Posted on: March 15, 2017

Dia De Los Ninos-Saturday, April 29, 11:00 AM

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She offers loads of energetic activities, which include, silly magic, music and movement games. After the show stay for a fun open craft activity. 

South San Francisco Grand Library

306 Walnut Avenue, South San Francisco 

(650)-877-8530

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Homemade Cleaning Products-Saturday, April 29, 12:00 PM

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Want to know what is in the products that you are using to clean your home? Join us for a presentation on homemade cleaning products using basic ingredients. We will learn various recipes for replacing store-bought products, and discuss the effect such a ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2017

Poetry Workshop: Rorschach (inkblots) Interpreted-Wednesday, May 3rd 4 p.m.

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Make your own inkblots and craft poems from your interpretations. Aspects of the program are purely suggestive and allow for open, free exploration. If you prefer to inkblot without poetry, then you may certainly  inkblot without poetry. This is ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Cosmic Slime-Wednesday, May 3, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Join us for a slimy afternoon and make your cosmic slime. Slimes provide a great  sensory  experience for toddlers and above.  Crafternoon at Grand Avenue Library  is a new craft series for toddlers and older. 

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Thinking Like A Special Education Teacher-Special Help For Special Needs-Wednesday, May 3, 6:30 p.m.

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Is there an effective way of dealing with children/students who have special needs? Enjoy a free course by Kevin Westberry, Education Specialist. Everyone is welcome. Caregivers of learners with special needs and new special education teachers are especia...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District Informational Presentation-Thursday, May 4, 6:00 p.m.

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Many of these public places are available to you thanks to organizations preserving local land. Created in 1972, Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space District is an independent agency that has preserved over 63,000 acres of public land and manages 26 open sp...

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Posted on: April 15, 2017

Miniature Game-Friday, May 5, 3:30 PM

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The history of the Battle of Puebla, May 5, 1862 will be retold and recreated with interactive exhibit of toys and short lecture.   Learn about the origin of Cinco de Mayo and play with miniature game toys to possibly change the course of history...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Tech Time: Online Privacy-Friday, May 5, 12:00 p.m.

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They will explain the critical importance of protecting your identity on your digital devices. 

South San Francisco Main Library

840 West Orange Avenue, South San Francisco

(650)-829-3860

Friday, May 5, 12:00 p.m.

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Family Paper Quilling-Friday, May 5, 4:00 p.m.

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Learn a simple technique to quill decorative designs such as flowers, hearts and letters. Your finished creation will be pretty enough to give as a gift and easy enough that you’ll find yourself wanting to make them for everything! Supplies will be provid...

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Posted on: April 15, 2017

Free Comic Book Day-Saturday, May 6th 10:30-12:30 p.m.

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Over 2,300 comic book shops across North America and around the world will give out over 6 million comic books, free of charge. This annual event is one of the most anticipated comic book celebrations of the year as retailers prepare to welcome curious, f...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Author Talk: Joy Lily, Carefree Quilts-Saturday, May 6, 2:00 p.m.

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Join us for a discussion on quick and accessible quilt-making techniques by Joy Lily, author of the easy guide to creating your own design, Carefree Quilts.  Ms. Lily will show you how to side-step the math and just sew and flip, or slice and swa...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Walgreens: How to Combat Allergies-Sunday, May 7, 3:00 p.m.

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A representative from Walgreens will give an informational presentation about allergies, what they are, how they effect us and what we can do to survive during allergy season.

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Website|Facebook

South San Francisco Main Library

840 West O...

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Posted on: April 15, 2017

Kids Craft with Sophie’s World-Tuesday, May 9 at 4:00 p.m.

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And  Sophie is here!  Bring friends and family for a crafty afternoon with Sophie’s World.  

Connect with Sophie                       &nb...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Senior Caregiving-Tuesday, May 9, 6:00 p.m.

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Each session will focus on different aspects of providing care to seniors.  Always Best Care is dedicated to helping families make informed decisions about senior care, and guiding them through comprehensive solutions designed specifically for th...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

SamTrans Mobility Ambassador Program-Wednesday, May 10, 2:00 p.m.

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Mobility Ambassadors are volunteers who help older adults and people with disabilities with many transportation-related issues, including planning a trip using public transit, finding a driver safety class, and learning about alternatives to driving, such...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Prohibition in San Mateo County-Thursday, May 11, 6:00 p.m.

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With rumrunners landing Canadian whiskey on isolated beaches, moonshiners operating in homes and a multitude of speakeasies, the county earned a reputation as one of the “wettest” in the state during Prohibition.  Carmen Blair, Deputy Director of...

