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Monday 01/30/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Monday 01/30/2023

Join Hayward Public Library for a fun storytime. 

Start your morning with rhymes, puppets, and stories. This storytime is intended for children birth to 36 months. All our storytime help children develop early literacy skills through talking, reading, singing, writing, and playing. 

Date: Every Monday

Time: 10:30AM – 11AM 

Location: Weekes Branch Library, 27300 Patrick Ave., Hayward 

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Monday 01/30/2023

Stop by Castro Valley Library for Lunar New Year fun!

The animals from the Chinese Zodiac are loose in Castro Valley's Children's Section! Help find all 12 and receive a small prize. This event will be taking place in the Children's Section daily from January 23rd-February 5th. Children may participate one time.

Date: Everyday

Time: All day

Location: Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley

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Tuesday 01/31/2023

Join Berkeley’s Tarea Hall Pittman South Branch Library in story time! 

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and fun outdoors. This 30-minute story time is geared towards children ages 2-5. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: 10:30AM – 11AM 

Location: Grove Street Park-near toddler play area, 1730 Oregon St, Berkeley 

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Tuesday 01/31/2023

Visit Melrose Library for storytime.

Bring your kids to storytime with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime with toys.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

Location: Melrose Library, 4805 Foothill Blvd., Oakland

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Tuesday 01/31/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 3:15PM – 4:45PM

Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Branch, 6833 International Blvd., Oakland

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Tuesday 01/31/2023

Sing along with Livermore Public Library.

Babies from birth to 12 months and their caregivers will enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, and share a book together in each lively session.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore, Livermore

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Tuesday 01/31/2023

Stop by Castro Valley Library for Lunar New Year fun!

The animals from the Chinese Zodiac are loose in Castro Valley's Children's Section! Help find all 12 and receive a small prize. This event will be taking place in the Children's Section daily from January 23rd-February 5th. Children may participate one time.

Date: Everyday

Time: All day

Location: Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley

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Wednesday 02/01/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Wednesday 02/01/2023

Stop by Castro Valley Library for Lunar New Year fun!

The animals from the Chinese Zodiac are loose in Castro Valley's Children's Section! Help find all 12 and receive a small prize. This event will be taking place in the Children's Section daily from January 23rd-February 5th. Children may participate one time.

Date: Everyday

Time: All day

Location: Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley

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Wednesday 02/01/2023

Join Union City Library for storytime In person! 

Enjoy stories, songs, and coloring activities at the library. 

Date: Every Wednesday 

Time: 10AM – 11AM 

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

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Wednesday 02/01/2023

Visit Cherryland Library for a Black History Month storytime.

Read, sing and honor Black resistance with Cherryland Library. This storytime is in English and for all tiny ones who enjoy a good book.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 11:30AM – 12PM

Location: Cherryland Community Center, 278 Hampton Rd., Hayward

Link: Click here for more information.

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Wednesday 02/01/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for a yoga storytime.

Join us for a story time with yoga poses along with books, music, and movement activities.  Please bring yoga mats or exercise mat.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 3:30PM

Location: Tarea Hall Pittman South branch, 1901 Russell St., Berkeley

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Wednesday 02/01/2023

Join 81st Avenue Branch Library for play time!

Bring your kids to Play Café, where we have a story time with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime and snacks.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

Location: 81st Avenue Branch Library, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland

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Wednesday 02/01/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

Location: Main Library Children’s Room, 125 14th St., Oakland

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Wednesday 02/01/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

Location: 81st Avenue Branch, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland

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Wednesday 02/01/2023

Join Livermore Public Library for a scavenger hunt. 

Patrons of all ages may obtain the clue to Waldo’s whereabouts from the Information Desk at the Springtown Library. Participants who find Waldo earn one raffle ticket per week. The raffle ticket enters participants into a drawing for prizes like Squishmallows, mini Lego kits, and craft kits. Two winners will be chosen at the end of each month. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: All day 

Location: Springtown Library, 998 Bluebell Dr., Livermore 

Link: Click here for more information.

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Wednesday 02/01/2023

Enjoy a movie with Hayward Public Library. 

Come on in, sit back, and relax after a long day at school. We'll be playing popular movies for kids of all ages. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM 

Location: Hayward Public Library-Storytime Room, 888 C St., Hayward 

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Thursday 02/02/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for a special storytime.

This special musical storytime takes place at one of Berkeley’s oldest and most beloved music venues. Each session will feature live music, movement activities, and read-aloud stories for children ages 2-6.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 10:30AM

Location: The Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley

Link: Click here for more information.

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Thursday 02/02/2023

Stop by Castro Valley Library for Lunar New Year fun!

The animals from the Chinese Zodiac are loose in Castro Valley's Children's Section! Help find all 12 and receive a small prize. This event will be taking place in the Children's Section daily from January 23rd-February 5th. Children may participate one time.

