Book Babies

Book Babies

Thursday, June 29, 2017 · 10:15 AM
Located at Homework Center

Storytime for newborns to 12 month-olds (pre-walkers) and their caregivers. Join us for simple stories, songs, and rhymes just right for book-loving babies!

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Stay and Play

Stay and Play

Thursday, June 29, 2017 · 10:45 AM
Located at Homework Center

Stay and Play between our storytimes with blocks, puzzles, and toys! For babies through preschoolers.

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What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness?

Thursday, June 29, 2017 · 6:30 PM
Located at 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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Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Thursday, June 29, 2017 · 11:15 AM
Located at Homework Center

Storytime for one to three year-olds and their caregivers. Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays just right for wiggly book worms.

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Friday Connections – Innermost House and the Art of Simplicity

Friday Connections – Innermost House and the Art of Simplicity

Friday, June 30, 2017 · 1:00 PM
Located at Arts & Science Discovery Center

This informal conversation with Diana and Michael Lorence of Innermost House will examine the many ways of simplicity, and how an experience of seven years in the woods without electricity, telephone or automobile may be adapted to simplify even the busiest life in the world.

Diana Lorence speaks across the country at universities, libraries and environmental associations. Her Innermost House has been featured in House Beautiful, Fine Homebuilding, The Oregonian, Mother Earth Living, Green Style, The Examiner, Furniture and Home Fashion, Yahoo and AOL Homepages, Kiplinger, Tiny House Blog, Fair Companies, and hundreds of websites, books and newspapers around the world.

Please register below– space is limited.

Friday Connections is presented in partnership with the City of Lafayette’s Senior Services Commission.

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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Saturday, July 1, 2017 · 12:00 PM
Located at 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

Summer Brain Scavenger Hunt #2

Saturday, July 1, 2017 · All Day
Located at 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

Postcards from around the world

Monday, July 3, 2017 · All Day
Located at 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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Summer Story Time – CANCELLED

Summer Story Time – CANCELLED

Monday, July 3, 2017 · 10:15 AM
Located at Homework Center

Join us for books, songs, and fun activities that build literacy skills. Just right for wiggly book worms. All ages and abilities welcome!

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Stay and Play – CANCELLED

Stay and Play – CANCELLED

Monday, July 3, 2017 · 10:45 AM
Located at Homework Center

Stay and Play between our storytimes with blocks, puzzles, and toys! For babies through preschoolers.

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T’ai Chi at the Library

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 · 6:00 PM
Located at Homework Center

Always curious about T’ai Chi, but not sure where to start? Looking for a low-impact way to improve balance and reduce stress in your daily life? Join us this ongoing class practicing the gentle Chinese martial art, T’ai chi ch’uan, with local instructor Robert Noha. Sensei Noha has more than 40 years experience teaching Aikido and T’ai chi ch’uan. Beginners welcome; join us every Tuesday night at 6pm.

This a free program for adults 18+, no registration is required.

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All Ears Reading® Breeja

All Ears Reading® Breeja

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 · 3:00 PM
Located at 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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