Xtreme Science


Promises made, promises kept! To celebrate the anniversary of Measure L, a voter approved (80%!) tax which helps fund library materials and services, enjoy these free programs at a Solano County Library branch near you.  


Rio Vista Library Community Potluck
Rio Vista Library- 44 S 2nd St, Rio Vista, CA 94571
Tues, Jan 9, 5-8 p.m.
Join us for get-together for the entire community. Bring in your favorite dish and enjoy the company.


My Words, My Music
Sat, Jan 13, 2-3 p.m.
Suisun City Library- 601 Pintail Dr., Suisun City, CA 94585
A one-hour show for all ages that features children’s books and poetry set to music, performed by a string trio of composers.  Everyone gets in the act for the grand finale with a spoken word and music piece created on the spot with audience participation.


mBot Battles
Thur, Jan 18, 4-5 pm.
Sat, Jan 20, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Springstowe Library, Vallejo-1003 Oakwood Ave, Vallejo, CA 94591
Build your own small robot and attach a balloon. Find out who is the supreme battler by using a remote to pop one another's balloon!


Olive Oil Tasting
Thurs, Jan 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Vacaville Public Library-Town Square- 1 Town Square, Vacaville, CA 95688
Learn about olives and share exquisite and delicious olive oils from Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company. The program is for ages 18 and up, and reservations are required. 1-866-572-7587


California Raptors
Tues, Jan 23, 3:30-4:30 p.m.  1020 Ulatis Dr., Vacaville, CA 95687
Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center-
Everyone is welcome to experience real, live raptors that can no longer live in the wild.  Learn what they can do and how to help them.  


Xtreme Science Magic
Wed, Jan 24, 3:30-4:30 p.m.  
Fairfield Cordelia Library -5050 Business Center Dr., Fairfield, CA 94534
Get hooked on science with Don O'Brien in this fast-moving and interactive show full of experiments, demonstrations, and audience participation! This free show is brought to you by the Friends of the Fairfield Suisun Libraries.


Dirty Cello
Sat, Jan 27,2:00-3:00p.m.
John F. Kennedy, Vallejo-  505 Santa Clara St, Vallejo, CA 94590
The unique, high-energy band, Dirty Cello, is set to perform at the John F. Kennedy Library.  Their style is an energetic interpretation of blues, bluegrass, and rock.  Get a preview at http://www.dirtycello.com/


Thank you to the Friends of the Fairfield-Suisun Libraries, the Friends of the Vacaville Libraries and the Friends of the Vallejo Public Library for their ongoing support and sponsorship of Solano County Library events.






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