Friday Connections – Nature Documentary

Friday, July 28, 2017 1:00 PM
Located at the Arts & Science Discovery Center
Learn about the cities of Planet Earth in this acclaimed British series.

Friday Connections offers a variety of activities, games, film screenings, and speakers for older adults. Meet someone new or catch up with a friend over a cup of tea!

Every Friday at 1pm - Free - Register below, but walk-ins are always welcome.

This series is presented in partnership with the City of Lafayette’s Senior Services Commission.
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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Saturday, July 29, 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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Postcards from around the world

Monday, July 31, 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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Group Meditation

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:00 PM
Located at the Homework Center
Join us for an exciting and unique opportunity to learn meditation at the library! Using the timeless practice of Primordial Sound Meditation, certified meditation instructor Mojgan Kaviany, will lead a group meditation the 1st Tuesday of each month.

Practiced for thousands of years, meditation is a tool for rediscovering the body's own inner intelligence. Primordial Sound Meditation uses individually selected sounds of nature called mantras to disconnect us from the activity of life.

This is a free event for adults 18+. No experience, special equipment, or registration needed. Just bring yourself! Everyone is welcome.
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T’ai Chi at the Library

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 6:00 PM
Located at the 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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Computer and eBook Help with Orlando 1:00pm

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 1:00 PM
Located at the Teen Center
Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00pm-1:30pm in the Teen Center at the Lafayette Library. Sign up in advance for a 30-minute one-on-one session. The session is also intended for people seeking assistance with e-books and e-readers. Please bring your questions, device and necessary passwords with you.
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Computer and eBook Help with Orlando 1:00pm

Thursday, August 3, 2017 1:00 PM
Located at the Teen Center
Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00pm-1:30pm in the Teen Center at the Lafayette Library. Sign up in advance for a 30-minute one-on-one session. The session is also intended for people seeking assistance with e-books and e-readers. Please bring your questions, device and necessary passwords with you.
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Sweet Thursday presents: Robert Pearl, M.D.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 7:00 PM
Located at the Community Hall
The Lafayette Library is excited to welcome Robert Pearl, M.D. author of Mistreated: Why We Think We're Getting Good Health Care -- and Why We're Usually Wrong. Dr. Pearl (former executive director and CEO of The Permanente Medical Group) is uniquely qualified to speak about the shortcomings and opportunities for improvement of America's health care system. Please join us for a stimulating talk on how we can attain a healthier future.
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Julia Morgan, American Architect (Friday Connections)

Friday, August 4, 2017 1:00 PM
Located at the Community Hall
Join local artist Dorrie Langley for a discussion of the life and works of renowned Bay Area architect Julia Morgan (1872-1957).

Program attendees are encouraged to join the discussion on this California icon known for her distinctive Craftsman and Mediterranean designs, her social conscience, and her early success in a male- dominated profession.

Friday Connections offers a variety of activities, games, film screenings, and speakers for older adults. Every Friday at 1pm - Free - Register below, but walk-ins are always welcome.

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

Friday, August 4, 2017 1:00 PM
Located at the Arts & Science Discovery Center


Friday Connections offers a variety of activities, games, film screenings, and speakers for older adults. Meet someone new or catch up with a friend over a cup of tea!

Every Friday at 1pm - Free - Register below, but walk-ins are always welcome.

This series is presented in partnership with the City of Lafayette’s Senior Services Commission.
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Postcards from around the world

Monday, August 7, 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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