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Tuesday April 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Assemblyman Bill Quirk's Community Assistance Program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A representative from Assemblyman Bill Quirk’s office will be available at the Castro Valley Library every first Tuesday of the month from 12 to 2pm to help you resolve California state-related issues. Assemblyman Quirk represents District 20 which includes Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, Fremont, Hayward, San Lorenzo, Sunol, and Union City.
 
The Assemblyman’s representative will work with you to help if you have a problem with a state agency, need legislative information or information about proposed legislation, or just want to express your comments and concerns.
 
Please call Assemblyman Quirk’s office at (510) 583-8818for an appointment. Drop-ins are also welcome. Se Habla Español. 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Adult Internet Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Improve your INTERNET skills! Join us for these Adult Computer Classes during the monthS of July and August:

   POINT, CLICK & NAVIGATE, Tuesday, July 8, 12:30  to 2:30 pm
   Learn the essential mouse & keyboard skills.

INTERNET BASICS, Tuesday,  July 15, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

INTERNET SEARCHING, Tuesday, July 29, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

GOOGLE & BEYOND, Tuesday, August 5, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

E-MAIL BASICS (2-part) , Tuesday,  August 12 & 19, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

 Registration is required.  Register at the library Information Desk or contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900     Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Mystery Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Meet with your neighbors and fellow mystery lovers on the first Tuesday of each month for a lively discussion of classic and current mystery novels. Discussion is facilitated by best-selling mystery writer, Camille Minichino,  a Castro Valley resident.  Read this month's selection and join the fun, or contact Ms. Minichino at camille@minichino.com      

April 1       Last Man Standing by David Baldacci
May 6        The Red Velvet Cupcake Murder, by Joanne Fluke
June 3       The Stranger Beside Me, by Ann Rule
July 1         Cuckoos Calling, by J.K. Rowling
August 5    The California Roll, by John Vorhaus
Sept 2          Joyland, by Stephen King
Oct 7            Live by Night, by Dennis Lehane
Nov 4           The Cutting Room, by Louise Welsh
Dec 2            A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder, by Shamini Flint


In the Learning Center.  Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Time @ the Castro Valley Library

Tuesdays April 1st - May 6th
7:00 – 7:30 pm

Ages 3 – 6

In the Children’s Area

Pajama Time is an evening story time full of books and songs,

for kids ages 3 – 6 and their families.

Kids are welcome to wear their jammies!

No registration is required

Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library

    Location: Castro Valley
Wednesday April 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM FREE TAX PREPARATION @ the CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will again prepare taxes at the Castro Valley Library for people of all ages. These tax returns are prepared on computers and are electronically-filed at no charge.  Tax preparation will be available on Wednesdays & Thursdays, February 5 – April 10 from 10 am – 2 pm.  Appointments are required and can be made starting January 21th by calling (510) 667-7900 or in person at the library’s Information Desk.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This workshop is open to adult beginning creative writers for the purpose of offering inspiration and motivation. The group will meet four Wednesdays, March 19 & 26 and April 2 & 9, from 10:30 am to 12 noon and members must commit to attend all sessions. Bring a page of your writing (with copies to share) to each meeting including the first. The written subject matter may be fiction or non-fiction including essays, opinion pieces, journals and travel writing.

Advance registration is required.  Register at the library Information Desk or call 510-667-7900.
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  3:00 PM Job Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Open Monday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to use the library's laptops to work on employment-related tasks. During this open lab time, you can use the computers to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or build new work skills.

Volunteers will be on hand to help with resumes, job searches, online applications and a wide range of other employment related activities. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
Thursday April 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM FREE TAX PREPARATION @ the CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will again prepare taxes at the Castro Valley Library for people of all ages. These tax returns are prepared on computers and are electronically-filed at no charge.  Tax preparation will be available on Wednesdays & Thursdays, February 5 – April 10 from 10 am – 2 pm.  Appointments are required and can be made starting January 21th by calling (510) 667-7900 or in person at the library’s Information Desk.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Castro Valley Library Genealogy Study Group Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

DISCOVER YOUR ROOTS!   If you are looking for help with your family history research or just the companionship of others with the genealogy bug, please come join us!  It's FREE!  Each meeting will feature a short presentation by our experienced docent or a guest speaker with plenty of time for research and Q & A.

