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Summer Learning Program

Join the Summer Learning Program

Signups Begin June 5
All Redwood City Libraries

Read or listen and complete fun learning activities. Sign-ups begin June 5th and continue until the end of August. Finishers receive a free book, great coupons, and a ticket for the Raffle held at the end of the summer. Prizes include a $1,000 college scholarship for one lucky Redwood City student! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library


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


Musical Storytime

Musical Storytime

Saturdays • 11:00am
Schaberg Branch Library
Come join us and enjoy stories and ukulele music for ages 2-5.

Jungle James

Jungle James' Animal Adventures

Wednesday May 20 • 6:30pm
Downtown Library

Remarkable reptiles, awesome amphibians, and incredible insects! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Paws for Tales

Paws for Tales - Read to a Dog!

Thursday May 21 • 5:30pm
Fair Oaks Branch Library
Thursday May 28 • 2:30pm
Schaberg Branch Library
Dogs love to hear stories! Read to a specially trained dog provided by the Peninsula Humane Society.

Library Code Club

Library Code Club

Sundays May 24 & 31 • 2:00-3:00pm
Downtown Library
FREE Library Code Workshops just for kids! All materials provided. Learn how to code! Make your own video games! All experience levels welcome. For kids aged 8-12. Sign up at the Children’s Desk.

Seaside Storytime

Seaside Storytime

Saturday May 30 • 11:00am
Downtown Library
Learn about our sandy beaches with the Marine Science Institute.

Paws for Tales

Paws for Tales - Read to a Dog!

Saturday June 6 • 11:00am
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Saturday June 6 • 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Thursday June 18 • 5:30pm
Fair Oaks Branch Library
Thursday June 25 • 2:30pm
Schaberg Branch Library
Dogs love to hear stories! Read to a specially trained dog provided by the Peninsula Humane Society.

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Origami Club

Saturday June 6 • 1:00-5:00pm
Downtown Library
Learn to make some cool origami with the League of Intrepid Paper Sculptors.

Paws for Celebration

Paws for Celebration!

Sunday June 7 • 12:00-2:00pm
Downtown Library

Book Giveaway, Crafts, Storytimes, Prizes & More! Peninsula Humane Society pet adoption in front of the library. In honor of Lorie Coon, former Board Member and benefactor of the Friends of the Library. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library


Little Learners

Little Learners at the Library

Sunday June 7 • 2:00-3:00pm
Downtown Library

Pets galore! A special Paws Little Learners for 1 to 3 year olds. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library


Toddler & Me at the Library

Early Learners

Tuesday June 9 • 11:00am
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Wednesday June 10 • 11:00am
Downtown Library

Come explore and learn with your young child through the use of books, crafts, movements and music. For ages 0-24 mos.


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Rock Party Machine

Thursdays June 11, 18 & 25 • 1-2:00pm
Downtown Library

Join Becca and Elliot to make some music and find your rhythm! Best for elementary school aged kids. Come once or each day! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library


Owen Baker-Flynn

Owen Baker-Flynn

Tuesday June 16 • 4:00pm
Schaberg Branch Library
Tuesday June 16 • 6:30pm
Downtown Library
Wednesday June 17 • 4:00pm
Fair Oaks Branch Library
Wednesday June 17 • 6:30pm
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Fun for the whole family! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers

Thursday June 18 • 2:30-4:00pm
Downtown Library
Join us for a duct tape extravaganza with author Sophie Maletsky. Create something fabulous out of duct tape! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

Valeria's Varieties

Música, cuentos y juegos con Valeria

Saturday June 20 • 11:00am
Downtown Library
Para niños de 1-4 años / for ages 1-4.

James Henry

Rhythm Talks!

Tuesday June 23 • 4:00pm
Schaberg Branch Library
Tuesday June 23 • 6:30pm
Downtown Library
Wednesday June 24 • 4:00pm
Fair Oaks Branch Library
Wednesday June 24 • 6:30pm
Redwood Shores Branch Library
James Henry's World Percussion for kids! Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

Seaside Storytime

Seaside Storytime

Saturday June 27 • 11:00am
Downtown Library
Saturday June 27 • 1:30pm
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Learn about mammals of the SF Bay with the Marine Science Institute.

Wild Things, Inc.

Wild Things, Inc.

Tuesday June 30 • 4:00pm
Schaberg Branch Library
Tuesday June 30 • 6:30pm
Downtown Library
Wednesday July 1 • 4:00pm
Fair Oaks Branch Library
Wednesday July 1 • 6:30pm
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Live wild animals! 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

It's May and we are celebrating Mothers at the Friends' bookstore. Our feature sale for Mother's Day offers a wonderful variety of books for all of the moms in your life. Shop early! Bookstore is located in the Downtown Library lobby and is always staffed by a volunteer.

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

 

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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