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New Open Data Sets Available!

March 8, 2018 

The City has just released open data sets and online maps for its Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) and “SL-WiFiber” free Wi-Fi locations. You can access these interactive maps at: www.geosl.org.


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Monday January 20, 2020
All Day EventAll Libraries Closed: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday

All Libraries are Closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday.

Regular Library Business Hours resume on Monday, January 21, 2020.

10:30 AMDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Join us for a community event honoring a great American leader.

Oratorical Festival and Poetry Slam

Student contestants will perform and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s message of peace, tolerance, and social justice through essay, speech, and poem.


7:00 PMCity Council Meeting

City Council meetings generally occur on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month. City Council meetings that fall on a holiday are generally held the next day (Tuesday). To view the agenda for tonight's meeting or an archive of prior meetings, please click here.

Note: August is considered a "recess month" in which no City Council meetings typically occur.

Tuesday January 21, 2020
9:30 AMBaby Time (Main Library)

Baby Time: Rhymes, songs and books for pre-walkers ages 0 to 12 months

Enjoy focused time with your baby (pre-walkers ages 0 to 12 months) during this short session. We’ll sing songs, learn easy movement activities, and explore board books, followed by time to play/bond with your baby and talk with other parents and caregivers. If you have a baby and a toddler/preschooler, please attend our toddler storytime or preschool storytime instead. For the months of January and February this storytime will take place inside the children's library.

10:30 AMCuentacuentos (Main Library)

Cuentacuentos: Canciones y cuentos en Español para bebes y niños menores de tres años

Disfruta libros, cuentos y canciones en Español en la biblioteca con tus bebes y niños pequeños. Aprende canciones y rimas que puedes usar cada día con ellos en casa. Ven y juega con nosotros terminando la lectura del cuento.

3:15 PMTeen lounge

Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome to grab a snack, watch a movie, play games on the Chromebooks, play boardgames, do homework, and hang out in Teen Lounge!

3:30 PMPaws to Read (Main Library)

Paws to Read for grades 1 to 5

Kids in grades 1 through 5 can read aloud to certified therapy dogs in this library program. Register starting Thursday, January 2 and choose your reading time: 3:30pm, 4:05pm or 4:35pm. Call the Library to sign up: 510-577-3960

4:00 PMReading Buddies

Children in grades 1 to 5 can come to Manor Branch Library to practice their reading skills by reading to a teen volunteer. Call 510-577-7971 to sign up.

Wednesday January 22, 2020
10:15 AMToddler Time (Main Library)

Toddler Storytime: Just the right pace for you and your totally nonstop toddler up to age 3, we’ll enjoy stories, songs and active rhymes! For the months of January and February, toddler time takes place at 10:15am in the children's library.

1:30 PMPreschool Storytime (Main Library)

Preschool Storytime: Designed for children ages 3-6, our preschool storytime features longer picture books, plus plenty of flannel boards, puppets and songs. For the months of January and February, preschool storytime will take place inside the children's library.

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