Live Experiences: June 8 – 13

Don’t let our library closures keep you from connecting with us. Let’s meet virtually! This week we’re hosting more fun online programs where you can continue to learn new skills, attend storytime, and use our online resources from your computer.

Monday, June 8, 2020

At Home Storytime With Deidre
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Who's ready for songs and a story? Enjoy rhymes, signs, and giggles with Deidre and her trusty dog, Hero.


Fancy Floats With Ricardo
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
I wonder how many toys, coins and marbles we can put on our boats before they sink? Let's find out!


One Foot Wonders With Alice
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Explore standard and nonstandard measurement as you hunt for objects that are one foot long. You'll need paper, pencil or pen, a ruler, string, scissors, and things to measure!


Musical Jamboree With Kayla Marie
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Kayla Marie is in the mood for singing, dancing and playing and she hopes you are too! Join her for Musical Jamboree and bring your shaker, scarf and a musical instrument of your choice. Don’t forget to download the lyric sheet!


Bilingual Spanish/English Storytime With Erica
Cuentos Bilingües en Español/Inglés Con Erica
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us for bilingual stories about animals and songs the whole family will enjoy in English and Spanish. Children of all ages are welcome.

Acompáñenos y disfrute de cuentos sobre animales y canciones, bilingües en inglés y español que toda la familia disfrutará. Los niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Spanish/English Music Playtime With Kenny
Tiempo de Juego Musical Bilingüe en Español/Inglés Con Kenny
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Bring your favorite musical instrument to our Spanish/English bilingual Music Playtime event! We will sing, dance, and play music together for all to enjoy.                                                            

¡Traiga su instrumento favorito a nuestro Tiempo de Juego Musical bilingüe en español y inglés! Cantaremos, bailaremos y tocaremos música juntos para que todos lo disfruten.


Bridging the Gap With Ashley
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Can you build a homemade bridge across two chairs that is strong enough to hold a hardcover book? Bring your imagination and some basic craft supplies (paper, tape, straws, fabric, cardboard, or whatever else you can find around the house) and join Ashley and Lily for this fun engineering challenge.


Preschool Storytime With Angela
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Hear a story about shy cats and why it's ok to make mistakes. Share books and songs with Angela that the whole family can enjoy!


¡Crear con Kelly! Haz un Cuaderno de Verano
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

¡Te invitamos a nuestro programa de verano virtual! Durante los meses de junio y julio, Crear con Kelly presenta actividades semanales de ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería, arte y matemáticas. Esta semana aprende y practica técnicas para hacer cuadernos hechos a mano. Haz tu propio cuaderno para documentar tu experiencia este verano.


Mandarin/English Storytime With Shao Mei
少媚的普通話和英語故事時間
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Let's have some fun while we sing songs, do movements and learn mandarin at the bilingual storytime!

在這個雙語故事時間裡,我們會一起唱唱歌和動一動身體。我們在開心的氛圍裡學習普通話!


Afternoon Doodling With Lynne
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Grab your pencil and paper and doodle along! Join us for a new art lesson each week.


English Conversation Club With Emily, Cami, & Rosemary
Club de Conversación en Inglés Con Emily, Cami, y Rosemary
英语會話学习社
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Improve your English and make new friends—all online! Practice your speaking skills with fluent speakers and other English language learners in a small group. Open to all skill levels. For adults age 18 and over. Please click the link to register.

Mejore su inglés y haga nuevos amigos, ¡todo en línea! Practique sus habilidades con gente que habla con fluidez y otros estudiantes del inglés en un grupo pequeño. Está abierto a todos los niveles de habilidad. Para adultos mayores de 18 años. Haga clic en el enlace para registrarse.

在網上就能提高您的英語水平而且還可以結識新朋友!您可以和説流利英語的人士和其他英語學習者練習口語。我們用幾個人為一組的形式來練習英語。只要您年滿18歲或以上就可以參加。歡迎不同英語水平的人士來參與。這將是使用Zoom作為平台的一個線上活動。請點擊下面進行註冊。 會議的鏈接會在活動的當天發送給您。

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Baby Storytime With Adrienne
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
It's time to have fun with our littlest library kiddos! These outstanding activities, songs, and rhymes are all developmentally appropriate for babies from birth through toddlerhood.


Indoor Slingshots and Paper Airplanes With Misz Wisz
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Today we're going to explore the physical forces of push & pull as we build indoor slingshots & paper airplanes. A paper cup, balloon, and some scrap paper are all you'll need to create today's fun!


Tessellation With Ismael
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Tessellation or tiling is when we cover a surface with a pattern of flat shapes so that there are no overlaps or gaps. Simply put, a never-ending pattern.


