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Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of thousands of organizations across the country including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies and the media. Money Smart programs at the Fremont Main Library this month:

Financial Elder Abuse    Wednesday, April 18   2:30-3:30 p.m.

 Prescott Cole, Senior Staff Attorney for California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, will discuss how to protect retirement savings and home equity and how to recognize scams and techniques professional predators use.

Credit Reports & Credit Scores   Wednesday, April 25   3:30-4:30 p.m.

Learn from Alessandra Pio di Savoia, Housing Counselor from Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley: How to read a credit report, what     impacts your score and how to dispute items on your report.

Fighting Fraud – ID Theft and Scams   Wednesday, April 25   4:30-5:30 p.m.

Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley’s Alessandra Pio di Savoia shares what you need to do if you are a victim of ID theft, how to place fraud alerts and credit freezes and what you can do to protect yourself.

Estate and Trust Planning    Thursday, April 26   2:30-4:00 p.m.                               Monday, April 30   7:00-8:30 p.m.

James J. Phillips, a Certified Specialist in estate planning, probate, and trust law with over 30 years of experience, will speak on estate planning, trusts, probate, and related tax matters.  James J. Phillips, J.D. from Hastings College, has a “highest rating of professional  excellence” for legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell.

The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is wheelchair accessible. The Library will provide an ASL interpreter, for any event, with at least seven working days’ notice.  Please call             510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660.

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Saturday, January 27    1:00-4:30 p.m.    Fremont Main Library

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Fitness and dance instructor Mike Quebec leads an afternoon of jitterbugging and swing dancing to nonstop jump blues, rockabilly and doo-wop, for ages 15 and older.

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Beginner’s jitterbug lesson

1:30-4:30 p.m. Record hop/Dance party.

Contact:  Fremont Main Library Information Desk:  (510) 745-1401.

 

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Mission San Jose High School students are holding a concert that benefits the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Come and enjoy a night of awesome music while supporting a good cause! Most performers are Mission students or alumni.

  • Date:  Sunday 8/27/2017
  • Time: 5:30 PM.
  • Location:  Olive Hyde Art Center 123 Washington Blvd, Fremont, California 94539
Admission is free but voluntary donations are greatly appreciated!

 

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From the library catalog:

With Kill a Watt you can cut down on costs and find out what machines are actually worth keeping plugged in. Simply connect your appliances to the Kill A Watt and it will assess how efficient they really are. Kill a Watt will count consumption by the Killawatt-hour, same as your local utility. With the help of Kill a Watt you can figure out your electrical expenses by the day, week, month or year.

At the Fremont Main Library, ask at the Information Desk, then use your library card to check out a Kill a Watt P4400.

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Feng Shui for the New Year

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

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The Year of the Fire Rooster begins on January 28, 2017.  Feng shui master and author Woody Chan shares insights into the characteristics of the Fire Rooster and what the new year has to offer.

The Fremont Main Library, a branch of the Alameda County Library system, is located at 2400 Stevenson Boulevard and is wheelchair accessible.  The Library will provide an ASL interpreter, for any event, with at least seven working days’ notice.  Please call 510-745-1401 or TTY 888-663-0660.

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rewired to inspireThis is a pretty new program involved students 7-18 years old and adults aged 55 and up. The fun and successful kick-off event took place on May 20th.  After several months off, they are coming back to resume the program on September 16th, with a plan to have it regularly on every 3rd Friday of the month.

Sponsored by FUSS (Fremont Unified Student Store), this student initiated Care Project helps build a bridge between older adults and students.  Through this program, adults can act as role models by sharing their cultural heritage and wisdom while students can increase their communication and leadership skills as well as enhance their emotional intelligence (EQ).

For more information, check their website, or contact rewiredtoinspire@gmail.com

 

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If you haven’t signed up for this year’s summer reading game – Read For the Win, you’d better hurry.

This Saturday, 8/13, will be the last day to sign up to play.  Once you’ve signed up, you can continue to read and play until 8/31.  This year, other than the paper bingo game, we also have an online game, which means you can win double the prizes.

And for all the adult and teen players — this year we are having a raffle if you entered your email or phone number when you sign up.  The prize will be a Fitbit band for adult and GoPro camera for teen.

Don’t miss your chance!  Read, play, and Win!!

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Where (not at the Fremont Main Library):

Old Main Library/Teen Center, 39770 Paseo Padre Parkway (take Sailway Drive to Central Park)

 

Fremont Friends of the Library members get to preview 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 8. Membership, available at the door, is $10 per address and runs January to December.

 

Book sale hours are:

Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Sunday, July 10, 12 noon to 3 p.m.

 

Books are $1 per inch stacked, while records and maps are 25 cents each.

Children’s books, SPECIAL books, sheet music, CDs, DVD and jigsaw puzzles are individually priced.

Specially featured are books on American railroads, both old and modern trains.

On Sunday only, $5 per paper grocery bag. Bring your own bags, and no boxes!

 

Book sale items are donated from the libraries and private individuals. All proceeds are given to the Fremont library system to purchase equipment, books, children’s programs, etc.

 

For more information, please call Mary at 510-494-1103 or Lois at 510-792-6684.

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The ever very popular Summer Reading Game officially starts today, Monday, June 13 and will run through Saturday, August 13.  Other than a bingo game to play on the game board, this year we have an online game for you as well.  Everybody from the newborn to centenarians can play.

For the bingo game, you can sign up at your library any time during open hours starting June 13 and choose one game board depending upon your age.

Pre-readers Game Board

 

 

 

 

 

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Kids Game Board

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Teens Game Board

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Adults Game Board

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spinning starts June 20, a week after the start day,  and ends Wednesday, August 31.

For the online game, you can sign up yourself online at http://summer.aclibrary.org.

First Prizes are :

  • Pre-readers:  Inflatable mini beach ball and museum passes
  • Kids: smencil and museum passes
  • Teens: smencil
  • Adults:  book bag

Final prize for all age groups will be a book.

There will also be a raffle for Teens (a GoPro camera) and Adults (Fitbit Fitness band) when you sign up.

You can check here for detailed information on the Summer Reading Game.

We are also hosting a variety of summer programs this year.  Check here to see the whole list.

Come one and all!  Summer will not be complete without a lot of reading, prizes, and shows in your library!!

 

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