Homework Help

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:30 PM
Located at the Library Open Space

High School volunteers are available for Free after school homework help for students 4th-12th grade from 3:30pm to 5:30pm!   These appointments are meant to help with homework and drills and are not meant as structured teaching, lessons or tutoring.

Specialties include English, Social Studies

Please call the library to make an appointment at 925-385-2280 or go to the Information Desk.
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Homework Help

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 3:30 PM
Located at the Library Open Space

High School volunteers are available for Free after school homework help for students 4th-12th grade from 3:30pm to 5:00pm!   These appointments are meant to help with homework and drills and are not meant as structured teaching, lessons or tutoring.

Specialties include English, Social Studies, Math, and Science.


Please call the library to make an appointment at 925-385-2280 or go to the Information Desk.
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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:30 PM

Free tech help by appointment!

ONE ON ONE HELP: Local Teens can answer almost any question to suit your needs. Just ask!  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.  Teen tech helpers are available for 30 minute time slots.

Please note that Teen Tech Help volunteers cannot perform the following activities:

  • Repair or work on your device
  • Install Hardware
  • Software or updates on your device (library apps excluded)
  • Provide Word Processing or any other clerical work
  • Provide private lessons or accept payment of any kind
  • Recommend products for you to buy
  • Do your online shopping or internet transactions
  • Place online ads or social media posts for you


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John Muir Laws: Thinking Like a Naturalist

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 2:30 PM
Located at the Community Hall
Learn how to get more out of every nature ramble! Naturalist and illustrator John Muir Laws will demonstrate simple and fun techniques you can incorporate into your own recreational nature study, classroom, or family outings.

You will learn an adaptable four-step approach that will dramatically increase your memory and observational skills, focus and heighten your curiosity, help you think more creatively, and give you a framework for exploring mysteries in nature.
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Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 11:00am

Thursday, October 24, 2019 11:00 AM
Located at the Teen Center
Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Thursday from 11:00 am -11:30 am 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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Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 10:30am

Thursday, October 24, 2019 10:30 AM
Located at the Teen Center
Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Thursday from 10:30am-11:00am 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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Mystery Writers of America Norcal Author Panel

Friday, October 25, 2019 7:00 PM
Located at the Community Hall
From Historical to Cozy to Romantic Suspense, There's a Mystery for Every Reader

The Mystery Writers of America NorCal presents: Mystery Week at the Lafayette Library & Learning Center, featuring Michael Cooper, Heather Haven, Laurie R. King, Peggy Lucke, and Janice Peacock. These Bay Area authors will have a lively discussion about mystery genres, sub-genres, the creative process, triumphs, challenges, and inspirations. You may even learn whether these local authors agree with MWA's motto: Crime doesn't pay. enough.

Author Panel


Michael Cooper, author of historical fiction set in the Middle East, Lafayette resident
Heather Haven, multiple award-winning author of the Alvarez Family Murder Mysteries
Laurie King, multiple award-winning author of the Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series
Margaret Lucke, writing instructor, mystery and thriller author, Editor of the Sisters in Crime Fault Lines anthology
Janice Peacock, panel moderator, author of the Glass Bead Mystery Series, Lafayette resident

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How Eminent Domain Changed Lamorinda

Sunday, October 27, 2019 2:00 PM
Located at the Community Hall
REGISTER HERE

This presentation will be of interest to everyone in Lamorinda! Imagine being told that the land your home sits on will become part of a reservoirs that will not event benefit local residents. Or that your back yard is needed for a freeway. Well known speaker, Stuart Swiedler will utilize aerial photographs, images of properties and documents to examine how eminent domain impacted the course of Lamorinda in the 20th century, culminating in efforts to prevent a freeway's construction.

Contact the Lafayette Historical Society for registration:

https://lafayettehistory.org/speaker-series-how-eminent-domain-changed-lamorinda/

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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 2:30 PM

Free tech help by appointment!

ONE ON ONE HELP: Local Teens can answer almost any question to suit your needs. Just ask!  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.  Teen tech helpers are available for 30 minute time slots.

Please note that Teen Tech Help volunteers cannot perform the following activities:

  • Repair or work on your device
  • Install Hardware
  • Software or updates on your device (library apps excluded)
  • Provide Word Processing or any other clerical work
  • Provide private lessons or accept payment of any kind
  • Recommend products for you to buy
  • Do your online shopping or internet transactions
  • Place online ads or social media posts for you


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T’ai Chi at the Library

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 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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Homework Help

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 3:30 PM
Located at the Library Open Space

High School volunteers are available for Free after school homework help for students 4th-12th grade from 3:30pm to 5:30pm!   These appointments are meant to help with homework and drills and are not meant as structured teaching, lessons or tutoring.

Specialties include English, Social Studies

Please call the library to make an appointment at 925-385-2280 or go to the Information Desk.
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