  • Beginning or experienced genealogists welcome.
  • Use a library laptop or bring your own.
  • Meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays monthly from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

                         Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cacvgg/    
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Preschool Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

PRESCHOOL GAME TIME!

Thursday, April 3rd

11:00-12:30pm

Join us in the Children's Area anytime between 11:00-12:30 for Preschool Game Time.

The Castro Valley Game Library will be here with lots of fun games for Preschoolers!

Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

CV Game Library is a local organization that provides access to games at a small lifetime fee: https://pinterest.com/gamelibrary/

 

    Location: Castro Valley
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misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
Saturday April 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mindful Stories: Michael Katz Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Michael Katz:  Mindful Stories

@ the Castro Valley Library

April 5th @ 11am

Michael Katz has been teaching mindfulness in schools for many years and sharing engaging folktales and original stories which teach life skills such as deep listening, respect, courage, the ability to change and more.  All ages are sure to laugh, and learn something valuable in the process.  School teachers are encouraged to attend.

Michael has been a storyteller since 1984 and has been featured at such illustrious locations as the openings of both the Los Angeles Getty Center and the Disney Concert Hall.  Michael is the host of the radio storytelling program Katz Pajamas heard on NPR station KCBX FM.

Chabot/Canyon Room

Recommended for 3rd - 6th grade

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Henna Body Art Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

Local multicultural artist Rachel-Anne Palacios will provide an introduction to how and why henna body art is used around the world. She will demonstrate, and give practice sessions with teens. Teens will also be informed on how to use henna as a medium as well as a body painting medium. Each participant takes home their own henna kit, blank hands sheet and sheet of 24 patterns to use.

Limited Spots Available, Registration Required.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Monday April 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Job Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Open Monday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to use the library's laptops to work on employment-related tasks. During this open lab time, you can use the computers to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or build new work skills.

Volunteers will be on hand to help with resumes, job searches, online applications and a wide range of other employment related activities. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Need help with Math
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-In Technology & Gadget Help Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 If you need help improving your computer skills or using a new gadget, the Library has an ongoing program for one-on-one help.  Help is available for the following topics and more:
 

♦E-mail     ♦Cell phones     ♦Microsoft operating systems     ♦Backing up and copying files     ♦Internet browsing and searching    ♦eBooks and eBook readers     ♦Digital Cameras and managing digital photographs     ♦Applications like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint    ♦Using social media such as Facebook and Twitter     ♦MP3 players, iPods, and digital music
 
Bring your own laptop or use a library laptop equipped with Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010. Volunteer instructors are available in the  Learning Center from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. No registration is necessary.
 
Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Free Advanced Math & Science Tutoring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

   
  
Looking for help with some REALLY  hard homework?
   The Castro Valley library and two post-Graduate Science and Engineering Students are offering free High School
   and College-Level tutoring in Math, Physics, and Chemistry every Monday.  Subjects that will be covered include:

   Math: Algebra, Geometry, Pre Calculus, Analysis, Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Ordinary Differential Equations
   Physics: All High School and College Physics
   Chemistry: High school chemistry
 

No Registration or appointment necessary, however participants must be high school aged or older.
 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900      Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Paws to Read Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   


Get ready for a howl of a good time as children grades K-6 are invited to our Paws to Read program. Read to a certified pet therapy dog and their owner as Paws to Read programs are designed to help young readers gain self confidence and improve their reading skills.

Registration is required.

There are a limited number of spots available. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Tuesday April 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:00 PM Tuff Tumblers Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   
Join us at the Castro Valley Library for some Preschool Tumbling!
Tuff Tumblers is a non-competitive gymnastic program for preschoolers.  
Your child will have fun maneuvering through a variety of equipment,
including ladders, tunnels, balance beams.
 
WHO:  3-5 yr olds
WHEN:  Tuesday, April 8th @ 12:15

HOW:  First Come, First Served
 
CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO FIRST 24 STUDENTS 
 
CALL THE CHILDREN'S DESK FOR MORE INFORMATION (510) 667-7931

Children under 7 yrs must be accompanied by an adult

 

 
    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Adult Internet Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Improve your INTERNET skills! Join us for these Adult Computer Classes during the monthS of July and August:

   POINT, CLICK & NAVIGATE, Tuesday, July 8, 12:30  to 2:30 pm
   Learn the essential mouse & keyboard skills.

