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1 Million Cups

9:00am - 10:00am
Eastside
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Library Branch: Eastside
Room: MLK Jr.
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Job & Career
Details/Detalles:
1 Million Cups is based on the notion that entrepreneurs network and discover solutions over a million cups of coffee. The free, weekly gathering helps build startup communities on a grassroots level. Entrepreneurs, innovators, funders and other i...
This event is in the "Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)" group.

Bilingual Music & Movement

10:15am - 10:45am
Central
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Library Branch: Central
Room: All Faulkner Galleries
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy, Spanish

All-singing, all-dancing morning of stories and fun! In this class, children and their caregivers learn how to develop early literacy skills through music, dancing, and creative play in English and Spanish. These sessions are designed for children ages 2 - 5, but children of all ages are welcome.

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Participants in this event may be photographed by Library staff. These photos may be used in promotional or educational publications, including in print, social media, and presentations. Please see staff if you do not consent to having your photo taken. Staff will obtain individual, signed photo releases of photographs that contain only an individual as opposed to a group.

This event is in the "Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades K-2)" group.
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LOTG at the Pool | Ortega Park

10:30am - 1:30pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Ortega Park
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Adults, Family
Program Type: Library on the Go
Details/Detalles:
Join SBPL for summer fun at the Parks and Recreation Community Pools! The Library on the Go will be stopping by the park on Wednesdays all summer with books for all ages, from board books to graphic novels to adult fiction! The Ortega/Oak Park commun...
This event is in the "Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)" group.

Baby & Me

11:00am - 11:30am
Central
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Library Branch: Central
Room: All Faulkner Galleries
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)
Program Type: Early Literacy

Baby & Me focuses on developing your baby’s pre-literacy skills. In this thirty-minute program, our storyteller will lead the group in songs, rhymes, reading, and sensory play time to develop language skills, social skills, motor skills, and community building. Please bring your own blanket.

This class is best for babies 0-14 months and their caregivers.

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Participants in this event may be photographed by Library staff. These photos may be used in promotional or educational publications, including in print, social media, and presentations. Please see staff if you do not consent to having your photo taken. Staff will obtain individual, signed photo releases of photographs that contain only an individual as opposed to a group.

This event is in the "Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades K-2)" group.
This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades 3-6)" group.
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Lunch at the Library

11:30am - 12:30pm
Central
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Library Branch: Central
Room: Faulkner Gallery
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Program Type: Special Event
Details/Detalles:
Children and teens are invited to come pick up a free nutritious meal as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Program. Lunch will be served on a first come, first served basis, and there’s no need for applications or any kind of documentation. Sign u...
This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades K-2)" group.
This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades 3-6)" group.

Library Lab

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Central
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Library Branch: Central
Room: Faulkner Gallery
Age Group: School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6)
Program Type: Spanish, STEAM & Maker

Ready for hands-on science learning? Children of all ages are invited to play and learn together in this drop in event. Library staff will have STEAM activities for both older and younger children to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math in fun, interactive ways. All ages are welcome to interact with all activities, but an adult assistant may be necessary for younger children. Activities rotate weekly.

 

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Participants in this event may be photographed by Library staff. These photos may be used in promotional or educational publications, including in print, social media, and presentations. Please see staff if you do not consent to having your photo taken. Staff will obtain individual, signed photo releases of photographs that contain only an individual as opposed to a group.

This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades 3-6)" group.

Read to a Dog

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Eastside
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Library Branch: Eastside
Age Group: School-aged children (Grades 3-6)
Program Type: Books & Reading, Early Literacy, Spanish

Practice your reading with our furry friend, Smith! Sign up at the desk for a 10-15 minute reading session, first come, first serve. Reluctant readers, emergent readers, and dog-loving readers are welcome! Our volunteer therapy dog team is certified by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs.

 

Disclaimer(s):

Participants in this event may be photographed by Library staff. These photos may be used in promotional or educational publications, including in print, social media, and presentations. Please see staff if you do not consent to having your photo taken. Staff will obtain individual, signed photo releases of photographs that contain only an individual as opposed to a group.

This event is in the "Early Childhood (Ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades K-2)" group.
This event is in the "School-aged children (Grades 3-6)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

LOTG at the Pool | Oak Park

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Library on the Go (LOTG)
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Library Branch: Library on the Go (LOTG)
Room: Oak Park
Age Group: Early Childhood (Ages 0-5), School-aged children (Grades K-2), School-aged children (Grades 3-6), Adults, Family
Program Type: Library on the Go
Details/Detalles:
Join SBPL for summer fun at the Parks and Recreation Community Pools! The Library on the Go will be stopping by the park on Wednesdays all summer with books for all ages, from board books to graphic novels to adult fiction! The Ortega/Oak Park commun...
This event is in the "Teen (High School)" group.
This event is in the "Teen (Junior High)" group.

Teen Volunteer Time

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Central
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Library Branch: Central
Age Group: Teen (High School), Teen (Junior High)
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Spanish

Teens are welcome to come and earn 90 mins of community service time every week at the Central Library. Teens will be helping with finding books, organizing library materials, preparing arts and crafts activities and other tasks.

Due to high volume, pre-registration will guarantee your participation. Drop-in spots may be available, depending on volume of work. Feel free to stop by to check!

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Romance Book Club | Virtual

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Details/Detalles:
Join us virtually for Romance Book Club to meet other romance readers in the community, chat about your favorite romances, and discuss the month's reading selection (books are available digitally for checkout). Want to join Romance Book Club or ke...