Hop, Wiggle, and Read: A Family Jamboree

Hop, Wiggle, and Read: A Family Jamboree

Date/Time: Sunday, Jan 26, 12–3pm
Admission: Free Museum admission with SFPL library card (and one guest);
or Free with Museum admission; Youth 18 and under always free
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About the Program

For this third annual celebration of children’s stories at The CJM, hop into hands-on art-making, wiggle to the music of The Bug Family Band, visit the Green Bookmobile outside The CJM, and enjoy animal stories with SFPL librarians and local authors Bob Barner and Angela Dominguez. Present your SFPL Card for free Museum admission.


Schedule of Events

 Green Bookmobile 
Visit the Green Bookmobile, get a new library card, and continue your exploration of books. Look for them in front of The Museum on Mission Street.

Storytimes in the Gallery
12–12:30pm, 1–1:30 pm, 2:30–3pm  Listen to San Francisco Public Librarians read classic Arnold Lobel books surrounded by his original works of art hanging on the gallery walls.

Bob Barner Bug Stories
Bug Family Band in Concert | 12–1pm

Join local author Bob Barner (Bugs, Bugs, Bugs) while he reads, draws and plays ukelele!  Then wiggle to the sounds of the Bug Family Band in a joyful folk rock show full of fun.

Clay Creature Studio | 1–3pm        
Join local author Angela Dominguez as she tells the tale of a bird named Hugo, who overcomes his fear of flight in the lovely book Let’s Go Hugo.  Celebrate this story and the stories of Arnold Lobel by creating your own clay creatures in our art studio.


Lead support for Family Programs at The Contemporary Jewish Museum is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Presenting partners include The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation and Target. Major support comes from Bank of America. Additional support is provided by Valerie and Norman Snart, in honor of Waldo and Helen Blumberg.



736 Mission Street (btwn. 3rd and 4th Streets), San Francisco, CA 94103 | Hours: Daily 11am–5pm, Thursdays 11am–8pm, Closed Wednesdays | 415.655.7800 | info@thecjm.org