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Virtual Song and Rhyme Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual
Enjoy Storytime at home! Join us every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. for Song and Rhyme Storytime on Facebook Live!

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Virtual Bilingual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual
Enjoy Storytime at home! Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for Bilingual Storytime with Ms. Addie on Facebook Live!

Follow us on Facebook: @saclibrary

View more Storytime content for kids here: https://www.saclibrary.org/Education/Early-Learning/Storytimes

Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe
¡Disfruta una hora de cuentos en casa! Acompáñenos todos los miércoles a las 10:30 a.m. para una hora de cuentos presentado en español y ingles con la Sra.
Addie.

Síguenos en Facebook @saclibrary

Para más información sobre la hora de cuentos visita nuestra página web: https://www.saclibrary.org/Education/Early-Learning/Storytimes
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Virtual Homework Zone

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Virtual

Need help with school work? Students in Kindergarten through 8th grades can attend the Virtual Homework Zone via zoom, and will be helped by trained teen homework coaches in completing their school assignments.

Drop-in homework help is available every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Email homeworkzone@saclibrary.org for the week’s zoom link.

*SPL also offers free homework help in English and Spanish every day from 1 to 11 p.m. through Brainfuse HelpNow. Visit our HomeworkHelp page and click on the “live tutor” link to get started.


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Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual
Enjoy Storytime at home! Join us every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for Storytime on Facebook Live!

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English Conversation Group (Beginner/Intermediate)

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Virtual

Practice speaking English in a friendly and informal online group setting using Zoom.  Speak with both native English speakers and other English learners, led by a trained facilitator.  We’ll discuss a variety of topics, ranging from everyday life to local things to do and more. 


This group at 1:00 is for beginner/intermediate English learners, but all levels are welcome. 

 

Please email literacy@saclibrary.org for the Zoom link.


An intermediate/advanced group meets at 5:00 on Thursdays.  There is a separate Zoom link. English learners are welcome to attend both groups.


This event developed by Sacramento Public Library in support of its English language learning priority.


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English Conversation Group (Intermediate/Advanced)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual

Practice speaking English in a friendly and informal online group setting using Zoom.  Speak with both native English speakers and other English learners, led by a trained facilitator.  We’ll discuss a variety of topics, ranging from everyday life to local things to do and more. 


This group at 5:00 is for intermediate/advanced English learners, but all levels are welcome. 


Please email literacy@saclibrary.org for the Zoom link.

 

A beginner/intermediate group meets at 1:00 on Thursdays.  There is a separate Zoom link. English learners are welcome to attend both groups.


This event developed by Sacramento Public Library in support of its English language learning priority.


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Hip Hop Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual
The Cypher Hip Hop Workshops presents 'What Is Hip Hop?' Join us for a 30 minute interactive session that includes Storytime, rapping/call and response, and Hip Hop dance/movement! This fun and engaging session is targeted to youth ages 3 to 5 years old, but the entire family is encouraged to participate! 

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English Conversation Group (All Levels)

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Virtual

Practice speaking English in a friendly and informal online group setting using Zoom.  Speak with both native English speakers and other English learners, led by a trained facilitator.  We’ll discuss a variety of topics, ranging from everyday life to local things to do and more. 


Topics will be a repeat of the ones discussed during the Thursday 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. groups. All levels are welcome.

 

Please email literacy@saclibrary.org for the Zoom link.


This event developed by Sacramento Public Library in support of its English language learning priority.


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Virtual Tween Book Club: Snapdragon

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual

Join librarians Lindsey, Caitlin and Nate live for a Tween Comic Book Club. We'll talk about Snapdragon by Kat Leyh. We'll discuss what we think is rad about this book and ask you for your questions, before an art activity inspired by the comic book. A copy of the book is available to borrow through Hoopla. 

This program will stream on the library's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/saclibrary and Youtube page

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Body Positive Yoga

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual
Join us for a virtual 6-week body positive yoga series, led by local yoga instructor, Kirsten Johnson. Explore the connection of mind, body, and breath in a safe, body positive environment that is inclusive for all abilities and body types. This series will break down beginner foundational poses, with a different weekly focus to build on poses that can be done at home, using simple props, such as a wall or chair. This series will focus on 6 chakras. 

