Newark Library Blog


Butterfly Note Clip Craft by Tracy Dodge
Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 1:59 pm
Filed under: children, Events, Libraries, Newark

About 25 kids turned out for our Butterfly Note Clip craft on Saturday, May 21st. Each child decorated his or her own butterfly, making each one unique. See for yourself in the photos below.

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Toddler Art by Tracy Dodge
Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 1:32 pm
Filed under: children, Events, Libraries, Newark

Friday, May 20th was this session’s last Toddler Art program. Check out the photos below. After a break for the summer, Toddler Art will return in September.



by Kat Blair
Friday, May 13, 2011, 3:49 pm
Filed under: books, teen

Help Newark Library, get involved by becoming a volunteer!

Currently recruiting:

*Teen Volunteers for Reading Programs
Teens 13-18 only. One-on-one reading assistance. For application form, click on picture.

We are looking for enthusiastic teens 13—18 years old who can provide a positive and encouraging attitude towards reading to or reading with children. You must be responsible, reliable, and committed to your session throughout the program’s duration. Orientation is Wednesday, June 8 from 4-5 p.m.

Contact:
Kathleen Hannon, Young Adult Library Assistant
Newark Library
6300 Civic Terrace Ave., Newark,  CA  94560
Phone: 510-795-2627 x 18
Email: khannon@aclibrary.org

* KidPower Volunteers
For kids entering 7th grade on up. Help other kids play Summer Reading Game and/or be an assistant for summer events. Orientation is on Saturday, May 28th in the Meeting Room at 2 p.m. For application form, click on picture.

Check your calendar and have the days and times you are available ready as you will be choosing your work shifts. Each shift is 2 hours long, you may not work more than 4 hours in one day. Each person will be working with one other person during each shift.

Complete an application form, make sure you have your parent or guardian sign in the permission section if you are under 18, and turn it into the Newark Library Information Desk during open hours, currently Tuesdays and Thursdays , 1 – 9 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact:
Kat Blair, Children’s Librarian
Newark Library
6300 Civic Terrace Ave., Newark, CA  94560
Phone: 510-795-2627 x 23
Email: kblair@aclibrary.org



Butterfly Note Clip Craft by Tracy Dodge
Thursday, May 12, 2011, 3:20 pm
Filed under: children, Events, Libraries, Newark

Join us at the Newark Library on Saturday, May 21st from 2-3 p.m. and create a Butterfuly Note Clip Magnet! We will be coloring and gluing. Younger children will need a parent to help.

Free children’s crafts are sponsored by the Newark Library League.



Magician – Heather Rogers by Kat Blair
Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 11:05 am
Filed under: children, Events, Libraries, Newark

Don’t miss the ever-popular magic show put on by Heather Rogers!

No registration is necessary, just come early to get a good seat.

She will be here at Newark Library this Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 3 p.m.



Pig Craft by Tracy Dodge
Thursday, May 5, 2011, 6:16 pm
Filed under: children, Events, Libraries, Newark

Last week was Spring Break. On Thursday, about 25 kids stopped by to make Paper Plate Pigs. They did a great job! Take a look at the photos! Thanks to the Newark Library League for providing the funds for the supplies.

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