Events

Dash Robots Demo

South San Francisco Public Library

Apr 25, 2018 @ 04:00 PM

Come check out Dash and Dot! These are real programmable robots, charged and ready to play. We can practice coding, do a robot challenge, or use Blockly to create and run Dash through a maze! Recommended for ages 7 and up.

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DIY Phase Box for Book Preservation

South San Francisco Grand Library

Apr 25, 2018 @ 06:00 PM

Do you have a book that is falling apart at the spine?  Or a precious book that you want to protect from the elements?  Discover a simple, non-intrusive book preservation technique, and learn how to make a phase box or a book wrapper.  Feel free to bring in your own beloved book. Otherwise, we'll provide sample books for a hands-on-demonstration. Part of preservation week!

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Bilingual Family Storytime Vietnamese/English

Evergreen Branch Library

Apr 25, 2018 - Apr 25, 2018 @ 6:00 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the fourth Wednesday of January, February, March and April.

On the 4th Wednesday of each month, bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the wonders of books with the family helps increase children’s learning and reading skills.  For children 0-8 and their parents or caregivers.  This program includes stories...

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Bestselling young adult authors Gayle Forman and Nina La Cour will be in conversation, reading from and signing their books at A Great Good Place for Books in Montclair Village, Oakland. Gayle's latest bestseller is I Have Lost My Way, and she is perhaps best known for her book If I Stay. Nina is the winner of the 2018 Printz Award for her latest book, We Are Okay. Gayle and Nina's...

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Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale

Bing Concert Hall

Apr 25, 2018 @ 7:30 PM

Nicholas McGegan, PBO’s founder, takes the podium for Cherubini’s Chant sur la mort de Joseph Haydn and early Beethoven works including the Mass in C Major, op. 86, and the Fantasia in C Minor, op. 80, Choral Fantasy. Bruce Lamott directs the Philharmonia Chorale, with Eric Zivian on the fortepiano.

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Playtime Together

Safe & Sound

Apr 26, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018 @ 1:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

Facilitated by Katie Bilsky, Sophie Bigalke, Kelly Zane and Russell Stephens -Join us in the Playroom on Thursdays for music, movement, and stories! Playtime Together is the perfect bonding activity for you and your child under 5. -Playtime Together, Session Outline: -=20 min – Free play and parenting tips & tricks -=10 min – Welcome song and music time -=10 min...

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Is Homeschooling For You?

Bascom Branch Library

Apr 26, 2018 @ 01:00 PM

Educational choices for your children abound in the Bay Area, and many families find that homeschooling, or a combination of homeschooling and more traditional schooling, is a great fit. Jamie Heston, Local Homeschool Group Leader and experienced homeschooling parent, will share tried-and-true criteria for making this important decision. Ms. Heston is also the Phone Line Coordinator for the...

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