Date: Everyday

Time: All day

Location: Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley

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Thursday 02/02/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Thursday 02/02/2023

Make a wreath with Dublin Library.

Kids are invited to join us in making a folded paper heart wreath for Valentine's Day. Craft is suitable for ages 5+, but younger children may need an adult helper. All supplies will be provided.

Date: Thursday, February 02, 2023

Time: 4PM – 5PM

Location: Dublin Library, 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin

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Thursday 02/02/2023

Join Dublin Library for family game night! 

A variety of board games, including checkers, Candyland, Uno, Connect Four, and many more. Friendly teen volunteers will be available to teach you a new game, or to join in the fun if you need an extra player.

Date: Thursday, February 02, 2023

Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

Location: Dublin Library, 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin

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Thursday 02/02/2023

4Cs of Alameda County will be giving away groceries.

A variety of canned and dry goods will be available for families in need. Registration required.

Date: Thursday, February 02, 2023

Time: 1PM – 3PM

Location: Hayward Office Garage, 22351 City Center Dr., Hayward

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Thursday 02/02/2023

Join 81st Avenue Branch Library for play time!

Bring your kids to Play Café, where we have a story time with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime and snacks.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

Location: 81st Avenue Branch Library, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland

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Thursday 02/02/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

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

Link: Click here for more information.

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Friday 02/03/2023

Join Central Library for weekly drop-in sessions with MOCHA.

Make art with Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA) at the library on the 4th floor.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM

Location: Central Library-4th floor, 2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley

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Friday 02/03/2023

Stop by Castro Valley Library for Lunar New Year fun!

The animals from the Chinese Zodiac are loose in Castro Valley's Children's Section! Help find all 12 and receive a small prize. This event will be taking place in the Children's Section daily from January 23rd-February 5th. Children may participate one time.

Date: Everyday

Time: All day

Location: Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley

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Friday 02/03/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM - 5PM

Location: West Oakland Branch, 1801 Adeline St., Oakland 

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Watch sea creatures live on their cams.

Monterey Bay Aquarium shares their cams from their animal exhibits. Check out tropical fishes swimming about, penguins waddle around, and much more. 

Date: Everyday 

Time: All day 

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Visit West Branch and make art with MOCHA.

Make art with Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA).

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 11AM – 12:30PM

Location: West Branch Library, 1125 University Ave., Berkeley

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for storytime at the park.

Bring a blanket for a storytime at the Berkeley Farmer’s Market. Stories and songs will be shared.

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10:30AM

Location: Downtown Berkeley Farmer’s Market, 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Join Livermore Public Library for Music and Movement time. 

 Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills. This activity is perfect for children ages 1-5. 

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10:15AM 

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore, Livermore 

Link: Click here for more information.

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Stop by Castro Valley Library for Lunar New Year fun!

The animals from the Chinese Zodiac are loose in Castro Valley's Children's Section! Help find all 12 and receive a small prize. This event will be taking place in the Children's Section daily from January 23rd-February 5th. Children may participate one time.

Date: Everyday

Time: All day

Location: Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Stop by Newark Library for music time.

Families are invited to join for an hour of music performed by local musicians, featuring the library’s piano and other musical instruments. All ages are welcome.

Date: Saturday, February 04, 2023

Time: 2:30PM – 3:30PM

Location: Newark Library-Newark Room, 37055 Newark Blvd., Newark

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Celebrate Black History Month with Oakland Public Library.

Celebrate Black History Month with an all-ages family storytime! Children's Librarian Lolade will share songs & stories from the Black diaspora. Enjoy light refreshments and playtime afterwards!

Date: Every other Saturday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Location: Main Library Children’s Room, 25 14th St., Oakland

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Enjoy a magic show with Oakland Public Library.

The Bay Area's beloved Unique Derique teaches the African roots and rhythms of Hambone body percussion and its evolution in America in this lively presentation and performance.

Date: Saturday, February 04, 2023

Time: 11AM – 11:45AM

Location: Asian Branch, 388 Ninth St., Oakland

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Enjoy a magic show with Oakland Public Library.

The Bay Area's beloved Unique Derique teaches the African roots and rhythms of Hambone body percussion and its evolution in America in this lively presentation and performance.

Date: Saturday, February 04, 2023

Time: 2PM - 2:45PM

Location: Dimond Branch, 3565 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Livermore Public Library invited birds to the library.

A Ranger will share tips with the audience then take the group outside to look and listen for signs of local birds. In Community Rooms A and B at Civic Center Library.

Date: Saturday, February 04, 2023

Time: 10AM

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Celebrate Lunar New Year at San Leandro Main Library.

