Sign up for summer programs here. Minimum grade requirements apply to the grade your child is entering in the fall. For middle school programs, click here.
Tuesdays | Little Sprouts! Ages 2-5
July 7: Totally Tote Bag, 11:00 – 11:45am: Make a fashion statement about books with a stylish canvas bag that you decorate yourself. Click here to sign up.
July 21: Sensory Exploration, 11:00 – 11:45am: Prepare to get messy as you and your child explore different textures and colors using your senses. Dig through mounds of shredded paper, find treasures in sensory boxes, and more! Click here to sign up.
July 28: Plant a Seed, 11:00 – 11:45am: Listen to a gardening tale and decorate a terracotta pot. Get your hands dirty when you nestle a tiny bean seed in rich organic soil. Take it home, set it in a sunny window, and watch it grow! This program is currently full. Click here to be added to the wait list.
August 4: Yoga Sprouts, 11:00 – 11:45am: Practice yoga with your preschooler in a fun, creative, and cooperative environment. Namaste. This program is currently full. Click here to be added to the wait list.
Tuesdays | Laugh-Out-Loud Book Club – Grades 3 – 5
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, starting June 23 (group meets 7 times on June 23, June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28 and 8/4). We’ll read aloud My Life as a Book by Janet Tashjian. Summer’s finally here, and Derek Fallon is looking forward to pelting the UPS truck with water balloons, climbing onto the garage roof, and conducting silly investigations. But when his parents decide to send him to Learning Camp, Derek’s dreams of fun come to an end. Click here to sign up.
Tuesdays | Garden Club | Grades K – 3
Tuesdays, 2:30pm – 3:30pm starting July 21 (group meets four times on July 21, 28, August 4, 11) in the new SmartGarden. Click to sign up for each date individually, below.
July 21 Garden Club
July 28 Garden Club
August 4 Garden Club
August 11 Garden Club
Thursdays | Fun with STEM
June 25 at 2:30: GardenSmart for Kids: Discovery – Grades K – 2
Explore soil and the tiny animals that live in it, and plants and how they grow. Each garden explorer will take home a garden project. Located in the new SmartGarden. This program is currently full. Click here to be added to the wait list.
July 9 at 2:30: GardenSmart for Kids: Junior Gardeners – Grades 3 – 5
We’ll discuss feeding the soil, seeds, and growing your own food. Each Junior Gardener will take home a garden project. Located in the new SmartGarden. Click here to sign up.
July 16 at 2:30: Push, Pull, Crash! – Grades K – 2
Balls, marbles, and cars…oh my! Young scientists will experiment with push and pull of different magnitudes to cause and avoid collisions, create art, and engage in playful exploration of their own powers of force. A Bay Area Discovery Museum educator will lead the activities. This program is currently full. Click here to be added to the wait list.
July 23 at 2:30: Lego Mindstorms Robotics – Grades 4 – 5
Come to the library for a chance to build a Lego Mindstorms robot. Work in teams of two to program a robot together. This is a beginner workshop that will focus on programming, rather than building, a robot. Click here to sign up.
July 30 at 2:30: Fairytale Engineering – Grades K – 2
Hear a favorite fairy tales and decide how to solve the fairy tale character’s engineering problem. A Bay Area Discovery Museum educator will lead the discussion and assist you as you plan, build and test your prototypes.This program is currently full. Click here to be placed on the wait list.
August 6 at 2:30: GardenSmart for Kids: Native Plants – Grades K – 2
Garden educator Kier Holmes will teach about the importance of native plants, make a seed ball with native seeds, and everyone will have a chance to try some native Yerba Buena tea. Click here to sign up.
Fridays | Maker Magic
June 26 at 2:30: Green Art Workshop: Light Impressions – Grades 3 – 5
Milk cartons, mason jars, cereal boxes, and other discarded items will be transformed into glowing works of art. You’ll learn how to express the essence of a significant place or personal narrative through light, shadow, color, and shape. Then create your own hanging lantern or tabletop sculpture. This program is currently full. Click here to be added to the wait list.
July 10 at 2:30: Jewelry Making – Grades 3 – 5
Join artist Chelsee Robinson for a 90-minute class of jewelry-making instruction and construction. All materials are provided, including tools, beads, stones, crystals and gift bags. This program is currently full. Click here to be added the the wait list.
July 24 at 2:30: Make Your Own Hula Hoop | Grades 3 -5
If you are a fan of Hula Hoops, then this is where you want be. We will meet at the outdoor amphitheater for hula hooping with a hula hoop created by you from poly tubing irrigation piping and colorful tape. Outdoor Amphitheater. Click here to sign up.
July 31 at 2:30: Elephant & Piggie Party | All Ages
Let’s party with our favorite pair – Elephant & Piggie! Join us for Elephant & Piggie stories, party games, and crafts! Creekside Room. This program is currently full. Click here to be placed on the wait list.