Saturday June 2, 2018
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Introduction to Tarot Board Game

 
 
TAROT, ANYONE?  Might you have a nagging question or issue? Join practical-mystic, Amber Jayanti to play this fun-filled, educational tarot board game designed to open participants both to problem solving and learning the basics of the Qabalistic Tarot's Ageless Wisdom.  Beginners only, group size limited to 9.
 
Amber is the author of "Tarot for Dummies, "Living the Qabalistic Tarot," and "Principles of Qabalah" and founder of the International School for Tarot & Qabalah Study in 1975.
 
 

 
Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 
 
TAROT, ANYONE?  Might you have a nagging question or issue? Join practical-mystic, Amber Jayanti to play this fun-filled, educational tarot board game designed to open participants both to problem solving and learning the basics of the Qabalistic Tarot's Ageless Wisdom.  Beginners only, group size limited to 9.
 
Amber is the author of "Tarot for Dummies, "Living the Qabalistic Tarot," and "Principles of Qabalah" and founder of the International School for Tarot & Qabalah Study in 1975.
 
 

 
Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900


Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kid Power Orientation

Kid Power Orientation

Are you going into 6th, 7th, or 8th grade next fall? Sign up to be a Kid Power Volunteer this summer at the Castro Valley Library!

The Kid Power program is a good way for you to serve the public and to fulfill volunteering hours for school.  At the same time you will develop work skills and experience. A Kid Power Volunteer’s primary duty is to help kids play the Summer Reading Game.  Volunteers may also help with special programs and perform other duties as time and interest allow. Volunteers who complete 8 hours will receive a reward at the end of the summer!

All interested Kid Power volunteers must attend one of the following orientation sessions:

Wednesday, May 30th, 4:00-5:00

Saturday, June 2nd, 3:00-4:00

Tuesday, June 5th, 7:00-8:00

At these orientations, volunteers will learn the rules of the Summer Reading Game, volunteering expectations, and hand in their complete Kid Power forms.

Registration required. Registration will begin May 1st. Visit the children's desk at the Castro Valley Library to register, or call for more information. Be sure to pick up your Kid Power application packet when you register - it must be handed in with a parent's signature at orientation!

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Kid Power Orientation

Are you going into 6th, 7th, or 8th grade next fall? Sign up to be a Kid Power Volunteer this summer at the Castro Valley Library!

The Kid Power program is a good way for you to serve the public and to fulfill volunteering hours for school.  At the same time you will develop work skills and experience. A Kid Power Volunteer’s primary duty is to help kids play the Summer Reading Game.  Volunteers may also help with special programs and perform other duties as time and interest allow. Volunteers who complete 8 hours will receive a reward at the end of the summer!

All interested Kid Power volunteers must attend one of the following orientation sessions:

Wednesday, May 30th, 4:00-5:00

Saturday, June 2nd, 3:00-4:00

Tuesday, June 5th, 7:00-8:00

At these orientations, volunteers will learn the rules of the Summer Reading Game, volunteering expectations, and hand in their complete Kid Power forms.

Registration required. Registration will begin May 1st. Visit the children's desk at the Castro Valley Library to register, or call for more information. Be sure to pick up your Kid Power application packet when you register - it must be handed in with a parent's signature at orientation!

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Monday June 4, 2018
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Lab

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

   Update or create a results oriented resume          
   Improve your interview skills   
   Explore a new career                                                
   Research competitive salary information        
   Search for jobs online & through agencies            
   Learn about LinkedIn  
   Take practice tests for professional exams            
   Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     
   

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

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


 

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

   Update or create a results oriented resume          
   Improve your interview skills   
   Explore a new career                                                
   Research competitive salary information        
   Search for jobs online & through agencies            
   Learn about LinkedIn  
   Take practice tests for professional exams            
   Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     
   

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

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


 

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Drop-In Technology & Gadget Help

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

♦Smart phones & tablets     ♦Windows 10     ♦Backing up and copying files     ♦Internet browsing and searching    ♦eBooks and eBook readers     ♦Digital Cameras and managing digital photographs     ♦Word, Excel & PowerPoint    ♦Facebook and Twitter     ♦MP3 players & digital music
 
Bring your own device or use a library laptop equipped with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016. 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

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

♦Smart phones & tablets     ♦Windows 10     ♦Backing up and copying files     ♦Internet browsing and searching    ♦eBooks and eBook readers     ♦Digital Cameras and managing digital photographs     ♦Word, Excel & PowerPoint    ♦Facebook and Twitter     ♦MP3 players & digital music
 
Bring your own device or use a library laptop equipped with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016. 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
 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Paws to Read


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
 


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 June 5, 2018
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12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
TUFF TUMBLERS
TUFF TUMBLERS @ the Castro Valley Library!
 
