What is Mindfulness?

Thursday, June 29, 2017 6:30 PM
Located at the Arts & Science Discovery Center
Mindfulness is far more than the newest buzz word used throughout corporations, schools, prisons, and politics. Come to this introductory talk to learn about what it is, gain practical tips on how to integrate it into your daily life, and participate in a guided meditation.
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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Saturday, July 1, 2017 12:00 PM
Located at the Library Open Space
Free tech help by appointment!

CUSTOM HELP
Local Teens can answer almost any question to suit your needs. Just ask!

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS
We can help solve most problems you might encounter with your smart phone, laptop, MP3 player, eBook reader or most other consumer technology products.

PERSONAL HELP
Friendly, one-on-one instruction and assistance. Help available to all ages. Please bring your device with you.

To make an appointment, please call the library at 925-385-2280 or come to the Information Desk during library open hours. Tutors are available for 30 minute time slots.
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Summer Brain Scavenger Hunt #2

Saturday, July 1, 2017 All Day
Located at the Children's Room
All Summer we'll be having scavenger hunts for prizes. Pick up your form in the children's area. Ask Staff if you can't find any.

1. Find The Brains (Literal, figurative)
CHILDRENS AREA & information desk area)

2. Submit form at the information desk & select your prize!
(Say hello to our library brains)

3. Leave form at desk with your name and parent’s phone number for a *chance to win a family pass + Ride Tickets to the Oakland Zoo
Say goodbye to our library brains)

*One lucky winner chosen for the Month of July to be selected July 31st.
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Postcards from around the world

Monday, July 3, 2017 All Day
Located at the Library Open Space
Summer is here! Help us celebrate by sending us a postcard from your travels around the world. Taking a trip to Hawaii to swim with sea turtles? Going on a family road trip? How about a safari in Africa?

We will display the postcards in the library so be sure and drop by during open hours to locate your postcard on our world map. And while you're here, drop by the information desk to receive a prize for sharing your adventure!
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All Ears Reading® Breeja

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 3:00 PM
Located at the Children's Room
Sign up for a 15 minute session at the information desk.

Children can have fun and practice their literacy skills by reading to a dog. Breeja (Bree-uh), a sweet Lab from ARF's Pet Hug Pack, is a great listener! Bring your own book or pick up a library book.
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Wednesday Crafternoon Club – Plushy Making

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 12:00 PM
Located at the Children's Room
THIS WEEK: Decorate and Sew your own Plushy!

Join us this summer in building your brain by excercising your creative side and exploring different arts & crafts every Wednesday from Noon to 2pm in the Children's area. Our Creation Station will be available with different activities every week. Paint, Color, Cut & Paste, Construct and decorate.

Registration recommended. Limited to supplies on hand.


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All Ears Reading® Gusto

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 3:00 PM
Located at the Children's Room
Sign up for a 15 minute session at the information desk.

Children can have fun and practice their literacy skills by reading to a dog. Gusto, a sweet Lab from ARF's Pet Hug Pack, is a great listener! Bring your own book or pick up a library book.
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