Children entering Grades 3-6 — join the History Club at Union City Library on Wednesdays from 2-3 PM. This Wednesday, June 21, the topic will be The Gold Rush!
This program is taught by a National History Bee Finalist. Join us for this free program. No sign-ups required.
Successful Interviews – Learn and practice interview skills
Tuesday June 13, 2017
1:30 – 3 p.m.
Presented by the Tri-cities One-Stop Career Center
For more information contact: (510) 745-1464
Location: UNION CITY BRANCH – Get Directions
Library Resources on Employment Interviewing
The More that you read. the More things you will know.
The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go ! ~Dr Seuss
The Summer Reading Game will starts on June 1 !
Read or do activities to earn points and prizes!
For activities there are many choices. And many adventure .
Go to one of the festivities celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love !
Use the Library passes for Discover & Go !The portal provides instant online access to free and low-cost tickets to museums, science centers, zoos, theatres, and other fun local.
Attend one of the Library events , Check the Event Keeper online for the list!
Attend Bay Area Book Festival! June 3 & 4, Downtown Berkeley.
Every Woman’s Dream
Two best friends embark on online
dating adventures trying to make up for lost time and failed marriages, only to become
involved in a deadly game.
For more information contact
the community contact Joan Grower 510-792-7512
or Union City Library 510-745-1464
My Beautiful Birds by Suzanne Del Rizzo
“Behind Sami, the Syrian skyline is full of smoke. The boy follows his family and all his neighbours in a long line, as they trudge through the sands and hills to escape the bombs that have destroyed their homes. But all Sami can think of is his pet pigeons–will they escape too? When they reach a refugee camp and are safe at last, everyone settles into the tent city. But though the children start to play and go to school again, Sami can’t join in. When he is given paper and paint, all he can do is smear his painting with black. He can’t forget his birds and what his family has left behind.One day a canary, a dove, and a rose finch fly into the camp. They flutter around Sami and settle on his outstretched arms. For Sami it is one step in a long healing process at last.”
Beautiful pictures by the author as well: using mixed media, Del Rizzo creates vivid, imaginative illustrations for her book. [JPB D]
Ossiri and the Bala Mengro (2016) by Richard O’Neill and Katharine Quarmby; illustrated by Hannal Tolson
“A Traveler girl creates her own musical instrument from a willow branch and lots of recycled objects. She plays it enthusiastically, but it sounds terrible! Ignoring warnings not to awaken the ogre in the hills, Ossiri goes there to practice playing her instrument. Will she wake the ogre, and will it appreciate her playing? Told by a Romani storyteller and a picture book author, this original tale offers a fascinating insight into Travelling lifestyles and cultures.” [JPB O]
Marlo (2017) by Christopher Browne.
“When Marlo’s owner tells him to take a bath, he imagines a wild underwater adventure in which he must find and rescue his friend Duck.” [JPB B]