INTERNET BASICS, Tuesday,  July 15, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

INTERNET SEARCHING, Tuesday, July 29, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

GOOGLE & BEYOND, Tuesday, August 5, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

E-MAIL BASICS (2-part) , Tuesday,  August 12 & 19, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

 Registration is required.  Register at the library Information Desk or contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900     Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Covered California Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Learn about Covered California, the new “online” marketplace that makes it simple and affordable to purchase quality health insurance. Representatives will be available at the library to help answer questions and enroll participants.

Documents needed: 
Proof of Citizenship (Naturalization certificate/green card if applicable)
Proof of address (ID card, utility bill)
Proof of household income (Tax form, pay stubs)
Social Security Numbers

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

http://www.coveredca.com    
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM The Great Castro Valley Debate on the Daughtrey Building Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

The Daughtrey Building has long been and interesting and complex topic of the town, initiating dialogue between residents about what to do with the building.  What's YOUR position on what to do with the Daughtrey Building?

Come to this community discussion and voice your opinion.
 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM eBestseller Bookclub: A unique way to Bestselling ebooks! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   


eBestseller Bookclub Meeting

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Time @ the Castro Valley Library

Tuesdays April 1st - May 6th
7:00 – 7:30 pm

Ages 3 – 6

In the Children’s Area

Pajama Time is an evening story time full of books and songs,

for kids ages 3 – 6 and their families.

Kids are welcome to wear their jammies!

No registration is required

Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library

    Location: Castro Valley
Wednesday April 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM FREE TAX PREPARATION @ the CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will again prepare taxes at the Castro Valley Library for people of all ages. These tax returns are prepared on computers and are electronically-filed at no charge.  Tax preparation will be available on Wednesdays & Thursdays, February 5 – April 10 from 10 am – 2 pm.  Appointments are required and can be made starting January 21th by calling (510) 667-7900 or in person at the library’s Information Desk.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Creative Writing Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This workshop is open to adult beginning creative writers for the purpose of offering inspiration and motivation. The group will meet four Wednesdays, March 19 & 26 and April 2 & 9, from 10:30 am to 12 noon and members must commit to attend all sessions. Bring a page of your writing (with copies to share) to each meeting including the first. The written subject matter may be fiction or non-fiction including essays, opinion pieces, journals and travel writing.

Advance registration is required.  Register at the library Information Desk or call 510-667-7900.
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  3:00 PM Job Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Open Monday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to use the library's laptops to work on employment-related tasks. During this open lab time, you can use the computers to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or build new work skills.

Volunteers will be on hand to help with resumes, job searches, online applications and a wide range of other employment related activities. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
Thursday April 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM FREE TAX PREPARATION @ the CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will again prepare taxes at the Castro Valley Library for people of all ages. These tax returns are prepared on computers and are electronically-filed at no charge.  Tax preparation will be available on Wednesdays & Thursdays, February 5 – April 10 from 10 am – 2 pm.  Appointments are required and can be made starting January 21th by calling (510) 667-7900 or in person at the library’s Information Desk.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   
  • Need help with math?
  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
Friday April 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Castro Valley Library Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Bargains galore at the Friends of the Castro Valley Library Book Sale. Sale includes paperback and hardback books, music, books-on-CD, and DVDs.

Friday, April 11, 6 - 8 p.m. Member's Preview  (Join or renew at the door)
Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open to all
Sunday, April 13, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bag Sale! Full bag of books for $3.00 (bags provided)


All proceeds directly benefit the Castro Valley Library. If you have books or other material to donate or would like to help with the sale, please call the Friends of the Castro Valley Library Book Store at 510-733-3285.
 
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Saturday April 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Friends of the Castro Valley Library Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Bargains galore at the Friends of the Castro Valley Library Book Sale. Sale includes paperback and hardback books, music, books-on-CD, and DVDs.

Friday, April 11, 6 - 8 p.m. Member's Preview  (Join or renew at the door)
Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open to all
Sunday, April 13, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bag Sale! Full bag of books for $3.00 (bags provided)


All proceeds directly benefit the Castro Valley Library. If you have books or other material to donate or would like to help with the sale, please call the Friends of the Castro Valley Library Book Store at 510-733-3285.
 
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Discover Taiwan: Offshore Islands of Taiwan Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Fremont Taiwan School's Discover Taiwan presents:

Offshore Islands of Taiwan

Learn about Taiwanese Islands!

