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February  15, 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.
February  15, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
20 minute appointments for kids 8-12 every Wednesday afternoon. For more information, call the Calistoga Library at (707) 942-4833.
February  15, 2017     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Wednesdays, 12-1pm by appointment.
February  16, 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.  Thursday, January 19th - Thowback DisneyThursday February 16th- The Fault in our StarsTeen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, please contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at  
February  16, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Join us for this month’s Remarkable Journeys featuring Culinary Institute of America graduate and Tarla Executive Chef Kadriye Baspehlivan.
February  16, 2017     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Basic one-on-one instruction.  30 minute appointments every Thursday through Saturday, English or Spanish.  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  18, 2017     11:00 am  -  1:00 pm
Don't let kids have all the fun! Come to the Library and spend a couple of hours reconnecting with your community and your creative spirit. We will supply a variety of materials for you to explore and use in crafting different paper items; every month we will have something new to try. Join the laughter as we help and inspire each other along our creative paths.  Meet at the Library the third Saturday of the month from 11am to 1pm.
February  18, 2017     10:00 am  -  12:00 pm
During Professor Stickmon’s memoir writing workshop, participants will learn how to write a compelling memoir that draws readers in, allowing them to experience the pivotal events that have shaped the author’s life.
February  21, 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!
February  22, 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:
February  23, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
New Members Welcome! 4th Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m.
February  23, 2017     6:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.
February  25, 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 and Fredy! Beginning and intermediate level players are welcome.Want to learn or relearn guitar, strengthen your playing skills, and meet other players? Come to our weekly guitar workshops taught by Dan and Fredy! Beginning and intermediate level players are welcome. Please schedule by phone or in-person: (707) 942-4833.
February  25, 2017     10:30 am  -  11:30 am
Learn how to calm and soothe your baby (birth-12 months) through nurturing touch.
February  28, 2017     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Chef, Elijah Milligan, of Angele will speak on his journey from Philadelphia to the Napa Valley.
March  01, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
1st Wednesday of every month at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Read to Molly
March  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.
March  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.The next meeting will be held on January 5, at the Napa County Library, 580 Coombs Street, Napa, at 5:00.
March  02, 2017     6:00 pm  -  9:00 pm
Napa County Library & ASNVC in partnership with Bad Zero 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!  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. 
March  03, 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.
March  07, 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, starting in September.  Tuesday, March 7- Cinder by Marissa MeyerTuesday, April 4- Stargirl by Jerry SpinelliTuesday, May 2- If I Stay by Gayle FormanTuesday, June 6th- Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on the Teen Book Club, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at 
March  08, 2017     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
March  08, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
This seminar provides an overview of credit bureaus, credit scoring and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, as well...
March  08, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Did you know that the Napa River is home to the endangered California freshwater shrimp (Syncaris pacifica)?
March  09, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Teens come enjoy a variety of games provided or bring your favorite to share. Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at 
March  09, 2017     1:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
The Little Red Chairsby Edna O'brien Disgraced when her village's mysterious healer, an Eastern European immigrant whom she loved and begged to help her have a child...
March  10, 2017     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Angela Gonzalez is a Bay Area based artist who creates works from recycled materials and converts them into pieces that help viewers make the connection between art, technology and sustainability.
March  10, 2017     10:00 am  -  11:00 am
Join us for a lively discussion and light refreshments in this open forum book club as members discuss The All-Girls Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg. Please contact Dan @ 942-4833 for more information.   
March  10, 2017     3:30 pm  -  4:30 pm
For Teen Tech Week, join us for this technology program. Come meet our 3D printer expert (And Teen Volunteer) Mark, as he discusses different aspects of printers, materials, and answers your questions. Mark will also do a demonstration with a 3D printer he built himself!   This program is for TEENS only PLEASE! For information on this program, please contact 
March  11, 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. 
March  11, 2017     12:00 pm  -  2:00 pm
Get crafty and make Garden Seed Starters at the American Canyon Library!
March  11, 2017     3:15 pm  -  4:15 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  
March  14, 2017     2:30 pm  -  3:30 pm
Join the Friends of the Calistoga Library for their March 14th meeting at 2:30pm! New members are welcome.
March  15, 2017     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Recent research has verified a very strong link between a healthy body and a healthy brain. Pat Wolfe will discuss how experiences shape the brain and the relationship between brain research and education.
March  15, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
Learn about local edible plants at the American Canyon library!
March  16, 2017     6:30 pm  -  7:30 am
 Join us Thursday, 3/16/2017 as we discuss "The Underground Railroad" by Coulson Whitehead. 
March  17, 2017     2:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Join us Friday 3/17, 2-5pm or Saturday 3/18, 1-4pm to make upcycled t-shirt infinity scarves!Ages 13 and up. Some basic sewing machine skills are recommended.Space is limited, so please register in advance by contacting or 707-644-1136.
March  18, 2017     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Learn about Irish music from librarian/fiddler Dan in celebration of St. Patrick's Day!
March  18, 2017     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Just for Tweens: 3-D Box Craft
March  25, 2017     10:00 am  -  2:00 pm
Please register at
March  28, 2017     4:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Come create some art with us!Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information on this program, please contact Teen Librarian Melinda Mathis at