For special accommodations, please contact the library with 72 hours notice. 

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APRIL

ARF’S All Ears Reading
Tues., April 24  • 3:30 & 4:00 pm @ Ygnacio Valley Library
For children in grades K-5. Reading with animals is a great way for children who are struggling with reading to improve their skills. Children read aloud for 20 minutes to a dog from ARF’s Pet Hug Pack in a relaxed, non-judgmental environment.    3:30 pm Register>        4:30 pm Register>

The YVL After School Special – Cubelets
Wed., April 25 • 2:00 p.m.@ Ygnacio Valley Library
Today we will  “Get our Gizmo On” and play with Cubelets. Make contraptions that go forward and backwards, spin around, make noise, and light up! For the young and young and young heart.  

Irish Fairy Tales
Thurs., April 26 • 4:00 pm @ Ygnacio Valley Library
Listen to Irish folktales, learn how they connect to America, and make your own fairy tale!

MAY

The YVL After School Special – Wii
Wed., May 2 • 2:00 p.m.@ Ygnacio Valley Library
Today we will break out the Wii games, and have an afternoon of interactive gaming fun! 

Python Ron
Thur., May 3 • 4:00 p.m.@ Ygnacio Valley Library
Look, touch and hold exotic reptiles in astonishing colors and sizes. From 18 foot pythons to 4 foot lizards, Python Ron gives everyone the opportunity to get up close and personal with these awesome creatures. First 100 people will be admitted. Best for ages 3 and up. Funded by Friends of Ygnacio Valley Library. 

Steve Chaney, The Ventriloquist
Mon., May 7 • 4:00 p.m.@ Walnut Creek Library
Steve and his partner, Corny Crow, have been performing throughout North America for 30 years! Steve will perform his hilarious show with warmth, humor, and lots of laughs. Sponsored by the Friends of the Walnut Creek Library. No registration required – first 150 people admitted to the Oak View Room. 

The YVL After School Special – Free Comic Book Day
Wed., May 9 • 2:00 p.m.@ Ygnacio Valley Library
oday, we will celebrate Free Comic Book Day in our meeting room.  If you are young or young at heart, please stop by to pick up a Free Comic Book!  For all ages, from 2 to 4 PM.   

ARF’s All Ears Reading
Mon., May 14 • 4:00 p.m.@ Walnut Creek Library
For children in grades K-5. Reading with animals is a great way for children who are struggling with reading to improve their skills. Children read aloud for 20 minutes to a dog from ARF’s Pet Hug Pack in a relaxed, non-judgmental environment. Sessions begin at 4:00 & 4:30. Space is limited. Register online beginning three weeks in advance. Register>

Cartooning at the Library with Charles Schulz Museum
Thur., May 17 • 4:00 p.m.@ Walnut Creek Library
Explore the art of cartooning and animation! Participants will create a comic strip, hand-drawn animated sequence for the zoetrope, and experiment with basic stop-motion computer animation. In celebration of Free Comic Book Day. Sponsored by the Friends of the Walnut Creek Library. Register here> or by calling the Walnut Creek Library at 925-977-3340.  

BLOCK PARTY! in the Library 
Mon., May 21 • 4:00 p.m.@ Walnut Creek Library
Join us for an hour of using your brains to build something new! We’ll use all sorts of materials to construct all sorts of things. From Lego to Keva Planks to toys that teach you how to code, we’ll help you create something to be proud of! No registration required, drop-ins welcome. On the 2nd Floor in the Oak View Room. Ages 4 & up. 

ARF’s All Ears Reading
Tues., May 22 • 3:30 & 4:00 p.m.@ Ygnacio Valley Library
For children in grades 1-5. Reading with animals is a great way for children who are struggling with reading to improve their skills. Children read aloud for 20 minutes to a dog from ARF’s Pet Hug Pack in a relaxed, non-judgmental environment. 3:30 pm Session Register>     4:00 pm Session Register>

The YVL After School Special – Board Games
Wed., May 23 • 2:00 p.m.@ Ygnacio Valley Library
Today we will break out good ol’ fashioned board games to play with.  For all ages, from 2 until 4 PM.     

The YVL After School Special – Free Day
Wed., May 30 • 2:00 p.m.@ Ygnacio Valley Library
For the school year finale, we will have a free day in the Meeting Room.  From 2 until 4 PM.  

 

 


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