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April  26, 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:
April  27, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
New Members Welcome! 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
April  27, 2017     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Basic one-on-one instruction.  30 minute appointments every Thursday through Saturday.  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.
April  29, 2017     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
April  29, 2017     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! Beginning and intermediate level players are welcome. Please schedule by phone or in-person: (707) 942-4833.
April  29, 2017     5:00 pm  -  5:45 pm
A Mexican bilingual story and song show for the whole family.
May  02, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
How the government's attempts to silence Ai Weiwei...
May  02, 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, May 2- If I Stay by Gayle FormanTuesday, June 6th- Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon  Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on the Teen Book Club, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at 
May  03, 2017     10:00 am  -  11:30 am
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation on the 1st Friday of each month at 10 am at the Napa County Library. Each month we’ll view an episode of the PBS series 10 THAT CHANGED AMERICA.
May  03, 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.
May  03, 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.
May  03, 2017     11:45 am  -  12:45 pm
Join Miss Ruth for toddler through preschool age storytimes and crafts, every Wednesday!
May  03, 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!
May  03, 2017     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Wednesdays, 12-1pm by appointment.
May  04, 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. A Special Meeting is scheduled for May 4th at the Napa County Library
May  04, 2017     6:00 pm  -  7:00 pm
You don’t have to drive far to enjoy great salsa. Join us at the 3rd Annual Salsa Challenge at the American Canyon Library at 300 Crawford Way at 6:00 p.m. on May 4th. If you love salsa this is an event you don’t want to miss, sample salsa and other goodies and vote for your favorite contestant.  If you want to enter a salsa call 253-4237 and we will set you up with a booth. Refreshments and fun await you.
May  04, 2017     11:00 am  -  12:00 am
Get tech help every Thursday by appointment: or 707-944-1888.
May  06, 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 or 259-8394.    
May  06, 2017     10:00 am  -  6:00 pm
Come to any Napa County Library branch on Saturday, May 6th for Free Comic Book Day (while supplies last).
May  06, 2017     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
May  06, 2017     2:30 pm  -  3:30 pm
True crime author Mark Hewitt explores the Zodiac crimes and their effect on our communities.
May  09, 2017     2:30 pm  -  3:30 pm
Join the Friends of the Calistoga Library for their March 14th meeting at 2:30pm! New members are welcome.
May  09, 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. 
May  10, 2017     6:30 pm  -  8:00 pm
This seminar explains how to determine what you can afford, deal with dealers,...
May  10, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Bill “The Fox Guy” LeikamCitizen Scientist and NaturalistThe gray fox is native to North America and live along creeks and rivers throughout California....
May  11, 2017     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
House of Mirth by Edith WhartonLily Bart, an orphaned child of a New York merchant, calmly prepares a campaign to marry for the power and luxury money brings....
May  11, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Make your own squishy stress ball. All supplies provided.  teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at 
May  12, 2017     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Karen Nagano will be exhibiting pieces from her ongoing body of work, The World of Lady M. Lady M refers to Lady Murasaki Shikibu, author of THE TALE OF GENJI...
May  12, 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 Unwinding by George Packer.We meet on the 2nd Friday of each month.Please contact Dan @ 942-4833 for more information. 
May  13, 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. 
May  13, 2017     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Come make clay vases!American Canyon Crafternoons are the second Saturday of every month, 12-1pm. All ages are welcome, all supplies are provided.
May  13, 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  
May  18, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 am
Join us Thursday, 5/18/2017 as we discuss Hidden Figures by Margot lee Shetterly.
May  18, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
On the third Thursday of each month, teens join together for the Fandom club to celebrate various fandoms (music, movies, tv shows, etc) that they love!You can expect a different theme each month and themed snack and craft.  Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, please contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at  
May  20, 2017     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Teen Paint Party @ Yountville Branch 2017-05-20 11 00 am 12 00 pm 6516 Washington St., Yountville, CA 94599 Registration required: or 707-944-1888.
May  23, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Make your own squishy stress balls for Teens. All materials provided. Teen programs are for ages 11-18.For more information, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at  
May  25, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Alex Greene will provide information about moth biology and moth families...
June  01, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
UC Master Gardeners will review types of easy to grow flowers with...
June  03, 2017     10:30 am  -  11:30 am
CALLING ALL SUCCULENT AFICIONADOS! Bring your cuttings to the Napa Library patio to share and barter...
June  07, 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.
June  08, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Come get creative and decorate pictures with paint, decoupage, or other materials. Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on teen programs, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at
June  10, 2017     7:00 pm  -  10:00 pm
Don your favorite attire (fantastical, fancy, or casual) and join the Napa County Library and the LGBTQ Connection as they cordially invite you to a fairy tale masquerade and a free evening of dancing, food, and fun in the Enchanted Forest. Music by the amazing DJ Rotten Robbie. Time: 7-10 pmLocation: Napa County LibraryAge: 11-18.  For more information on the event, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at or Eliseo Rivas at the LGBTQ Connection at