Library News – June 2018

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Potrero Branch 1616 20th Street 415.355.2822
Genevieve Feldman, Branch Manager

Family Programs

Every Child Ready to Read Early Literacy Workshop:  Learn tools and the science behind teaching early literacy to your youngster. Aimed at parents of children less than six years-old. An area will be available to enable your kid to play while you learn with the librarian. Call to register:  415.355.2822. Saturday, June 2, 4 to 5 p.m.

Zoomobile:  See and touch live animals in an up-close and hands-on experience with the ZooMobile. Learn about the wonders of nature. Space limited to 35 children; call for reservations:  415.355.2822. Thursday, June 7, 2 to 3 p.m.

Rainbow Beaded Bracelets:  June is Pride Month! Get ready for the parade with a fun, fabulous rainbow bracelet!  All supplies provided; young children may need help from an adult.  Call to signup: 415.355.2822. Saturday, June 9, 4 to 5 p.m.

Movie and a Meal:  In partnership with the Potrero Hill Family Support Center (PHFSC), we’ll present a family-friendly film, PHFSC will provide a meal. The BFG. Friday, June 15, 3 to 5 p.m.

Jimbo the Musical Clown:  Jimbo delights audiences of all ages with his accordion music from around the world, circus skills, hat tricks, juggling, dance, pantomime, and skits with audience participation. Friday, June 22, 1.30 to 2 p.m.

Pollinator Gardens:  Learn to make seed bombs, get an introduction to native flowers, and study how to support honey bees. Materials provided. Space limited to 20 participants; call 415.355.2822 to register. Saturday, June 30, 3 to 5 p.m.

Kid Programs

Saturday Snacktivity:  With food provided by The Good Life Grocery, we’ll offer a wholesome snack and fun activity. All ages welcome. Saturdays May 12, May 19, and May 26, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Baby Rhyme and Play Time:  Songs and rhymes for infants up to 18 months old and their caregiver(s). Tuesdays, 1:15 p.m. and Thursdays, 11:15 a.m.

Toddler Tales:  Books, rhymes, music, movement and more for toddlers 18 to 36 months and their caregivers. Thursdays, 10:15 to 11 a.m.

Stop Motion Animation:  Create your own stop motion movie using an iPad! For children ages seven and up. Call 415.355.2822 to sign up. Tuesday, June 12, 3 to 4 p.m.

Make Art-Boxed Board Games:  Join our partners, the Museum of Craft & Design, and make a personalized version of your favorite board games!  All materials provided; young children may need help from an adult. Saturday, June 16, 4 to 5 p.m.

Tinker Lab: Marble Machines:  Roll a marble down a contraption of your own design, built with everyday materials and your imagination. Tuesday, June 19, 3 to 4 p.m.

Build it! LEGO Club:  LEGO bricks for the architects, engineers and artists of the future. Get creative; we provide all the pieces you’ll need to create vehicles, robots, castles, and more. Parents and caregivers are welcome to build with their child! Ages five and up. Tuesday, June 26, 3 to 5 p.m.

Teen Programs

LED Robot Plushies with Gogo Craft:  We’ll take you step-by-step through the process of making and then adding LEDs to this adorable robot plushie. For ages 11 to 18; space limited to 10 participants. Call 415.355.2822 to register. Saturday, June 23, 2 to 4 p.m.

Adult Programs

Basic Introduction to Microsoft Word:  Want to write a report or letter, but feel intimidated by computers and technology? Fear not, we have a class to help you learn the basic skills needed to use Microsoft Word Processor. Bring your questions; we’ll work with you to find the answers. Monday, June 11, 2 to 3 p.m.

The Literate Goat Book Club:  Focusing on literary fiction, our book club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. All are welcome. Tuesday, June 12, 6 to 8 p.m.

Kanopy:  Learn how to access award-winning documentaries and feature films with your San Francisco Public Library card. Wednesday, June 13, 3 to 4 p.m.