Week 1: Muladhara: Root-Being
Week 2: Svadhistana: Sacral-Feeling
Week 3: Manipura: Solar Plexus-Doing
Week 4: Anahata (Heart-Loving)
Week 5: Vishuddha (Throat-Speaking)
Week 6: Anja (Third eye-Seeing) & Sahasvara (Crown-Knowing) 

Following the yoga program each week, we will present a short book talk on titles related to yoga and body positivity. 

Registration via Zoom is required. Please click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. 

It is not required to attend all 6 sessions. You may come for all, some, or just one. 

About the instructor: Kirsten Johnson has been practicing yoga since 2012. She has certifications in Curvy Yoga, Yoga for All, Trauma Informed Yoga, and Kid's Yoga. She resides in Sacramento and currently teaches classes at RAW Yoga Studio, Good Elephant Sacramento, and for private clients and groups. Her passion is to empower and heal communities through yoga. 

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Library AF Book Club

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Virtual
Join us on the second Saturday of the month for the Library AF Book Club hosted by Katie. This virtual book club will meet on Zoom. This month's title is Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? by Caitlin Doughty. For more information about Library AF programs, follow us on Meetup.
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Between the Covers: Gentleman Jim

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Virtual

Between the Covers, a new Sacramento Public Library book group, invites romance readers to join us to discuss a delightfully diverse collection of romance novels on the second Saturday of the month.


Our March 2021 selection is Gentleman Jim by Mimi Matthews.


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Authors Uncovered: The Paris Library - Janet Skeslien Charles

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Virtual
Authors Uncovered features The Paris Library, author Janet Skeslien Charles's new novel.
The Paris Library is based on the true story of the heroic librarians at the American Library in Paris. This is an unforgettable story of friendship, family and the power of literature to bring us together.
Janet Skeslien Charles is the award-winning author of Moonlight in Odessa. Janet first became interested in the incredible true story of the librarians who stood up to Nazi "Book Protector" when she worked as the program manager at the American Library in Paris. She divides her time between Montana and Paris.
The author will be in conversation with Donna Apidone, Morning Edition host on Capital Public Radio.
Books will be available for purchase from Underground Books. https://shop.underground-books.com/

Please register to attend the event: : https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_miCidzBtRBePqydFD7rKzA


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Virtual Zumba

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Virtual
Join us for a 6-week virtual Zumba® series, led by local Zumba® instructor, Molly Giger. Zumba® takes the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called "exercise in disguise." Perfect for everybody and every body! 

Please wear comfortable clothing and sneakers and be sure to have a water bottle nearby. 

Registration via Zoom is required. Please click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. 

It is not required to attend all 6 sessions. You may come for all, some, or just one. 

Developed resources reported on this page are supported by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, under Cooperative Agreement number UG4LM012341 with the UCLA Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health. 

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Virtual Song and Rhyme Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual
Enjoy Storytime at home! Join us every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. for Song and Rhyme Storytime on Facebook Live!

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Veterans Yoga

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Virtual
Join us for a 4-week yoga series, led by Veterans Yoga Project instructor, Kat Sun. Each week will explore a different aspect of mindful resilience, including guided meditation, breathing exercises, guided rest, gratitude, and mindful movement.

Registration via Zoom is required. Please click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. 

It is not required to attend all 4 sessions. You may come for all, some, or just one. 

Kat Sholan Sun has been practicing yoga for 25 years. Her class offerings are focused on breath, sensation, present moment awareness and gratitude. She is excited to share the power of this transformative practice with others on their wellness journey.

This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.





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Virtual Bilingual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual
Enjoy Storytime at home! Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for Bilingual Storytime with Ms. Addie on Facebook Live!

Follow us on Facebook: @saclibrary

View more Storytime content for kids here: https://www.saclibrary.org/Education/Early-Learning/Storytimes

Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe
¡Disfruta una hora de cuentos en casa! Acompáñenos todos los miércoles a las 10:30 a.m. para una hora de cuentos presentado en español y ingles con la Sra.
Addie.

Síguenos en Facebook @saclibrary

Para más información sobre la hora de cuentos visita nuestra página web: https://www.saclibrary.org/Education/Early-Learning/Storytimes
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Virtual Homework Zone

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Virtual

Need help with school work? Students in Kindergarten through 8th grades can attend the Virtual Homework Zone via zoom, and will be helped by trained teen homework coaches in completing their school assignments.

Drop-in homework help is available every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Email homeworkzone@saclibrary.org for the week’s zoom link.

*SPL also offers free homework help in English and Spanish every day from 1 to 11 p.m. through Brainfuse HelpNow. Visit our HomeworkHelp page and click on the “live tutor” link to get started.