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Posted on: April 22, 2017

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale-Saturday, May 13th, 10:00 AM-2:00 p.m.

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You can acquire those novels you never got around to reading, pick up some of your old favorites to reread, or buy a full set of the Harry Potter series to send to your favorite young reader. Join us on Saturday, May 13th, 2017  from 10:00 a.m. t...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Dia de Las Madres: Rosas de Papel de Seda-Sábado, Mayo 13, 2:00 p.m.

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Acompáñenos con su familia para agasajar a nuestras madres y prepararles un hermoso detalle. Todas las edades son bienvenidas. Los materiales serán proveídos. 

The Grand Avenue Library plans to commemorate the International Mother’s Day. Join us to cr...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Math Art: Symmetry-Wednesday May 17th, 3:30 p.m.

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This week’s activity, we will be making rotational symmetry drawings.  Kids can explore various shapes, lines, and colors.  

South San Francisco Grand Library

306 Walnut Avenue, South San Francisco

(650)-877-8530

Wednesday  May 17th, 3:30 p.m.

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Senior Caregiving-Thursday, May 18, 6:00 p.m.

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Each session will focus on different aspects of providing care to seniors.  Always Best Care is dedicated to helping families make informed decisions about senior care, and guiding them through comprehensive solutions designed specifically for th...

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Posted on: April 15, 2017

4Cs Speaker Series: Learning Styles-Saturday, May 20, 10:30 a.m.

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A creative and fun learning environment is great for all children. When learning is difficult, we find another route that the child can take in order to learn. Learning styles are different, so you will learn what strategies are meant to be used in all le...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Plymire-Schwarz Open House and Oral History Video Screening-Saturday, May 20, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m

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This event, sponsored by both the Historical Society of South San Francisco  and the City of South San Francisco, will celebrate our history and feature house tours, South San Francisco memories, community photos and interviews, along with a rece...

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Posted on: April 15, 2017

Citizen Scientist: Cloud Teller-Saturday MAY 20 12:00 p.m.

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Participants will be guided on how to upload Cloud Teller application and record cloud observations.  

Clouds are an important part of our atmosphere.  Clouds affect the overall temperature of the Earth.  Contribute to scientific inf...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Tutor an Adult

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Project Read North San Mateo County is recruiting new tutors for our free training on May 10th at 6 pm; and May 13th and 20th from 9 am to 2 pm at the Grand Avenue Library, 306 Walnut, South San Francisco. No Experience is necessary! We will match you wit...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Sacred Cats and Crocodiles - Animals in Ancient Egypt-Saturday, May 20, 2:00 p.m.

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From the magical cat, Bastet, to the protector crocodile, Sobek, animals played an important role in the every day and mystical aspects of ancient Egyptian life. We’ll also discuss Anubis, the guardian of the underworld, animal pets, and the sacred Apis b...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

BART, The Dramatic History of the Bay Area Rapid Transit System-Sunday, May 21, 3:00 p.m.

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This fascinating book undertakes the massive task of historicizing something the Bay Area takes for granted. Did you know that the original BART plan included Marin and San Mateo counties? Healy does a terrific job exploring both the grand plans and the h...

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Posted on: April 15, 2017

Pirates Storytime-Monday, May 22nd at 6:00 p.m.

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Pirates in the library!  Joins us fer an evenin' band 'o pirates family storytime. We'll be sin'in' 'n shoutin' like band 'o pirates. Dress up like a scurvy pirate! Followed by a scurvy pirate craft. Brin's family 'n buckos fer a festive storytim...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Family Trivia-Saturday, May 27th 1:00 PM

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Friends and families will compete in groups to test their skills of all things trivial; from sports to films, cartoons to science, these rounds are filled with general knowledge and completely random facts that are sure to keep you entertained. Questions ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Film Screening : The American Dream-Saturday May 27, 2:30 p.m.

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This is a story about the struggles of undocumented Chinese immigrant in the United States played, produced, and directed by Dr. Z. Q & A will follow the screening. 

Dr. Z is a master of Jeet Kune Do art, actor, filmmaker, and doctor.   

In C...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them-Saturday, May 27, at 2:00 p.m.

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Magizoologist Newt Scamander’s magical beasts are inadvertently let loose in 1926 New York, where the wizarding community is threatened by exposure to No-Majs bent on eradicating them. Popcorn and drinks will be provided until they last. 

South San Fr...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Immigration Rights Workshop-Wednesday, May 31, at 6:00 -7:30 p.m.

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This two hour workshop will be an overview of the resources different organizations and websites provide, what the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) does and your rights as an immigrant, an overview of the latest Presidential Executive Order, what...

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