Kids' Place

Programs & Events

The Livermore Public Library offers a number of regular programs and events for children. For program details, see the Children's Event Calendar.

Some of the programs offered on a regular basis are:

  • Summer Reading Game -- Beginning June 1st, the Summer Reading Game provides incentives for children to continue to read throughout the summer. English calendar of events. Calendario de Eventos en Español.
  • Storytime -- A variety of storytimes are offered throughout the year at the Civic Center and Rincon Branch Libraries for children of all ages.
  • Paws to Read -- Paws to Read, a program sponsored by the Livermore Public Library and the Valley Humane Society, is based on studies which show that reading with trained therapy dogs can improve a child’s self-esteem and confidence, as well as encourage a child to read more.  Series of these programs are offered at various times throughout the school year.
  • Homework Hangout -- Homework Hangout, located at the Rincon Branch Library, is a free after-school program where students come on a drop-in basis to receive assistance with their homework. Adult volunteers are in the room to answer questions and give assistance. The Homework Hangout also features computers to aid the students in writing their reports, a color printer available for printing pictures, and supplies the students may use in completing their homework.
Fri., July 25, 2014
10:30 AM
  Summer Storytimes @ Rincon
Mon., July 28, 2014
10:30 AM
  Summer Storytime for Toddlers & Kids up to 6
10:30 AM
  Big Kids Read with Storyteller John Weaver
7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM
  Pajama-Time Family Storytime!
Tue., July 29, 2014
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Baby Storytimes (for Pre-Walkers)
Wed., July 30, 2014
2:30 PM
  Storyteller Olga Loya Presents “Singing & Dancing through Stories” @ Rincon
Thu., July 31, 2014
10:30 AM
  Summer Storytimes @ Springtown
Fri., August 1, 2014
10:30 AM
  Summer Storytimes @ Rincon
Mon., August 4, 2014
10:30 AM
  Summer Storytime for Toddlers & Kids up to 6
10:30 AM
  Big Kids Read with Storyteller John Weaver
7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM
  Pajama-Time Family Storytime!
Tue., August 5, 2014
10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM
  Baby Storytimes (for Pre-Walkers)