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April  30, 2015     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Are you interested in digital music creation? Come drop in the Beat Space located in the Teen Volunteer office right next to the teen room. Check out the fun equipment we have and make your own beats!Contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at or (707)259-8394 with questions.   Ages for teen events are 11-18 or grades 6-12.
June  07, 2015     10:00 am  -  5:00 pm
The sale now open to everyone  through Sunday June 7. 
July  08, 2015     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Using a guitar pick punch, we will be making our own guitar picks. Don't play an instrument? Thats ok, we can make it into a necklace, keychain, or other jewelry. All supplies provided. All Teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12. For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at or 259-8394. 
July  29, 2015     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
Get your technology questions answered at the library.
July  31, 2015     12:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
 Basic one-on-one instruction. 30 minute appointments every Friday. 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.
August  01, 2015     2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm
Adult crafting program.  All materials provided.
August  01, 2015     3:15 pm  -  4:00 pm
Teen Volunteer Orientation First Saturday of each month 3:15-4 p.m.Applications available at the Napa Library or online For more information contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at or (707)259-8394
August  05, 2015     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  07, 2015     10:30 am  -  11:30 am
Local financial professionals offer advice and take questions on how to navigate your way through your financial life.
August  07, 2015     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Teens are invited to come and watch (and sing-a-long if you want!) this music movie. This Disney movie is based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899 and is Mindy's favorite musical of all time!!!All teen events are for ages 11-18. For more information, please contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at or 259-8394.
August  08, 2015     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Use old maps to create unique DIY keepsakes with these recycled map crafts!
August  08, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Teens are invited to come to the makerLab and learn how to make and decorate portable speakers and upgrade their earbuds to be unique and fun. All teen events are for ages 11-18. For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at or 259-8394.
August  08, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Learn to make sushi in this free workshop.
August  12, 2015     8:30 am  -  11:30 am
Resume Assistance  Thursdays  1:30 - 3:30 pm   ​Need help with your resume and cover letter?  Create your profile and presence on social media.  Use the computer as a tool for your job search.  FREE
August  12, 2015     6:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
The Library screens the classic musical Wizard of Oz.
August  12, 2015     3:30 pm  -  5:30 pm
Teens are invited to the American Canyon library to watch the musical movie, Into the Woods. A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with locating magical items from classic fairy tales. All teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at or 259-8394.
August  12, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Are you interesting in learning an instrument? The Napa Library Teen Department is now offering Ukulele workshops taught by very talented teen volunteers. These classes will be on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday through the summer. We have purchased 10 ukuleles for you to use. Registration is required, as our supplies are limited. Teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12. For more information or to register, please contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at or 259-8394.
August  13, 2015     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
Napa Library book Club meets every 2nd Thursday of each month from 1pm- 2pm in the library Community Room.  This Month's book: FeverByKeane, Mary Beth2013-03 - Scribner Book Company9781451693416Check Our CatalogA bold, mesmerizing novel about the woman known as 'Typhoid Mary,' the first known healthy carrier of typhoid fever in the early 20th century--by an award-winning writer chosen as one of '5 Under 35' by the National Book Foundation. …More                                    
August  14, 2015     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Talented artists display their work as part of Art in the Library.
August  14, 2015     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
 We meet on the second Friday of each month at 11:00.  This month we are reading  O Pioneers! By Cather, Willa        
August  15, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Tweens (ages 10-12) are invited to use paint and sheet music to make a colorful masterpiece.
August  18, 2015     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Anime Club- Napa Library Teen Room 4-5 PMAges 11-18 or grades 6-12For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at:
August  19, 2015     6:00 pm  -  7:00 pm
Share. Listen. Learn. @ Open Mic cosponsored by the Slack Collective and the Black + White Center.
August  19, 2015     6:00 pm  -  8:30 pm
Open Mic @ the Library - The Napa County Library in partnership with the Slack Collective and the Black & White Center will present an opportunity to share, listen, and learn. Sing, dance, play an instrument, rap...the possibilities are endless.
August  20, 2015     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
 The American Canyon Library book club meets the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. This month we are discussing All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.    For more information, call 707-644-1136 or visit American Canyon Library Book Club
August  20, 2015     7:00 pm  -  8:00 am
Learn about this couple's humanitarian efforts in Malawi, East Africa.
August  22, 2015     2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm
Learn the basics of fly fishing from a local expert.
August  22, 2015     10:00 am  -  4:00 pm
One day only! Friends of the Library book sale at our American Canyon Branch
August  26, 2015     5:30 pm  -  7:00 pm
Grupo de Apoyo Para Personas Que Han Experimentado La Perdida de un Ser Querido. Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services en colaboración con la biblioteca de American Canyon le brinda un ambiente seguro en donde puede compartir sus sentimientos y recibir comprensión a través del grupo de apoyo en español. El grupo se reunirá en la biblioteca de American Canyon las siguientes fechas: 26 de agosto, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 de septiembre y 7 de octubre. No habrá cuidado de niños, el grupo es gratis y se requiere registración previa. Favor de registrarse con Laura Valencia, 707-258-9080.
August  29, 2015     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Teen are eligible for the volunteer program if they are between the ages of 11 and 17 or grades 6-12. For more information, please contact Library Associate, Renee Lacy at or 644-1136.  
September  03, 2015     6:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Join the adult coloring trend with coloring book author Dara Weyna.  Coloring pages from her upcoming book will be provided, coloring supplies also provided or bring your favorites from home.  Everyone ages 16 and up are welcome to this free event.  
September  08, 2015     11:30 am  -  1:00 pm
 Children (ages 2-4) will enjoy quality time with parents and friends learning motor skills and creativity while playing, exploring, and sharing experiences. Taught by Angelica Verdejo, American Canyon Family Resource Center Parent Educator. To register, call (707) 980-7024.
September  12, 2015     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Join us at this all ages, family craft as we paint at the library
September  19, 2015     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Celebrate Latino Heritage Month with a presentation by Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli and create beautiful Mexican hojalata mirrors.