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|June 18, 2013
July means Jazz at the Livermore Public Library! The sound of jazz will be featured during the month of July 2013, as the Livermore Public Library presents their annual Jazz in July series of free events around this lively genre of music. All events will take place at the Livermore Public Library Civic Center, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue.|
The Suzanna Smith Quartet kicks off the Jazz in July series
|June 14, 2013
Registration is now open for the Summer Reading Programs! Sign up by clicking the "Summer Reading" link on the left and clicking on the tab for the program in which you would like to participate; you may choose from the Pre-Reader, Books Count or Pages Count for Independent Readers, Teen Summer Reading, or Adult Summer Reading program. Prizes will be awarded in all programs, with the goal of reading, sharing what was read, and having fun! Get registered today, and start reading!|
|June 13, 2013
The Livermore Public Library will present the Puppet Art Theater’s production of “Tommy’s Space Adventure!” on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at 10:30am, at the Civic Center Library. “Tommy’s Space Adventure!” is one of many variety performances during the library’s 2013 Summer Reading Program, “Reading is So Delicious!”|
|June 8, 2013
In addition to Summer Reading programs for children and teens, this year the Livermore Public Library will hold its fifth annual Summer Reading Program for adults! Books read can be from any genre that interests the reader; give yourself a chance to branch out. Although families are encouraged to read together, an adult does not have to have a child in the summer reading program to join. Adults may register online by clicking “Reader’s Room” on the library's website, and selecting the Adult Summer Reading Program. Click “sign me up” to enter your information and set a user name and password. The program begins Friday, June 14th and ends August 17th.|
|June 6, 2013
This summer, the Livermore Public Library will offer a variety of storytimes for children of all ages, including two sets of "Babies-Only" storytimes and storytimes for children and families throughout the summer. For a complete schedule, click "more" below.|
|May 20, 2013
Teens and other readers of Young Adult Literature will have the opportunity to listen to bestselling titles and required reading classics this summer. Each week this summer, from May 30 - August 15, 2013, SYNC will offer two free audiobook downloads.|
The audiobook pairings will include a popular young adult (YA) title and a classic that connects with the YA title's theme and is likely to show up on a student's summer reading lists. For example, Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven Boys (Scholastic Audiobooks), the first book in a bestselling series about a group of teenagers search for the supernatural ley lines, will be paired with the Latino classic of magical realism, Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima (Recorded Books).
To find out when you can download titles to listen to on the run this summer, visit www.AudiobookSync.com/free-sync-downloads/ or text syncya to 25827.
Please note that this program is not connected to Livermore Public Library. We are providing information about this free program as a courtesy.
|May 17, 2013
Summer reading is for everyone at the Livermore Public Library! Children who are independent readers can participate in the “Reading is So Delicious!” Summer Reading Program while pre-readers are invited to take part in a special reading program designed just for them. Teens entering grades 6-12 can participate in the teen reading program where they can earn raffle tickets and enter to win exciting prizes. Even adults can join in with a program tailored just for them. Prizes will be awarded in all programs, with the goal of reading, sharing what was read, and having fun! Sign up and start tracking your reading online, starting June 14. All programs run through August 17.|
|March 18, 2013
Are you looking for a good book but are out of ideas? Take a look at the Book Lists section of the website. Subscribe to the free BookNews Teen newsletter hand-picked just for teens, including gripping mysteries, wildly hilarious comedies, true adventures, mystical science fiction, and more! Or, you can browse through the many booklists for some favorite reads, fantasy books, mysteries, and urban fiction, just to name a few. For more ideas, you can always find the "Book Lists" page by going to "Teen Space" on the website and clicking "Book Lists" on the left. Happy reading!|
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