Learn to sew a running stitch, a whipstitch, a blanket stitch, and a French knot. Then use these stitches to make a simple 3" baby doll to snuggle under your mini-sampler/blanket. Come to the Central Library, 4th Floor Children's Room to join in the fun. All materials will be provided. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
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Bring a book you read and love to this meeting. Find new reading suggestions and get to know the other Claremont Book Club members.
Come make Scrabble Tile Coasters for yourself or the one you love. During the program you’ll get to make a set of four coasters to take home or give as a gift. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner this may be the perfect gift for your sweetie or anyone!
This program is for all ages and will be held in the 4th floor Story Room.
Participation is limited to the first 15 registrants. Call 981-6121 to sign up.
Kids ages 7 and up will learn the basics of creating comics in a fun and supportive environment.
In this special V-Day edition of our weekly "Make Some Thing!" club, we'll be making some thing Valentine's Day related! Bring your creativity and your desire to get hands-on!
Close out a month of romance with a screening of a film that will
eat warm your heart, Warm Bodies.
Light refreshment will be provided. No. Not brains.
Hate Valentine’s Day? Tired of all the champagne and candy hearts? Couldn’t get a reservation at that overcrowded restaurant? Completely down on love?
Come to North Branch and celebrate the total absence of romance! Enjoy light refreshments, games, completely non-romantic music, and nobody wearing anything red or pink.
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Cupid invites bookloving singles in their 20s and 30s to gather in the meeting room for snacks and chance encounters.
Bring a book you loved, hated, or just recently read and be prepared to chat about it with a (charming? lovely?) stranger – but only for a few minutes.
Space is limited!
Call the library (510-981-6520) or come in to sign up and learn more about this literary matchmaking event.
Teens! Give that special someone a card they will remember forever!
No special someone? Don't let that stop you from designing a fantastic piece of art. Express yourself!
We provide the materials. You provide the creative energy. A local artist will be on hand to provide tips and inspiration.
We'll meet in the 3rd Floor Meeting Room. No reservation necessary. Just show up. Bring a few friends. All middle and high school age teens are welcome.
Paws to Read invites children in grades K - 5 to come read to a friendly dog. Dogs provided by TherapyPets. There are two reading opportunities: 3:30 or 4:00. Call in advance, starting January 16, or drop in. Bring a book or choose one here.