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July  15, 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! Beginning and intermediate level players are welcome. Please schedule by phone or in-person: (707) 942-4833.
July  19, 2017     6:30 pm  -  8:30 pm
Practice English or Spanish and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Participants speak half the time in English and half in Spanish. Beginners welcome – 6:30 pm  –  8:30 pm, on Wednesdays.
July  19, 2017     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Wednesdays, 12-1pm by appointment.
July  20, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 am
Join us Thursday,7/20/2017 as we discuss The Human Comedy by William Saroyan.
July  20, 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.  Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, please contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at  
July  20, 2017     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Basic one-on-one instruction.  30 minute appointments every Thursday through Saturday.  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.
July  20, 2017     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Get tech help every Thursday by appointment: or 707-944-1888.
July  22, 2017     10:00 am  -  5:00 pm
We have arranged to have three small sales before we get back to our "normal" schedule in the fall. Each sale will be for one day and they will be held in the Workforce Room here at the Library.Dates are:Saturday, May 27, 10-5will feature our better/special priced books.Saturday, June 24, 10-5will feature general stock.Saturday, July 22, 10-5inventory to be determined.
July  25, 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!
July  26, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
Coloring supplies will be provided, or bring your favorites from home Ages 16+
July  26, 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:
July  26, 2017     4:40 pm  -  6:00 pm
20 minute appointments for kids 8-12 every Wednesday afternoon. For more information, call the Calistoga Library at (707) 942-4833.
July  26, 2017     11:45 am  -  12:45 pm
Join Miss Ruth for toddler through preschool age storytimes and crafts, every Wednesday!
July  27, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
New Members Welcome! 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
July  27, 2017     2:30 pm  -  5:00 pm
Do you love the Harry Potter films? Join us for this audience participation screening of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone with your own activity pack and interactive bits. Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information, please contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at 
July  27, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Vince Delgado’s Mid-East Tapestry Ensemble plays a diverse array of Classical, Urban and Folk music from the Arabic speaking countries as well as Turkish, Greek, Armenian,and Persian traditions....
July  29, 2017     7:00 am  -  11:00 am
Literacy: FIVE-ALARM PANCAKE BREAKFAST 2017-07-29 7 00 am 11 00 am 2625 First Street, Napa, CA. Join New Life Tabernacle and the Napa Fire Department for a pancake breakfast to support the Napa County Library Literacy Center. Enjoy breakfast and meet your neighbors while supporing a worthy
August  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.
August  01, 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 (July is rescheduled due to the 4th of July holiday)  Tuesday, July 11th- The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak Tuesday, August 1st- Just Listen by Sarah DessenTuesday September 5th- Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on the Teen Book Club, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at 
August  02, 2017     10:00 am  -  11:30 am
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation on the 1st Friday of each month at 10 am at the Napa County Library. Each month we’ll view an episode of the PBS series 10 THAT CHANGED AMERICA.
August  05, 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 or 259-8394.    
August  05, 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 or 259-8394.    
August  08, 2017     6:00 pm  -  9:00 pm
Napa County Library & ASNVC in partnership with outflank 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! Second Tuesday of the month. 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. 
August  09, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
 Skunks are common in California—most of us see (or smell) them often, but most know very little about these fascinating and underappreciated California carnivores....
August  10, 2017     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
The zookeeper's wife by Dian Ackermann The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero to hundreds during World War II....
August  10, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
In this high-anxiety world, peace seems like an elusive commodity. Yet, within every one of us waits a 'portable paradise' a garden of personal peace and joy... that
August  10, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Learn to make your own slime and enjoy snacks at the American Canyon Library. All supplies provided. Teen programs are for ages 11-18 only. Please contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis with questions at 
August  11, 2017     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
John Comisky, the current President of Wildlife Rescue Center of Napa County, has focused on wildlife photography...
August  11, 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 Circle by Dave Eggers. We meet on the 2nd Friday of each month.Please contact Dan @ 942-4833 for more information.       
August  11, 2017     10:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Family event. Back to school supplies and books for children.
August  12, 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. 
August  12, 2017     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Put your mixing skills to use to create simple, healthy cleaning products for your home. Join Teresa Huete as she teaches you...
August  12, 2017     2:30 pm  -  3:30 pm
In Strange Company, a delightful collection of short essays, Jean Ryan brings us closer to the natural world....
August  12, 2017     3:15 pm  -  4:30 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  
August  26, 2017     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
Ever wonder how your chocolate bar came to be? Join Brian Chau, food technologist, as he shows us how chocolate goes from fermentation funk to delicious decadence and...
September  07, 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.  
September  14, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Paint rocks with a variety of designs, from mandalas to pet portraits. Keep your art or leave the rocks around the community to surprise those who discover them. All supplies provided. This program is for ages 11-18 only. Teen programs are for ages 11-18. Feel free to contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis, with questions at  
September  30, 2017     2:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Learn to make tamales! All supplies provided. This program is for ages 11-18 only. Registration IS required and is limited to 20 teens. Contact Teen Services Librarian Melinda Mathis at to register.