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January  18, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
20 minute appointments for kids 8-12 every Wednesday afternoon. For more information, call the Calistoga Library at (707) 942-4833.
 
January  18, 2017     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Wednesdays, 12-1pm by appointment.
 
January  19, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 am
Join us Thursday, 1/19/2017 as we discuss "H is for Hawk" by Helen MacDonald.
 
January  19, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
On the third Thursday of each month, teens join together for the Fandom club to celebrate various fandoms (music, movies, tv shows, etc) that they love!You can expect a different theme each month and themed snack and craft. Thursday, January 19th - Thowback DisneyThursday February 16th- The Fault in our StarsTeen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, please contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org.  
 
January  19, 2017     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Basic one-on-one instruction.  30 minute appointments every Thursday through Saturday, English or Spanish.  Bring your questions and your own smartphone, tablet, laptop or we can use one of our computers.  Call 942-4833 today to schedule your 30 minute session.
 
January  21, 2017     11:00 am  -  1:00 pm
Don't let kids have all the fun! Come to the Library and spend a couple of hours reconnecting with your community and your creative spirit. We will supply a variety of materials for you to explore and use in crafting different paper items; every month we will have something new to try. Join the laughter as we help and inspire each other along our creative paths.  Meet at the Library the third Saturday of the month from 11am to 1pm.
 
January  21, 2017     10:00 am  -  10:45 am
Want to learn or relearn guitar, strengthen your playing skills, and meet other players? Come to our weekly guitar workshops taught by Dan and Fredy! Beginning and intermediate level players are welcome.Want to learn or relearn guitar, strengthen your playing skills, and meet other players? Come to our weekly guitar workshops taught by Dan and Fredy! Beginning and intermediate level players are welcome. Please schedule by phone or in-person: (707) 942-4833.
 
January  24, 2017     6:30 pm  -  8:30 pm
Need help with eBooks, email, or learning how to use your Smartphone? Bring your devices and any tech questions you may have.  We’ll help you figure it out! ¿Necesita ayuda con libros electrónicos, correo electrónico, o quiere aprender a usar su Smartphone? ¡Traiga su aparato y cualquier pregunta técnica que tenga, y nosotros le ayudaremos resolverla!
 
January  25, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Anime Club - Napa Library Teen Room 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month 4-5 PMAges 11-18 or grades 6-12For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at: melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org
 
January  26, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
New Members Welcome! 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
 
January  26, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Hop Talks is an event for the beer connoisseur in all of us! Join us for intellectual craft beer conversation, paired with an actual brewer (Donald J Barkley, Master Brewer) and his stories behind the beer.For more information contact Chelsea Hernandez-Garcia at chelsea.hernandez-garcia@countyofnapa.org
 
January  28, 2017     2:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Every year, it's tradition for fans of Tolkien to honor his birth and achievements. Join fellow fans at Napa Library for an afternoon of celebration, fun, and games. Costumes welcome! Here's to The Professor! All ages are welcome to attend this event!
 
February  01, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
1st Wednesday of every month at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Read to Molly
 
February  01, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Join the Library's Teen Advisory Board and earn volunteer hours by helping plan events for teens and providing advice about how the library provides services to teens. Drop in teens are welcome to participate and enjoy free refreshments.
 
February  02, 2017     6:00 pm  -  9:00 pm
Napa County Library & ASNVC in partnership with Bad Zero Games invites you to join us for our monthly game night. Discover and play over 50 different games or bring your own and share the fun!  Snacks will be provided by ASNVC & every month we will raffle off a FREE mystery game so stick around and you could be the lucky winner :) *Earn up to 2 extra raffle tickets by being a member of UN/Shevled & Fairfield Tabletop Gamers, must be present to win. 
 
February  03, 2017     10:00 am  -  0:00 am
This weeks episode: 10 Homes That Changed America.Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation on the 1st Friday of each month at 10 am at the Napa County Library. Starting on January 6, 2017, we’ll view an episode of the PBS series 10 THAT CHANGED AMERICA. This series offers tours of America’s architectural treasures. Discover the story of how we have planned our cities over time.
 
