Cuentos y Canciones. Stories and songs for the whole family in Spanish and English. 10:30 a.m. Sept. 6. West End Library, 788 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7767, www.cityofalamedaca.gov

LGBTQ Book Club. The LGBTQ Book Group meets to discuss "Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger" by Kelly Cogswell. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 7. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7713, www.alamedaca.gov.

Library Film Series. This month's film is "Lili," the 1953 Oscar-winning classic starring Leslie Caron. Introduced and moderated by Jeff M. Giordano. Discussion of the film follows. Adults only please. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7713, www.cityofalamedaca.gov.

Alameda Library Book Club. This month, the club discusses "The Orphan Trian" by Christina Baker Kline. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.alamedaca.gov.

Paws To Read. The kid-friendly pooches of Paws to Read head back to the library to help kids in K through fifth grade with their reading skills. Sign up at the children's desk. 3:45 and 4:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.alamedafree.org

Alameda Great Books Club. This month, the club discusses "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy. 6 p.m. Sept. 9. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.alamedaca.gov.


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U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee. Congressmember Barbara Lee holds satellite office hours. 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 11. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7777, www.cityofalamedaca.gov.

Crafts at the Library. Kids from 4 to 8 years old can get crafty at with a variety of fun activities at craft day at the library. 3:30 p.m. Sept. 11. West End Library, 788 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7767, www.cityofalamedaca.gov

Power Box Art Reception. Celebrate the unveiling of Alameda's newest public art -- on utility boxes -- and meet the artists who are beautifying our city. 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 12. Rhythmix Cultural Works, 2513 Blanding Ave., Alameda. Free. 510-865-5060, rhythmix.org.

Play for the Parks Golf Tournament. Alameda Friends of the Parks Foundation holds its second annual Play for the Parks Golf Tournament to promote, protect and support recreation and park activities for all Alamedans. Cost includes golf, electric cart, goody bags, dinner and more. 11 a.m. Sept. 15. Chuck Corica Golf Complex, 1 Clubhouse Memorial Road, Alameda. $85. Dinner only $35. www.alamedaparks.org.

Writers' Group at the Library. All interested adult writers needing a space to work, and an opportunity to connect and share with other writers are invited to join. All writing genres welcome. Noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 13. Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak St., Alameda. Free. 510-747-7713, www.alamedafree.org.