Children

Storytimes


View the storytime schedule for the Main Library.

Silent Reading Party: All Ages
Child reading

Thursday, July 25: Let's all hang out and read quietly to ourselves! This family version will take place at Cafe Barrone. 

Summer Puppetry Festival
Collage of puppet photos

Join the library in celebrating the art of puppetry in its many forms, as we host a series of puppet shows by a variety of performers from throughout the Bay Area and well beyond! Held on select Sundays at 2:00 pm at the Belle Haven Branch.

July 28Caterpillar Puppets: Captain Poluto Visits Planet Earth
August 11Tinker's Coin Productions: The Garden Show
August 25Luce Puppet Company: Circus Fantastico

Summer at the Library

Collage of summer performersThe Summer Learning Challenge is back, loaded with books, prizes, and free events for all ages! Mark your calendar, and tell your friends!

July 17
4:00-5:00 pm
Asheba: Caribbean Music for Children
Belle Haven BranchAll Ages
July 24
4:00-5:00 pm
Ballet Folklórico México Vivo
Belle Haven BranchAll Ages
July 25
7:00-8:00 pm
Norcal Bats
Main LibraryAges 5+
July 31
4:00-5:00 pm
Capoeira
Belle Haven BranchAll Ages
August 7
4:00-5:00 pm
Xtreme Science MagicBelle Haven BranchK-6
August 14
4:00-5:00 pm
Lion DanceBelle Haven BranchAll Ages
August 20
2:00-4:00 pm
Bay Area Discovery Museum Try-It TruckMain LibraryGrades K-5
August 22
7:00-8:00 pm
Acrobatic Musical Storytelling
Main LibraryAll Ages

Booklists


Get book recommendations!  Lists by age, grade and genre are available for children and teens on our Staff Picks page.

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