WHO:  3 - 5 year olds
WHEN:  June 5 @ 12:15pm
 
Tuff Tumblers is a non-competitive gymnastic program for preschoolers.
Your child will have fun maneuvering through a variety of equipment, including tunnels & balance beams.
Parental participation is not necessary, but parents must be present at all times.
 
No Registration Necessary, First Come First Served.  Class size is limited to first 24 students.
 
CALL THE CHILDREN'S DESK FOR MORE INFORMATION (510) 667-7900

 

 

 
LOCATION: Castro Valley
TUFF TUMBLERS @ the Castro Valley Library!
 
WHO:  3 - 5 year olds
WHEN:  June 5 @ 12:15pm
 
Tuff Tumblers is a non-competitive gymnastic program for preschoolers.
Your child will have fun maneuvering through a variety of equipment, including tunnels & balance beams.
Parental participation is not necessary, but parents must be present at all times.
 
No Registration Necessary, First Come First Served.  Class size is limited to first 24 students.
 
CALL THE CHILDREN'S DESK FOR MORE INFORMATION (510) 667-7900

 

 

 
LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mystery Book Club

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      


January 2          Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

February 6       Cemetery Road by Gar Anthony Haywood

March 6              Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (In celebration of Castro Valley Reads!)

April 3                 A Dark-Adapted Eye by Barbara Vine (Ruth Rendell)
 
May 1                   The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective by Kate Summerscale
 
June 5                  The 9th Girl by Tami Hoag 
 
July 3                    A Killing in the Hills by Julia Keller
 
August 7               The Eight by Katherine Neville
 
September 4        The Silent Corner by Dean Koontz
 
October 2              Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers
 
November 6         Someone Always Knows by Marcia Muller
 
December 4          Face of the Enemy by Joanne Dobson

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

 

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      


January 2          Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

February 6       Cemetery Road by Gar Anthony Haywood

March 6              Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (In celebration of Castro Valley Reads!)

April 3                 A Dark-Adapted Eye by Barbara Vine (Ruth Rendell)
 
May 1                   The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective by Kate Summerscale
 
June 5                  The 9th Girl by Tami Hoag 
 
July 3                    A Killing in the Hills by Julia Keller
 
August 7               The Eight by Katherine Neville
 
September 4        The Silent Corner by Dean Koontz
 
October 2              Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers
 
November 6         Someone Always Knows by Marcia Muller
 
December 4          Face of the Enemy by Joanne Dobson

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

 

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Kid Power Orientation

Kid Power Orientation

Are you going into 6th, 7th, or 8th grade next fall? Sign up to be a Kid Power Volunteer this summer at the Castro Valley Library!

The Kid Power program is a good way for you to serve the public and to fulfill volunteering hours for school.  At the same time you will develop work skills and experience. A Kid Power Volunteer’s primary duty is to help kids play the Summer Reading Game.  Volunteers may also help with special programs and perform other duties as time and interest allow. Volunteers who complete 8 hours will receive a reward at the end of the summer!

All interested Kid Power volunteers must attend one of the following orientation sessions:

Wednesday, May 30th, 4:00-5:00

Saturday, June 2nd, 3:00-4:00

Tuesday, June 5th, 7:00-8:00

At these orientations, volunteers will learn the rules of the Summer Reading Game, volunteering expectations, and hand in their complete Kid Power forms.

Registration required. Registration will begin May 1st. Visit the children's desk at the Castro Valley Library to register, or call for more information. Be sure to pick up your Kid Power application packet when you register - it must be handed in with a parent's signature at orientation!

