La Hora del Cuento – Spanish Storytime

La Hora del Cuento – Spanish Storytime

Tuesday, April 30, 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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T’ai Chi at the Library

T’ai Chi at the Library

Tuesday, April 30, 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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Girls Who Code: Grades 6th – 12th

Girls Who Code: Grades 6th – 12th

Wednesday, May 1, 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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Homework Help

Homework Help

Wednesday, May 1, 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, 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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Girls Who Code: Grades 3rd – 5th

Girls Who Code: Grades 3rd – 5th

Wednesday, May 1, 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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Homework Help

Homework Help

Thursday, May 2, 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, 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 Tech Help by Appointment

Free Tech Help by Appointment

Thursday, May 2, 2019 · 6:00 PM
Located at Library Open Space

Free Tech Help by Appointment!

CUSTOM HELP
Local college student 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.  Help is available for 30 minute time slots.

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Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 1:00pm

Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 1:00pm

Thursday, May 2, 2019 · 1:00 PM
Located at Teen Center

Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Thursday from 1:00pm-1:30pm 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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Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 1:30pm

Thursday Tech Help with Orlando 1:30pm

Thursday, May 2, 2019 · 1:30 PM
Located at Teen Center

Our resident technology expert will provide answers to all of your computer questions every Thursday from 1:30pm-2:00pm 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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Sweet Thursday Presents: Our Towns

Sweet Thursday Presents: Our Towns

Thursday, May 2, 2019 · 7:00 PM
Located at Community Hall

Our Towns:  The Story of a Journey, and of an America That Works. 
Since 2013, Deborah and James Fallows have traveled to small communities in every part of the country that have faced economic shocks, political crises, or other serious hardships.  Each place they went, they talked with teachers, business creators, mayors, religious leaders, and others involved in shaping their community’s future.  Our Towns is a series of stories of the building of a new America.
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Saturday Family Storytime – Mandarin

Saturday Family Storytime – Mandarin

Saturday, May 4, 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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Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Free Teen Tech Help by Appointment

Saturday, May 4, 2019 · 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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