Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 11:00am

Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 11:00am

Thursday, September 19, 2019 · 11:00 AM
Located at Teen Center

Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Thursday from 11:00 am -11:30 am in the Teen Center at the Lafayette Library. 

Sign up in advance for a 30-minute one-on-one session. The session is also intended for people seeking assistance with e-books and e-readers. Please bring your questions, device and necessary passwords with you.
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CANCELED-Mother Goose Storytime

CANCELED-Mother Goose Storytime

Thursday, September 19, 2019 · 10:15 AM
Located at Homework Center

Join us for simple stories, songs, and rhymes just right for wiggly book worms! All ages and abilities are welcome.

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Sweet Thursday Presents: John Lescroart

Sweet Thursday Presents: John Lescroart

Thursday, September 19, 2019 · 7:00 PM
Located at Community Hall

John Lescroart, master of the legal thriller, returns to the library to discuss his electrifying new novel, in which attorney Dismas Hardy is called to defend the least likely suspect of his career. Whip-smart and engrossing, The Rule of Law will keep you on your toes until the very last page!

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Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 10:30am

Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 10:30am

Thursday, September 19, 2019 · 10:30 AM
Located at Teen Center

Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Thursday from 10:30am-11:00am in the Teen Center at the Lafayette Library. 

Sign up in advance for a 30-minute one-on-one session. The session is also intended for people seeking assistance with e-books and e-readers. Please bring your questions, device and necessary passwords with you.
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CANCELED-Saturday Family Storytime – Mandarin

CANCELED-Saturday Family Storytime – Mandarin

Saturday, September 21, 2019 · 10:15 AM
Located at Homework Center

“Ni Hao! Hello!” Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays in Mandarin. For children and families. Come for fun family time and to learn some Mandarin!

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Builder’s Club

Builder’s Club

Saturday, September 21, 2019 · 12:30 PM
Located at 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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How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

Monday, September 23, 2019 · 6:30 PM
Located at Homework Center

Are you spending too much at the pharmacy? This talk focuses on how to save money on prescriptions regardless of whether you have Medicare, other insurance or no coverage at all.
The high cost of drugs is a growing problem and affects everyone. Many plans have high deductibles, copayments and formulary limitations. How to optimize your coverage under Medicare will be discussed, as well as various discount programs and ways to save at the pharmacy, regardless of your coverage or income. There are also some caveats regarding Canadian online pharmacies.

Presented by Contra Costa Health Insurance Advocacy Program (HICAP), which offers free, impartial information about Medicare and related coverage, and does not sell or endorse any products. For more information, go to www.cchicap.org

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Genealogy class: Finding your 19th & 20th Century Immigrant Ancestors

Genealogy class: Finding your 19th & 20th Century Immigrant Ancestors

Monday, September 23, 2019 · 1:00 PM
Located at Homework Center

This intermediate-level class offers techniques and tips for finding your mid-19th and 20th Century immigrant ancestors, such as searching US records to help identify places of origin, and finding other families from the same area to gather more information.

Presenter Maureen Hanlon has served on the board of The California Genealogical Society and been active in many CGS activities. She has organized Irish Ancestor meetings to allow members to learn strategies to do research in Ireland and discuss their Irish Ancestors. 

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All Ears Reading® Gusto

All Ears Reading® Gusto

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 · 4:00 PM
Located at 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

Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 · 2:30 PM

Free tech help by appointment!

ONE ON ONE 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.

Please note that Teen Tech Help volunteers cannot perform the following activities:

  • Repair or work on your device
  • Install Hardware
  • Software or updates on your device (library apps excluded)
  • Provide Word Processing or any other clerical work
  • Provide private lessons or accept payment of any kind
  • Recommend products for you to buy
  • Do your online shopping or internet transactions
  • Place online ads or social media posts for you

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Homework Help

Homework Help

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 · 3:30 PM
Located at Library Open Space

High School volunteers are available for Free after school homework help for students 4th-12th grade from 3:30pm to 5:30pm!   These appointments are meant to help with homework and drills and are not meant as structured teaching, lessons or tutoring.

Specialties include English, Social Studies

Please call the library to make an appointment at 925-385-2280 or go to the Information Desk.
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All Ears Reading® Breeja

All Ears Reading® Breeja

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 · 3:00 PM
Located at 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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