Although Origami principles are used in math to fold airbags and for a paper airplane that will fly in space, use the Japanese traditional art of folding a flat piece of paper into a 3-D shape to create an origami camera, ninja stars and a set of coasters. For ages 7 and up.
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Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with us in this playful, participatory workshop. We'll play theater games and have fun experimenting with his expressive dramatic language. No theatre experience necessary! Open to kids 10 and up.
Baby Bounce and Toddler Tales. Lap-sit story time for babies and toddlers age 6 – 35 months. Include several very short stories, songs, and lap bounces and tickles. This is a one on one interactive program for parents and caregivers of babies and toddlers. After the story time, babies and toddlers are invited to stay and play with age-appropriate toys. Call 510-981-6270.
4th floor Story Room
Learn to knit at our intergenerational knitting group for the whole family. Ages 8 and up. All skill levels welcome. Some supplies available. Call 510-981-6236 for more information.
3rd floor Community Meeting Room
Meets twice monthly, usually the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, to read great plays aloud, changing parts frequently. Intended for adult participants. Call 510-981-6236 for more information.
Join us for playful and imaginative yoga-based movement activities. For children ages 3.5 and up accompanied by a participating parent. Please bring yoga or exercise mats.
Calling all preschoolers and accompanying adults! Join us for fun with books, songs and a craft based on the theme of the week. This program is most suitable for children ages 3-5. Please call 510-981-6280 for more information.
Make a Valentine.
Join us 3-4pm. This crafting activity is open to everyone, young and old. Please note: Very young children must be accompanied by adult.
- We have fancy paper
- We have sparkly glitter
- We have sticky glue
- We have colorful marker