Events & Programs

PAWS to Read at Lakeview

Is your child shy about reading out loud? Is your child shy about reading at all? Join us on Wednesday afternoons in April.  Therapy Pets in Oakland is bringing dogs to the Lakeview Branch to give your child a fun way to practice reading. These gentle dogs do not judge children; they only love them. Research has shown that children gain ease in reading when they read to dogs.

Sign up for a 20-minute session at Lakeview

Another Girl Reading to Dog

Baby Booties Camp

As part of our parent workshops this spring, we are offering programs from Bananas, the parents’ resource organization in Oakland. These expert presenters will share their programs from Baby Booties Camp: Brain & Language Development, Baby Yoga, Baby Massage, and Babies and Sleeping. All parents and children are welcome, but the focus will be on babies. This is the time to get your persistent questions answered.

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Brain & Language Development – Coming May and June at the Rockridge, Golden Gate, and Dimond branches.

Baby Yoga – Coming April and May to the Children’s Room and Rockridge and Golden Gate branches.

Baby MassageMarch 20th at Lakeview and March 21st at the Children’s Room. In addition it comes in April and May to Golden Gate, West Oakland, and Rockridge.

Sleep Issues March 21st at Temescal. It will be at Rockridge, Dimond, and Lakeview in April and May.

Thanks to Bananas for their generous support with these programs.

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Baby Booties Camp

As part of our parent workshops this spring, we are offering programs from Bananas, the parents’ resource organization in Oakland. These expert presenters will share their programs from Baby Booties Camp: Brain & Language Development, Baby Yoga, Baby Massage, and Babies and Sleeping. All parents and children are welcome, but the focus will be on babies. This is the time to get your persistent questions answered.

Image of Baby Booties

Brain & Language Development – Coming May and June at the RockridgeGolden Gate, and Dimond branches.

Baby Yoga – Coming April and May to the Children’s Room and Rockridge and Golden Gate branches.

Baby Massage – March 20th at Lakeview and March 21st at the Children’s Room. In addition it comes in April and May to Golden GateWest Oakland, and Rockridge.

Sleep Issues – March 21st at Temescal. It will be at RockridgeDimond, and Lakeview in April and May.

Thanks to Bananas for their generous support with these programs.

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