Lafayette celebrates the Year of the Bird by hosting the "Golden Gate Audubon: 100 Years of Protecting Bay Area Birds" exhibit. Beautiful, educational, and eight feet tall, these fourteen panels are spread throughout the library, complementing our avian book display and "Birding in Colombia" photo presentation on November 28. Experience this special exhibit before the end of the year!
Preschoolers, kids, tweens, and teens, come to the library to participate in the Week of Code. When you have complete the Hour of Code, come to the library with your completed certificate to be entered in a drawing for cool prizes! The library will host multiple coding events throughout the week. Check in with the Dougherty Station Library to see what's happening!
Welcome babies and their grownups to Baby Lapsit Storytime. Age
appropriate stories, songs, felt board stories, finger plays, and engaging
activities for our youngest library users. Best for ages 6-24 months, but a
toddler program for all ages and abilities follows at 11.
Best for children ages 1 & 2 with their caregivers, all ages and abilities welcome. Book centered activities including music, finger plays and flannel board fun! Great for building early literacy skills.
You and your little one are invited to participate
in fun-filled learning with books, songs, rhymes, bounces, and tickles followed
by play time. This class is intended for babies and toddlers with their
caregivers; although, all ages and abilities are welcome.
Welcome toddlers, pre-schoolers and their grownups to Toddler and
Preschool Storytime. Interactive rhymes, felt board stories, finger play, and
songs. Best for ages 2-5, but all ages and abilities are welcome.
This fun storytime is followed by arts and crafts activities. Join us as we bounce, tickle and rhyme our way through the morning, exploring fun stories along the way. Simple crafts will be provided to build motor skills and fire young imaginations with the joy of making.
Short board and picture books, rhymes, bounces, tickles, songs, movement activities, and fingerplays for infants and toddlers. Lots of interaction with parents/caregivers and children. Lasts approximately 20-25 minutes. After storytime Stay + Play with our collection of building toys and literacy activities.
For ages 3 to 5. Come join us as we learn and build literacy skills while having fun. We read books, sing songs, do finger plays, color and more! Helps build Kindergarten readiness. No registration required.
Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Thursday from 1:00pm-1:30pm in the Teen Center at the Lafayette Library. Sign up in advance for a 30-minute one-on-one session. The session is also intended for people seeking assistance with e-books and e-readers. Please bring your questions, device and necessary passwords with you.
Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Thursday from 1:30pm-2:00pm in the Teen Center at the Lafayette Library. Sign up in advance for a 30-minute one-on-one session. The session is also intended for people seeking assistance with e-books and e-readers. Please bring your questions, device and necessary passwords with you.