Friday Connections – Nature Documentary

Friday Connections – Nature Documentary

Friday, July 28, 2017 · 1:00 PM
Located at 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

Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Saturday, July 29, 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 29, 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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Summer Story Time <b>CANCELLED</b>

Summer Story Time CANCELLED

Monday, July 31, 2017 · 10:15 AM
Located at Homework Center

We’re sorry, this storytime has been cancelled.

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Stay and Play

Stay and Play

Monday, July 31, 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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Postcards from around the world

Postcards from around the world

Monday, July 31, 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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All Ears Reading® Breeja

All Ears Reading® Breeja

Tuesday, August 1, 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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Computer and eBook Help with Orlando 1:00pm

Computer and eBook Help with Orlando 1:00pm

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 · 1:00 PM
Located at 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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T’ai Chi at the Library

Tuesday, August 1, 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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Bilingual Pajama Storytime – Tiempo de Pijama

Bilingual Pajama Storytime – Tiempo de Pijama

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 · 6:30 PM
Located at Children's Room

New Time! 6:30pm-7:00pm, Nuevo Tiempo!. This summer, join us for a regular evening of stories, songs, and rhymes en Español! For children and families. Come learn some Spanish! ¡Este Verano, únase con nosotros todos los martes para leer cuentos, cantar y hacer rimas! Para niños y familia.

Come in your pijamas & slippers! 🙂

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Contra Costa Master Gardeners presents – Planning a Winter Vegetable Garden

Contra Costa Master Gardeners presents – Planning a Winter Vegetable Garden

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 · 6:30 PM
Located at Arts & Science Discovery Center

Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning and planting your winter garden! Learn how growing vegetables in the winter has its advantages over summer vegetables and what allowances have to be made for the shorter days and less intense sunlight.

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Group Meditation

Group Meditation

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 · 12:00 PM
Located at 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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