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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
August  16, 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.
August  16, 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.
August  16, 2017     11:45 am  -  12:45 pm
Join Miss Ruth for toddler through preschool age storytimes and crafts, every Wednesday!
August  17, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 am
 Join us Thursday, 8/17/2017 as we discuss Sweet Summer by Bebe Moore Campbell 
August  17, 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.
August  19, 2017     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Come to our first-ever Beyblade Burst tournament at the Calistoga Library! Saturday, 8/19 at 3pm. Register in person or by email: Bladers under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
August  19, 2017     10:00 am  -  5:00 pm
Napa Friends of the Library Book Sale, August 19 through August 27  More Information
August  22, 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!
August  23, 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:
August  23, 2017     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Wednesdays, 12-1pm by appointment.
August  24, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
New Members Welcome! 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
August  24, 2017     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Get tech help every Thursday by appointment: or 707-944-1888.
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  02, 2017     2:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
All ages are inviting to attending this 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.    
September  05, 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 
September  06, 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.
September  06, 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.
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  07, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Come talk about unusual varieties of summer fruits &vegetables we can grow in Napa County.
September  08, 2017     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Joanne Uomini is a Bay Area painter. She began watercolor painting in 1990 and found it to be a respite from a very busy life...
September  08, 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.       
September  09, 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. 
September  09, 2017     10:00 am  -  12:00 pm
During this creative writing workshop, participants will learn about the ifferent types of creative writing and key qualities of creativity...Registration Required!
September  09, 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  
September  12, 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. 
September  13, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Snell Valley’s serpentine plant communities have long been regarded as a botanical gem of Napa County and the Bay Region.
September  14, 2017     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
Commonwealthby Ann Patchett"The acclaimed, bestselling author--winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize--tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families'...
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  16, 2017     10:00 am  -  4:00 pm
Napa County library presents its third annual How-To Festival on Saturday, September 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This interactive festival features more than 20 hands-on workshops...
September  21, 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  
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.