Enjoy an afternoon of Lunar New Year Events with VOVINAM San Jose - A Lion Dance, Martial Arts, and Singing will get you starting the New Year. The Asian Community Cultural Association will offer paper crafting for all ages. Free refreshments while supplies last.

Date: Saturday, February 04, 2023

Time: 1PM – 3PM

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

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Saturday 02/04/2023

Visit Oakland's Laurel District to celebrate Lunar New Year.

The Laurel District Lion Dance Parade and Blessing of Local Businesses begins at the Heroes Ceremony and moves along MacArthur Blvd. Sifu “Master” Lacey leads the Buk Sing Kung Fu Academy of Fremont in Traditional Lion Dance and unleashes two lions with music and firecrackers, and of course, offerings to bring luck and welcome the year of the Rabbit.

Date: Saturday, February 04, 2023

Time: 11AM - 2PM

Location: Laurel District, 4222 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland

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Sunday 02/05/2023

Watch sea creatures live on their cams.

Monterey Bay Aquarium shares their cams from their animal exhibits. Check out tropical fishes swimming about, penguins waddle around, and much more. 

Date: Everyday 

Time: All day 

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Sunday 02/05/2023

Stop by Castro Valley Library for Lunar New Year fun!

The animals from the Chinese Zodiac are loose in Castro Valley's Children's Section! Help find all 12 and receive a small prize. This event will be taking place in the Children's Section daily from January 23rd-February 5th. Children may participate one time.

Date: Everyday

Time: All day

Location: Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley

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Sunday 02/05/2023

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Castro Valley Library. 

At this drop-in event you'll learn more about this year's selection for CV Reads: Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu. You can make a wish for the new year on our wishing tree and enjoy a concert of traditional and contemporary Chinese music. The music performance and video presentations will repeat throughout the event. Please register so we know you are coming and then drop-in between 2 pm and 4 pm. 

Date: Sunday, February 05, 2023 

Time: 2PM – 4PM 

Location: Castro Valley Library. 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley 

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Sunday 02/05/2023

Join Sunol Regional Wilderness for storytime.

Learn about the wonders of nature through stories. In this Nature's Stories Series, we will read a nature-themed storybook which will be followed by an activity or craft.

Date: Sunday, February 05, 2023

Time: 11AM

Location: Sunol Regional Wilderness, 1895 Geary Rd., Sunol

Fee: $5 parking fee may apply.

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Monday 02/06/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Monday 02/06/2023

Stop by Castro Valley Library for Lunar New Year fun!

The animals from the Chinese Zodiac are loose in Castro Valley's Children's Section! Help find all 12 and receive a small prize. This event will be taking place in the Children's Section daily from January 23rd-February 5th. Children may participate one time.

Date: Everyday

Time: All day

Location: Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley

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Tuesday 02/07/2023

Visit Melrose Library for storytime.

Bring your kids to storytime with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime with toys.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

Location: Melrose Library, 4805 Foothill Blvd., Oakland

Link: Click here for information.

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Tuesday 02/07/2023

Sing along with Livermore Public Library.

Babies from birth to 12 months and their caregivers will enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, and share a book together in each lively session.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore, Livermore

Link: Click here for more information.

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Tuesday 02/07/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Tuesday 02/07/2023

Celebrate love and friendship with Berkeley Public Library.

Make paper crafts at the library. All supplies and instructions will be provided. This program is most suitable for preschool-kindergarten aged children.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 3PM – 5:30PM

Location: Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave., Berkeley

Link: Click here for more information.

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Tuesday 02/07/2023

Join Livermore Public Library for a scavenger hunt. 

Patrons of all ages may obtain the clue to Waldo’s whereabouts from the Information Desk at the Springtown Library. Participants who find Waldo earn one raffle ticket per week. The raffle ticket enters participants into a drawing for prizes like Squishmallows, mini Lego kits, and craft kits. Two winners will be chosen at the end of each month. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: All day 

Location: Springtown Library, 998 Bluebell Dr., Livermore 

Link: Click here for more information.

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Tuesday 02/07/2023

Enjoy a movie with Hayward Public Library. 

Come on in, sit back, and relax after a long day at school. We'll be playing popular movies for kids of all ages. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM 

Location: Hayward Public Library-Storytime Room, 888 C St., Hayward 

Link: Click here for more information.

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Wednesday 02/08/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Wednesday 02/08/2023

Join Union City Library for storytime In person! 

Enjoy stories, songs, and coloring activities at the library. 

Date: Every Wednesday 

Time: 10AM – 11AM 

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

Link: Click here for more information.

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Wednesday 02/08/2023

Visit Cherryland Library for a Black History Month storytime.

Read, sing and honor Black resistance with Cherryland Library. This storytime is in English and for all tiny ones who enjoy a good book.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 11:30AM – 12PM

Location: Cherryland Community Center, 278 Hampton Rd., Hayward

Link: Click here for more information.

