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Food For Fines 2014

Food For Fines 2014

Through December 31
All Redwood City Libraries

Clear library fines while providing food to those in need. Bring non-perishable food items to any of Redwood City’s four libraries during open hours and your library fines from participating libraries will be waived. All food is donated to Second Harvest Food Bank.


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Job Lab - Help With Job Searching

Tuesdays 10:00am-Noon
Please note: NO Job Lab December 23rd & 30th
Downtown Library - Teen Center
Help with Job Search, Online Applications and Resume Writing. Volunteers with human resources experience offer coaching in 21st century skills for your job search.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

Computer Classes

Drop-In Computer Help

Need help with eBooks, searching the internet, sending emails, or using MS Word? Drop by the Small Meeting Room, where we will have instructors on hand to assist you with your techhology questions.
No reservation required.


Gabriel's Trumpet Trio

Gabriel's Trumpet Trio

Gabriel’s Trio got its start playing flourishes and carols at the Old English Christmas Feasts at the Hotel Mark Hopkins. They have performed for the San Francisco Symphony, Opera and Ballet, City Hall, the San Francisco International Film Festival, Gump’s, Ghirardelli Square and The Tech Museum of San Jose, just to name a few.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Teen Digital Lab Photoshop Class

Wednesday January 7, 14 & 28 • 4-6:00pm
Downtown Library - Teen Digital Lab

Sessions are stand alone or can be taken as a series, drop-ins welcome.  All teens grades 6-12th welcome. 
Week 1: Introduction to Photoshop:
*Wednesday, January 7 4:00pm-6:00pm
*Saturday, January 10, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Week 2: Basic Manipulation of Photos:
*Wednesday, January 14, 4:00pm-6:00pm
*Saturday, January 17, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Week 3: Advanced Feathering:
*Wednesday, January 28, 4:00pm-6:00pm
*Saturday, January 31, 1:00pm-4:00pm


Writers Bloc

Peninsula Writers Bloc

Group meetings include readings from participants. Learn about the craft of writing and getting published.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library


Cooking Class for Teens

Teen Program: Cooking Class

Cooking Class: Oven Roasted Vegetables with Sage and Thyme
Come learn how to make an incredibly tasty vegetable dish. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.


Computer Classes

Drop-In Computer Help

Need help with eBooks, searching the internet, sending emails, or using MS Word? Drop by the Small Meeting Room, where we will have instructors on hand to assist you with your techhology questions.
No reservation required.


National Kidney Foundation

Your Kidneys and You

We invite you to an educational program developed by the National Kidney Foundation to raise public awareness about chronic kidney disease. Vidyut Lingamneni, MS. RD. CSR  is a registered dietitian specializing in chronic kidney disease. Sponsored by National Kidney Foundation and Sponsored in part by the Friends of the Library.


Phase2Careers

Creating Your Own Job

Are you tired of trying to fit yourself into jobs that seem to be written for someone else? Start thinking outside the job posting! Career transition coach Marcia Davis-Cannon will open your mind to creating your own job and walk you through the process. Phase2Careers: Preparing and empowering the "Over 40" worker for career opportunities in the new economy. 
Register online at phase2careers.org
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Let's Talk Books

Let's Talk Books

We will discuss Ernest Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

Computer Classes

Internet Basics Class

Need help navigating the Web? Join us for an introduction to the Internet, Web browsers and searching the Web. No computer experience required. No reservation required.


DIY Jewelry

Teen Program: DIY Jewelry

Join us to make jewelry from copper wire, beads and old fashion buttons. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.


Kaiser

Community Health Talk - Hot Topics in Nutrition

Featuring:  Scott Cahn, MS, RD
Is it time to rethink what’s on your plate?  Hear what Kaiser Permanente dietitian, Scott Cahn, MS, RD, has to say about hot topics in nutrition.  For questions, please contact the Health Education Department at Kaiser Permanente (650) 299-2433. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Global Game Jam

Global Game Jam Jr.

Join 25,000 people all over the world in the 2015 Global Game Jam.  Design games start to finish in one day!  No programming experience necessary-- we'll teach you!  Bring your own computer, or use one of ours. Lunch and snacks provided. 5th grade and up welcome.  Space is limited, register with Sarah LaTorra today.  (650)780-7035 slatorra@redwoodcity.org  


Whiteboard

Teen Program: Make a Whiteboard

Get yourself organized for the New Year by making a personalized white board. Teens in grades 6-12 welcome.


Charged Particles

Charged Particles - Live in Concert

"Charged Particles is definitely dazzling."
- Jazz and Blues Report
Charged Particles plays concerts featuring highly-composed electric and acoustic jazz, with elements of Latin music, funk music, and many other genres, as well as creative arrangements of  jazz standards.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

 

Teen Space at the Downtown Library

Teen Space

Teen Space at the Downtown Library
Do homework, hang out, and play on the computers at the Downtown Library.

Wii Gaming
Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00-6:00 PM
Saturdays 12:00-2:00 PM
Weekly Movie
Wednesdays • 4:00 PM
Visit the Teen Page for events schedule.

 

Friends of the Redwood City Public Library

Friends of the Redwood City Public Library

Volunteer with Friends of the Library

All year, Friends saves Holiday books and books suitable for gifting for our huge Holiday Sale. This feature will be set up inside the bookstore in the Downtown Library lobby. We have tons of
wonderful items that will make terrific holiday gifts at low, low prices.

Visit redwoodcity.org/libraryfriends

 

Project READ

Project READ

Project READ is a free literacy program sponsored by the Redwood City Public Library.

We are currently getting ready for our next tutor training.  If you would like to participate in creating a literate community please join us. Tutor Training dates are:
January 15th, 20th, 22nd, 27th and 29th
Tues and Thurs evenings from 6-9pm

Project READ 650-780-7077
E-mail: rclread@redwoodcity.org

 

 

 

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