Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:30 AM
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!  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.
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NarwhalCoding Club

Saturday, July 20, 2019 1:00 PM
Located at the Technology Lab

Lafayette Library & Learning Center Presents NarwhalCoding: Where kids join together and code!

Welcome to NarwhalCoding, this is a free-form, self-driven coding meetup. Kids should expect to work independently with light mentor and support from other kids.

 For kids grades 4th through 8th

Meets on scheduled Saturdays (see calendar here:)  www.tinyurl.com/lafnarwhalcoding

What we code:
. Scratch
. html
. Python
. Hour Of Code
.Tinkercad


What to bring:
. Laptop
. Charger
.Headphones
.Covered Drink (No food or eating in the library)

General rules:
.Coding (not gaming)
.Ask for help when you need it
.Help those that need it

This free program is sponsored by the Lafayette Library & Learning Center and local young coding enthusiasts.

Limited number of library laptops are available to use for those without laptops.

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Genealogy class: FamilySearch

Monday, July 22, 2019 1:00 PM
Located at the Homework Center
FamilySearch.org is a free database with billions of records and helpful tools to assist genealogists with their family research, and a great place for beginners to get started. We will talk about basic search techniques to help you get started and effectively use this website.

Presenter and Lafayette resident Jane Knowles Lindsey has been a member of the California Genealogical Society since 2000. She served as President and chaired many committees of the society, including leading research trips to Salt Lake City, Boston, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. She has been researching her family history since 1982 and enjoys helping others with their research.
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Summer of Stranger 80s Movies

Monday, July 22, 2019 3:00 PM
Located at the Homework Center

Pull up a chair or floor lounger and join us for some Stranger 80s Movies.  Bring a covered drink and stay cool!  More movies coming in July on Mondays, same space time, same space channel!

July 1st - ET - 1982 - Rated PG

July 8th - Explorers - 1982 - Rated PG

July 15th - The NeverEnding Story - 1984 - Rated PG

July 22nd - Flight of the Navigator - 1986 - Rated PG

July 29th - Gremlins - 1984 - Rated PG

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All Ears Reading® Gusto

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:00 PM
Located at the Children's Room
Sign up for a 15 minute session at the information desk or call us at (925) 385-2280. 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

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 10:30 AM
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!  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.
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All Ears Reading® Breeja

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 3:00 PM
Located at the Children's Room
Sign up for a 15 minute session at the information desk or call us at (925) 385-2280. 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

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 4:00 PM
Located at the Children's Room
Sign up for a 15 minute session at the information desk or call us at (925) 385-2280. 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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