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Wednesday 02/08/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for a yoga storytime.

Join us for a story time with yoga poses along with books, music, and movement activities.  Please bring yoga mats or exercise mat.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 3:30PM

Location: Tarea Hall Pittman South branch, 1901 Russell St., Berkeley

Link: Click here for more information.

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Wednesday 02/08/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

Location: Main Library Children’s Room, 125 14th St., Oakland

Link: Click here for more information.

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Wednesday 02/08/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

Location: 81st Avenue Branch, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland

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Thursday 02/09/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for a special storytime.

This special musical storytime takes place at one of Berkeley’s oldest and most beloved music venues. Each session will feature live music, movement activities, and read-aloud stories for children ages 2-6.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 10:30AM

Location: The Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley

Link: Click here for more information.

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Thursday 02/09/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Thursday 02/09/2023

Get ready for Valentine’s Day with Dublin Library. 

Kids are invited to join us for a Valentine making session. Each child will receive supplies to make two cards. This is a drop-in program, although space is limited to 30 participants. 

Date: Thursday, February 09, 2023 

Time: 4:30PM – 5:30PM 

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

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Thursday 02/09/2023

Join 81st Avenue Branch Library for play time!

Bring your kids to Play Café, where we have a story time with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime and snacks.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

Location: 81st Avenue Branch Library, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland

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Thursday 02/09/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

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

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Friday 02/10/2023

Join Central Library for weekly drop-in sessions with MOCHA.

Make art with Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA) at the library on the 4th floor.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM

Location: Central Library-4th floor, 2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley

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Friday 02/10/2023

Join Alameda County Library in singing and karaoke.

Join the library for an afternoon filled with fun and singing! Let's dedicate some Disney songs to our loved ones in celebration of Valentine's Day. After finishing one song, we’ll vote on which one to sing next. Want to shine in the spotlight? Make a requests to sing solo through the chat during the program.

Date: Friday, February 10, 2023

Time: 4PM – 4:45PM

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Friday 02/10/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM - 5PM

Location: West Oakland Branch, 1801 Adeline St., Oakland 

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Friday 02/10/2023

Enjoy a magic show with Oakland Public Library.

The Bay Area's beloved Unique Derique teaches the African roots and rhythms of Hambone body percussion and its evolution in America in this lively presentation and performance.

Date: Friday, February 10, 2023

Time: 2PM - 2:45PM

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

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Saturday 02/11/2023

Watch sea creatures live on their cams.

Monterey Bay Aquarium shares their cams from their animal exhibits. Check out tropical fishes swimming about, penguins waddle around, and much more. 

Date: Everyday 

Time: All day 

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Saturday 02/11/2023

Visit West Branch and make art with MOCHA.

Make art with Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA).

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 11AM – 12:30PM

Location: West Branch Library, 1125 University Ave., Berkeley

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Saturday 02/11/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for storytime at the park.

Bring a blanket for a storytime at the Berkeley Farmer’s Market. Stories and songs will be shared.

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10:30AM

Location: Downtown Berkeley Farmer’s Market, 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley

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Saturday 02/11/2023

Join Livermore Public Library for Music and Movement time. 

 Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills. This activity is perfect for children ages 1-5. 

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10:15AM 

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore, Livermore 

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Saturday 02/11/2023

Make music with Hayward Public Library.

Uke Can Do It! Strum-Alongs are held every other Saturday from 2-3pm in the Community Learning Center at the Main Library. If you are an old hand at Ukulele or have just started, you're welcome to join in on our group strum-along! BYOU (Bring Your Own Uke) If you don't own a uke, check one out from the Library!

Date: Every other Saturday

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Location: Downtown Library, 888 C St., Hayward

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Saturday 02/11/2023

Stop by Castro Valley Library to make Valentine’s Day cards. 

Stop by the children's area to create and decorate a Valentine's Day card! Bring your creativity and while supplies are provided. This program will be available all day to drop in and complete at your own pace. 

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023 

Time: All day 

Location: Castro Valley Library,3600 Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley 

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Saturday 02/11/2023

Join Fremont Library for an afternoon of music.

Enjoy 45 minutes of light music performed by local musicians.  Relax and enjoy the music while reading your favorite book!  All ages are welcome.

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023

Time: 2:30PM – 3:30PM

Location: Fremont Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont

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Saturday 02/11/2023

Enjoy a magic show with Oakland Public Library.

The Bay Area's beloved Unique Derique teaches the African roots and rhythms of Hambone body percussion and its evolution in America in this lively presentation and performance.

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023

Time: 11AM - 11:45PM

Location: Brookfield Branch, 9255 Edes Ave., Oakland

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Saturday 02/11/2023

Visit Livermore Public Library for a sensory storytime. 