February  04, 2017     2:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
All ages are inviting to attending this new monthly program. On the first Saturday of each month from 2-5, join us at the library. We have many games you can play and feel free to bring your own to share with us. Bring you family and friends, or make new ones at this fun monthly gathering.  For information on this program, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org or 259-8394.    
 
February  07, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Join us for our Teen Book Club held on the first Tuesday of the month from 4-5, starting in September.   Tuesday, December 6th- Book Thief by Markus ZusakTuesday, January 3- The Fault in our Stars- John Green Tuesday, February 7- A Monster Calls- Patrick Ness  Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on the Teen Book Club, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. 
 
February  08, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Jonathan KoehlerNapa Resource Conservation DistrictSteelhead and Chinook salmon are born in freshwater, migrate to the ocean, and return to freshwater as adults to spawn. The Napa River is home to both of these fish species and their presence and health informs us of how healthy our streams and environment are...
 
February  09, 2017     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
The Napa Library Book Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1 - 2 p.m at the Napa Main Library.  More information.  This month we are reading February 9My Life on the Roadby Gloria Steinem  Check Our Catalog   Publishers Weekly Gloria Steinem—writer, activist, organizer, and inspiring leader—now tells a story she has never told before, a candid account of her life as a traveler, a listener, and a catalyst for change. When people ask me why I still have hope and energy after all these years, I always say: Because I travel. Taking to the road—by which I mean letting the road take you—changed who I thought I was...    more...  
 
February  09, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Blackout Poetry focuses on rearranging words to create a different meaning. Using a permanent marker, cross out or eliminate words or images to create something new. Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. 
 
February  10, 2017     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Theresa Lawless is an artist residing in the Napa Valley. She has had a life-long interest in art and nature and has melded these interests in her larger than life floral paintings. Theresa presents a “bee’s eye” view in her floral paintings.
 
February  10, 2017     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Join us for a lively discussion and light refreshments in this open forum book club as members discuss The Point Is by Eisenberg. Please contact Dan @ 942-4833 for more information.   
 
February  11, 2017     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Come, write, read, and meet other writers!  Writers of all genres and formats welcome to participate in an open, supportive, and constructive atmosphere.  Teens and adults welcome. Second Saturday of each month. 
 
February  11, 2017     3:15 pm  -  4:15 pm
Want to volunteer at the Library? Have a volunteer requirement as part of your curriculum or club? If you would like to volunteer at the library, we invite you to complete an application and contact the Young Adult Librarian, Melinda Mathis, with questions. Volunteer orientations are held on the second Saturday (unless noted otherwise) of every month at 3:15 pm.  You can download an application/info sheet here.  For more information on volunteering, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org.  
 
February  14, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Is there any better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than watching Princess Bride? Join us as we celebrate "Twue Luv", friendship, and adventure (and chocolate, lots of chocolate)!  Teen programs are for ages 11-18.  For more information on this program, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. 
 
February  15, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
 So what exactly happens when a photographer joins the circus? Come listen to photographer Norma I. Quintana discuss her experience and photographic journey documenting a traveling one-ring circus.
 
February  16, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Join us for this month’s Remarkable Journeys featuring Culinary Institute of America graduate and Tarla Executive Chef Kadriye Baspehlivan.
 
February  18, 2017     10:00 am  -  12:00 pm
During Professor Stickmon’s memoir writing workshop, participants will learn how to write a compelling memoir that draws readers in, allowing them to experience the pivotal events that have shaped the author’s life.
 
February  21, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Blackout poetry focuses on rearranging words to create a different meaning. Using a permanent marker, cross out or eliminate words or images to create something new!Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at melinda.mathis@countyofnapa.org. 
 
February  25, 2017     10:30 am  -  11:30 am
Learn how to calm and soothe your baby (birth-12 months) through nurturing touch.
 
March  02, 2017     5:00 pm  -  6:00 pm
Library commission meetings are held on the first Thursday every other month at 5:00 p.m. except the when in Calistoga which is held at 4:00 p.m.  The meeting location and agenda are published 3 days prior to the meeting, and are available in each of the Napa County libraries.The next meeting will be held on January 5, at the Napa County Library, 580 Coombs Street, Napa, at 5:00.