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December  08, 2016     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
The Napa Library Book Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1 - 2 p.m at the Napa Main Library.  More information.  This month we are reading  December 8 Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iranby Shirin Ebadi Check Our Catalog   For several years the Iranian government tried everything to silence Shirin Ebadi: They arrested her, bugged her phones, attacked her home, shadowed her everywhere she went, seized her office, and nailed a death threat to her front door. But nothing could stop Ebadi from her work as a human rights lawyer defending women, children, and the persecuted in Iran. After several years of harrassment and intimidation, the Iranian spy services turned their sights onto Ebadi's only weakness: those she loved the most, her family.  more...  
 
December  08, 2016     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Basic one-on-one instruction.  30 minute appointments every Thursday through Saturday, English or Spanish.  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.
 
December  09, 2016     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Join us for a reception and presentation,  Brown Street Gallery is a small, art-focused day program providing services for individuals with developmental disabilities. more... 
 
December  09, 2016     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 books they are currently reading.We meet on the 2nd Friday of each month Because of Veterans Day, the November meeting will be held on Thursday 11/10/16.Please contact Dan @ 942-4833 for more information.   
 
December  10, 2016     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. 
 
December  10, 2016     10:00 am  -  10:45 am
Want to learn or relearn guitar, strengthen your playing skills, and meet other players? Come to our weekly guitar workshops taught by Dan and Fredy! Beginning and intermediate level players are welcome.Want to learn or relearn guitar, strengthen your playing skills, and meet other players? Come to our weekly guitar workshops taught by Dan and Fredy! Beginning and intermediate level players are welcome. Please schedule by phone or in-person: (707) 942-4833.
 
December  10, 2016     10:00 am  -  11:00 am
Children ages Preschool thru 2nd grade presented by American Canyon High School Link Crew.
 
December  10, 2016     10:30 am  -  12:00 pm
Napa Rocks Paint Party Bring your family and friends and we will provide everything else! This activity is first come first served and space is limited. For more information on this activity, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. 
 
December  10, 2016     12:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
 Join us as we watch The BFG movie in the American Canyon Community Meeting Room, Saturday December 10th at 12pm.
 
December  14, 2016     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
 
December  14, 2016     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
Practice English or Spanish and help other leaners in a friendly atmosphere. Participants speak half the time in English, and half in Spanish. Beginners welcome. Every Wednesday. Practique inglés o español y ayude a los demás que están aprendiendo en un ambiente amable. Los participantes hablan la mitad del tiempo en inglés y la otra en español. Están bienvenidos los principiantes. Todos los miercoles.
 
December  14, 2016     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
20 minute appointments for kids 8-12 every Wednesday afternoon. For more information, call the Calistoga Library at (707) 942-4833.
 
December  14, 2016     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Wednesdays, 12-1pm by appointment.
 
December  15, 2016     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
 The American Canyon Library book club meets the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m.  For more information, call 707-644-1136 or visit American Canyon Library Book Club
 
December  17, 2016     11:00 am  -  1:00 pm
Don't let kids have all the fun! Come to the Library and spend a couple of hours reconnecting with your community and your creative spirit. We will supply a variety of materials for you to explore and use in crafting different paper items; every month we will have something new to try. Join the laughter as we help and inspire each other along our creative paths.  Meet at the Library the third Saturday of the month from 11am to 1pm.
 
December  17, 2016     12:00 pm  -  3:00 pm
Join us for a holiday paper exchange and wrapping party. Bring your leftover holiday gift wrap to swap and share. Create unique gift tags and toppers. Stay awhile and wrap your gifts in a festive atmosphere. Scissors, tape, and cozy beverages provided.                                                                          
 
December  20, 2016     3:30 pm  -  5:00 pm
Teen Holiday Party Celebrate the Holidays with a view of the film Nightmare Before Christmas, hot chocolate, and DIY ornaments. Teen Programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, email Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. 
 
December  22, 2016     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
New Members Welcome! 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
 
December  22, 2016     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Come and learn to play the ukulele! Beginners ages 8 and up are welcomed. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one of ours. Register ahead of time, as space is limited! Six sessions: Thursdays& Fridays, 11am-noon, 12/22/16-1/6/17.  Talleres de ukulele de invierno. Los jueves y viernes, 12/22/16-1/6/17, 11am-12pm.
 
December  31, 2016     4:30 pm  -  5:30 pm
 Come bring an acoustic instrument or your voice and play with other musicians of all levels. Come to share, learn, and have fun. Now’s your chance to be loud in the library! Last Saturday of every month from 4:30-5:30pm. 
 
January  03, 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, starting in September.   Tuesday, December 6th- Book Thief by Markus ZusakTuesday, January 3- The Fault in our Stars- John Green Tuesday, February 7- Homeland-Cory Doctorow  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. 
 
January  04, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
1st Wednesday of every month at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Read to Molly
 
January  04, 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.
 
January  05, 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.The next meeting will be held on January 5, at the Napa County Library, 580 Coombs Street, Napa, at 5:00.
 
January  05, 2017     6:00 pm  -  9:00 pm
Napa County Library & ASNVC in partnership with Bad Zero 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!  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. 
 
January  07, 2017     2:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
All ages are inviting to attending this new monthly program. On the first Saturday of each month from 2-5, join us at the library. We have many games you can play and feel free to bring your own to share with us. Bring you family and friends, or make new ones at this fun monthly gathering.  For information on this program, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394.    
 
January  12, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Come create some art with us using recycled materials and creativity!Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. 
 
January  21, 2017     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Make a furry friend happy by learning how to make dog and cat toys.  
 
January  26, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Hop Talks is an event for the beer connoisseur in all of us! Join us for intellectual craft beer conversation, paired with an actual brewer (Donald J Barkley, Master Brewer) and his stories behind the beer.For more information contact Chelsea Hernandez-Garcia at chelsea.hernandez-garcia@countyofnapa.org
 
February  09, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Blackout Poetry focuses on rearranging words to create a different meaning. Using a permanent marker, cross out or eliminate words or images to create something new. Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. 
 
February  14, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Is there any better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than watching Princess Bride? Join us as we celebrate "Twue Luv", friendship, and adventure (and chocolate, lots of chocolate)!  Teen programs are for ages 11-18.  For more information on this program, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. 
 
February  21, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Blackout poetry focuses on rearranging words to create a different meaning. Using a permanent marker, cross out or eliminate words or images to create something new!Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org.