All Ears Reading® Gusto

All Ears Reading® Gusto

Tuesday, June 18, 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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Storytime with June the Literary Fairy

Storytime with June the Literary Fairy

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 · 4:00 PM
Located at Homework Center

Join Fairy June for a special interactive storytime! Come work together with Fairy June to tell a tale. Be ready for puppets, songs, a little fairy magic, and LOTS of audience participation!

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T’ai Chi at the Library

T’ai Chi at the Library

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 · 6:00 PM
Located at Homework Center

Always curious about T’ai Chi, but not sure where to start? Looking for a low-impact way to improve balance and reduce stress in your daily life? Join us this ongoing class practicing the gentle Chinese martial art, T’ai chi ch’uan, with local instructor Robert Noha. Sensei Noha has more than 40 years experience teaching Aikido and T’ai chi ch’uan. Beginners welcome; join us every Tuesday night at 6pm.

This a free program for adults 18+, no registration is required.

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All Ears Reading® Gusto

All Ears Reading® Gusto

Tuesday, June 18, 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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La Hora del Cuento – Spanish Storytime

La Hora del Cuento – Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 · 10:15 AM
Located at Homework Center

Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays en español. For children and families. Come learn some Spanish! ¡Únase con nosotros todos los martes para leer cuentos, cantar y hacer rimas!

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All Ears Reading® Breeja

All Ears Reading® Breeja

Tuesday, June 18, 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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Summer of Space Movies

Summer of Space Movies

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 · 4:00 PM
Located at Children's Room

Join us on Wednesdays all Summer for kid-friendly, space-themed movies as part of the “Take Me to Your Reader” Summer Reading program! 

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Kids Summer Code Club: Grades 3rd – 5th

Kids Summer Code Club: Grades 3rd – 5th

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 · 2:30 PM
Located at Technology Lab

Kids Summer Code Club:

Come join us to learn programming  and Computer Science in this exciting new weekly STEM program aimed at 3rd through 5th graders.
No prior programming experience needed.  This class is led by a local computer science graduate Miss Heather.
Requirements:
  • Willingness to explore computer science and problem solving
  • Grades 3rd through 5th
  • Comfortable with computers and keyboarding (ability to type)
Bring your own laptops if you have them, workstations and library laptops will be available.  Space limited to 15 participants.
Group Meets from 2:30pm to 3:30pm in the Technology Lab.
Materials and robotics kits provided for in class use.
Returning students will continue with new material & personal projects, new students will work through the previous material with the help of Miss Heather and returning students.
A registered Girls Who Code club.  #CA9018
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Teen Summer Code Club: Grades 6th – 12th

Teen Summer Code Club: Grades 6th – 12th

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 · 3:30 PM
Located at Technology Lab

Teen Summer Code Club

Come join us to learn programming  and Computer Science in this exciting new weekly STEM program youth in grades 6th – 12th.

No prior programming experience needed.  New students welcome any time. This is a special summer coding meeting that introduces young adults to computer coding in various languages.  Learn python, java, and other languages.  This class is led by a local computer science graduate Miss Heather.
Registration is recommended but Drop ins are always welcome.
Requirements:
  • Willingness to explore computer science and problem solving
  • Grades 6th through 12th (exceptions allowed depending on computer experience)
  • Comfortable with computers and keyboarding (ability to type)
  • Basic math skills ( + – * / )
Bring your own laptops if you have them, workstations and library laptops will be available.  Space limited to 15 participants.
Group Meets 3:30pm to 5:00pm in the Technology Lab.
Previous classes covered Java Basics, Variables, and Boolean Operators.  Class outline, presentation, and sample code are available online.  A link will be sent to you once you register for the class.  Returning students will continue with new material & personal projects, new students will work through the previous material with the help of Miss Heather and returning students.
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Mother Goose Storytime

Mother Goose Storytime

Thursday, June 20, 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 Thursdays Presents: Julia Flynn Siler

Sweet Thursdays Presents: Julia Flynn Siler

Thursday, June 20, 2019 · 7:00 PM
Located at Community Hall

Veteran journalist and New York Times best-selling author Julia Flynn Siler’s revelatory history, The White Devil’s Daughters, chronicles the trafficking of young Asian girls that flourished in San Francisco during the first hundred years of Chinese immigration (1848-1943), as well as the “safe house” that became a refuge for those seeking their freedom.
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NarwhalCoding Club

NarwhalCoding Club

Saturday, June 22, 2019 · 1:00 PM
Located at 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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