Monday, September 8, 2014

September 2014 - FREE: Mad Science Shows, Tutu School, Origami, Lawrence Hall of Science Motion Festival, Read to a Dog And More...



Contra Costa County Library locations in many cities host wonderful (Free) family entertainment, such as Science Shows, Live Theatre, Magical Puppet Shows, Appearances by Famous Authors, other fun, educational, after school and preschool programs.

Best tip of our childhood years - visit the library website DAILY to find recently added programs. www.ccclib.org. Below are handy links to the performers' websites - sure to spark your enthusiasm and mark your calendars! 


CLICK HERE for Contra Costa County Library Events Calendar.
Please Confirm Dates and Times on the Library Website.

Just a few to pique your interest:

MONDAY, September 8, 2014: ARF's All Ears Reading®
Downtown Branch - Walnut Creek, CA Library at 4:00pm

MONDAY, September 8, 2014: Tutu School Goes to the Library
Ygnacio Valley Branch - Walnut Creek, CA Library at 3:30pm
An event filled with music, dancing, twirling and leaping! Learn about a beautiful ballet story read by a real-life ballerina! There will be artwork and coloring, and everyone goes home with a special treat fit for a prince or princess. 

TUESDAY, September 9, 2014: Mad Science - Crazy Chemistry
Danville, CA Library at 4:00pm
The Danville Library welcomes back Mad Science of Mount Diablo to kick off the school year! The audience will be amazed when the Mad Scientist uses an array of chemicals to make color changes and melt a head. They will watch as the Mad Scientist creates an extra hand, to help with some of the more complicated experiments, including making a science genie come out of his bottle. An explosion of foam will help to end this event and leave the audience cheering for more! Registration not required. Suitable for ages 5 and up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Danville Library

TUESDAY, September 9, 2014: Origami by Charles Esseltine
Martinez, CA Library 3:30pm

TUESDAY, September 9, 2014: ARF's All Ears Reading®
Ygnacio Valley Branch - Walnut Creek, CA Library 4:00pm (registration required)

TUESDAY, September 9, 2014: ARF's All Ears Reading®
Lafayette, CA Library 3pm (registration may be required)

WEDNESDAY, September 10, 2014: Julian Sterling's Magic Show
Pinole, CA Library 7pm

WEDNESDAY, September 10, 2014: ARF's All Ears Reading®
Lafayette, CA Library 3pm (registration may be required)

WEDNESDAY, September 10, 2014: PAWS to Read
Orinda, CA Library 3pm (registration may be required)

THURSDAY, September 11, 2014: Appearance by Author, Marissa Moss 
Lafayette, CA Library 6:30pm - 8pm
Join us as we kickoff this year's Lamorinda Kids Read, featuring Marissa Moss and her newest book, Mira's Diary: Bombs over London. Stop by the library beginning Sept. 2 for a free copy and pick up the activity guide. Join us for a month full of fun events. A Lamorinda Kids Read! event. Read the Book! Join the Fun!

SATURDAY, September 13, 2014: Lego's Creator Club
Pleasant Hill, CA Library 2pm
Drop in to our weekly meet-up of creative builders. Make anything you choose with our HUGE collection of bricks. Advanced builders can invent and program their own robots with our Lego Mindstorm EV3 kits. New themes and challenges every Saturday.

TUESDAY, September 16, 2014: Appearance by Penny Warner, Author, Crack The Code
Moraga, CA Library 4pm
Meet the author of the Code Busters Club adventures. Learn how to create and decipher secret codes using Morse Code, Sign Language, Semaphore Code, Caesar's Cipher, and more. Meet the author and join the club! Signed copies of the author's books will be available for purchase. A Lamorinda Kids Read! event. Read the book! Join the fun!

TUESDAY, September 16, 2014: Tutu School Goes to the Library
Downtown Branch - Walnut Creek, CA Library at 4pm
An event filled with music, dancing, twirling and leaping! Learn about a beautiful ballet story read by a real-life ballerina! There will be artwork and coloring, and everyone goes home with a special treat fit for a prince or princess. 

THURSDAY, September 18, 2014: Lawrence Hall of Science Motion Festival
Lafayette, CA Library 6pm - 8pm (must Register in Advance)
Explore the ups and downs of gravity & motion through creative experiments! Investigate what makes objects travel distances. Have fun designing a roller and watch it go! Let's get moving!! Ages 5+/Free! Register at ccclib.org or call 925-385-2280


CLICK HERE for Contra Costa County Library Events Calendar.
Please Confirm Dates and Times on the Library Website.

CLICK HERE for MOBILE WEBSITE of the Contra Costa County Library Events Calendar


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