A welcoming, interactive, sensory-friendly environment designed for children with special needs. Includes visuals, interactive preschool-level stories, and multi-sensory activities. Call 925-373-5505 to register. 

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023 

Time: 11AM 

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore 

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Sunday 02/12/2023

Watch sea creatures live on their cams.

Monterey Bay Aquarium shares their cams from their animal exhibits. Check out tropical fishes swimming about, penguins waddle around, and much more. 

Date: Everyday 

Time: All day 

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Sunday 02/12/2023

Join Dublin Library in making thank you cards.

Make cards to thank the first responders who have helped on the front lines fighting and saving lives! Supplies will be provided.

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023

Time: 2PM – 4PM

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

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Sunday 02/12/2023

Visit Solano Avenue for a Lunar New Year celebration.

Celebrate Lunar New Year at Peralta Park on Solano Avenue. This is a family-friendly event with performances from local community groups. Free admission. Rain cancels the event.

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023

Time: 10AM - 11:45AM

Location: Peralta Park, 15559 Solano Ave., Berkeley

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Sunday 02/12/2023

Join Coyote Hills Regional Park for crafts.

Learn more about abalone,pine trees, and other natural resources as you make your own necklace.

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023

Time: 10AM - 11:30AM

Location: Coyote Hills Regional Park, 8000 Patterson Ranch Rd., Fremont

Fee: $7 parking fee may apply.

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Sunday 02/12/2023

Join Shadow Cliffs for crafts.

'Tis the season of love, not just for us, but also for wildlife! Learn about the different displays of love and courtship in the natural world while making a craft to remember them by.

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023

Time: 10AM - 12PM

Location: Shadow Cliffs-Lakeside Picnic Area, 2500 Stanley Blvd., Pleasanton

Fee: $6 parking fee may apply.

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Sunday 02/12/2023

Join Sunol Regional Wilderness in learning all about the gopher snake.

Stop by the Visitor Center and meet the animal ambassador gopher snake! Learn all about the important role snakes play in the ecosystem. Learn all about snakes and get the chance to touch real snakeskin!

Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023

Time: 2:30PM - 3PM

Location: Sunol Regional Wilderness, 1895 Geary Rd., Sunol

Fee: $5 parking fee may apply.

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Monday 02/13/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Monday 02/13/2023

Enjoy a special ASL storytime with Fremont Library. 

Come and enjoy watching two different fluent storytellers tell stories in ASL each month. 

Date: Monday, February 13, 2023 

Time: 6:30PM – 7PM 

Location: Fremont Library, 2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont

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Tuesday 02/14/2023

Visit Melrose Library for storytime.

Bring your kids to storytime with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime with toys.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

Location: Melrose Library, 4805 Foothill Blvd., Oakland

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Tuesday 02/14/2023

Sing along with Livermore Public Library.

Babies from birth to 12 months and their caregivers will enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, and share a book together in each lively session.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore, Livermore

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Tuesday 02/14/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Tuesday 02/14/2023

Celebrate love and friendship with Berkeley Public Library.

Make paper crafts at the library. All supplies and instructions will be provided. This program is most suitable for preschool-kindergarten aged children.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 3PM – 5:30PM

Location: Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave., Berkeley

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Tuesday 02/14/2023

Join Livermore Public Library for a scavenger hunt. 

Patrons of all ages may obtain the clue to Waldo’s whereabouts from the Information Desk at the Springtown Library. Participants who find Waldo earn one raffle ticket per week. The raffle ticket enters participants into a drawing for prizes like Squishmallows, mini Lego kits, and craft kits. Two winners will be chosen at the end of each month. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: All day 

Location: Springtown Library, 998 Bluebell Dr., Livermore 

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Tuesday 02/14/2023

Enjoy a movie with Hayward Public Library. 

Come on in, sit back, and relax after a long day at school. We'll be playing popular movies for kids of all ages. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM 

Location: Hayward Public Library-Storytime Room, 888 C St., Hayward 

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Wednesday 02/15/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Wednesday 02/15/2023

Join Union City Library for storytime In person! 

Enjoy stories, songs, and coloring activities at the library. 

Date: Every Wednesday 

Time: 10AM – 11AM 

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

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Wednesday 02/15/2023

Visit Cherryland Library for a Black History Month storytime.

Read, sing and honor Black resistance with Cherryland Library. This storytime is in English and for all tiny ones who enjoy a good book.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 11:30AM – 12PM

Location: Cherryland Community Center, 278 Hampton Rd., Hayward

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Wednesday 02/15/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for a yoga storytime.

