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

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What’s Happening at our Piedmont Avenue Branch Library

Ongoing Events

owlWednesdays at 10:15am – Toddler Storytime
Wednesdays at 11:00am – Pre-School Storytime
Fridays at 3:30pm – Lego Mania is now called Build Fridays
Saturdays at 10:30am – Baby Café
Saturdays at 2:30pm – eBook Help

Starting June 9th – Kids Summer Reading!
Thursday June 14 at 3pm – Insect Discovery Lab
Thursday June 28 at 3pm – Circus of Smiles Workshop

Events in June & July

Thursday June 28 at 3 pm - Upcycle with Circus of Smiles
Plan, measure, cut, test, and redesign with recycled materials. Build circus props to take home with you. Circus of Smiles will lead students through building projects like making poi and juggling balls and teach tricks to practice and perform at home. Come to the Upcycled Circus to flex your maker skills and your creativity muscle!

Tuesday July 3 at 6 pm - Skewer Engineering
Use skewers and clay to create your own structures. The sky’s the limit!

Tuesday July 10 at 6 pm - Bubble Party
Celebrate summer with bubbles big and small!

Thursday July 12 at 3 pm – Jellyfish Craft for Kids

Thursday July 12 at 3:30 pm – Henna for Teens!

Learn about the ancient art of henna at the library this summer! Henna tattoos are temporary, but can last up to 8-10 days.
A permission form signed by a parent/guardian is required for this workshop. Pick one up at your local library or email us at teensatopl@gmail.com to ask us to send one to you. (Ages 12-18)

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

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.

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

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