020

Have fun moving around in nature.

Visit Crab Cove with your family for an afternoon learning about how animals hop, crawl, fly and run to survive.

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Location: Crab Cove. 1252 McKay Ave, Alameda

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 544-3187.

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01/26/2020

Listen, sing, and play with storytime.

Join other preschoolers in storytime with a librarian. Stories will be told, songs will be sung, and fingerplays will be played.

Date: Monday, January 27, 2020

Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Location: Union City Library. 34007 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 745-1464.

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01/27/2020

Invite the family to practice the child pose, upward dog, and more!

Enjoy a free yoga class with a mixture of yoga games, music, poses, and more fun! The class is child-focused and engaging.

Date: Monday, January 27, 2020

Time: 4PM – 5PM

Location: Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch. 1901 Russell Street, Berkeley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 981-6260.

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01/27/2020

Sing and dance along with musical instruments!

Stephanie Pepitone (East Bay musician) will lead the fun with singing, dancing, and will introduce her instrument petting zoo!

Date: Monday, January 27, 2020

Time: 3PM – 3:30PM

Location: Albany Library-Edith Stone Room. 1247 Marin Ave, Albany

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 526-3720.

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01/27/2020

Get crafty and make beaded snowflakes.

Practice counting and build fine motor skills by adding beads to chenille stems. All materials are provided by the library.

Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Time: 3PM – 4PM

Location: Springtown Branch Library. 998 Bluebell Drive, Livermore

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (925) 373-5517.

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01/28/2020

An evening of bonding with your family.

Stop by for stories and songs with your family. Children and adults are welcome to an evening of fun before bedtime.

Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Time: 6:30PM – 7:15PM

Location: Weekes Branch Library. 27300 Patrick Ave, Hayward

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 782-2155.

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01/28/2020

Check out books at the Farmers' Market.

The Library on Wheels visits the South Berkeley Farmers' Market with books, movies, and more. Look for it near Adeline and 63rd Street.

Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Time: 3PM – 5PM

Location: South Berkeley Farmers' Market. Adeline and 63rd Street, Berkeley

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 981-6100.

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01/28/2020

Sensory-friendly movie experience.

This sensory-friendly movie experience for families with children with special needs features dimmed lighing, sound lowered, and participants are welcome to move about and intereact. The movie, "Forky" joins Woody and the gang on a road trip with new and old friends.

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Time: 4PM – 5:40PM

Location: Union City Library. 34007 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 745-1464.

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01/29/2020

Celebrate the Year of the Rat!

Make a Lunar New Year craft to celebrate the Year of the Rat! All materials will be provided by the library.

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Time: 2:30PM – 4PM

Location: Albany Library-Edith Stone Room. 1247 Marin Ave, Albany

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 526-3720.

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01/29/2020

Storytime fun with friends!

Storytime will temporarily take place at the Newark Community Center. Meet new friends and sing, rhyme, dance and have fun!

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Time: 11AM – 11:30AM

Location: Newark Community Center. 35501 Cedar Blvd, Newark

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 284-0675.

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01/29/2020

Play, learn and discover the fun at Twirl.

Have some fun indoors with designated themed areas, from trains to dramatic play, there’s a bit of everything for every child. Don’t forget to stop by the large art area to make fun art projects.

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020

Time: 4PM – 5PM

Location: Twirl. 1424 Park Street, Alameda

Cost: $8/child, adults are free

For more information, click here or call (510) 473-0812.

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01/30/2020

Free fitness fun for the family.

Stop by and bond as a family with exercise and Tai-Chi practice. The program is geared for all ages.

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020

Time: 6PM – 7:30PM

Location: Lincoln Recreation Center. 250 10th Street, Oakland

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 238-3896.

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01/30/2020

Watch an amazing animal show.

Visit Tracy Hill and his amazing animal friends who will show off their talents. Free tickets are required for this program. Tickets will be handed our in front of the library beginning 4:15PM.

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020

Time: 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Location: Dublin Library. 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (925) 803-7252.

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01/30/2020

Enjoy a special Mandarin-Chinese storytime!

To welcome the Year of the Rat, join the interactive Mandarin-English storytime. After storytime, your child will receive craft materials to bring home to do.

Date: Friday, January 31, 2020

Time: 10:30AM – 11AM

Location: San Leandro Library. 300 Estudillo Ave, San Leandro

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 577-3960.

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01/31/2020

Fun with board games.

Stop by for fun with the family. There’s plenty of board games to choose from. This program is for all ages.

Date: Friday, January 31, 2020

Time: 3:15PM – 4:15PM

Location: Niles Library. 150 I Street, Fremont

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 284-0695.

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01/31/2020

Let’s get moving with your whole body.

Come and sing, dance, and move your body to the music! From jumping to making music with egg shakers, everyone will be on their feet.

Date: Friday, January 31, 2020

Time: 10:30AM – 11AM

Location: Weekes Branch Library. 27300 Patrick Ave, Hayward

Cost: FREE

For more information, click here or call (510) 293-5366.

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01/31/2020