SAN LEANDRO -- Have impressive natural or fake facial hair? Come to San Leandro Public Library's Beard and Mustache Competition Saturday night to compete for gift cards and a signed copy of the book Beard by Matt Rainwaters.

The event begins at 5 p.m. with a meet and greet session and light refreshments. Rainwaters will speak from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The competition will follow and conclude by 10 p.m.

Seven competition categories include natural and styled mustaches, beards, partial beards, and fake beards.

Registration for the free event can be completed online at sanleandrolibrary.org or in person upon arrival at 300 Estudillo Ave. before 6 p.m.

Gift card grand prizes ranging from $50 to $125 are provided by Friends of the San Leandro Library. The event is hosted by the library's Millenial Academy program.

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