All Ears Reading® Breeja

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 3:00 PM
Located at the 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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All Ears Reading® Gusto

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 3:00 PM
Located at the 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. Gusto, 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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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 6:00 PM
Located at the Library Open Space
Free Teen 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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Code with Miss Heather: Introduction to programming with Java

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 3:30 PM
Located at the Technology Lab
Come join us to learn basic Java programming in this exciting new weekly program aimed at girls and young women.  No prior programming experience needed.  This will be a weekly series that begins with the basics and will lead to full scale Android app development using Java and Android Studio's hardware emulators.  This class will be lead by local recent computer science graduate Miss Heather.

Requirements:
Ages 10-16
Comfortable with computers and keyboarding
Basic math skills ( + - * / )

Bring your own laptops if you have them, workstations and library laptops will be available.
Space limited to 20 participants.

Meets Wednesdays 3:30pm to 5:00pm in the Technlogy Lab

Class #1 - focus on Java Basics & Variables
Class #2 - Boolean Operators
Class #3 - Loops & Conditionals
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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Saturday, August 25, 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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Farsi Storytime wtth Ms. Arezu-CANCELED

Monday, August 27, 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 Wednesday of the month.
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Postcards from Everywhere

Monday, August 27, 2018 12:00 AM
Are you visiting a different city, state, or country over Summer Break? Send us a postcard from anywhere in the world and help us celebrate our Summer Reading theme: Reading Takes You Everywhere! We will display the postcards in the library and have a prize waiting for you at the information desk.

Bon Voyage!
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