Learn to Stitch @ Central CCR

Learn to sew a running stitch, a whipstitch, a blanket stitch, and a French knot. Then use these stitches to make a simple 3" baby doll to snuggle under your mini-sampler/blanket. Come to the Central Library, 4th Floor Children's Room to join in the fun. All materials will be provided. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Baby doll and sampler/blanket

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Journey To Africa: Maasai Chief Salaton Ole Ntutu @North

Born and raised in the heart of the Kenyan savanna, Maasai Chief Salaton Ole Ntutu, brings Africa to life with his stories of a child becoming a warrior while living amongst the wild animals he now passionately works to protect.

Learn how he survived with his knowledge of animal behavior and sounds, and how he developed a desire to preserve his Maasai lands and culture.

All ages will enjoy this adventure into the wild wonders of Africa!

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Love in the Stacks: Literary Speed Dating @ North

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Cupid invites bookloving singles in their 20s and 30s to gather in the meeting room for snacks and chance encounters.

Bring a book you loved, hated, or just recently read and be prepared to chat about it with a (charming? lovely?) stranger – but only for a few minutes.

Space is limited!

Call the library (510-981-6520) or come in to sign up and learn more about this literary matchmaking event.

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