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Summer Learning Program

Teen Summer Learning Challenge

Through the end of August
All Redwood City Libraries

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

Summer Learning Challenge

Adult Summer Learning Challenge

Through the end of August
All Redwood City Libraries

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

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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

Free Computer Help

Drop-In Computer Help

Have questions about your iphone, ereader or laptop?  We have the answers. Drop by the Small Meeting Room, where we will have instructors on hand to assist you with your technology questions.

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


The Cost of College

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.
Come Learn:
*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

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

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Teen Program: Tropical Fruit

Sample a selection of tropical fruits. Try different tastes and textures. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.

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Teen Program: Make Music

Make some noise in the teen center. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.


Teen Program: Board Games

Challenge some friends or play against someone new. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.

Let's Talk Books

Let's Talk Books

We will discuss The Sixties Unplugged by Gerard DeGroot. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

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Teen Program: Sing-a-Long Movie

Sing your heart out with others as we watch a movie and sing along. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.

Most Likely to Succeed

"Most Likely to Succeed"

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


Teen Program: Bracelet Making

Come make some fun creations, just in time for school to start. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.


Friends of the Redwood City Public Library

Friends of the Redwood City Public Library

Volunteer with Friends of the Library

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

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 in five evenings for training.
Tutor Training dates are:

August 13th, 18th, 20th, 25th and 27th.

Project READ 650-780-7077




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