March 8th, 2:00-3:30pm

Recommended for 12yrs and younger

Please register for this free program at the Children's Desk

Sponsored by Chuan Lyu Foundation www.river-flow.org

    Location: Castro Valley
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Sunday April 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Friends of the Castro Valley Library Book Sale Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Bargains galore at the Friends of the Castro Valley Library Book Sale. Sale includes paperback and hardback books, music, books-on-CD, and DVDs.

Friday, April 11, 6 - 8 p.m. Member's Preview  (Join or renew at the door)
Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Open to all
Sunday, April 13, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Bag Sale! Full bag of books for $3.00 (bags provided)


All proceeds directly benefit the Castro Valley Library. If you have books or other material to donate or would like to help with the sale, please call the Friends of the Castro Valley Library Book Store at 510-733-3285.
 
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Monday April 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Job Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Open Monday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to use the library's laptops to work on employment-related tasks. During this open lab time, you can use the computers to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or build new work skills.

Volunteers will be on hand to help with resumes, job searches, online applications and a wide range of other employment related activities. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Movie: Frozen Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

SPRING BREAK

@ the Castro Valley Library!

2:00pm Chabot/Canyon Room

FROZEN 

Rated PG, No Registration Required

Space is Limited

First Come, First Served

Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

    Location: Castro Valley
 
office_meeting1 6:00 PM MAC Meeting in the Chabot Room Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

An advisory body to 4th District County Supervisor Nate Miley, MAC Meets second, third & fourth Mondays of each month at the Castro Valley Library.
Meetings are open to the public. Agendas are available online at www.acgov.org and are posted at the Castro Valley Library.  For more information call Supervisor Nate Miley's Eden Area District Office, 510-670-5717.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Find meeting calendar & agendas here    
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Free Advanced Math & Science Tutoring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

   
  
Looking for help with some REALLY  hard homework?
   The Castro Valley library and two post-Graduate Science and Engineering Students are offering free High School
   and College-Level tutoring in Math, Physics, and Chemistry every Monday.  Subjects that will be covered include:

   Math: Algebra, Geometry, Pre Calculus, Analysis, Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Ordinary Differential Equations
   Physics: All High School and College Physics
   Chemistry: High school chemistry
 

No Registration or appointment necessary, however participants must be high school aged or older.
 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900      Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Lawyer in the Library Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   


A lawyer will be available at the Library to consult with you and help you get started on a solution to your problem, making a referral if necessary. Expect about 20 minutes of private consultation. You must make an appointment for this free service offered in partnership with the Alameda County Bar Association.
Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Tuesday April 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Adult Internet Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Improve your INTERNET skills! Join us for these Adult Computer Classes during the monthS of July and August:

   POINT, CLICK & NAVIGATE, Tuesday, July 8, 12:30  to 2:30 pm
   Learn the essential mouse & keyboard skills.

INTERNET BASICS, Tuesday,  July 15, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

INTERNET SEARCHING, Tuesday, July 29, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

GOOGLE & BEYOND, Tuesday, August 5, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

E-MAIL BASICS (2-part) , Tuesday,  August 12 & 19, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

 Registration is required.  Register at the library Information Desk or contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900     Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM LEGO Club Play Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   
                             Spring Break @ the Castro Valley Library   
 
  LEGO CLUB!
 
Tuesday, April 15th @ 1:00-3:00pm
                                                      
 
              Come play and create with the Library's collection of LEGOs and DUPLOs.
                        Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

                  Please leave your own LEGOs at home. We have enough for everyone!
                       No registration is necessary 

                  Contact: Castro Valley Library for more information (510) 667-7900

                               Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions


 
    Location: The Castro Valley Library
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Covered California Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Learn about Covered California, the new “online” marketplace that makes it simple and affordable to purchase quality health insurance. Representatives will be available at the library to help answer questions and enroll participants.

Documents needed: 
Proof of Citizenship (Naturalization certificate/green card if applicable)
Proof of address (ID card, utility bill)
Proof of household income (Tax form, pay stubs)
Social Security Numbers

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

http://www.coveredca.com    
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM 15th Congressional District Candidate Forum Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   


FIND OUT HOW THE CANDIDATES STAND ON IMPORTANT ISSUES

The Eden Area League of Women Voters and the Castro Valley Library present this candidate forum for the 15th Congressional District featuring candidates Hugh Bussell, Technology Manager & Educator; Ellen Corbett, California State Senator; and Eric Swalwell, United States Congressman.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Time @ the Castro Valley Library

Tuesdays April 1st - May 6th
7:00 – 7:30 pm

Ages 3 – 6

In the Children’s Area

Pajama Time is an evening story time full of books and songs,

for kids ages 3 – 6 and their families.

