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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
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  19, 2017     2:30 pm  -  3:30 pm
Mark Hewitt will present book 2 of his Zodiac series which discusses the case files of the Zodiac killer. Might these case files lead to the identification of the killer?
September  19, 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!
September  20, 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.
September  20, 2017     11:15 am  -  12:15 pm
Join Miss Ruth for toddler through preschool age storytimes and crafts, every Wednesday!
September  20, 2017     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Wednesdays, 12-1pm by appointment.
September  21, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 am
  Join us Thursday, 9/21/2017 as we discuss The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver.
September  21, 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.
September  21, 2017     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Get tech help every Thursday by appointment: or 707-944-1888.
September  27, 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:
September  27, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
New Members Welcome! 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
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. 
October  02, 2017     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Think crafting is just for kids? Hesitant about dipping your toe into the artsy pool? For those Adults that have a hidden obsession with DIY and crafting come join us every first Monday of the month...
October  03, 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 September 5th- Clockwork Scarab by Colleen GleasonTuesday, October 3rd- The Island by Olivia LevezTuesday November 7th-We are all made of molecules by Susan NeilsenTuesday December 5th- 13 reasons why by Jay Asher  Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on the Teen Book Club, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at 
October  04, 2017     6:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Foro Educacional Explorando la Comunidad Gay....Join us as we commemorate Latino Heritage Month with Napa County Library and LGBTQ Connection Napa!
October  04, 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.
October  04, 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.
October  05, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Fall is the time to marvel at the wonderful array of pumpkins and squash for eating and decorating...
October  07, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Have you ever wanted to crochet, but are too afraid to try, or it’s too confusing to learn on your own?
October  07, 2017     10:00 am  -  2:00 pm
Stop in to talk shop, commiserate writers block, discuss publishing, or workshop your poems with Napa County's Poet Laureate
October  10, 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. 
October  11, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
What if YOU could hear with your ankles, squeeze seven kinds of silk from millions of tiny spigots in your abdomen, shed your skin to get smaller?
October  12, 2017     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
Passionate Nomadby Jane Flectcher GeniesseDraws on history, psychology, and anthropology to discuss how the tribal connection--the instinct to belong to small groups with a clear purpose and common understanding--can satisfy the human quest for meaning and belonging...
October  13, 2017     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Napa Valley Quilters share their knowledge and love of quilting with the Napa community. Founded in 1981, the group continues to grow and nurture each other....
October  13, 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.       
October  14, 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. 
October  14, 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  
October  31, 2017     10:00 am  -  5:00 pm
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Families are invited to enjoy candy and games at the library to celebrate Halloween. 10 am to 3:45 pm - Little ghouls and goblins can pick up some treats and tricks throughout the library. For more information, call 253-46103:30 to 5:00 pm Event for Teens only: Carve your own Jack-O-lantern while enjoying a Halloween movie and snacks. Make it silly or scary and we'll supply the pumpkins and carving tools. 4:00 pm Can Winnie the Witch save Halloween? She needs your help! Join us for a blacklight puppet show presented by Puppet Arts Theater. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis.  
November  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.