Sign up online or at any Redwood City Public Library! All teen grades 6th through 12th are eligible to join for the chance to win some great raffle prizes such as Beats headphones, gift cards to Old Navy, Target and Barnes & Nobles and $1000 college scholarship! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library
New! Adults can now join the Summer Learning Challenge! Sign up online or at any Redwood City Public Library! Read just 5 books and participate in 6 activities (find FREE Discover & GO museum passes here) and get a raffle ticket with a chance to win a gift card or another great prize! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library
Help with Job Search, Online Applications and Resume Writing. Volunteers with human resources experience offer coaching in 21st century skills for your job search. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library
Are you trying to figure out how to afford college for your son or daughter? Join us in a discussion about financial aid led by Mary Morrison, retired head of Financial Aid Office for Stanford University. Audience: parents of students & college students.
*How does financial aid work?
*What does college really cost?
*What types of forms are needed to get aid?
*What are the different types of aid?
*Should your student work while going to college?
Two Households: Love by the Numbers in Romeo and Juliet
Planning to attend Free Shakespeare in the Park at Sequoia High School with performances beginning on August 8th? Get ready with this pre-performance talk by the Artistic Director!
The presentation by Director Rebecca J. Ennals and actors highlights sonnets, duality and intergenerational conflicts of Romeo and Juliet. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library
See the locally funded screening of Most Likely to Succeed, a 2015 Sundance Film Festival documentary film about a California charter school, High Tech High, which replaces standardized test and compartmentalized learning with projects and a student-focused curriculum to develop young adults who may become most likely to succeed in a technology-driven world with a global labor force. Co-hosted by Redwood City Public Library and Girls Innovate! Order tickets at www.girlsinnovate.org
In the bookstore, located in the Downtown Library lobby, our feature sale is our annual back to school, Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader?, sale. Lots of fun educational books for adults and loads of books for
children are on display. All books are a terrific value.
Project READ is a free literacy program sponsored by the Redwood City Public Library. We are currently getting ready for our next tutor training. If you would like to participate in creating a literate community please join us in five evenings for training.
Tutor Training dates are: