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80 + YEARS & Counting! 80 Echo Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611

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Ongoing Events

Wednesdays at 10:15 am – Toddler Storytime
Wednesdays at 11:00 am Pre-School Storytime
Fridays at 3:30 pm –Build Fridays, Legos & More
Saturdays at 10:30 am – Baby Café
Saturdays at 2:30 pm – eBook Help
Events between July 15 – August 31:

Thursday July 19 at 3 pm - Scientific Adventures
Explore tower escapes; build zip lines, parachutes and more with local scientists.

Tuesday July 24 at 6 pm – Big Blue Blocks

Thursday July 26 at 3 pm - Fur, Scales and Tails Animal Show!!!
It is Summer Reading so it is time for an animal show! Fur, Scales and Tails Animal Show will be bringing Guinea Pigs, Rabbits, Tortoises, Lizards, Snakes, Baby Chicks, Frogs, and more to the Library! Guaranteed to be a hit for both kids and adults!

Tuesday July 31 at 6 pm - Cardboard Creatures
Make a sweet or scary creature and a wardrobe of clothes, socks, shoes, and hats to keep it looking good.

Thursday August 2 at 3 pm – East Bay Parks Naturalist Visit
Come discover what hops, crawls, hides, flies and grows from the hills to the bay with a naturalist from the East Bay Regional Park District. You’ll meet live animals and get to touch skulls, pelts and more!

Saturday August 4 at 1 pm - The Magic and Mystery of Vincent Van Gogh
Discover the joy, beauty, sorrow, and genius of this amazing artist. View over 80 slides of Van Gogh's art - paintings, drawings, lithographs, etchings - including rarely seen childhood drawings, those from his early Dutch years, and photographs of him with his family. Hear stories about his life, his childhood, places he lived and jobs he held before he became an artist. Learn about his early artistic, literary and personal influences.
Artist, lecturer, and Van Gogh scholar Marlene Aron will present.

Tuesday August 7 at 6 pm – National Night Out
Ice cream, photo booth and goats!  NNO is Oakland’s block party and a time to get together to build neighborhood spirit.  Let’s start at the library.

Thursday August 9 at 3:30 pm – Teen Pop Up Program
Ages 12-18. All supplies provided
Do you like to make crafts? Want to tell us about your favorite book?  Please join us very second Thursday of the month from 3:30-4:30 pm.

All events take place at the Piedmont Avenue Branch
80 Echo Avenue, Oakland Ca 94611

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