Join us for a story time with yoga poses along with books, music, and movement activities.  Please bring yoga mats or exercise mat.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 3:30PM

Location: Tarea Hall Pittman South branch, 1901 Russell St., Berkeley

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Wednesday 02/15/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

Location: Main Library Children’s Room, 125 14th St., Oakland

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Wednesday 02/15/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

Location: 81st Avenue Branch, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland

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Thursday 02/16/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for a special storytime.

This special musical storytime takes place at one of Berkeley’s oldest and most beloved music venues. Each session will feature live music, movement activities, and read-aloud stories for children ages 2-6.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 10:30AM

Location: The Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley

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Thursday 02/16/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Thursday 02/16/2023

Join 81st Avenue Branch Library for play time!

Bring your kids to Play Café, where we have a story time with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime and snacks.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

Location: 81st Avenue Branch Library, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland

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Thursday 02/16/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

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

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Thursday 02/16/2023

This playgroup is presented by Family Resource Navigators.

Join FRN for a fun enriching playgroup featuring adapted art, sensory toys and books. Light snack and refreshments will be provided.

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023

Time: 10:30AM - 11:30AM

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

Contact: Register by calling or emailing Daisy at 510-356-0949/daisyd@familyresourcenavigators.org.

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Friday 02/17/2023

Join Central Library for weekly drop-in sessions with MOCHA.

Make art with Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA) at the library on the 4th floor.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM

Location: Central Library-4th floor, 2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley

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Friday 02/17/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM - 5PM

Location: West Oakland Branch, 1801 Adeline St., Oakland 

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Saturday 02/18/2023

Watch sea creatures live on their cams.

Monterey Bay Aquarium shares their cams from their animal exhibits. Check out tropical fishes swimming about, penguins waddle around, and much more. 

Date: Everyday 

Time: All day 

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Saturday 02/18/2023

Visit West Branch and make art with MOCHA.

Make art with Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA).

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 11AM – 12:30PM

Location: West Branch Library, 1125 University Ave., Berkeley

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Saturday 02/18/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for storytime at the park.

Bring a blanket for a storytime at the Berkeley Farmer’s Market. Stories and songs will be shared.

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10:30AM

Location: Downtown Berkeley Farmer’s Market, 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley

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Saturday 02/18/2023

Join Livermore Public Library for Music and Movement time. 

 Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills. This activity is perfect for children ages 1-5. 

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10:15AM 

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore, Livermore 

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Saturday 02/18/2023

Join Union City Library for an afternoon of music.

Enjoy light music performed by local musicians.  Relax and enjoy the music while reading your favorite book!  All ages are welcome.

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023

Time: 2:30PM – 3:30PM

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

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Saturday 02/18/2023

Join San Lorenzo Library for a special drag storytime.

Drag storytime is an excellent way to introduce children to LGBTQ+ role models and help them learn about gender and inclusivity. We will have a photobooth so you can take pictures with our performers. This storytime is designed for children 6 and under, but all are welcome. 

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023

Time: 11AM – 12PM

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

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Saturday 02/18/2023

Celebrate Black History Month with Oakland Public Library.

Celebrate Black History Month with an all-ages family storytime! Children's Librarian Lolade will share songs & stories from the Black diaspora. Enjoy light refreshments and playtime afterwards!

Date: Every other Saturday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Location: Main Library Children’s Room, 25 14th St., Oakland

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Saturday 02/18/2023

Join San Leandro Library for a bilingual storytime.

Enjoy books, songs, and rhymes in English and Farsi, followed by coloring and crafts. Great for increasing early literacy skills and making friends!

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2023

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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

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Sunday 02/19/2023

Watch sea creatures live on their cams.

Monterey Bay Aquarium shares their cams from their animal exhibits. Check out tropical fishes swimming about, penguins waddle around, and much more. 

Date: Everyday 

Time: All day 

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Sunday 02/19/2023

Join Sunol Regional Wilderness in learning all about the gopher snake.

Stop by the Visitor Center and meet the animal ambassador gopher snake! Learn all about the important role snakes play in the ecosystem. Learn all about snakes and get the chance to touch real snakeskin!

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023

Time: 2:30PM - 3PM

Location: Sunol Regional Wilderness, 1895 Geary Rd., Sunol

Fee: $5 parking fee may apply.

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Sunday 02/19/2023

Join Coyote Hills Regional Park in learning about the marsh.

The guided tour will take you on a walk around the marsh and discover the plants and animals that call this unique place home.

Date: Sunday, February 19, 2023

Time: 10AM - 11AM

Location: Coyote Hills Regional Park, 8000 Patterson Ranch Rd., Fremont

Fee: $7 parking fee may apply.

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Monday 02/20/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Tuesday 02/21/2023

Visit Melrose Library for storytime.

Bring your kids to storytime with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime with toys.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

Location: Melrose Library, 4805 Foothill Blvd., Oakland

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Tuesday 02/21/2023

Sing along with Livermore Public Library.

