The Irvington Library is only open one measly day a week, every Wednesday. It is a shame because you can tell how much the children enjoy using the library on that one day of the week. The childrens section takes up about half of this library and the kids are usually running around and excited.
What's nice about this store is that it is rather small and personable and you don't have to worry about getting lost in the store or having a hard time finding what you want among massive shelves. The current promotion is buy 4 books get one free, which I wasn't too impressed with.
Do not let the somewhat dirty name of the store scare you away. The owner has one heck of a sense of humor and definitely is not afraid to show it. You'll find that the patrons also share the same sense of humor. People are usually laughing and joking around inside. The selection is decent and of course the books can be on the shabby side. The good part is finding a best seller for 1/3 to 1/2 off.
I signed up for an accounting course here when I was pondering a future as a CPA and felt that I needed some brushing up in my skills in that subject area. The class was medium sized, but as the weeks went on it dwindled down to a smaller and smaller number of students.
Ohlone College (or "O" on the hill, as it is fondly referred to) is the main junior college in Fremont. I know many 20 somethings that attend this school to further their education in computers, programming, media (they have their own popular radio station KOHL), and theatre.
For the hand wash, the guys here work very hard. You can see the effort they put into scrubbing and shining every inch of your car. They clean it both inside and out if you prefer and you can choose the the scent of freshener, also. I like the lemon and the forest pine scents. Looks good and smells good.
This is the closest a San Franciscan will get to stepping foot in Tokyo. Unique displays are set up in the store windows and it is fun to look around. The products and food here are quite expensive, but that is not surprising because it is the only specialty japanese shopping center for miles and miles or in the city, for that matter
Mitsuwa is a large japanese grocery or mini-department store. It changed ownership relatively recently, but it pretty much looks the same and carries the same merchandise. Inside, you will find not only groceries, but also a full service fast food/deli restaurant, a stationery store, a cosmetic counter, and a housewares store.