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April  30, 2015     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Are you interested in digital music creation? Come drop in the Beat Space located in the Teen Volunteer office right next to the teen room. Check out the fun equipment we have and make your own beats!Contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or (707)259-8394 with questions.   Ages for teen events are 11-18 or grades 6-12.
 
June  07, 2015     10:00 am  -  5:00 pm
The sale now open to everyone  through Sunday June 7. 
 
June  27, 2015     2:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Are you interested in Science and Technology? Do you want to be creative and have fun? Come to our technology workshops and see what you can do with a Makey Makey: an invention kit for everyone!Registration is required, as space is limited!Teen Programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12. For more information or registration, please contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394. 
 
June  30, 2015     6:30 pm  -  8:00 pm
Take a stroll to learn about some of Napa's historic trees.
 
July  01, 2015     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.
 
July  02, 2015     4:00 pm  -  6:00 pm
The Napa County Library Commission will hold a meeting on Thursday, May 7, at 5:00 p.m., at the American Canyon Library, 300 Crawford Way, American Canyon.   For more information, please contact the library business office at (707) 253-4242.
 
July  03, 2015     12:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
 Basic one-on-one instruction. 30 minute appointments every Friday. Bring your questions and your own smartphone, tablet, laptop or we can use one of our computers. Call 942-4833 today to schedule your 30 minute session.
 
July  06, 2015     6:30 pm  -  8:30 pm
Kids are invited to a free screening of the movie: The Jungle Book.
 
July  08, 2015     9:30 am  -  10:30 am
 Kids are invited to "Dance Around the World” at the Napa Library.
 
July  08, 2015     2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm
Kids are invited to "Dance Around the World" at the Yountville Community Center.
 
July  08, 2015     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Using a guitar pick punch, we will be making our own guitar picks. Don't play an instrument? Thats ok, we can make it into a necklace, keychain, or other jewelry. All supplies provided. All Teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12. For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394. 
 
July  08, 2015     3:30 pm  -  5:00 pm
Elementary school-age readers are invited to drop in and read to a certified reading dog
 
July  08, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Are you interesting in learning an instrument? The Napa Library Teen Department is now offering Ukulele workshops taught by very talented teen volunteers. These classes will be on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday through the summer. We have purchased 10 ukuleles for you to use. Registration is required, as our supplies are limited.  Teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12.  For more information or to register, please contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394.
 
July  09, 2015     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
Napa Library book Club meets every 2nd Thursday of each month from 1pm- 2pm in the library Community Room.  This Month's book: Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014ByMunro, Alice2014-11 - Knopf Publishing Group9781101874103Check Our CatalogFrom the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature--and one of our most beloved writers--a new selection of her peerless short fiction, gathered from the collections of the last two decades, a companion volume to 'Selected Stories' (1968-1994). 'Family Furnishings' brings us twenty-four of Alice Munro's most accomplished, most powerfully affecting stories, many of them set in the territory …More                                      
 
July  09, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Kids ages 7+ are invited to make neon etchings.
 
July  09, 2015     2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm
This is a dance show for kids available at the American Canyon Library.
 
July  09, 2015     10:00 am  -  11:00 am
Dance Show for Kids is being offered at the Sharpsteen Museum in Calistoga.
 
July  09, 2015     7:00 pm  -  9:00 pm
Professional photographer, Tom Farley will host a presentation on Mexican mural art.
 
July  10, 2015     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
 We meet on the second Friday of each month at 11:00. This month we are reading      One Summer: America, 1927ByBryson, Bill2013-10 - Doubleday Books9780767919401Check Our Catalog  In "One Summer" Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.…More        
 
July  11, 2015     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Celebrate summer with these fun crafts for the outdoors: mason jar lanterns and painted garden bugs.
 
July  11, 2015     11:00 am  -  1:00 pm
Come join us make pinwheels for summer at our July crafternoon!
 
July  11, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Come learn the different techniques of paper folding to recycle a book into art! All teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12.   For more information, please contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394. 
 
July  11, 2015     3:15 pm  -  4:00 pm
Teen Volunteer Orientation will be on the 11th this month due to the 4th of July closure of the Library. Registration not required, but appreciated.  Teen are eligible for the volunteer program if they are between the ages of 11 and 17 or grades 6-12. For more information, please contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394. 
 
July  13, 2015     6:30 pm  -  8:30 pm
Kids are invited to a free screening of the movie: Alexander and the Horrible, Terrible, No Good Day.
 
July  15, 2015     9:30 am  -  10:30 am
Singer MaryLee Sunseri leads children in songs and chants from around the world at the Napa Main Library.
 
July  15, 2015     2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm
Singer MaryLee Sunseri leads children in songs and chants from around the world.
 
July  15, 2015     6:00 pm  -  8:30 pm
Open Mic @ the Library - The Napa County Library in partnership with the Slack Collective and the Black & White Center will present an opportunity to share, listen, and learn.
 
