All events take place at Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton. For more information, call the library at 925-931-3400.

Children’s Events:

Toddler Laptime at Hively

Thursday, January 9, 10:15 - 10:45 AM and 1:00 – 1:30 pm / Hively (formerly Child Care Links) 6601 Owens Drive #100, Pleasanton

Stories, music, bounces, fingerplays and more. Best suited for toddlers ages 16 to 36 months and their parents/caregivers. This event will be held at Hively (formerly Child Care Links).

Registration is required for this event. To register, please visit or call the Pleasanton Library Children's Desk at 925-931-3400 x3. Space is limited due to room capacity.

Robots on the Loose!

Intro. Lab for 3rd and 4th Graders

Saturday, January 18, 2:00 - 3:30 PM and 4:00 – 5:30 pm / Amador Recreation Center, 4455 Black Ave., Pleasanton

A new, pop-up program series for children to learn elementary computer coding skills while playing with Wonder Workshop’s Dash and Dot robots in conjunction with the app Blockly. Intro Lab programs are designed for students new to the Robots on the Loose program and the Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot robots. Intro Lab programs will feature exploratory free play, group activities, and challenges based on grade level. Library staff and teen volunteers will assist participants, guide them through the activities, and offer help on the challenges. Once a participant has attended a Robots on the Loose Intro Lab, they will be eligible to attend the programs for returning students. These programs will take place at the Amador Recreation Center at 4455 Black Ave. behind the Dolores Bengston Aquatic Center. Registration is required for this event. To register, please visit after January 4th at 10am.

Adult Events:

Employment and Resume Counseling

Thursdays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Free consultation with an experienced Employment Recruiter. Registration is required. Learn how to find employment web sites, search for a job on the web, get help with online applications, and receive help with resume writing. Sign up at the Information Services Desk for a private consultation. The Pleasanton Library has extensive support material available to assist you. For more information and to make an appointment, please call the Information Services Desk at 925-931-3400 ext. 4.

Experience Virtual Reality at the Library

Wednesdays, 12:00 - 2:00 pm / Thursdays, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Virtual Reality (VR) uses a computer, headset, and sensors to immerse you directly into a three-dimensional, computer-generated world. Your head, hands, and body movements are tracked to let you interact with what you see via the headset. Experience our planet as you've never experienced it before. Travel around the world, to distant planets, and even back in time without ever leaving the library. For ages fourteen and up. All users will need to submit a Waiver. Sign up at member services.

English Conversation Practice

With Carole Peterson

Tuesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

English Conversation practice for adults with Carole Peterson every Tuesday evening from 7 - 8:30. Conversation groups are free, no registration is required.