Events for Kids

Summer Reading Game

Join us for our annual summer reading game, Paws to Read! Last day is Saturday, August 16!!  Kids age 0-13 visit the library 3 times and read through the summer. Find out more on our summer reading page.

Story Time

Story time brings language to life and open up the world of other people and places. We offer engaging programs for children, parents and caregivers of all ages. Join us for good stories, rhymes, music and fun! Our calendar is filled with options; read the descriptions to find the one for you!

A special invitation for group leaders: Request a story time just for your group. For more information about group attendance at regularly scheduled story times, please contact your local library.

 Book Discussion Groups

Middle School Book Group

Be a part of our Middle School Book Group!  We read exciting books you choose, have interesting discussions, meet dynamic authors and munch on delicious snacks. Kids in 6th, 7th and 8th grades can join any or all sessions. Just read the book and jump in!  For further information, call Emma at 510-981-6223 or email us.

We meet on the third Tuesday of the month, October - May. Check our calendar for more information.

4th & 5th Grade Book Club

Make friends and enjoy delicious treats while talking about fun books. For more information, contact Ann or Alan at 510-981-6223 or email us. All 4th and 5th graders are invited to join. Come even if you haven't had a chance to read the book!

We meet once a month, usually on the first Tuesday of the month, October - April. Check our calendar for more information.

Paws to Read

Dogs are a great audience!  Sign up to read to a trained therapy dog.  Choose a book at the library or bring one from home.

For children in grades K through 5. Contact North Branch for more information.


Special Events

Magicians, puppets shows, jugglers, music makers, author visits, craft programs, and more!  See our online calendar for upcoming events!