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Almaden Library to Host Performance by José Luis Orozco

Jose-Luis-OrozcoJosé Luis Orozco, popular bilingual musician, is performing at the Almaden Library! Mr. José Luis Orozco is an award winning children’s book author and bilingual educator. He wrote De Colores, Diez Deditos and Fiestas. More recently, he wrote Rin Rin Rin Do Re Mi. CD’s accompany each of these colorful books to present a collection of latino songs, rhymes, lullabies, and holiday celebrations.

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5th Annual / 2011 Almaden Harvest Festival & Holiday Boutique

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Photo by Kevin Stanchfield

Bring the entire family for a day of fun at the 5th Annual / 2011 Almaden Harvest Festival & Holiday Boutique.

Children will enjoy picking from the pumpkin patch, getting spooked in the scream-inducing Haunted House, making crafts, playing games, and being entertained with a holiday story time and puppet show.

The story time and puppet show are in the library at 11:30am, and repeated at 2:30pm. Children are invited to dress up in creative outfits and Halloween costumes.

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East Bay Vivarium’s Traveling Reptile Program Coming to Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

photo: East Bay VivariumEast Bay Vivarium Traveling Reptile Program features between 20 and 30 reptiles, amphibians, and arachnids.

The program typically brings along an assortment of creepies, crawlies, and critters, including tarantulas, frogs, lizards, turtles, spiders, scorpions, and snakes. The program is very exciting and perfectly safe. Children will also learn a little natural history, animal husbandry, and safety.

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Papa Hugs Musical Performance Coming to Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

logo: papa hugs productionsPapa Hugs is coming to Almaden Valley to share his original program of singing, dancing, and fun! Children and their families will laugh and sing along to the songs.

Papa Hugs, a.k.a. David Sharpe, will be accompanied by his Playtime Characters, including Wonder The Kangaroo, Scary Bug, Robbie the Robot, Fitness the Frog, and Stinky Beetle.

Papa Hugs’ music is educational, interactive, upbeat, silly, and fun. It teaches children about relationships, health, our environment, and the world around us. Papa Hugs songs are straight from the heart and welcome you with open arms.

The show is at Almaden Branch Library on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. The program is made possible by the Friends of the Almaden Library. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Celebrate Month of the Young Child with Tim Cain – UPDATED 2022

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Celebrate Month of the Young Child with musician and performer, Tim Cain. His music will delight and entertain both young and old alike.

Tim Cain’s performance has been made possible by a generous gift from the Friends of the Almaden Library.

The event takes place at the Almaden Branch Library in the Children’s Area on Saturday, April 24, 2010 from 11:00-11:40am. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Book Sale Fundraiser Benefiting the Almaden Library – UPDATED 2022

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Spring 2010 book sale fundraiser benefiting the Almaden Library. More than 50 tables filled with books (fiction, non-fiction, children’s, foreign language, etc.), CDs, DVDs, audio books, and VHS tapes.

The price is right: 50 cents for paperbacks, $1 for hardcovers, and a few dollars more for a number of excellent special books, such as quality coffee table books. You can get a real deal from 2-3pm: “Bag-of-Books for $5.” Yes, just $5 for as many books as you can fit into a brown grocery bag.

All proceeds go to the Almaden Branch Library for additions to their collection, special programs, and any other library needs. The book sale is made possible by Friends of the Almaden Library.

The sale will be inside the Almaden Library Community Room on Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 9am-3pm. More: [EVENT IS CLOSED]

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