Babies from birth to 12 months and their caregivers will enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, and share a book together in each lively session.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore, Livermore

Link: Click here for more information.

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Tuesday 02/21/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Tuesday 02/21/2023

This workshop is presented by BANANAS.

This class is designed to assist new parents with recovery after birth, provide a supportive community-centered environment, and awareness of self-care. With babies present, parents can focus on easing tensions, restoring alignment in the body, creating energy, and re-strengthening the core.

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Time: 10AM – 12PM

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Tuesday 02/21/2023

Celebrate love and friendship with Berkeley Public Library.

Make paper crafts at the library. All supplies and instructions will be provided. This program is most suitable for preschool-kindergarten aged children.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 3PM – 5:30PM

Location: Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave., Berkeley

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Tuesday 02/21/2023

Join Livermore Public Library for a scavenger hunt. 

Patrons of all ages may obtain the clue to Waldo’s whereabouts from the Information Desk at the Springtown Library. Participants who find Waldo earn one raffle ticket per week. The raffle ticket enters participants into a drawing for prizes like Squishmallows, mini Lego kits, and craft kits. Two winners will be chosen at the end of each month. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: All day 

Location: Springtown Library, 998 Bluebell Dr., Livermore 

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Tuesday 02/21/2023

Celebrate Black History Month with Livermore Public LIbrary.

Learn about Bessie Coleman, the first licensed Black pilot in the world. Then, make an airplane craft to fly like Brave Bessie. Instructions and supplies will be provided by the library.

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Time: 4PM

Location: Springtown Library, 998 Bluebell Dr., Livermore

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Tuesday 02/21/2023

Enjoy a movie with Hayward Public Library. 

Come on in, sit back, and relax after a long day at school. We'll be playing popular movies for kids of all ages. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM 

Location: Hayward Public Library-Storytime Room, 888 C St., Hayward 

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Tuesday 02/21/2023

Family Resource Navigators share a fun yoga session with us.

Relax and breathe. This fun and engaging 40-minute yoga session invites children and their family/caregivers to bond and free their mind.

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Time: 5:30PM – 6:10PM

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Wednesday 02/22/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Wednesday 02/22/2023

Join Union City Library for storytime In person! 

Enjoy stories, songs, and coloring activities at the library. 

Date: Every Wednesday 

Time: 10AM – 11AM 

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

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Wednesday 02/22/2023

Visit Cherryland Library for a Black History Month storytime.

Read, sing and honor Black resistance with Cherryland Library. This storytime is in English and for all tiny ones who enjoy a good book.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 11:30AM – 12PM

Location: Cherryland Community Center, 278 Hampton Rd., Hayward

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Wednesday 02/22/2023

Make music with Alameda County Library.

The inclusive Learn through Play program, designed for children with special needs, open to children of all abilities. Children get to practice their fine and gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination and social skills in a welcoming atmosphere. This program is intended for children between the ages of 5-14.

Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Time: 4PM – 5PM

Location: Newark Library-Newark Room, 37055 Newark Blvd., Newark

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Wednesday 02/22/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for a yoga storytime.

Join us for a story time with yoga poses along with books, music, and movement activities.  Please bring yoga mats or exercise mat.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 3:30PM

Location: Tarea Hall Pittman South branch, 1901 Russell St., Berkeley

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Wednesday 02/22/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

Location: Main Library Children’s Room, 125 14th St., Oakland

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Wednesday 02/22/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

Location: 81st Avenue Branch, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland

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Thursday 02/23/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for a special storytime.

This special musical storytime takes place at one of Berkeley’s oldest and most beloved music venues. Each session will feature live music, movement activities, and read-aloud stories for children ages 2-6.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 10:30AM

Location: The Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley

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Thursday 02/23/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Thursday 02/23/2023

Join 81st Avenue Branch Library for play time!

Bring your kids to Play Café, where we have a story time with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime and snacks.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

Location: 81st Avenue Branch Library, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland

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Thursday 02/23/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Thursday

Time: 2PM – 3:30PM

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

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Friday 02/24/2023

Join Central Library for weekly drop-in sessions with MOCHA.

Make art with Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA) at the library on the 4th floor.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM

Location: Central Library-4th floor, 2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley

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Friday 02/24/2023

Make some art with Oakland Public Library & MOCHA.

Free art lessons are available to children at the library. Each week will have a different theme.

Date: Every Friday

Time: 3:30PM - 5PM

Location: West Oakland Branch, 1801 Adeline St., Oakland 

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Saturday 02/25/2023

Watch sea creatures live on their cams.

Monterey Bay Aquarium shares their cams from their animal exhibits. Check out tropical fishes swimming about, penguins waddle around, and much more. 

