Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Saturday, October 20, 2018 · 12:00 PM
Located at 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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Saturday Family Storytime – Mandarin

Saturday Family Storytime – Mandarin

Saturday, October 20, 2018 · 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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Gold Coast Chamber Players: Brahms Latitude

Gold Coast Chamber Players: Brahms Latitude

Saturday, October 20, 2018 · 7:30 PM
Located at Community Hall

The award winning Gold Coast Chamber Players bring the finest in chamber music to Lafayette. Founded in 1987, GCCP distinguishes itself by its eclectic programming and by providing community access to leading musicians from throughout the world. The second of this season’s concerts, titled Brahms Latitude, will be performed on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Lafayette Library.

Brahms Latitude is an immersion into the great romantic style of Johannes Brahms. Violist Pamela Freund-Striplen joins the international Trio Latitude 41 for Piano Quartet No. 1, op. 25 in g minor highlighting Brahms’ love of gypsy music and Piano Trio No. 2, op 87 in C major begins the program.

Tickets ($45 general, $40 senior, $15 student) and information are available at gcplayers.org

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Farsi Storytime with Ms. Arezu

Farsi Storytime with Ms. Arezu

Monday, October 22, 2018 · 10:15 AM
Located at 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

Baby & Me Storytime

Monday, October 22, 2018 · 11:30 AM
Located at 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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Baby & Me Storytime

Baby & Me Storytime

Monday, October 22, 2018 · 11:30 AM
Located at 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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Contra Costa Master Gardeners present: Basic Composting for the Home Gardener

Contra Costa Master Gardeners present: Basic Composting for the Home Gardener

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 · 6:30 PM
Located at Arts & Science Discovery Center

Are you interested in turning your garden waste and kitchen scraps into a rich soil conditioner and fertilizer for your garden? This workshop will teach you how to start a compost pile, add the best ingredients, nurture its decomposition and produce rich humus for your plants.

We will cover how composting works, compost containers, what and what not to compost, techniques to encourage decomposition and where and when to use your compost.

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T’ai Chi at the Library

T’ai Chi at the Library

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 · 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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Shivery Storytime! Ages 9 and up.

Shivery Storytime! Ages 9 and up.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 · 7:00 PM
Located at Children's Room

Are you ready to get the tingles up and down your spine? Join us for a scary story that just might give you the shivers. Come in costume and you may receive a prize!
Ages 9 and up only, please.
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La Hora del Cuento – Spanish Storytime

La Hora del Cuento – Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 · 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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Stay and Play

Stay and Play

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 · 10:45 AM
Located at Homework Center

Stay and Play following Storytime with blocks, puzzles, and toys! For babies through preschoolers.

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Homework Help

Homework Help

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 · 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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