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July  29, 2017     7:00 am  -  11:00 am
Literacy: FIVE-ALARM PANCAKE BREAKFAST 2017-07-29 7 00 am 11 00 am 2625 First Street, Napa, CA. Join New Life Tabernacle and the Napa Fire Department for a pancake breakfast to support the Napa County Library Literacy Center. Enjoy breakfast and meet your neighbors while supporing a worthy
 
October  04, 2017     4:40 pm  -  6:00 pm
20 minute appointments for kids 8-12 every Wednesday afternoon. For more information, call the Calistoga Library at (707) 942-4833.
 
October  04, 2017     11:15 am  -  12:15 pm
Join Miss Ruth for toddler through preschool age storytimes and crafts, every Wednesday!
 
October  11, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Anime Club - Napa Library Teen Room 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month 4-5 PMAges 11-18 or grades 6-12For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at: melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org
 
October  11, 2017     6:30 pm  -  8:30 pm
Practice English or Spanish and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Participants speak half the time in English and half in Spanish. Beginners welcome – 6:30 pm  –  8:30 pm, on Wednesdays.
 
October  11, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
What if YOU could hear with your ankles, squeeze seven kinds of silk from millions of tiny spigots in your abdomen, shed your skin to get smaller?
 
October  12, 2017     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
Passionate Nomadby Jane Flectcher GeniesseDraws on history, psychology, and anthropology to discuss how the tribal connection--the instinct to belong to small groups with a clear purpose and common understanding--can satisfy the human quest for meaning and belonging...
 
October  13, 2017     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Napa Valley Quilters share their knowledge and love of quilting with the Napa community. Founded in 1981, the group continues to grow and nurture each other....
 
October  13, 2017     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Join us for a lively discussion and light refreshments in this open forum book club as members discuss The Circle by Dave Eggers. We meet on the 2nd Friday of each month.Please contact Dan @ 942-4833 for more information.       
 
October  14, 2017     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Come, write, read, and meet other writers!  Writers of all genres and formats welcome to participate in an open, supportive, and constructive atmosphere.  Teens and adults welcome. Second Saturday of each month. 
 
October  17, 2017     6:30 pm  -  8:30 pm
Need help with eBooks, email, or learning how to use your Smartphone? Bring your devices and any tech questions you may have.  We’ll help you figure it out! ¿Necesita ayuda con libros electrónicos, correo electrónico, o quiere aprender a usar su Smartphone? ¡Traiga su aparato y cualquier pregunta técnica que tenga, y nosotros le ayudaremos resolverla!
 
October  21, 2017     3:15 pm  -  4:30 pm
Want to volunteer at the Library? Have a volunteer requirement as part of your curriculum or club? If you would like to volunteer at the library, we invite you to complete an application and contact the Young Adult Librarian, Melinda Mathis, with questions. Volunteer orientations are held on the second Saturday (unless noted otherwise) of every month at 3:15 pm.  You can download an application/info sheet here.  For more information on volunteering, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org.  
 
October  25, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
“Powerful…Focusing primarily on one family’s struggle to survive in violenceriddled El Salvador by sending some of its members illegally to the U.S...
 
October  25, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
New Members Welcome! 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
 
October  26, 2017     6:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Join historian Rebecca A. Yerger as she reappears for the ninth year to share more beguiling Halloween treats of local tales of paranormal activity and encounters with the frightfully eerie.
 
October  27, 2017     3:30 pm  -  5:30 pm
Teen Video Game Tournament Bring your game face! On the last Friday of the month, we will host a video game tournament in the Teen Room. Join us for competition, bragging rights, and prizes. Friday October 27 at 3:30 pm (Injustice)Friday December 29 at 3:30 pm (FIFA)Teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12 only. Contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org if you questions about this program.  
 
October  31, 2017     10:00 am  -  5:00 pm
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Families are invited to enjoy candy and games at the library to celebrate Halloween. 10 am to 3:45 pm - Little ghouls and goblins can pick up some treats and tricks throughout the library. For more information, call 253-46103:30 to 5:00 pm Event for Teens only: Carve your own Jack-O-lantern while enjoying a Halloween movie and snacks. Make it silly or scary and we'll supply the pumpkins and carving tools. 4:00 pm Can Winnie the Witch save Halloween? She needs your help! Join us for a blacklight puppet show presented by Puppet Arts Theater. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis.  
 
October  31, 2017     3:30 pm  -  5:30 pm
Carve you own Jack-O-lantern while enjoying a Halloween movie and snacks. Bring your creativity and we will supply the rest. Teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12. For more information, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org.
 
November  01, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Celebrate lost loved ones with poems about death, grief, and the fragility of life. Bring a poem to share--your originals or your favorites--or come to listen and reflect.
 
November  01, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Join the Library's Teen Advisory Board and earn volunteer hours by helping plan events for teens and providing advice about how the library provides services to teens. Drop in teens are welcome to participate and enjoy free refreshments.
 
November  02, 2017     5:00 pm  -  6:00 pm
Library commission meetings are held on the first Thursday every other month at 5:00 p.m. except the when in Calistoga which is held at 4:00 p.m.  The meeting location and agenda are published 3 days prior to the meeting, and are available in each of the Napa County libraries.  
 
November  04, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Have you ever wanted to crochet, but are too afraid to try, or it’s too confusing to learn on your own?
 
November  04, 2017     10:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Stop in to talk shop, commiserate writers block, discuss publishing, or workshop your poems with Napa County's Poet Laureate
 
November  04, 2017     11:00 am  -  3:00 pm
Sugar Skull making for all agesTwo sessions 11 AM and 1 PMThis all ages bilingual program will be presented by New Tech High students. Attendees will be able to decorate sugar skulls as well as learn about the tradition.  
 
November  06, 2017     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Think crafting is just for kids? Hesitant about dipping your toe into the artsy pool? For those Adults that have a hidden obsession with DIY and crafting come join us every first Monday of the month...
 
November  07, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Join us for our Teen Book Club held on the first Tuesday of the month from 4-5    Tuesday November 7th-We are all made of molecules by Susan NeilsenTuesday December 5th- 13 reasons why-Jay Asher Tuesday, January 2nd- Fangirl-Rainbow RowellTuesday, February 6th- Tandem-Anna JarzabTuesday March 6th- Quiet Power- Susan Cain  Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on the Teen Book Club, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. rg. 
 
November  09, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Fall Festival for Teens Celebrate the Fall by enjoying a caramel apple bar and seasonal crafts. Teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12. For more information, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. 
 
November  14, 2017     6:00 pm  -  9:00 pm
Napa County Library & ASNVC in partnership with outflank games invites you to join us for our monthly game night. Discover and play over 50 different games or bring your own and share the fun! Second Tuesday of the month. Snacks will be provided by ASNVC & every month we will raffle off a FREE mystery game so stick around and you could be the lucky winner :) *Earn up to 2 extra raffle tickets by being a member of UN/Shevled & Fairfield Tabletop Gamers, must be present to win. 
 
December  02, 2017     11:00 am  -  3:00 pm
Pinata Making for all agesTwo sessions: 11 AM and 1 PM  Join New Tech High School Students for this bilingual program for ALL AGES! Attendees will learn how to make pinatas as well as learning the history of this tradition. 
 
December  19, 2017     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Cookie Decorating workshop for teens In this workshop, attendees will be learning cookie decorating tips and tricks. Teen Programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12. This workshop is limited to 20 teens and registration is required.  To book a spot, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org.