Events and Activities for Kids
This popular program is returning to Main Library 9/24/16 at 2:00pm! Come meet several, LIVE, non-releasable wild owls. Learn about their stories and private lives. This amazing encounter hosted by Native Bird Connections and co-sponsored by East Bay Regional Park District, will also include exploration of touchable artifacts such as feet, feathers, wings and skulls of various birds. Families and their children ages 5-11 are encouraged to attend. There are no reservations required however seating is limited. Tickets will be handed out starting at 1:00 in the Children's Dept. Doors will open around 1:45.
You worked hard reading all summer, now enjoy the party to celebrate! You are invited to our special recognition ceremony at the DeWitt O' Club (641 Redline Ave.) with members of City Council and the Alameda Free Library Board. Also, enjoy a performance by a ventriloquist with his buddy, Cornelius Crow.
Come see this amazing mobile exhibition of miniature books housed inside a 1965 Covered Wagon travel trailer named Maude, curated by The Creativity Caravan. The Tiny Book Show features hundreds of handmade books, each measuring no more than 3 inches, made by artists of all ages from all over the world. Poets and educators Maya Stein and Amy Tingle, founders of the Creativity Caravan, will be offering a unique hands-on book-making workshop as part of the summer-long cross country tour, with an exhibit stop in Alameda. Guests of all ages are encouraged to attend. The trailer will be in the parking lot at Main and a book making workshop will be in the Stafford Community Room. To read more visit http://thecreativitycaravan.com/tiny-book-show
July 2 The Peanuts Movie
July 23 Open Season: Scared Silly
Meet at the park for a picnic storytime! Bring your lunch and a blanket, come early to play, then join Dawn under the trees and listen to stories while you eat. What a grand time!
6/27 Franklin Park 7/11 Tillman Park 7/18 Littlejohn Park 7/25 Washington Park
Tween Time is for students in 4th-8th grades. Happening Friday afternoons through July.
6/24 Bad Art! Create then vote for the worst!
7/1 Get Slimed! Messy Science
7/8 Tie Dye, bring a white t-shirt
7/15 design a personalized mirror or unique frame
7/22 create a cool circuit board
7/29 funny movie & yummy ice cream sandwiches
Meet animal ambassadors from five continents and hear their exciting stories!
Alameda Free Library and Books Inc. present to you: author and illustrator signings, crafts, giveaways, costume character appearances, activities and photo ops! A fun event for families with children age 0-12.
Celebrate the end of the school year and the start of Summer Reading with all day Family Fun Festivities beginning at 11:00 at Main Library with games and activities for younger children, including: crafty crafts from 11-2, amazing *live action* Chutes & Ladders, lively music & dance show at 1:15, and ending with a popular children's movie that starts around 3:00.
You won't want to miss the event of the season! Children can sign up for Summer Reading and receive their game boards to start reading for cool prizes!
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