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Take a trip around the world with the reptiles of Jungle James' Animal Adventures! Jungle James will bring a variety of reptiles to meet, plot their origins on a world map, and tell about some of the features that make them so interesting. Volunteers from the audience will get a chance to come up and see the animals up close.
Ages 5 and up. 3rd floor, Community Meeting Room
Reading Takes You Everywhere, even on all sorts of animal adventures! All ages Summer Reading, June 15-September 1.
Join us for an enthralling and exciting concert of flamenco music, dance, and song from the Andalucia region of southern Spain. Sara Ayala's accomplished all-ages student ensemble will perform with guitarist David Gutierrez and singer Yuli Norrish. Flamenco event flyer
Adult Story Time presents Hans My Hedgehog: or, be careful what you wish for! With artful visual aids and a quartet of actors, we will share a folk tale from the Brothers Grimm. After the performance, stay and discuss the story and genre. For ages 16 and up.
Travel into Summer Reading, because reading takes you everywhere!
Questions? Call Art & Music at 510-981-6241.
Saturday, May 5th is Free Comic Book Day! We'll be giving away FREE comic books for children, teenagers and adults. Adults and teenagers may pick up their comics on the first floor. Children should head on up to the 4th floor. Get 'em quick, while supplies last!
Join us from 1:00pm - 3:00pm to have fun while you are picking up your FREE comics! We'll have a variety of activities for you to do: you can create your Star Wars name, tell us what your superpower would be if you were a superhero, and draw your favorite comic book character. Kids aged 5 and up can most easily participate in the activities.
4th floor, Central Children's Room
Come to the West Branch Teen Room between 1-4pm for our annual Free Comic Book Day! We be giving away comic books for children, teens, and adults. We will be making buttons and playing anime and super hero videos. While supplies last!
Celebrate LGBTQ Pride month with a special performance by Dillbilly!
Saturday, 6/9 at 4:30pm
Dillbilly (pronoun they/them) is a genre-queer alt-country singer-songwriter based out of Oakland, CA. Raised in a trailer park, surrounded by cornfields and grain silos in the rural Midwest near the Ohio River, Dill grew up going jug fishing and playing classical piano. Over the past 20 years, they have been performing and touring across the U.S. and Canada. They are currently working on their 10th full length album to be released next year.
Make shrink art creations with friends! We will bring supplies and helpers, you bring your creativity!
All kids age 5+ are welcome.