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MOCHA drop-in art program: Saturday, March 21st, 2:00pm at the Main Library

posted Mar 5, 2015, 2:33 PM by Linda Valler   [ updated Mar 5, 2015, 2:35 PM ]

Children of all ages welcome to come create an art project, led by MOCHA art instructors. Dress for mess. This is a free event.             



Holiday Matinee --"Dolphin Tale 2": Friday, February 13th , 2pm at the Main Library

posted Feb 5, 2015, 12:49 PM by Linda Valler   [ updated Feb 5, 2015, 12:49 PM ]

School age kids and their family are invited to come spend the school holiday watching "Dolphin Tale 2" on the big screen in the Stafford Room of the Main Library.

Rated PG, 47 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes review of movie: 
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/search/?search=dolphin+tale+2

First Friday Family Film--"Muppet Move": February 6th, 7:00pm at the Main Library

posted Feb 5, 2015, 12:39 PM by Linda Valler   [ updated Feb 5, 2015, 12:50 PM ]

Come and relax together after dinner and watch a FREE family movie the first Friday of each month at the Main Library, Stafford Room. Doors open at 6:45pm, the movie begins at 7:00pm. This is an after-hours event. Please enter through the courtyard located at the rear of the building (off of the back parking lot).
 
February 6th , 2015 : "Muppet Movie" (the original/classic), rated G, 95  min

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079588/

Recycled Crafts: Monday, January 26th, 3:30 at the Main Library

posted Jan 9, 2015, 3:12 PM by Linda Valler   [ updated Jan 9, 2015, 3:15 PM ]

Learn to make a fabulous jet pack out of recycled materials. Led by artist, Marisa Ponce.
Appropriate for children in grades K-3 with their caregivers.

MOCHA drop-in art program: Saturday, January 17th, 2:00pm at the Main Library

posted Jan 9, 2015, 3:08 PM by Linda Valler   [ updated Jan 9, 2015, 3:11 PM ]

Children of all ages are welcome to come create an art project, led by MOCHA art instructors.
 This is a free event.

Keyboard for Kids: Thursday, January 8th, 3:30 at the West End branch

posted Dec 11, 2014, 3:57 PM by Linda Valler   [ updated Dec 11, 2014, 3:58 PM ]

School-age children are invited to a special free program with Carolyn Queener, a local piano teacher, to learn some basic music concepts and to hear keyboard tunes. The event will take place at the West End branch.
For additional information call: 510-747-7767

Meet the Author: Nick Bruell (Bad Kitty): Wednesday, January 7th, 6:30 at the Main Library

posted Dec 11, 2014, 3:51 PM by Linda Valler   [ updated Dec 11, 2014, 3:59 PM ]

Wed, January 7th  , 6:30pm: Meet the Author  (Main Library, Stafford Room).  

Meet award winning graphic author-illustrators  Nick Bruell (Bad Kitty series).  Book sales/signing on-site.  The event is free and open to the public. Attendees must hold a Books Inc receipt for access to the signing line.  There will be no advance reservations, however seating is limited. Doors open at 6:15.

First Friday Family Film --"Wreck-it Ralph": January 2nd, 7:00pm at the Main Library

posted Dec 11, 2014, 3:47 PM by Linda Valler   [ updated Dec 11, 2014, 4:00 PM ]

Come and relax together after dinner and watch a FREE family movie the first Friday of each month at the Main Library, Stafford Room. Doors open at 6:45pm, the movie begins at 7:00pm. This is an after-hours event. Please enter through the courtyard located at the rear of the building (off of the back parking lot).
 
January 2nd, 2015 : Wreck-It Ralph, rated PG, 101 minutes
Here is "RottenTomatoes" review of movie: 

Library's Winter Reading Program for kids in grades K-5: Nov 22nd-Jan 2nd

posted Nov 26, 2014, 1:42 PM by Linda Valler

You've asked for in, we listened! The Alameda Free Library will be offering a Winter Reading Program for kids in grades K-5!  Simply visit the Alameda Free Library four times between now and January 2nd, and receive and invitation to an exclusive Pete the Cat Party! Come down to  any of the three Alameda Free Library locations for more information.
 

Special Events over the Winter Break: Drop-In Crafts, Board Games, Legos, and Movies (various branches)

posted Nov 26, 2014, 1:30 PM by Linda Valler   [ updated Dec 16, 2014, 10:25 AM by Linda Valler ]

*Kids and their parents are invited to drop into the Library over the winter break for some crafting and gaming...
 
Dec 23rd:
  • Drop-in Holiday Crafts at the Bay Farm branch from 1-3pm
  • Drop-in Holiday Crafts at the Main branch from 2-4pm
 
Dec 30th:
  • Drop-in Holiday Crafts at Bay Farm branch from 1-3pm
  • Tabletop Games at Main branch from 2-4pm
Dec 13th and 27th: "We love LEGOs" days at the Main branch, 2-4pm

Monday Movie Matinees: Dec 22 and 29 at Main branch, 2:00pm
(click on this link for more details about these matinees)



*Note regarding target age for the above events:
Preschoolers are welcome, but the activities are geared to school-age children (attending with their parents/caregivers).


 
 

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