Summer of Space Movies

Monday, June 24, 2019 3:00 PM
Located at the Homework Center

Pull up a chair or floor lounger and join us for some Space-themed Intergalactic movies.  Bring a covered drink and stay cool!  More movies coming in July on Mondays, same space time, same space channel!

Captain Marvel in glorious HD - Monday June 17th.

Guardians of the Galaxy HD - Monday June 24th.

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Art TinkerLab for Teens

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 3:00 PM
Located at the Technology Lab

Lafayette Library & Learning Center Summer Art TinkerLabs

Join us this summer & fall for a series of Art TinkerLabs. The goal of these labs is to foster creativity and exploration of different art mediums and techniques. Registration recommended, drop-ins welcome. This lab is intended for students ages 10 to 16. Free Class- Some supplies limited.

June 12th: Painting (galaxies, planets)

July 10th: Collage / Decoupage (spacey)

August 7th: Mixed Media (alien worlds)




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CCPAS Concert: Jazz Piano

Friday, July 19, 2019 7:00 PM
Located at the Community Hall

Join us for a musical evening of jazz piano with the Contra Costa Performing Arts Society. A variety of performers will play standards and new favorites for your musical pleasure.

This is a free event sponsored by the Friends of the Lafayette Library and Learning Center.

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Preview Lecture – If I Were You

Saturday, July 20, 2019 2:00 PM
Located at the Community Hall
In 2019, San Francisco's acclaimed Merola Opera Program will present its first commissioned work in the program's 62-year history, the world premiere of the new full-length opera, If I Were You, by distinguished American composer Jake Heggie and noted librettist Gene Scheer. This ground-breaking work will be presented August 1 - 6, 2019, at San Francisco's Herbst Theatre.
Join us Saturday, July 20 at 2:00 pm for a 90-minute exploration of the music and development of If I Were You, led by lively opera experts Dr. Clifford Cranna (dramaturg) and Gene Scheer (librettist). 

This is a free event, sponsored by the Friends of the Lafayette Library and Learning Center.
About If I Were You
Fabian Hart, an aspiring writer who yearns for a way out of his stifling existence, would sell his very soul to be somebody else. Brittomara, the devil, offers him a supernatural power. By singing a secret phrase, Fabian will be able to transfer his soul into another person's body and live their life. Thus begins the perilous journey of If I Were You as Fabian moves his lost soul from person to person in search of a more fulfilling identity.
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