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September  20, 2014     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Teen Event at Fuller Park, An afternoon of activities and challenges.
 
October  11, 2014     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
 Make a different cultural craft each Saturday this month.  Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the American Canyon Library by joining us to make papel picaodo and tissue flowers, traditional items from Mexico.
 
October  25, 2014     2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm
Come learn more about cooking with pumpkin! This interactive workshop will showcase delicious and nutritious recipes for you to wow your family with during the holiday season! Bring your appetite! Saturday, October 25, 2-3PM, Napa Main Library.
 
November  01, 2014     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
The American Canyon Branch will celebrate Día de los Muertos by decorating sugar skulls from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 1 at the American Canyon Branch, 300 Crawford Way in American Canyon. Supplies will be provided, and no registration is required. A community altar created by students from American Canyon Middle School will also be on display. For more information contact Breanna Feliciano at (707) 644-1136
 
November  20, 2014     6:00 pm  -  7:00 pm
The American Canyon Branch will host an evening of “Bingo! for Books” on Thursday, November 20, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the American Canyon Branch, 300 Crawford Way in American Canyon. Participants will play games of Bingo, and winners will choose their prizes from a selection of used books, provided courtesy of the Friends of the American Canyon Branch. Terry Birkholz, President of the Friends of the American Canyon Branch and Napa County Library Commissioner, will call the Bingo games. Patrons of all ages are welcome to participate.For more information contact Breanna Feliciano at (707) 644-1136
 
December  13, 2014     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
The Calistoga Branch invites children and their families to create holiday-themed crafts on Saturday, December 13, at 11:00a.m.
 
December  13, 2014     10:00 am  -  5:00 pm
The Friends of the Napa Library Book sale, Bag day Saturday and Sunday.  On Saturday fill up a bag of books for $5.00!  On Sunday Get 2 bags of books for $5.00.  Saturday Hours are 10 to 5 and Sunday 12 to 4.
 
December  24, 2014     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.
 
January  15, 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 Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo. For more information, call 707-644-1136 or visit American Canyon Library Book Club
 
January  29, 2015     11:00 am  -  12:00 am
 The Napa County Library staff will offer an introduction to Facebook class on Thursday, January 29 at 11:00am at the Calistoga Branch, 1108 Myrtle Street in Calistoga.  Participants will create a Facebook account and will learn basics including uploading a picture, creating a profile, posting a status, and liking a page.  Please call Renee Lacy at the Calistoga Branch at (707)942-4833 or come in to the branch for more information and to register for this free class. 
 
January  30, 2015     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Free button making fun at the Library.  Teens are invited to make buttons at the Library.  All supplies provided.
 
January  30, 2015     12:00 am  -  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.
 
February  02, 2015     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
Pick up new computer skills on Monday nights at the Library.  This week:Learn the basics of the powerful genealogy tool Ancestry.com in this free hands-on session.
 
February  03, 2015     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
The anime club meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month.  Open to teens grades 6-12, ages 11-17.  Now Screening Black Butler season 1
 
February  03, 2015     12:30 pm  -  2:30 pm
The Napa County Library invites you to bring your embroidery, knitting, crocheting, quilting, etc. and join us for an afternoon of needlecraft, the first Tuesday of every month from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
 
February  04, 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.
 
February  07, 2015     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
Join the community in making valentines for our friends and neighbors in the Veterans Home.
 
February  11, 2015     4:30 pm  -  6:30 pm
Video Game Tournament at the American Canyon branch! We will be playing Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Wii. Battle your friends to see who is the best! The top two players will win prizes! The first hour is for practice, so please come even if you aren't too familiar with the game. The competition will start promptly at 5:30.
 
February  12, 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:A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy SoldierByBeah, Ishmael2008-08 - Sarah Crichton Books9780374531263Check Our CatalogThis absorbing account by a young man who, as a boy of 12, gets swept up in Sierra Leone's civil war, goes beyond even the best journalistic efforts in revealing the life and mind of a child abducted into the horrors of warfare. …More    
 
February  13, 2015     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Join the Napa Valley Quilters as they display their work throughout February as part of the Art in the Library program.
 
February  13, 2015     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
 We meet on the second Friday of each month at 11:00. This month we are reading  Crossing to SafetyByStegner, Wallace Earle9780375759314Check Our Catalog    Called a 'magnificently crafted story . . . brimming with wisdom' by Howard Frank Mosher in 'The Washington Post Book World, 'Crossing to Safety has, since its publication in 1987, established itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth century. Tracing the lives, loves, and aspirations of two couples who move between Vermont and Wisconsin, it is a work of …More  
 
February  14, 2015     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Celebrate the Year of the Goat with creativity and fun 12:00-1:00 p.m. All ages. For more information, call 707-644-1136.
 
February  14, 2015     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
 Children and families are invited to create Valentine's Day heart luminaries at our Calistoga Branch
 
February  19, 2015     6:30 pm  -  8:30 pm
Brian Lilla screens his 2011 documentary Patagonia Rising
 
February  20, 2015     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Tie Dye in the Napa Main Library!Bring you own shirt and we will provide everything else! Located in the Community Meeting Room.This event is for teens 11-18, or grades 6-12. For more Information, please contact: Mindy Mathis, Teen Librarian at Melinda.Mathis@countyofnapa.org or 707-259-8394
 
February  21, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Tweens are invited to create a shadow box to keep or give to someone special.
 
March  14, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Teens are invited to craft at the Napa Library the second Saturday of every month.