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March  20, 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.
March  21, 2015     10:00 am  -  5:00 pm
The Friends of the Napa Library Book sale begins Saturday March 21 with members Only Day and continues through March 29.
March  23, 2015     6:30 pm  -  7:30 pm
Have a question about technology? Bring your device or use ours. From tablets and phones to email and ebooks...we can help! All sessions are offered in English and Spanish every Monday and Wednesday from 6:30-7:30pm.
March  25, 2015     2:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Get help with your technology questions in a free one-on-one session.
March  26, 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.
March  26, 2015     4:00 pm  -  6:00 pm
Make a booking for free one-on-one technology help.
March  30, 2015     6:30 pm  -  8:10 am
Kids are invited to a free screening of the movie The Boxtrolls.
March  31, 2015     3:00 pm  -  5:00 pm
Come Hang out at the library with friends, snacks, and LEGOS!Tuesday, March 31 3 - 5 p.m.Napa Library Community Meeting Room Teen programs are for ages 11-18. For more information please contactTeen Librarian Mindy Mathis at or 707-259-8394.
April  01, 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.
April  02, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Children are invited to an open-ended box-art craft activity.
April  04, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
Roll up some sushi at the Library.
April  04, 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
April  07, 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:
April  07, 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.
April  08, 2015     4:00 pm  -  5:30 pm
Button Making- American Canyon Teens4-5:30 pm in the American Canyon Library meeting room All supplies provided Teen programs are for ages 11-18  Contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis, with questions at: or 259-8394
April  08, 2015     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
In honor of National Poetry Month, the duo Primal Mates present a delightful meeting of music and poetry ranging from Shakespeare to Kerouac.
April  08, 2015     6:30 pm  -  7:15 pm
Kids are invited to bring their stuffed animals to a Stuffed Animal Sleepover storytime.
April  09, 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:Orphan TrainByKline, Christina Baker2013-04 - William Morrow & Company9780061950728Check Our CatalogThe author of 'Bird in Hand' and 'The Way Life Should Be' delivers a captivating story of two very different women who build an unexpected friendship: a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and the teenage girl whose own troubled adolescence leads her to seek answers. …More      
April  09, 2015     8:30 am  -  12:30 pm
Napa Valley Adult Education and Workforce Napa offer a free four day program for those looking to develop employability skills.
April  10, 2015     6:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
April's Art in the Library features the oil painter B. J. Thrailkill.
April  10, 2015     11:00 am  -  12:00 pm
 We meet on the second Friday of each month at 11:00. This month we are reading   The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of CheeseByPaterniti, Michael2014-05 - Dial Press9780385337014Check Our Catalog    A gorgeous and impassioned monument to the art and mystery of storytelling, 'The Telling Room' is rich, funny, humane, devastating, and beautiful. …More 
April  11, 2015     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Crafternoon: Earth Day @ American Canyon Branch
April  11, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:30 pm
makerLab-Duct tapeshare your skills and learn something new too!All supplies provided Teen programs are for ages 11-18 Contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis with questions at: or 259-8394. 
April  14, 2015     8:30 am  -  12:30 pm
Napa Valley Adult Education and Workforce Napa present the Career Academy workshop series.
April  16, 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: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan By See, Lisa 2011-05 - Random House Trade 9780812982718 Check Our Catalog  In 19th-century China, wives and daughters were foot-bound and lived in almost total seclusion. The women in one remote Hunan county developed their own secret code for communication: 'nu shu' ('women's writing'). This lyrical and emotionally charged novel delves into one of the most mysterious of human relationships: female friendships. More     For more information, call 707-644-1136 or visit American Canyon Library Book Club
April  16, 2015     7:00 pm  -  8:00 pm
Join Pam Condos on a journey to an other-worldly location 600 miles off the shores of mainland Ecuador.
April  18, 2015     2:00 pm  -  3:00 pm
Families are invited to a bilingual music show featuring Juan Sanchez!
April  20, 2015     8:00 am  -  11:30 am
Career Academy: Interviewing SkillsThis workshop is for individuals who want to learn interviewing skills. We will cover topics such as appropriate dress, asking effective questions, listening skills, and non-verbal cues in the interview process.  By the end of this workshop participants will be able to demonstrate at least five important interviewing skills.
April  21, 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:
April  21, 2015     8:30 pm  -  12:30 pm
Napa Valley Adult Education and Workforce Napa offer a free four day program for those looking to develop employability skills.
April  22, 2015     8:30 am  -  12:30 am
Napa Valley Adult Education and Workforce Napa offer a free four day program for those looking to develop employability skills.
April  22, 2015     4:30 pm  -  5:30 pm
Whether you want to open a bank account, save money for college or learn the differences between a credit and debit card, this class will cover the basics of how to manage your money.   Teen programs are for ages 11-18 or grades 6-12.  Please contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis for more information at: or  707-259-8394. 
April  23, 2015     8:30 am  -  12:30 pm
Napa Valley Adult Education and Workforce Napa offer a free two week program for those who want to build Career Skills.
April  25, 2015     6:30 pm  -  8:00 pm
Learn about Little Libraries and help decorate one in his family friendly workshop.  Presented by Leadership Napa Valley.
April  29, 2015     4:00 pm  -  6:00 pm
Poetry Slam Poetry Slam is the competitive art of performance poetry. It puts a dual emphasis on writing and performance, encouraging poets to focus on what they are saying and how they say it. What do you have to say? Come compete for bragging rights and prizes.  Teen Programs are for ages 11-18.   For more information, contact Teen Librarian, Melinda Mathis at: or 259-8394. 
May  07, 2015     5:00 pm  -  6:00 pm
The Napa County Library Commission will hold a meeting on Thursday, May 7, at 5:00 p.m., at the American Canyon Library, 300 Crawford Way, American Canyon.   For more information, please contact the library business office at (707) 253-4242.
May  09, 2015     12:00 pm  -  1:00 pm
Design a paper kimono using collage techniques.
May  13, 2015     6:00 pm  -  7:30 pm
Learn the basics of sushi making in this free workshop. Space is limited to 15 participants, reserve your spot before Friday, May 1st. RSVP to or 707-644-1136
May  16, 2015     3:00 pm  -  4:00 pm
Tweens age 10 to 12 are invited to create personalized pet rocks that you can bring anywhere.