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Grownups Unite! A Graphic Novel Club

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Virtual

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month for the Grownups Unite! A Graphic Novel Club hosted by Jameson. This virtual book club will meet on Zoom.

Looking for a new Book Club? Join Grownups Unite! A Graphic Novel Club

Then look no further! Join the Grownups Unite! crew as we discuss, “March: Book One” by John Lewis, Nate Powell and Andrew Aydin on Wednesday March 17, at 6 p.m. Come join your fellow adults who love comics and graphic novels! Library staff will also highlight new Graphic Novel titles for adults. Contact jrohrer@saclibrary.org for further information. 

Jameson is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Topic: Grownups Unite! Book Club Meeting

Time: Mar 17, 2021 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 

When: Mar 17, 2021 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) 


Register in advance for this meeting:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJElf-6przIsGN0Du1JasBoCCpJGzh8TA3Yj 


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Virtual Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual
Enjoy Storytime at home! Join us every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for Storytime on Facebook Live!

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English Conversation Group (Beginner/Intermediate)

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Virtual

Practice speaking English in a friendly and informal online group setting using Zoom.  Speak with both native English speakers and other English learners, led by a trained facilitator.  We’ll discuss a variety of topics, ranging from everyday life to local things to do and more. 


This group at 1:00 is for beginner/intermediate English learners, but all levels are welcome. 

 

Please email literacy@saclibrary.org for the Zoom link.


An intermediate/advanced group meets at 5:00 on Thursdays.  There is a separate Zoom link. English learners are welcome to attend both groups.


This event developed by Sacramento Public Library in support of its English language learning priority.


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English Conversation Group (Intermediate/Advanced)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual

Practice speaking English in a friendly and informal online group setting using Zoom.  Speak with both native English speakers and other English learners, led by a trained facilitator.  We’ll discuss a variety of topics, ranging from everyday life to local things to do and more. 


This group at 5:00 is for intermediate/advanced English learners, but all levels are welcome. 


Please email literacy@saclibrary.org for the Zoom link.

 

A beginner/intermediate group meets at 1:00 on Thursdays.  There is a separate Zoom link. English learners are welcome to attend both groups.


This event developed by Sacramento Public Library in support of its English language learning priority.


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English Conversation Group (All Levels)

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Virtual

Practice speaking English in a friendly and informal online group setting using Zoom.  Speak with both native English speakers and other English learners, led by a trained facilitator.  We’ll discuss a variety of topics, ranging from everyday life to local things to do and more. 


Topics will be a repeat of the ones discussed during the Thursday 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. groups. All levels are welcome.

 

Please email literacy@saclibrary.org for the Zoom link.


This event developed by Sacramento Public Library in support of its English language learning priority.


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No Book Required - Teen Book Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual
Teens, what content is getting you through quarantine? Join us and chat about whatever you are watching/ listening to/ reading/ creating/ thinking/ eating. No book required! 

This virtual book club will meet on Zoom and will also be on Instagram Live!  Follow @saclib to view this event.

Please use a personal, non-school account to email stab@saclibrary.org for the invitation and password for Zoom event.

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Body Positive Yoga

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Virtual
Join us for a virtual 6-week body positive yoga series, led by local yoga instructor, Kirsten Johnson. Explore the connection of mind, body, and breath in a safe, body positive environment that is inclusive for all abilities and body types. This series will break down beginner foundational poses, with a different weekly focus to build on poses that can be done at home, using simple props, such as a wall or chair. This series will focus on 6 chakras. 

Week 1: Muladhara: Root-Being
Week 2: Svadhistana: Sacral-Feeling
Week 3: Manipura: Solar Plexus-Doing
Week 4: Anahata (Heart-Loving)
Week 5: Vishuddha (Throat-Speaking)
Week 6: Anja (Third eye-Seeing) & Sahasvara (Crown-Knowing) 

Following the yoga program each week, we will present a short book talk on titles related to yoga and body positivity. 

Registration via Zoom is required. Please click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session. 

It is not required to attend all 6 sessions. You may come for all, some, or just one. 

About the instructor: Kirsten Johnson has been practicing yoga since 2012. She has certifications in Curvy Yoga, Yoga for All, Trauma Informed Yoga, and Kid's Yoga. She resides in Sacramento and currently teaches classes at RAW Yoga Studio, Good Elephant Sacramento, and for private clients and groups. Her passion is to empower and heal communities through yoga. 

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