Builders Club

Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:30 PM
Located at the Homework Center
It's block and brick building time at the library! See what you can build with our huge collection of building materials, Legos, Duplos, blocks, and more! All creations stay in the library. Best for ages 4 and up. We ask that caregivers keep an eye on their little ones as small Lego pieces pose a choking hazard for young children. No registration is required.
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Hack The Future 23

Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:00 AM
Located at the Community Hall

Hack the Future is coming to Contra Costa County! Join us for a day of fun and discovery at Hack the Future 23 @ Lafayette Library & Learning Center, a one-day hackathon for youth ages 10-19.

Save the date and mark your calendars for Saturday, February 23rd. We'll be hosting an all-day hackathon in the Lafayette Library Community Hall.  (10am - 4pm)

Attendees will be able to explore and experiment with different STEM activities while learning from tech industry professionals.

Activities / Demos to include: Programming (Scratch, JavaScript, Python, Unity, HTML), Electronics (Raspberry Pi, MicroBits, Soldering), 3D Printing (TinkerCad), Robotics, Virtual Reality, and more.

Don't Forget:
.Bring your signed waiver, and medical form to check in.
.Bring a fully-charged laptop and power cord.
.Please make sure your child has the Admin Password for his/her laptop!
.Visit http://hackthefuture.org and download suggested software.
.Help us reduce waste and bring a reusable water bottle.
.Parents need to sign participant in and out of the event.
.Get ready to have fun!

Free Library parking is available in our parking structure located behind the library on Golden Gate Way between 1st and 2nd streets.

Hack the Future 23 is a program of Learningtech.org and is made possible by volunteers of the Hack the Future organization, with support from the Lafayette Library & Learning Center Foundation, the Friends of the Lafayette Library, and Contra Costa County Library. For more information about these organizations, visit www.hackthefuture.org , www.learningtech.org , www.ccclib.org , www.lllcf.org

The Lafayette Library and Learning Center doors opened in November 2009. Since that first day, it has been the heart and central gathering place of our community; providing vital resources and services for the benefit of close to 4 million visitors, and offering a rich menu of programs for life-long learners of all ages.
Join us as we mark this milestone year with special programs and events celebrating our beloved Library
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Saturday Family Storytime – French

Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:15 AM
Located at the Homework Center
Join us for stories and songs in French the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month. For children and families. Come learn some French! 

Rejoignez-nous pour des contes, des chansons, et des jeux de doigts en français. Pour les enfants et les familles. Venez apprendre le français!
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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Saturday, February 23, 2019 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 with Ms. Arezu

Monday, February 25, 2019 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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Baby & Me Storytime

Monday, February 25, 2019 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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3D Mondays – 3D Printer Tinker Lab

Monday, February 25, 2019 6:00 PM
Located at the Technology Lab
Lafayette Library has a 3D Printer Come learn how to create some simple 3D models, find out about our 3D printer, get a demonstration and learn how to print your creation at the library for free. This is open to all ages 10 and up. Parent or older sibling recommended for Ages 8-10.
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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 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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