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Seaside Storytime

Seaside Storytime

Saturday April 26 • 11:00am
Downtown Library
Saturday April 26 • 1:30pm
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Learn about crustaceans of the SF Bay with the Marine Science Institute.
Co-Sponsored by the Redwood City Library Foundation


Kermés & Día del Niño Festival

Sunday April 27 • 11:00am-3:00pm
Fair Oaks Branch Library
Free community festival featuring music, dance, food booths, and children’s games.

Redwood City Library Foundation

Wild, Wild West Fundraiser

BBQ, music, silent & live auction. $20 suggested donation benefitting the Redwood City Library Foundation.

Crafts with Fabby

Crafts with Fabby

Every Wednesday • 3:30-4:30pm
Downtown Library
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Second Harvest Food Bank

CalFresh Application Clinic

Every Thursday • 10:00am-Noon
Downtown Library
CalFresh (Food Stamps) Application Clinic/ Clinica para solicitar CalFresh (estampillas de comida) Cada jueves de 10:00am a 12:00pm en la sala de niños
Sponsored by the Second Harvest Food Bank

Paws for Tales

Paws for Tales - Read to a Dog!

Saturday May 3 • 11:00am
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Saturday May 3 • 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Thursday May 15 • 5:30pm
Fair Oaks Library
Read to a specially trained dog provided by the Peninsula Humane Society.


Origami Club

Saturday May 3 • 1-5:00pm
Downtown Library
Learn to make some cool origami!

Maria Had a Little Llama

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Celebrate a day early with the author of Maria Had a Little Llama, Angela Dominguez! Plus Children's Peruvian Dance Troop! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Digital Bookmobile

Digital Bookmobile Visits RCPL!

Wednesday May 7 • Noon-6:00pm
Downtown Library - Parking Lot B
Redwood City is only one of two Bay Area cities on this "bookmobile tour."  Learn about today's gadgets and discover the world of eBooks from the Library. Live music by Amy Wigton 4-6pm.  We'll also be raffling off prizes including a KINDLE!

Louis Pearl the Amazing Bubble Man

Louis Pearl the Amazing Bubble Man

Wednesday May 14 • 4:00pm
Schaberg Branch Library
Saturday May 17 • 11:00am
Redwood Shores Branch Library
Enjoy the Greatest Bubble Show on Earth!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Valeria's Varieties

Música, cuentos y juegos

Little Learners

Little Learners at the Library

Sunday May 18 • 1-4:00pm
Downtown Library
Drop in to play and learn with your
1-, 2-, and 3-year olds. Art, music, stories, and more!

Funded by a grant from LTSA

Karen Quest

Karen Quest - Cowgirl Tricks

Kooky cowgirl tricks and shenanigans!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Storytime Schedule

Weekly Storytime Schedule

Friends of the Redwood City Public Library

Friends of the Redwood City Public Library

Do you enjoy the library's programs? Show your support. Starting at just $15/year, you can support your library and its librarians. Get a pledge card at the library or!
Friends is a 501(c)3 organization.
As such, your membership donation is tax deductible as allowed by law.

Volunteer with Friends of the Library


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 for five evenings of training: May 15th, 20th, 22nd, 27th and 29th
from 6-9pm

Project READ 650-780-7077


Traveling Storytime

Traveling Storytime

Volunteer with Traveling Storytime

Read to children in daycare centers and preschools throughout Redwood City. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Director Jan Pedden at 650-780-7014 or via email at Jan Pedden



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