How to Draw Anything (Part 1) With Debbie
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
With just a piece of paper and a pencil or pen, we can use our imaginations to draw something amazing! What we draw is a surprise every time!


How to Draw Anything (Part 2) With Lynne
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
After drawing with our imaginations, you may find you want to draw something that requires a reference. Join us as we practice some easy techniques in real-time! Bring your drawing supplies of choice as we work together to do some reference studies.


Sing-Along Jam With Ashley
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Brighten your day with this half-hour of songs and stories about color and learn how to make a salt painting.


Family Storytime With Michelle
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Laugh, sing, and dance along to songs and stories from the comfort of your bed in this storytime.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Spanish/English Music Playtime With Kenny
Tiempo de Juego Musical Bilingüe en Español/Inglés Con Kenny

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Start your morning off with some fun sing-alongs! Join Kenny and his guitar for our Spanish/English bilingual Music Playtime program!                                                            

¡Comience su mañana con algunas canciones divertidas! ¡Únete con Kenny y su guitarra para nuestro Tiempo de Juego Musical bilingüe en español y inglés!


Beading Operations With Michelle
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Practice counting to the number 10 while creating a unique piece of jewelry. We recommend you prepare beads, pipe cleaner or string/yarn, paper, and pencil to participate from home.


Preschool Storytime With Angela
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
What would it be like to have a rhino for a pet? Do you know the difference between an insect and a spider? Find out in the stories we'll read today!


Pizza Parlor With Adrienne
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Today we'll practice our math skills at the pretend pizza parlor and read Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza. You'll need a bag of coins, paper and pencil, colored paper, and glue if you'd like to follow along at home.


English Conversation Club With Emily, Kajah, & May
Club de Conversación en Inglés Con Emily, Kajah, y May
英語會話俱樂部
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Improve your English and make new friends—all online! Practice your speaking skills with fluent speakers and other English language learners in a small group. Open to all skill levels. For adults age 18 and over. Please click the link to register.

Mejore su inglés y haga nuevos amigos, ¡todo en línea! Practique sus habilidades con gente que habla con fluidez y otros estudiantes del inglés en un grupo pequeño. Está abierto a todos los niveles de habilidad. Para adultos mayores de 18 años. Haga clic en el enlace para registrarse.

在網上就能提高您的英語水平而且還可以結識新朋友!您可以和説流利英語的人士和其他英語學習者練習口語。我們用幾個人為一組的形式來練習英語。只要您年滿18歲或以上就可以參加。歡迎不同英語水平的人士來參與。這將是使用Zoom作為平台的一個線上活動。請點擊下面進行註冊。 會議的鏈接會在活動的當天發送給您。


The Hangout at SMCL
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you 13-18 years old and looking for something fun to do? Meet up with other teens from throughout San Mateo County for virtual games like online trivia, Jackbox Games, breakout rooms, and more. Sign up, opens a new window!


Mandarin/English Storytime With Min-I
旻邑的中英雙語故事時間
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Join us for a fun storytime in both Mandarin and English! We'll sing songs, do fingerplays and read a great story together! All kids are welcome!

請跟我們用中英雙語一起唱歌,動動身體,讀一本很棒的故事書!不限年齡,歡迎所有孩子參加!


Yoga Storytime With Rachel
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Let's go on another yoga adventure! Join Rachel for story-inspired yoga movement and mindfulness the whole family will enjoy.


Afternoon Doodling With Lynne
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Join us as we face another brand-new doodling challenge! What will we create today? That's an answer only our prompt-giver knows!

Friday, June 12, 2020

At Home Storytime With Deidre
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Enjoy bounces, bops, and bears (of the teddy variety) at storytime today!


Mango Languages With a Twist: Featuring David, Rosemary, & Liliana (French)
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us for a virtual language learning adventure. This week we’re continuing to learn French using Mango Languages, the online language-learning platform that is free to library cardholders! Optional: Feel free to follow along with us in Mango using your own computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Sing-Along Jam With Ashley
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Get ready to make some noise! Join Ashley and her cat Petunia for stories and songs about sound and learn how to make a rain stick with household objects.


Summer Learning Showcase With Happy Birds
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join Happy Birds in our Summer Learning Showcase as six of our beautiful feathered friends perform over 25 tricks during the fun, educational and structured show. At the same time, we'll teach you important facts about parrots. The show features two talking and singing Amazon parrots, colorful Macaws, and clever Cockatoos.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Family Storytime With Michelle
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Laugh, sing, and dance along to songs and stories from the comfort of your home!


Marker Chemistry With Liliana
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
We will learn about marker chemistry by observing how different types of markers interact with water to find out which ones are better suited for different purposes.


Make Invisible Ink With Carmen
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Write secret messages with homemade baking soda paste. After the paste dries, you'll be able to read the messages by applying grape juice to the paper.

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