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Join us for an hour of crafts in our lovely Teen Room. Create your own duct tape wallets and flowers or fold some origami cranes and planes. Make plaster masks and decorate them. Design your own buttons with our fabulous button maker. All middle and high school-age teens welcome. Popcorn will be served!
Tool experts, Angel and Adam, will show you how to perform quick and safe repairs on a variety of garden tools. They will also perform simple, quick repairs such as sharpening as well as help with replacing garden broken handles. They cannot repair every tool but they can at least advise you on the best way to get the job done right!
When: Monday, June 22, 1pm-3:30pm
Where: The Tool Lending Library Parking Lot
Meet a pot-bellied pig, an alpaca, chickens, or all of the above in this farm animal petting zoo! All ages are welcome!
Out of respect for the families and friends of those injured and killed in the tragic incident at Library Gardens, todays performance has been cancelled.
· Read plays and poems aloud
· Play theater games
· Everyone gets a chance to read
· Make new friends
· Increase reading fluency
· Be a star!
We meet for four Fridays for this school year:
- September 11, 2015
- October 9, 2015
- November 13, 2015
- December 11, 2015
BABF, students and staff from UC Berkeley’s BUILD program have written and illustrated a children’s book all about the exciting life of a Cal student as told by... a Cal campus squirrel! Follow that squirrel to see the most interesting sights on campus and learn about what kinds of things students study. Each family attending the reading will receive a free copy of the book.
Presented by Bilingual Books In partnership with Bay Area Book Festival with Mathilde Hollander and seven translators
Bring the little ones to enjoy a story time in eight languages! Children will explore their senses through story and play, learning the names for each sense in a multi-lingual environment. Interested in learning more about raising a bilingual child? Readers from Bilingual Books will be on hand to provide free bilingual resources after the event.
Fourth floor Children's Room
Chef John Yao of China Village Restaurant presents a bilingual demonstration of Chinese cooking methods and techniques. Chef John Yao has over 39 years of experience cooking Chinese cuisine. He is easily considered to be one of the top Szechuan chefs in the Bay Area. His signature dishes, such as the 1000 Chili Pepper Spicy Fish Fillet and the melt-in-your-mouth Spicy Pork Shoulder won him a Michelin recommendation in 2010, 2011 and 2012