Farsi Storytime wtth Ms. Arezu

Monday, June 25, 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, June 25, 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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Build & Program your own Arduino Smart Car!

Monday, June 25, 2018 10:15 AM
Located at the Technology Lab

A Lafayette Library & Learning Center full STEAM AHEAD Workshop: Learn to build and program a working Arduino Rover. (Your Own Smart Car) This is a four day class (Monday-Thursday) that meets in the library's Tech Lab from 10:30am to 12:30pm.   Attendance to all four classes is required. Parents must sign a waiver / release before student can participate.   A personal laptop is highly recommended.  Participants should have some basic experience with computer programming and electronics. 

*Students will purchase all the parts needed ($50 Fee) to build and program their rover and will be able to take them home at the completion of class.

* A limited number of scholarships are available for students in need of financial support. To inquire about scholarships, please contact Vickie Sciacca: 925-385-2280

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CHP Presents: Age Well, Drive Smart

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 10:00 AM
Located at the Arts & Science Discovery Center
For licensed drivers from 20 years to 120 years to stay driving longer and safer!

This free, interactive, entertaining program presents: tips to understand driving safety; important and new traffic laws; bicycle and pedestrian safety; distracted driving information; inexpensive car safety accessories; resources; a discussion on road rage; DUI and much more.

Some of the information provided: how to develop a "plan" before you stop driving; a Transportation Cost Worksheet shows how to calculate current vehicle operating costs, illustrating available funds for public transportation if and when needed; and the opportunity to speak with and listen to a California Highway Patrol Officer in person.

At the end of the program, licensed attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Many California car insurance companies have recently increased their rates on car insurance.  For licensed drivers over the age of 55 years, this Certificate of Attendance may help to offset the increases in your car insurance rates by applying for the Mature Driver Discount (which is separate and different from your Century Age Discount).

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Build & Program your own Arduino Smart Car!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 10:15 AM
Located at the Technology Lab

A Lafayette Library & Learning Center full STEAM AHEAD Workshop: Learn to build and program a working Arduino Rover. (Your Own Smart Car) This is a four day class (Monday-Thursday) that meets in the library's Tech Lab from 10:30am to 12:30pm.   Attendance to all four classes is required. Parents must sign a waiver / release before student can participate.   A personal laptop is highly recommended.  Participants should have some basic experience with computer programming and electronics. 

*Students will purchase all the parts needed ($50 Fee) to build and program their rover and will be able to take them home at the completion of class.

* A limited number of scholarships are available for students in need of financial support. To inquire about scholarships, please contact Vickie Sciacca: 925-385-2280

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All Ears Reading® Breeja

Tuesday, June 26, 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, June 27, 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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Build & Program your own Arduino Smart Car!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:15 AM
Located at the Technology Lab

A Lafayette Library & Learning Center full STEAM AHEAD Workshop: Learn to build and program a working Arduino Rover. (Your Own Smart Car) This is a four day class (Monday-Thursday) that meets in the library's Tech Lab from 10:30am to 12:30pm.   Attendance to all four classes is required. Parents must sign a waiver / release before student can participate.   A personal laptop is highly recommended.  Participants should have some basic experience with computer programming and electronics. 

*Students will purchase all the parts needed ($50 Fee) to build and program their rover and will be able to take them home at the completion of class.

* A limited number of scholarships are available for students in need of financial support. To inquire about scholarships, please contact Vickie Sciacca: 925-385-2280

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Build & Program your own Arduino Smart Car!

Thursday, June 28, 2018 10:15 AM
Located at the Technology Lab

A Lafayette Library & Learning Center full STEAM AHEAD Workshop: Learn to build and program a working Arduino Rover. (Your Own Smart Car) This is a four day class (Monday-Thursday) that meets in the library's Tech Lab from 10:30am to 12:30pm.   Attendance to all four classes is required. Parents must sign a waiver / release before student can participate.   A personal laptop is highly recommended.  Participants should have some basic experience with computer programming and electronics. 

*Students will purchase all the parts needed ($50 Fee) to build and program their rover and will be able to take them home at the completion of class.

* A limited number of scholarships are available for students in need of financial support. To inquire about scholarships, please contact Vickie Sciacca: 925-385-2280

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