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Archive for November, 2014

“Tis The Season!

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                                     Yes, the season of unrelenting “busyness” is upon us again.  So much to do: cookies to bake, gifts to buy and wrap, kids to entertain once they are out of school, parties to host or to attend. It can all make you a little crazy thinking about it.  Where is the fun, you ask?   Well, the library has some great things planned for December, that just may help you and your family capture a little of that holiday magic.  Fremont Main Library will be offering some holiday classic movies on Sundays during December, as well as their normal spate of storytimes, and crafts,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Niles Library will be offering a time for your 4 year old and up to make a special Snowglobe out of fingerprints.  Perfect for your child to give as a gift or to keep.  This free craft time will be held on Tuesday, December 16 at 3:30 PM.  The Niles Library is located at 150 “I” Street in the heart of the Niles antique district.  Why not make an afternoon of it?  Niles is a quaint little area, and many people around there like to dress up their homes and businesses for the holidays.

Irvington Library will having two opportunities for fun crafts.  One will be on Wednesday, December 10 at 3:30 P M when kids 4 and up are invited to craft a snowman necklace.  This is also a free class, and we will be handing out tickets 15 minutes prior to the program. The next week, December 17 at 1:30 PM, adults and seniors will have the opportunity to make a beautiful coaster they can keep or give as a gift.  It will be a fun time to use your creativity and get away from the holiday stress. All supplies will also be provided for this free class.  We will hand out free tickets, due to seating limitations,   15 minutes prior to the program.   Please, no kids, in adult classes.  Be sure to arrive for all programs on time, as latecomers may not be seated, Irvington Library is located at 41825 Greenpark Dr., Fremont.  It is across the street from Irvington High School.

Check our events calendar to discover programs  occurring at the Alameda County Library nearest you!

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One of the most popular children’s series, Diary of A Wimpy Kid, just had its 9th installment came out last week.  We had ordered 52 copies for all the Alameda County library branches.  These copies will go first to the early birds who had put it on hold in the past few months.  So, you probably won’t see the book at all for a while.

Have you order yours?  Waiting list is growing, don’t wait!!  Just click here  and click the “Request it” by the book cover to reserve a copy.

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