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Library alive with readings and activities

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild has a variety of children and adult programs planned for the month of April at 17040 Avenida de Acacias. All children events will be held in the Martha Glasgow Youth Services Wing.
The month kicks off with preschool story time at noon every Tuesday afternoon. This month, stories are about farmyard animals.
Craft afternoons will be held at 3:30 p.m. April 8, featuring a spring-themed craft, and 3:30 p.m. April 22, featuring a recycled-materials craft.
Children can enjoy pirate stories told in a fun and entertaining way with the Patchwork Players at 3:30 p.m. April 15. All ages welcome and children are welcome to dress up in pirate outfits.
Teens are invited to create “artist cards” at 3:30 p.m. April 26. The popular cards are often traded and are made with a variety of materials. For more information, teens can contact the Youth Services desk at (858) 756-2512,
Celebrate “El Dia de los Ninos” with a magic show, featuring magicians Rafael and Katia, at 3:30 p.m. April 17. All ages are welcome.
The Rancho Santa Fe Book Club will discuss “Shakespeare: The World as Stage,” by Bill Bryson, at their monthly meeting beginning 2 p.m. April 9.
The club will also host an author talk featuring Woodrow Wilson, author of “The Champagne Taste/Beer Budget Cookbook” at 11 a.m. April 8. The chemist, physicist, and now author put fun back into the kitchen by creating “champagne” recipes on a “beer” budget. Guests are welcome.
Experience Qi Cong, a Chinese meditative practice that uses slow movements and controlled breathing, at 11 a.m. April 23 and 30. The exercises will be led by Silja Bjorklund.