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All libraries closed – Presidents’ Day

Monday, February 18, 2019 · 12:00 AM

All libraries closed

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T’ai Chi at the Library

T’ai Chi at the Library

Tuesday, February 19, 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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La Hora del Cuento – Spanish Storytime

La Hora del Cuento – Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, February 19, 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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La Hora del Cuento – Spanish Storytime

La Hora del Cuento – Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, February 19, 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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Homework Help

Homework Help

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 · 3:30 PM
Located at Library Open Space

Two tutors available for Free after school homework help for students K-12 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm!

Tutors are volunteer high school students.  Specialties include English, Social Studies, Math, Science, and Computer Science.

Please call the library to make an appointment at 925-385-2280 or go to the Information Desk.
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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 · 6:00 PM
Located at 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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Homework Help

Homework Help

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 · 3:30 PM
Located at Library Open Space

Tutor available for Free after school homework help for students K-12 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm!

Tutors are volunteer high school students.  General Subjects, specialty includes Advanced Math.

Please call the library to make an appointment at 925-385-2280 or go to the Information Desk.
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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 · 10:15 AM
Located at Children's Room

Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays! For children and families. All ages and abilities welcome. 

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AARP Tax Assistance

AARP Tax Assistance

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 · 10:00 AM
Located at Homework Center

IRS-certified Tax-Aide volunteers provide free federal and state
tax preparation for low-moderate income Contra Costa County residents.
One-on-one preparation sessions are offered from Feb 13-April 13.
AARP
membership is not required, and this service is offered to people of
all ages, with special attention to those aged 50 and older.
One appointment per tax return can be scheduled; please call the library at 925-385-2280 to register
Please bring:
  • Social Security cards for yourself, spouse, and dependents.
  • Photo ID for yourself and spouse
  • Prior year’s tax return and supporting documents
  • 2018 documents showing any income received (wages, pensions, Social Security, interest, dividends, IRA distributions, state tax refunds)
  • Broker statements and cost basis of stocks, bonds, or real estate sold in 2018
  • Evidence of deductions such as medical/dental expenses, property taxes, vehicle registration, mortgage interest, charitable contributions, etc.
  • Evidence of medical insurance coverage
  • Social Security numbers for child care providers and recipients of any alimony or spousal support you paid
  • Blank check from your checking account, if you want direct deposit or to set up an electronic payment
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Girls Who Code: Grades 6th – 12th

Girls Who Code: Grades 6th – 12th

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 · 3:30 PM
Located at Technology Lab

Come join us to learn programming  and Computer Science in this exciting new weekly STEM program aimed at girls and young women, all are welcome. 
No prior programming experience needed.  New students welcome any time. This is an on-going weekly meeting that introduces young adults to coding in various languages.  We will be using the Girls Who Code curriculum as well as custom programming challenges throughout the school year.  This class is led by a local recent computer science graduate Miss Heather.
Registration is recommended each week 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 20 participants.
Group Meets every Wednesdays 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.
A registered Girls Who Code club. #CA9019
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Girls Who Code: Grades 3rd – 5th

Girls Who Code: Grades 3rd – 5th

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 · 2:30 PM
Located at Technology Lab

Come join us to learn programming  and Computer Science in this exciting new weekly STEM program aimed at girls and young women, all are welcome. 
No prior programming experience needed.  New students welcome any time. This is an on-going weekly meeting that introduces young adults to coding in Scratch.  We will be using the Girls Who Code curriculum as well as custom programming challenges throughout the school year.  This class is led by a local recent computer science graduate Miss Heather.
Registration is recommended each week but Drop ins are always welcome.
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 every Wednesdays 2:30pm to 3:30pm in the Technology Lab.
Self guided curriculum provided through girlswhocode.org. 
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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Mother Goose Storytime

Mother Goose Storytime

Thursday, February 21, 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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