Play Café

Photo of woman stacking blocks with toddler girl holding stuffed animal

Meetup for caregivers

Playgroup for toddlers ages 1 to 3 years 

• stories and songs • play with toys • delicious snack for children and caregivers •  

Free! No registration, drop-ins welcome!


Reunión para cuidadores

Grupo de juego para niños pequeños, 1 a 3 años

• cuentos y canciones • juguetes •  botana deliciosa para niños y cuidadores • 

¡Gratis! No inscripción, ¡Todos bienvenidos!


*Play Cafe at Elmhurst will take a break starting July 27th, and will return on August 24th. Not sure what to do?

  • Come to the library anyway and play in the backyard! We serve free lunch to ages 18 and under at noon. (Grownups should bring a snack.)
  • Check out books and read with your little one (and win prizes).
  • Get together with people you've met at Play Cafe.
  • Check out other toddler storytimes at different branches.
  • There are also special summer events all around the city for kids of all ages!




Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:15am - 12:00pm
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 10:15am - 12:00pm
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 10:15am - 12:00pm
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:15am - 12:00pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 10:15am - 12:00pm


Elmhurst Branch

1427 88th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone: (510) 615-5727