Children

Storytimes


View the storytime schedule for the Main Library.

Summer Puppetry Festival
Collage of puppet photos

Join the library in celebrating the art of puppetry in its many forms, as we host a series of puppet shows by a variety of performers from throughout the Bay Area and well beyond! Held on select Sundays at 2:00 pm at the Belle Haven Branch.

June 30Silly Goose & Val
July 14Puppet Art Theater: Tommy's Pirate Adventure
July 28Caterpillar Puppets: Captain Poluto Visits Planet Earth
August 11Tinker's Coin Productions: The Garden Show
August 25Luce Puppet Company: Circus Fantastico

Summer at the Library

Collage of summer performersThe Summer Learning Challenge is back, loaded with books, prizes, and free events for all ages! Mark your calendar, and tell your friends!

June 26
4:00-5:00 pm
Brian Scott: The Secrets of MagicBelle Haven BranchAges 5+
June 27
7:00-7:30 pm
Miss Wendy's Goodnight Show
Main LibraryPreschoolers
July 10
4:00-5:00 pm
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo: Habitats & Ecosystems
Belle Haven BranchGrades K-5
July 16
2:00-3:00 pm
Drumming Magic
Main LibraryAll Ages
July 17
4:00-5:00 pm
Asheba: Caribbean Music for Children
Belle Haven BranchAll Ages
July 24
4:00-5:00 pm
Ballet Folklórico México Vivo
Belle Haven BranchAll Ages
July 25
7:00-8:00 pm
Norcal Bats
Main LibraryAges 5+
July 31
4:00-5:00 pm
Capoeira
Belle Haven BranchAll Ages
August 7
4:00-5:00 pm
Xtreme Science MagicBelle Haven BranchK-6
August 14
4:00-5:00 pm
Lion DanceBelle Haven BranchAll Ages
August 20
2:00-4:00 pm
Bay Area Discovery Museum Try-It TruckMain LibraryGrades K-5
August 22
7:00-8:00 pm
Acrobatic Musical StorytellingMain LibraryAll Ages

Silent Reading Party
Child reading

Thursday, July 25: Let's all hang out and read quietly to ourselves! This family version will take place at Cafe Barrone. 

Booklists


Get book recommendations!  Lists by age, grade and genre are available for children and teens on our Staff Picks page.

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