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Food For Fines 2014

Food For Fines 2014

Through December 31
All Redwood City Libraries

Clear library fines while providing food to those in need. Bring non-perishable food items to any of Redwood City’s four libraries during open hours and your library fines from participating libraries will be waived. All food is donated to Second Harvest Food Bank.


Book Club for Kids

New! Book Club for Kids

3rd & 4th Grade • Mondays • 7:15pm
Downtown Library
5th & 6th Grade • Thursdays • 7:15pm
Downtown Library

Books will be provided FREE along with weekly chats and fun activities! Sign up at the Children’s Desk.


Creative Crafts with Diana

Creative Crafts With Diana!

Wednesdays • 3:30-4:30pm
Downtown Library

Make some colorful, beautiful or sticky art!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Storytime and Crafts

Storytime and Crafts

Every Saturday • 11:00am
Schaberg Branch Library
Enjoy storytime and crafts for ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Hansel and Gretel

Puppet Art Theater

Wednesday November 19 • 6:30pm
Downtown Library
Puppet Art Theater presents Hansel & Gretel. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Fatherhood Collaborative of San Mateo County.

Board Game Day

Board Game Day

Saturday November 22 • 1:00-4:00pm
Downtown Library
Play games for all ages! Try out new games! Snacks and drinks provided. Bring new or used games to be donated to local shelters. Sponsored by the Redwood City Library Foundation

Seaside Storytime

Seaside Storytime

Saturday November 22 • 11:00am
Downtown Library
Saturday November 22 • 1:30pm
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Stories and live animals with the Marine Science Institute. Co-Sponsored by the Redwood City Library Foundation

origami

Origami Club

Saturday December 6 • 1:00-5:00pm
Downtown Library
Learn to make some cool origami!

Paws for Tales

Paws for Tales - Read to a Dog!

Saturday December 6 • 11:00am
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Saturday December 6 • 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Dogs love to hear stories! Read to a specially trained dog provided by the Peninsula Humane Society.

Storytime and Crafts

Storytime and Crafts

Saturday December 6, 13 & 20 • 11:00am
Schaberg Branch Library
Saturday December 13 • 11:00am
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Saturday December 20 • 11:00am
Downtown Library
Enjoy storytime and crafts for ages 3-5. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Santa Claus Visits the Library!

Here Comes Santa Claus!

Sunday December 7 • 1:00-3:00pm
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Tuesday December 16 • 3:30-5:30pm
Schaberg Branch Library
Wednesday December 17 • 6:00-8:00pm
Downtown Library
Thursday December 18 • 4:30-6:30pm
Fair Oaks Branch Library
Bring the family, your list, your camera and your best behavior! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Redwood Shores Community Association.

Insect Lab

Insect Discovery Lab

Wednesday December 10 • 4:00pm
Fair Oaks Branch Library
Get up close to spectacular insects! Explore the fantastic lives of beetles, millipedes, tarantulas, walking sticks, whip scorpions and more! Visit savenature.org Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Juan L. Sánchez

Singer Juan L. Sánchez

Saturday December 13 • 11:00am
Downtown Library
Saturday December 20 • 1:30pm
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Interactive bilingual music for the whole family to enjoy! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Book Awards

Mock Book Award Elections

Thursday December 17 • 6:00 & 7:00pm
Downtown Library
How are book awards chosen? Come learn and participate in our mock elections! Caledecott (illustrations) at 6:00 and Newbery (writing) at 7:00. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Jump Into Writing

Jump Into Writing! for Ages 6-8

December 22, 23, 29 & 30 • 1:00-2:15pm
Downtown Library
Join Miss Softky for Story Time/Writing Time! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Jump Into Writing

Jump Into Writing! for Ages 9-12

December 22, 23, 29 & 30 • 2:30-4:00pm
Downtown Library
Join Miss Softky to Get Your Ideas on Paper! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

 

Storytime Schedule

Weekly Storytime Schedule

Friends of the Redwood City Public Library

Friends of the Redwood City Public Library

Volunteer with Friends of the Library

All year, Friends saves Holiday books and books suitable for gifting for our huge Holiday Sale. This feature will be set up inside the bookstore in the Downtown Library lobby. We have tons of
wonderful items that will make terrific holiday gifts at low, low prices.

Visit redwoodcity.org/libraryfriends

 

Project READ

Project READ

Project READ is a free literacy program sponsored by the Redwood City Public Library.

Teach someone to read. You'll be amazed by what you learn!

Project READ 650-780-7077
E-mail: rclread@redwoodcity.org

 

Traveling Storytime

Traveling Storytime

Volunteer with Traveling Storytime

Read to children in daycare centers and preschools throughout Redwood City. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Director Jan Pedden at 650-780-7014 or via email at Jan Pedden

 

 

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