Kids are welcome to wear their jammies!

No registration is required

Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library

    Location: Castro Valley
Wednesday April 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  3:00 PM Job Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Open Monday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to use the library's laptops to work on employment-related tasks. During this open lab time, you can use the computers to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or build new work skills.

Volunteers will be on hand to help with resumes, job searches, online applications and a wide range of other employment related activities. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 

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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM CANCELLED! Daniel Barash Shadow Pupppet Show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

SHOW CANCELLED

Daniel Barash Shadow Puppet Show

@ the Castro Valley Library

Wednesday, April 16th @ 2pm

Discover the magical world of shadow puppetry with Daniel Barash of THE SHADOW PUPPET WORKSHOP.

After first introducing audience members to the art of shadow puppetry (including numerous puppets from Southeast Asia),

Daniel will then perform shadow puppetry shows inspired by folktales from around the world.

The audience will be encouraged to participate throughout the program, and volunteers

will be invited up to the shadow screen to help perform the shows.

Daniel Barash, based in Berkeley, CA, has presented hundreds of shadow puppetry

assembly programs across the United States.  His performances are engaging, participatory, and fun!
Daniel is one of 43 Kennedy Center National Workshop Leaders,

and travels around the country sharing his love of shadow puppetry with both educators and students.
All Ages Welcome.  No Registration Required.

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Magical Moonshine: The Puppet Man Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

MAGICAL MOONSHINE

PRESENTS

THE PUPPET MAN

@ the Castro Valley Library

Wednesday, April 16th @ 2pm

Discover the magical world of Magical Moonshine as Michael Nelson presents the Puppet Man! 

A wonderful show for families of all ages. 

All Ages Welcome, No Registration Required

Thursday April 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Sulphur Creek: Predator & Prey Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Sulphur Creek @ the Castro Valley Library

Thursday, April 17th

TWO PROGRAMS!!

10:15 & 11:15am

Predator & Prey

Learn about which animals hunt and which animals are the hunted. 

Explore the different ways the hunters catch their food and how the hunted try to survive. 

Meet an owl, snake, rat and gopher.

This program will be held in the outdoor amphitheatre, weather permitting.

Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 11:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Sulphur Creek: Predator & Prey Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Sulphur Creek @ the Castro Valley Library

Thursday, April 17th

TWO PROGRAMS!!

10:15 & 11:15am

Predator & Prey

Learn about which animals hunt and which animals are the hunted. 

Explore the different ways the hunters catch their food and how the hunted try to survive. 

Meet an owl, snake, rat and gopher.

This program will be held in the outdoor amphitheatre, weather permitting.

Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 

    Location: Castro Valley
Saturday April 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Earth Day Gardening for Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

EARTH DAY EVENT

@ The Castro Valley Library

GARDENING FOR KIDS

SATURDAY, APRIL 19TH

2:00-3:00pm

CHABOT/CANYON ROOM

Numerous studies show that gardening improves learning skills,

promotes healthier eating habits, and result in an improved

quality of life for children and adults. 

This educational gardening program will teach your child about healthy

lifestyle choices and encourage environmental stewardship. 

Recommended for ages 4-10  Class size is limited to the first 25 children.  No Registration Required

    Location: Castro Valley
Monday April 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Job Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Open Monday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to use the library's laptops to work on employment-related tasks. During this open lab time, you can use the computers to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or build new work skills.

Volunteers will be on hand to help with resumes, job searches, online applications and a wide range of other employment related activities. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Need help with Math
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop-In Technology & Gadget Help Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 If you need help improving your computer skills or using a new gadget, the Library has an ongoing program for one-on-one help.  Help is available for the following topics and more:
 

♦E-mail     ♦Cell phones     ♦Microsoft operating systems     ♦Backing up and copying files     ♦Internet browsing and searching
♦eBooks and eBook readers     ♦Digital Cameras and managing digital photographs     ♦Applications like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
♦Using social media such as Facebook and Twitter     ♦MP3 players, iPods, and digital music
 
 Bring your own laptop or use a library laptop equipped with Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010. Volunteer instructors are available in the  Learning Center from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. No registration is necessary.
 
Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
office_meeting1 6:00 PM MAC Meeting in the Chabot Room Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

An advisory body to 4th District County Supervisor Nate Miley, MAC Meets second, third & fourth Mondays of each month at the Castro Valley Library.
Meetings are open to the public. Agendas are available online at www.acgov.org and are posted at the Castro Valley Library.  For more information call Supervisor Nate Miley's Eden Area District Office, 510-670-5717.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Find meeting calendar & agendas here    
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Free Advanced Math & Science Tutoring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

   
  
Looking for help with some REALLY  hard homework?
   The Castro Valley library and two post-Graduate Science and Engineering Students are offering free High School
   and College-Level tutoring in Math, Physics, and Chemistry every Monday.  Subjects that will be covered include:

   Math: Algebra, Geometry, Pre Calculus, Analysis, Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Ordinary Differential Equations
   Physics: All High School and College Physics
   Chemistry: High school chemistry
 

No Registration or appointment necessary, however participants must be high school aged or older.
 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900      Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Tuesday April 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Adult Internet Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Improve your INTERNET skills! Join us for these Adult Computer Classes during the monthS of July and August:

   POINT, CLICK & NAVIGATE, Tuesday, July 8, 12:30  to 2:30 pm
   Learn the essential mouse & keyboard skills.

INTERNET BASICS, Tuesday,  July 15, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

INTERNET SEARCHING, Tuesday, July 29, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

GOOGLE & BEYOND, Tuesday, August 5, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

E-MAIL BASICS (2-part) , Tuesday,  August 12 & 19, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

 Registration is required.  Register at the library Information Desk or contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900     Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Need help with Math
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Time @ the Castro Valley Library

Tuesdays April 1st - May 6th
7:00 – 7:30 pm

Ages 3 – 6

In the Children’s Area

Pajama Time is an evening story time full of books and songs,

for kids ages 3 – 6 and their families.

Kids are welcome to wear their jammies!

No registration is required

Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library

    Location: Castro Valley
Wednesday April 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  3:00 PM Job Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Open Monday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to use the library's laptops to work on employment-related tasks. During this open lab time, you can use the computers to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or build new work skills.

Volunteers will be on hand to help with resumes, job searches, online applications and a wide range of other employment related activities. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Need help with Math
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
Thursday April 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Preschool Art Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pre-School Art @ the Castro Valley Library

Thursday, April 24th

11:00am-12:00 pm

Be sure to wear clothes you can get messy in

during this free art program for pre-schoolers with Art Teacher Christine Kita

Chabot/Canyon Room. 

Space is limited to first 25 preschoolers (3-5 yrs only).  No Registration Required. 

Children under 7 yrs must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Preschool Game Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

PRESCHOOL GAME TIME!

Thursday, April 24th

11:00-12:30pm

Join us in the Children's Area anytime between 11:00-12:30 for Preschool Game Time.

The Castro Valley Game Library will be here with lots of fun games for Preschoolers!

Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

CV Game Library is a local organization that provides access to games at a small lifetime fee: https://pinterest.com/gamelibrary/

 

    Location: Castro Valley
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Need help with Math
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
Saturday April 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Got Drugs? The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. If you have unused prescription drugs, you can drop them off at the Castro Valley Library on April 26, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm.  For other drop-off locations, click on the link below.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900        Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

National Take-Back Initiative    
Monday April 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Job Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Open Monday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to use the library's laptops to work on employment-related tasks. During this open lab time, you can use the computers to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or build new work skills.

Volunteers will be on hand to help with resumes, job searches, online applications and a wide range of other employment related activities. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Need help with Math
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
office_meeting1 6:00 PM MAC Meeting in the Chabot Room Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

An advisory body to 4th District County Supervisor Nate Miley, MAC Meets second, third & fourth Mondays of each month at the Castro Valley Library.
Meetings are open to the public. Agendas are available online at www.acgov.org and are posted at the Castro Valley Library.  For more information call Supervisor Nate Miley's Eden Area District Office, 510-670-5717.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Find meeting calendar & agendas here    
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Start Smart: Teen Driving Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The California Highway Patrol and the Castro Valley Library present Start Smart: Teen Driver Program. CHP officers will discuss traffic collision avoidance techniques, collision causing factors, driver/parent responsibilities, and seatbelt usage. Additionally, testimonies will be provided by officers who have investigated fatal collisions involving teens, and by family members who have lost love ones in traffic collisions.