Date: Everyday 

Time: All day 

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Saturday 02/25/2023

Visit West Branch and make art with MOCHA.

Make art with Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA).

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 11AM – 12:30PM

Location: West Branch Library, 1125 University Ave., Berkeley

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Saturday 02/25/2023

Join Berkeley Public Library for storytime at the park.

Bring a blanket for a storytime at the Berkeley Farmer’s Market. Stories and songs will be shared.

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10:30AM

Location: Downtown Berkeley Farmer’s Market, 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley

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Saturday 02/25/2023

Join Livermore Public Library for Music and Movement time. 

 Enjoy songs and movement activities that build motor and social skills. This activity is perfect for children ages 1-5. 

Date: Every Saturday

Time: 10:15AM 

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore, Livermore 

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Saturday 02/25/2023

Make music with Hayward Public Library.

Uke Can Do It! Strum-Alongs are held every other Saturday from 2-3pm in the Community Learning Center at the Main Library. If you are an old hand at Ukulele or have just started, you're welcome to join in on our group strum-along! BYOU (Bring Your Own Uke) If you don't own a uke, check one out from the Library!

Date: Every other Saturday

Time: 2PM – 3PM

Location: Downtown Library, 888 C St., Hayward

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Saturday 02/25/2023

Enjoy a special storytime with Livermore Public LIbrary.

Grammy-nominated storyteller Diane Ferlatte draws from a deep well of folktales, myths, legends, and fables to inform, entertain and inspire. Through stories, songs, sign language, humor, and audience participation, she brings her tales to life while accompanied by her musical sidekick, Eric Pearson.  This program is intended for all ages.  No registration is required to attend.

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2023

Time: 1PM

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave., Livermore

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Sunday 02/26/2023

Watch sea creatures live on their cams.

Monterey Bay Aquarium shares their cams from their animal exhibits. Check out tropical fishes swimming about, penguins waddle around, and much more. 

Date: Everyday 

Time: All day 

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Sunday 02/26/2023

Join Sunol Regional Wilderness in learning all about the gopher snake.

Stop by the Visitor Center and meet the animal ambassador gopher snake! Learn all about the important role snakes play in the ecosystem. Learn all about snakes and get the chance to touch real snakeskin!

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2023

Time: 2:30PM - 3PM

Location: Sunol Regional Wilderness, 1895 Geary Rd., Sunol

Fee: $5 parking fee may apply.

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Sunday 02/26/2023

Join Shadow Cliffs for fresh air and fun.

Meeting at the Lakeside Picnic Area. Bring the kids and their friends out for some fresh air, nature games, and wildlife exploration. Rain or shine drop in program.

Date: Sunday, February 26, 2023

Time: 1PM - 2:30PM

Location: Shadow Cliffs-Lakeside Picnic Area, 

Fee: $6 parking fee may apply.

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Monday 02/27/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Monday & Wednesday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Tuesday 02/28/2023

Visit Melrose Library for storytime.

Bring your kids to storytime with books, rhymes, and songs! After, there will be playtime with toys.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

Location: Melrose Library, 4805 Foothill Blvd., Oakland

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Tuesday 02/28/2023

Sing along with Livermore Public Library.

Babies from birth to 12 months and their caregivers will enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, and share a book together in each lively session.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 10:15AM

Location: Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore, Livermore

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Tuesday 02/28/2023

This group is facilitated by BANANAS.

The free playgroups will teach children to laugh, explore, and create. Discover the many wonderful ways that play inspires learning. Playgroups offer grandparents, siblings, aunts, uncles, nannies, neighbors, friends, and parents a space to connect with one another and build community.

Date: Every Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 10:30AM – 11:15AM

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Tuesday 02/28/2023

Celebrate love and friendship with Berkeley Public Library.

Make paper crafts at the library. All supplies and instructions will be provided. This program is most suitable for preschool-kindergarten aged children.

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 3PM – 5:30PM

Location: Claremont Branch, 2940 Benvenue Ave., Berkeley

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Tuesday 02/28/2023

Join Livermore Public Library for a scavenger hunt. 

Patrons of all ages may obtain the clue to Waldo’s whereabouts from the Information Desk at the Springtown Library. Participants who find Waldo earn one raffle ticket per week. The raffle ticket enters participants into a drawing for prizes like Squishmallows, mini Lego kits, and craft kits. Two winners will be chosen at the end of each month. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: All day 

Location: Springtown Library, 998 Bluebell Dr., Livermore 

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Tuesday 02/28/2023

Enjoy a movie with Hayward Public Library. 

Come on in, sit back, and relax after a long day at school. We'll be playing popular movies for kids of all ages. 

Date: Every Tuesday 

Time: 3:30PM – 5PM 

Location: Hayward Public Library-Storytime Room, 888 C St., Hayward 

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