July  16, 2015     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
  The American Canyon Library book club meets the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. This month we are discussing The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson.   For more information, call 707-644-1136 or visit American Canyon Library Book Club     
 
July  16, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Kids ages 7+ are invited to learn the basics of color pastels.
 
July  16, 2015     2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm
Singer MaryLee Sunseri leads children in songs and chants from around the world.
 
July  16, 2015     10:00 am  -  11:00 am
Singer MaryLee Sunseri leads children in songs and chants from around the world.
 
July  17, 2015     10:30 am  -  11:30 am
Families with babies are invited to a special music concert presented by MaryLee Sunseri.
 
July  17, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Learn the basics of songwriting, including song structure and tips to make your song stand out among the crowd. All Teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12. For more information on this program, please contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394.
 
July  18, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Tweens ages 10-12 are invited to transform a music CD into a work of art.
 
July  18, 2015     11:00 am  -  12:00 am
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Toni McKintosh, will be at the Napa Main library to discuss at-risk youth services available to families.  The city of Napa's Community Youth Diversion program works in partnership with the community by assisting youth who are exhibiting at-risk behaviors, which if not addressed may lead to criminal behavior. They focus on delivering quality programs which in turn inspire youth to make positive changes in their lives while taking responsibility for their actions.    This program is open to any teen or parent who wants more information about how this City Program can help you!  For more information, please contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394.
 
July  20, 2015     6:30 pm  -  8:30 pm
Kids are invited to a free screening of the movie: Tinker Bell & The Legend of the Neverbeast.
 
July  21, 2015     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Anime Club- Napa Library Teen Room 4-5 PMAges 11-18 or grades 6-12For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at: melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org
 
July  22, 2015     8:30 am  -  11:30 am
Resume Assistance  Thursdays  1:30 - 3:30 pm   ​Need help with your resume and cover letter?  Create your profile and presence on social media.  Use the computer as a tool for your job search.  FREE
 
July  22, 2015     10:30 am  -  11:30 am
Napa Library Children's Staff presents "Songs Around the World" for kids.
 
July  22, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Are you interesting in learning an instrument? The Napa Library Teen Department is now offering Ukulele workshops taught by very talented teen volunteers. These classes will be on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday through the summer. We have purchased 10 ukuleles for you to use. Registration is required, as our supplies are limited. Teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12. For more information or to register, please contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394.
 
July  23, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Teens talk about their musical instruments and then kids are invited to make a cardboard ukulele.
 
July  23, 2015     10:00 am  -  11:00 am
Tony Border blends ventriloquism and puppetry to create a delightful show for kids.
 
July  24, 2015     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Teens, bring your friends and your dance moves! Teen programs are for ages 11-18, grades 6-12. for more information contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394.
 
July  25, 2015     2:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Learn the simple and beautiful art of book folding, no experience necessary!
 
July  25, 2015     2:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Are you interested in Science and Technology? Do you want to be creative and have fun? Come to our technology workshops and see what you can do with a Makey Makey: an invention kit for everyone!Registration is required, as space is limited!Teen Programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12. For more information or registration, please contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394. 
 
July  31, 2015     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
You've seen the movies, heard the cliches, and listened to the tales from "back in the day". Now here is your chance to get the 411 from a panel of current Napa Valley PTK honor students about their prospectives on getting into and staying in college. All teen programs are for ages 11-18. Parents are welcome to attend this program with their teens. For more information on this program, contact Library Associate, Ricah Quinto at Ricah.Quinto@countyofnapa.org or 299-1764.
 
August  01, 2015     3:15 pm  -  4:00 pm
Teen Volunteer Orientation First Saturday of each month 3:15-4 p.m.Applications available at the Napa Library or online For more information contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or (707)259-8394
 
August  07, 2015     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Teens are invited to come and watch (and sing-a-long if you want!) this music movie. This Disney movie is based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899 and is Mindy's favorite musical of all time!!!All teen events are for ages 11-18. For more information, please contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394.
 
August  08, 2015     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Use old maps to create unique DIY keepsakes with these recycled map crafts!
 
August  08, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Teens are invited to come to the makerLab and learn how to make and decorate portable speakers and upgrade their earbuds to be unique and fun. All teen events are for ages 11-18. For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at Melinda.Mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394.
 
August  12, 2015     3:30 pm  -  5:30 pm
Teens are invited to the American Canyon library to watch the musical movie, Into the Woods. A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with locating magical items from classic fairy tales. All teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394.
 
August  15, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Tweens (ages 10-12) are invited to use paint and sheet music to make a colorful masterpiece.
 
August  29, 2015     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Teen are eligible for the volunteer program if they are between the ages of 11 and 17 or grades 6-12. For more information, please contact Library Associate, Renee Lacy at renee.lacy@countyofnapa.org or 644-1136.