Children's programs at the Merced Branch Library - March 2017
March 2017 Children’s Programs

Merced Branch Library
155 Winston Drive
San Francisco
(415) 355-2825

New Program: Reading Buddies! Starting March 11th, we will have Teen volunteers available to read with children! Teen Reading buddies will sit with your child and share a book.

Please note that this is a program designed to make children generally more comfortable with reading, rather than an academic literacy training.

Saturdays, March 11, 18, & 25, 11-Noon.


Baby Rhyme & Playtime Rhyme, rhythm, and song. For infants up to 18 months and their caregivers.

Thursdays, 10:15 – 10:45.


Toddler Tales & Playtime Rhymes, songs, and books. For ages 16 months to 2 years and their caregivers.

Mondays, 10:15 – 10:45


Homework Help We are now offering drop-in homework help for elementary school students. Every

Wednesday, 3-4:30 PM.


Rabbit Hole Children's Theater There is something new waiting for you inside the treasure chest that will spark our adventure! All the props inside the chest will inspire a new story that we will explore with our bodies, voices and dancing each week! Children and their families will learn how to work together as an ensemble and explore the art of improvisation.

For ages 2-8 and their caregivers.

Saturday, March 11, 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

Monthly Lego Club Come to the Merced Branch and build some wild and crazy creations. Family participation is encouraged. LEGO Club is the first Tuesday of every month at the Merced Branch. Tuesday, March 7, 4 - 5:30


Lego Free Play Come to the Merced Branch and build some wild and crazy creations. Family participation is encouraged.

Sunday, March 12, 3 – 4:30 Friday, March 24, 4 – 5:30


Pokemon Playdate

Merced Library is hosting a Pokemon Playdate! Bring your cards, show off your collection, watch a Pokemon movie, go on a scavenger hunt, eat snacks, have fun! If you are a Pokemon Go player, we will be setting a lure! Ages 5 and up.

Sunday, March 26, 3 – 4:30


OzoBots Experiment with programming small robots called Ozobots using basic coding instructions and drawing skills. Create obstacle courses for your Ozobot to follow and challenge your friends to a race.

Best for children age 8+

Friday, March 17, 4 – 5 PM

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