Live Experiences: May 18 – 23

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, May 18, 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.


Musical Jamboree With Kayla Marie
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Kayla Marie loves to get extra silly during Musical Jamboree. She hopes you'll join her to dance, sing and play! Bring your scarf, shaker, 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.


Hoopla Book Club With Kajah, Paula, & Chris
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join a live book discussion! For our first session we will meet and greet, show you how to access Hoopla and check out the eBook The Mountains Singopens a new window by Nguyen Phan Que Mai, which we will discuss a month from this meeting. Open to all adults 18 and over. This online event is limited to 20 people, so please click the button to register.

Tuesday, May 19, 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.


Preschool Storytime With Angela
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Join in on the fun with Angela for Preschool Storytime. She will read fun stories and sing songs that the whole family can enjoy!


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
Do you like butterflies? Do you know what insect turns into a butterfly? Let’s find out together with Pete the Cat!

你喜歡蝴蝶嗎?你知道蝴蝶是由什麼昆蟲變成的嗎?我們跟皮特貓一起來找出答案吧!


Create With Kelly!
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This week we're making tie-dye! Learn to make your own dyes at home using simple ingredients. Explore tie-dye designs and test out your dyes on a t-shirt or piece of fabric.

To make homemade dye you'll need: vinegar and several packets of powdered fruit drink mix OR blueberries OR red cabbage OR turmeric.
To create tie-dye you'll need: a t-shirt or other piece of fabric, rubber bands or string.
All month long we're honoring Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month by learning about artists and cultures related to our creations.

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 native speakers and other English language learners in a small group. Open to all skill levels for adults 18 and over. This online event is limited to 15 people, so please click above to register.

Mejore su inglés y haga nuevos amigos, ¡todo en línea! Practique sus habilidades del habla con hablantes nativos y otros estudiantes del inglés en un grupo pequeño. Está abierto a todos los niveles de habilidad. Para adultos mayores de 18 años. Hay espacio para 15 participantes, así que haga clic arriba 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!您可以和母語是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。請點擊下面的鏈接來報名。 會議的鏈接會在活動的當天發送給您。活動可接受15個人的報名。

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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


Getting Started With Your Instant Pot Featuring Kajah
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Have an Instant Pot but not sure where to get started? We'll show you everything you'll need to start cooking under pressure.


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 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.


Open Lab With Ricardo
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
We're going to explore liquids, solids and gases today! For the fullest experience, we recommend you have these items on hand: baking soda, vinegar, ice, cups/jars, food coloring, cooking oil, dish soap, and small toys or coins.


Toddler Sing-Along Jam With Ashley
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Are you and your little one having a hard day? Tune in for a pre-recorded half hour of songs, stories, and activities to brighten your mood.


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 pre-recorded storytime.

Thursday, May 21, 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!


Preschool Storytime With Angela
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Storytime comes to you! Just grab your lovey and join us from the comfort of your own home. We'll read stories and sing together in our Preschool Storytime.


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 native speakers and other English language learners in a small group. Open to all skill levels for adults 18 and over. This online event is limited to 15 people, so please click above to register.

Mejore su inglés y haga nuevos amigos, ¡todo en línea! Practique sus habilidades del habla con hablantes nativos y otros estudiantes del inglés en un grupo pequeño. Está abierto a todos los niveles de habilidad. Para adultos mayores de 18 años. Hay espacio para 15 participantes, así que haga clic arriba 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!您可以和母語是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。請點擊下面的鏈接來報名。會議的鏈接會在活動的當天發送給您。活動可接受15個人的報名。


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 a yoga adventure in this pre-recorded event. Join Rachel for story-inspired yoga movement and mindfulness the whole family will enjoy.

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Rachel will be sharing the books, Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons by South Korean author and illustrator Il Sung Na and Natsumi! by Susan Lendroth, a story about a small girl and her family preparing for their town's Japanese arts festival.


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, May 22, 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, Ismael, & Rosemary
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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

Open Lab Con Ricardo (En Español)
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

¡Vamos a explorar líquidos, sólidos y gases! Para una experiencia más completa, le recomendamos que tenga estos artículos a mano: bicarbonato de sodio, vinagre, hielo, tazas / frascos, colorante para alimentos, aceite de cocina, jabón para platos y pequeños juguetes o monedas.

Toddler Sing-Along Jam With Ashley
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Looking for new ways to entertain your little one? Join us for songs, stories, and simple activities in this pre-recorded sing-along jam.

Saturday, May 23, 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 in this pre-recorded storytime.


¡Crear con Kelly! (En Español)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
¡Hoy vamos a trabajar con elementos naturales! Haz proyectos de collage y escultura usando materiales naturales que encuentras en tu barrio. Sal a caminar por donde vives y busca algunos de estos elementos naturales: ramas, hojas, rocas, pétalos de flor, semillas. ¡En la cocina también encontraras algunos materiales!

Durante el Mes de la Herencia Asiática y de las islas del Pacífico celebramos las contribuciones de los artistas y de las culturas en relación a las actividades que hacemos.

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