The Start Smart program is a driver safety education class which targets new and future licensed teenage drivers between the age of 15 - 19 and their parents/guardians.

Please contact the Castro Valley Library or the California Highway Patrol to register
Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Free Advanced Math & Science Tutoring Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

   
  
Looking for help with some REALLY  hard homework?
   The Castro Valley library and two post-Graduate Science and Engineering Students are offering free High School
   and College-Level tutoring in Math, Physics, and Chemistry every Monday.  Subjects that will be covered include:

   Math: Algebra, Geometry, Pre Calculus, Analysis, Calculus, Linear Algebra, and Ordinary Differential Equations
   Physics: All High School and College Physics
   Chemistry: High school chemistry
 

No Registration or appointment necessary, however participants must be high school aged or older.
 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900      Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

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Tuesday April 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Adult Internet Classes Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Improve your INTERNET skills! Join us for these Adult Computer Classes during the monthS of July and August:

   POINT, CLICK & NAVIGATE, Tuesday, July 8, 12:30  to 2:30 pm
   Learn the essential mouse & keyboard skills.

INTERNET BASICS, Tuesday,  July 15, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

INTERNET SEARCHING, Tuesday, July 29, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

GOOGLE & BEYOND, Tuesday, August 5, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

E-MAIL BASICS (2-part) , Tuesday,  August 12 & 19, 12:30 to 2:30 pm

 Registration is required.  Register at the library Information Desk or contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900     Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM MONTHLY MOVIE MATINEE Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

FREE MOVIES FOR ADULTS @ THE CASTRO VALLEY LIBRARY

Join us in the Chabot Room for a showing of the movie GRAVITY (2013).

Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney) in command of his last flight before retiring.  But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone - tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness

 PG-13.  91 mins.  Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Need help with Math
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Movie Screening: THE INVISIBLE WAR Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for this FREE screening of the movie "The Invisible War."  Directed by Kirby Dick, in collaboration with Amy Ziering, the film addresses the shockingly common and profoundly distressing problem of sexual assault in the United States military.  The Defense Department estimates that 22,800 violent sex crimes were committed in the military last year alone, and the filmmakers calculate that 1 in 5 women in military service has been the victim of sexual assault.

Sponsored by the Hayward/Castro Valley Branch of AAUW and the Castro Valley Library.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

http://hcv-ca.aauw.net/    
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Castro Valley Library Book Club Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Meet with your neighbors and friends for a lively discussion of member selected books. Castro Valley Library Book Club meets the last Tuesday evening of each month in the Library Learning Center. Read this month's selection and join the discussion!  Upcoming selections:

January 28th      Inferno, by Dan Brown
February 25th    And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini
March 25th        How It All Began, by Penelope Lively
April 29th          Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
May 27th           Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter
June 24th         The Storyteller, by Jodi Picoult
                         


For for more information, ask at the Library Information Desk or contact the  Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Pajama Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Pajama Time @ the Castro Valley Library

Tuesdays April 1st - May 6th
7:00 – 7:30 pm

Ages 3 – 6

In the Children’s Area

Pajama Time is an evening story time full of books and songs,

for kids ages 3 – 6 and their families.

Kids are welcome to wear their jammies!

No registration is required

Children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library

    Location: Castro Valley
Wednesday April 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  3:00 PM Job Lab Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

 

 LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

Open Monday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm and Wednesdays from 10:30 am to 3:00 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to use the library's laptops to work on employment-related tasks. During this open lab time, you can use the computers to update or create a resume, search for jobs online, or build new work skills.

Volunteers will be on hand to help with resumes, job searches, online applications and a wide range of other employment related activities. Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 

 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Homework Help: every day after school Monday through Thursday! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

  • Want to practice your spelling words?
  • Need help with Math
  • Get help writing a report 
  • Practice your Spanish vocabulary words

Teen volunteers working with an Adult Coordinator will be here to offer Homework Help in all subjects,  Monday - Thursday, 3:30-5 p.m.  No pre-registration is required; just bring your assignments. Library  computers will be available for writing and research. 

For more information and to find out about how you may volunteer to help, please call the Library, 510-667-7900.  Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
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