Gold Coast Chamber Players: Brahms Latitude

Saturday, October 20, 2018 7:30 PM
Located at the Community Hall
The award winning Gold Coast Chamber Players bring the finest in chamber music to Lafayette. Founded in 1987, GCCP distinguishes itself by its eclectic programming and by providing community access to leading musicians from throughout the world. The second of this season's concerts, titled Brahms Latitude, will be performed on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Lafayette Library.

Brahms Latitude is an immersion into the great romantic style of Johannes Brahms. Violist Pamela Freund-Striplen joins the international Trio Latitude 41 for Piano Quartet No. 1, op. 25 in g minor highlighting Brahms' love of gypsy music and Piano Trio No. 2, op 87 in C major begins the program.

Tickets ($45 general, $40 senior, $15 student) and information are available at gcplayers.org
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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Saturday, October 20, 2018 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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Baby & Me Storytime

Monday, October 22, 2018 11:30 AM
Located at the Homework Center
For babies ages 0-14 months and their caregiver. Join us for lap bounces, tickle rhymes, songs and other early literacy activities. Families with older siblings please attend Family Storytime on Wednesdays or Mother Goose Storytime on Thursdays at 10:15.
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Baby & Me Storytime

Monday, October 22, 2018 11:30 AM
Located at the Homework Center
For babies ages 0-14 months and their caregiver. Join us for lap bounces, tickle rhymes, songs and other early literacy activities. Families with older siblings please attend Family Storytime on Wednesdays or Mother Goose Storytime on Thursdays at 10:15.
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Farsi Storytime with Ms. Arezu

Monday, October 22, 2018 10:15 AM
Located at the Homework Center
Join Ms. Arezu as we learn Farsi stories, songs, and movement. For young children and their caregivers. Come learn some Farsi! This storytime will be bilingual Farsi / English. Free Program. All are welcome. Registration is recommended. This program will be taking place regularly on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month.
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Contra Costa Master Gardeners present: Basic Composting for the Home Gardener

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 6:30 PM
Located at the Arts & Science Discovery Center
Are you interested in turning your garden waste and kitchen scraps into a rich soil conditioner and fertilizer for your garden? This workshop will teach you how to start a compost pile, add the best ingredients, nurture its decomposition and produce rich humus for your plants. We will cover how composting works, compost containers, what and what not to compost, techniques to encourage decomposition and where and when to use your compost.
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Homework Help

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 3:30 PM
Located at the Library Open Space

Two tutors available for Free after school homework help for students K-12 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm!

Tutors are volunteer high school students.  Specialties include English, Social Studies, Math, Science, and Computer Science.


Please call the library to make an appointment at 925-385-2280 or go to the Information Desk.
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Folk Art Workshops: Straw Figures

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 1:00 PM
Located at the Arts & Science Discovery Center

Intricate designs and figures made from straw have been found around the world. Learn to weave and braid your own straw figures in this workshop led by local folk art teacher Evie Michon.

For children in 3rd grade all the way up to older adults!


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