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Dont miss these two more events at Centerville Library today, February 3rd:
:) Drop-in Chinese New Year lantern-making, 4-6 p.m.
:) Chinese calligraphy writing, 5-6 p.m.

And the Lantern Riddle Game is still going on through Thursday, Feb. 5th. Come solve a riddle and receive a prize!

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The Chinese New Year falls on January 26th this year and it is the Year of the Ox. Legend has that people born in each animal’s year would have some of that animal’s personality. Those born in ox years are obstinate, stable, fearless, patient, conservative, kind, hard-working and friendly. They tend to be engineers, painters, and architects. What animal year were you born in? FIND OUT HERE.

~ 猜燈謎 看遊行 做花燈 還有毛筆為您書寫吉祥話兒 ~

In celebration of this longest and most important Chinese festival, Centerville Library has several fun activities waiting for you.

From January 27 through February 5, during the library open hours, English and Chinese lantern riddles will be posted in the library. Everyone can solve up to two riddles per day and will be rewarded with a prize if one or both of their answers are correct.

On January 27 at 2:15 p.m., everyone is invited to come and watch a lovely Chinese New Year preschooler parade held in the library.

On Febrary 3, bring the whole family to the library for two more fun events:
4:00-6:00 pm Chinese Lantern Making, stop by anytime before 5:45
5:00-6:00 pm Chinese Calligraphy Writing, you can request up to 4 characters.

All the events are free. Come join us for the fun celebration!

Centerville Library is located at 3801 Nicolet Ave., Fremont, CA 94536. GOOGLE MAP.
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On Tuesday, October 28th, 2008, the Bilingual storytime children at Centerville Library had a great time parading and trick-or-treating in the library.  Look for the state bird–California valley quail if you can.  It was all little Felicia’s own idea.  She had planned for it for a long time, and made the costume mostly by herself!

 

On Thursday, October 30th, 2008, many fun and spooky Halloween stories were read to children during Read-To-Me while maintenance people were working on our roof making the loud “thump thump” sound and the heavy rain outside added even more effects.  The children didn’t mind but I was only able to record these stories after the roof repair was done.

 

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything /
by Linda Williams

Where’s my mummy / by Carolyn Crimi

Brooms are for flying / by Michael Rex

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