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May  24, 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:
May  24, 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  24, 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  24, 2017     11:45 am  -  12:45 pm
Join Miss Ruth for toddler through preschool age storytimes and crafts, every Wednesday!
May  24, 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  25, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
New Members Welcome! 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
May  25, 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.
May  25, 2017     11:00 am  -  12:00 am
Get tech help every Thursday by appointment: or 707-944-1888.
May  27, 2017     10:00 am  -  5:00 pm
We have arranged to have three small sales before we get back to our "normal" schedule in the fall. Each sale will be for one day and they will be held in the Workforce Room here at the Library.Dates are:Saturday, May 27, 10-5will feature our better/special priced books.Saturday, June 24, 10-5will feature general stock.Saturday, July 22, 10-5inventory to be determined.
May  27, 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.
May  31, 2017     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Wednesdays, 12-1pm by appointment.
June  01, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
UC Master Gardeners will review types of easy to grow flowers with...
June  03, 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.    
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  06, 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, 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 
June  07, 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.
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     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
 Everybody's Foolby Richard Russo "A best-selling and beloved author, at the very top of his game, now returns to North Bath, in upstate New York, and the characters who made Nobody's Fool, his third novel, his first great success....
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  09, 2017     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Maggie Malloy has been working as an artist in the media of printmaking, sculpture and painting since 1994. A member of the Hunter’s Point shipyards artist community located in San Francisco, Malloy is a new member of the Napa community...
June  09, 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 My Antonia by Willa Cather.We meet on the 2nd Friday of each month.Please contact Dan @ 942-4833 for more information. 
June  10, 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. 
June  10, 2017     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Come make recycled paper jewelry!American Canyon Crafternoons are the second Saturday of every month, 12-1pm. All ages are welcome, all supplies are provided.
June  10, 2017     7:00 pm  -  10:00 pm
Don your favorite attire (fantastical, fancy or otherwise) and join us as we cordially  invite you to a free fairy tale  evening of dancing, food, and fun  in the Enchanted Forest. Music by the amazing DJ Rotten Robbie.  Time: 7-10 pmLocation: Napa County LibraryAge: 13-20.   For more information on the event, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at or Eliseo Rivas at the LGBTQ Connection at
June  13, 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. 
June  14, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Shari GardnerExecutive Director of Friends of the Napa RiverDid you know that Napa Valley was once home to a large population of grizzly bears!? Travel back with us to Napa’s not so distant past to learn how we have come to know our current landscape, and meet some iconic Napa Valley wildlife....
June  15, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 am
Join us Thursday, 6/15/2017 as we discuss The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel.
June  15, 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  
June  17, 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