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Job Lab - Help With Job Searching

Tuesdays 10:00am-Noon
Downtown Library - Teen Center
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

Phase2Careers

Start & Grow Smart - Are You Ready to Start a Business?

What issues are at stake? How do you proceed? This class series is an introduction to the collaborative learning process utilized by Renaissance on the Mid-Peninsula. The class presents to challenges of entrepreneurship and several key factors of successful business owners as well as several useful tools to help participants assess their business ideas. This program is coordinated by Phase2Careers and Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required: phase2careers.org
Phase2Careers: Preparing and empowering the "Over 40" worker for career opportunities in the new economy. 


Let's Talk Books

Let's Talk Books

We will discuss A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

Teens

Teen Program:
Homemade Pop Tarts

Join us to make delicious pop tarts from scratch. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.


Free Computer Help

Internet Basics Class

Need help navigating the Web? Join us for an introduction to the Internet, Web browsers and searching the Web. No computer experience required. No reservation required. 


Teen Photoshop Classes

Teen Photoshop Classes

Saturday April 18 & 25 • 1-4:00pm
Downtown Library - Teen Digital Lab

Sessions are stand alone or can be taken as a series, drop-ins welcome.  All teens grades 6-12 are welcome. 
April 8: Editing with Photoshop
April 18: Make Your Own Designs
April 22 & 25: Combining Photos


Teens

Teen Program: Tea Tasting

Sample a wide selection of teas and enjoy other snacks. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.


Wild, Wild West Fundraiser

"Wild, Wild West" Fundraiser

A fundraiser for the Redwood City Library Foundation with smoked BBQ, beer & wine, country music, silent  & live auction. $20 suggested donation


Teens

Teen Program:
Learn How to be Stress Free

Join us for a short workshop on ways to be stress-free and cope with difficult situations in your life. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.


Hearing Loss Association

Hearing Device Demonstration

The Hearing Loss Association hosts a monthly free demonstration with more than 20 helpful, effective devices. Learn about simple devices to let you hear beautiful clear sounds, even in noisy situations.


Phase2Careers

Creating a Wix Website for Small Business & Professional Development

Learn how to create and manage your website through a free website tool, Wix. Phase2Careers: Preparing and empowering the "Over 40" worker for career opportunities in the new economy. Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Library


Manila Noir

Meet the Author - Manila Noir

Join us to meet Lysley Tenorio, author of new stories in the Akashic noir series on Manila.  “While certain cities in past Akashic volumes might appear to lack an obvious noir element, Manila...practically defines it, as shown by the 14 selections in this excellent anthology.” - Publishers Weekly Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Writers Bloc

Peninsula Writers Bloc

Group meetings include readings from participants. Learn about the craft of writing and getting published.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library


Game Jam

Library Game Jam for Teens

Code with scratch and Hopscotch.  Use our computers and iPads. No experience necessary, lunch and snacks provided. Grades 5th-10th invited.  Space is limited, contact Sarah LaTorra to register today: slatorra@redwoodcity.org


Free Computer Help

Drop-In Computer Help

Need help with eBooks, searching the internet, sending emails, or using MS Word? Drop by the Small Meeting Room, where we will have instructors on hand to assist you with your technology questions.


Teen Photoshop Classes

Teen Photography Classes

Wednesday May 13, 20 & 27 • 4-7:00pm
Downtown Library - Teen Digital Lab

Sessions are stand alone or can be taken as a series, drop-ins welcome.  All teens grades 6-12 are welcome. 
May 13 & 16: Time-Lapse Photography
May 20 & 23: Green Screen Photo Editing
May 27 & 30: Photoshop Landscapes


The Corner Laughers

Live Music - The Corner Laughers

Join us for an evening of music with clever wordplay, magical melodies and heartbreaking harmonies. Front and center are heavenly vocals, jangly guitars, delicate ukes, a thunderous rhythm section and crystalline production, with Redwood City residents, Karla Kane, on vocals and ukulele; Khoi Huynh on bass guitar; Charlie Crabtree on drums - and KC Bowman on guitar.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Free Computer Help

Email Basics Class

Want to create an email account, or wondering how to add attachments?  Join us for an introduction to email computing. No computer experience needed. No reservation required. 


Let's Talk Books

Let's Talk Books

We will discuss The Tenth of December Stories by George Saunders. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

Kaiser Permanente

Community Health Talk

Topic to be announced. For questions, please contact the Health Education Department at Kaiser Permanente (650) 299-2433. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library

 

Teen Space at the Downtown Library

Teen Space

Teen Space at the Downtown Library
Do homework, hang out, and play on the computers at the Downtown Library.

Wii Gaming
Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00-6:00 PM
Saturdays 12:00-2:00 PM
Weekly Movie
Wednesdays • 4:00 PM
Visit the Teen Page for events schedule.

 

Friends of the Redwood City Public Library

Friends of the Redwood City Public Library

Volunteer with Friends of the Library

Do you enjoy the Library’s programs? Show your support! Starting at just $15/year, you can support your library and its librarians. Pick up a pledge card at the library or visit us online! The Friends of the Redwood City Public Library is a 501(c)3 organization.  As such, your membership
donation is tax deductible as allowed by law.

Visit redwoodcity.org/libraryfriends

 

Project READ

Project READ

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 for five evenings of training.
May 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th and 28th from 6-9pm
Project READ 650-780-7077
E-mail: rclread@redwoodcity.org

 

 

 

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