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February 2014 Events at the Fair Oaks Library

Fair Oaks Library, 11601 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks

Sunday & Monday: Closed; Tuesday & Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Thursday: 10 a.m.; Friday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For details, telephone the Sacramento Public Library at (916) 264-2920 or visit www.saclibrary.org.

 

ADULT
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
BOOK SALE! @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Saturday, February 01, 2014
9:00 AM
**Presale for Friends members, 9:00-10:00** Support Fair Oaks Library with your purchase! Hosted by the Friends of Fair Oaks Library -- join today!

FAMILY/ALL AGES
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
THE PUPPET COMPANY PRESENTS: ANANSI, THE SPIDER @ FAIR OAKS
Saturday, February 01, 2014
2:00 PM
Celebrate Black History Month with The Puppet Company. They will present Anansi, the Spider an African folktale based on the book A Story, A Story by Gail E. Healey. Once all the stories in the world belonged to Nyame, the Sky God. Anansi, the spider man wanted them. The show tells the story of how people obtained their own stories to tell.

ADULT
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
BOOK SALE! @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
10:00 AM
Support Fair Oaks Library with your purchase! Hosted by the Friends of Fair Oaks Library -- join today!

ADULT
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
JOB COACH @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Other dates: Wednesdays 2/12/2014, 2/19/2014, 2/26/2014

6:00 PM & 6:30 PM
Come and meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach who will help you look for jobs, create an effective resume, and more! Each appointment lasts for 30 minutes. Participants are encouraged to register in advance online for a timeslot at 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, or 7 pm. If no appointments are scheduled, the service will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until 7 pm.



SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
READ TO A DOG! @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
6:45 PM
Bring your child to the library to read aloud to a quiet, friendly dog. Each dog is attended by an adult volunteer, and both are trained and licensed by Therapy Dogs, Inc. Children who read to the dogs can earn a book of their choice from our collection of books provided by the Friends of the Fair Oaks Library. And for our December program, we are encouraging participants to come in their pajamas!

EARLY CHILDHOOD (0-5)
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
BABY LAPSIT STORYTIME @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Other dates: Thursdays 2/13/2014, 2/20/2014

11:00 AM
Please join us for a special storytime for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Stick around for baby stay and play at the end of storytime.

BOOK CLUB
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
FAIR OAKS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Saturday, February 08, 2014
1:00 PM
Join us for a discussion of "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini. New members are always welcome!

EARLY CHILDHOOD (0-5)
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Other dates: Tuesday 2/18/2014

11:30 AM
Enjoy weekly storytime fun with us -- join us for stories and songs! For ages 3-5 years.

EARLY CHILDHOOD (0-5)
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
TODDLER STORYTIME @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Other dates: Wednesday 2/19/2014

11:30 AM
Enjoy weekly storytime fun with us -- join us for stories and songs! For ages 18 months - 3 years.

ADULT
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
KNIT AND CROCHET CIRCLE @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
6:00 PM
Now twice a month! Enjoy a bit of conversation and companionship at the Fair Oaks Library Crochet and Knitting Circle! All ages and skill levels are welcome; this is not an instructional class but some assistance will be available. Please bring your own hooks, needles, yarn, and a project to work on. If you need a project, we can provide you with ideas and patterns to make newborn baby hats.

TEEN
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
LET'S MAKE TINY BOOKS! @ FAIR OAKS
Thursday, February 13, 2014
4:00 PM
In the 19th century it was common to give gift books as a token of love or friendship. We're putting our own spin on creating tiny books this Valentine's Day! Stop by the library and make a book to keep or give to someone special! You must be 12-18 years old to participate in this program.

ADULT
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
PERSIAN BOOK CLUB @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
6:30 PM
Come for a discussion in Farsi of books regarding Persian culture, history, literature, and other topics. Titles change every month.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
LEGO FUN! @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
3:30 PM
Kids, come spend the afternoon playing with Legos! Plenty of Legos await you. We will display your creations in the library after the program! For ages 5 and up; no registration required.

ADULT
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
WHAT THE CRAFT?! @ FAIR OAKS (RECURRING)
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
6:00 PM
Feeling crafty and not sure what to do? Want to make something and don’t have supplies? Join us on the third Wednesday of each month as we raid our craft stash to get creative! Instructions for a different craft will be available each month, but what you make is your decision!

EARLY CHILDHOOD (0-5)
FAIR OAKS LIBRARY
BILINGUAL SPANISH STORYTIME (RECURRING)
Saturday, February 22, 2014
2:00 PM
Caregivers and children are welcome to join us in the Children's Area for Bilingual Spanish storytime. There will be stories, songs, rhymes, and more in Spanish and English. The target age range is 18 months-5 years, but all children are welcome to attend.





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