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Kid Power Orientation

Are you going into 6th, 7th, or 8th grade next fall? Sign up to be a Kid Power Volunteer this summer at the Castro Valley Library!

The Kid Power program is a good way for you to serve the public and to fulfill volunteering hours for school.  At the same time you will develop work skills and experience. A Kid Power Volunteer’s primary duty is to help kids play the Summer Reading Game.  Volunteers may also help with special programs and perform other duties as time and interest allow. Volunteers who complete 8 hours will receive a reward at the end of the summer!

All interested Kid Power volunteers must attend one of the following orientation sessions:

Wednesday, May 30th, 4:00-5:00

Saturday, June 2nd, 3:00-4:00

Tuesday, June 5th, 7:00-8:00

At these orientations, volunteers will learn the rules of the Summer Reading Game, volunteering expectations, and hand in their complete Kid Power forms.

Registration required. Registration will begin May 1st. Visit the children's desk at the Castro Valley Library to register, or call for more information. Be sure to pick up your Kid Power application packet when you register - it must be handed in with a parent's signature at orientation!

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Wednesday June 6, 2018
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Lab

    LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 
   
Open Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

 
Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

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

    LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 
   
Open Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

 
Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

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

Thursday June 7, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Join us in the Chabot Room for a fun morning of stories, songs, and more!

This family storytime is perfect for families with children ages 0-6.

No registration necessary, just drop in!

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Family Storytime

Join us in the Chabot Room for a fun morning of stories, songs, and more!

This family storytime is perfect for families with children ages 0-6.

No registration necessary, just drop in!

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Stay and Play

Stay and Play

After storytime, stay to play with us.
Meet other families and make a friend!

Designed for Children 0 - 5 years

No Registration.  Class size is limited.  First Come, First Served

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Stay and Play

After storytime, stay to play with us.
Meet other families and make a friend!

Designed for Children 0 - 5 years

No Registration.  Class size is limited.  First Come, First Served

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Castro Valley Library Genealogy Study Group Meeting

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
 

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
 

Saturday June 9, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
YOGA for beginners & beyond

YOGA for beginners & beyond

 

Join us for a FREE yoga class every 2nd Saturday monthly.  Dress in comfy clothes and bring an exercise matt if you have one!  All adults and teens are welcome regardless of current fitness level. 
 

Instructor Joe Sapena completed the teaching program at the Yoga Room in Berkeley. Because of the profound influence the practice of yoga has had in his life, he hopes to inspire and guide students in their own journey of discovery. To be held in the Chabot Room. No reservations are required for this FREE event.


Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

YOGA for beginners & beyond

 

Join us for a FREE yoga class every 2nd Saturday monthly.  Dress in comfy clothes and bring an exercise matt if you have one!  All adults and teens are welcome regardless of current fitness level. 
 

Instructor Joe Sapena completed the teaching program at the Yoga Room in Berkeley. Because of the profound influence the practice of yoga has had in his life, he hopes to inspire and guide students in their own journey of discovery. To be held in the Chabot Room. No reservations are required for this FREE event.


Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Adult Computer Class: SimplyE eBook App for Apple or Android

Join us for these FREE adult computer classes during the month of June!

SimplyE eBook App for Apple or Android
Saturday,  June 9, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn about SimplyE  the new app that gives ACLibrary card holders one interface to Browse, Borrow, and Read our entire collection of eBooks. The app brings together titles from our eBook providers, including Overdrive, Cloud Library, RBdigital, and Enki.  Bring your Apple or Android device to class as well as your app store credentials.

Online Fun with Library Resources
Saturday, June 9, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Your library card is one of the most valuable things in your wallet!  Learn about the many sources of FREE fun and entertainment available to you from home with your library card!  Learn how to download FREE music and magazines, stream video, get free passes to local museums and attractions,  study a language,  attend online enrichment classes and more!  Bring your own device or use a library laptop.

Facebook 101
Saturday,  June 16, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Is everyone you know on Facebook, except you?  Concerned about the security of your Facebook information?  Then don’t miss this chance to learn more!  Connect with old friends, find new friends, share pictures, and more!  Students must have an email account.

Google, Google Tools & Apps
Saturday, June 16,  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

There is more to Google than just a great search engine.  Learn more advanced searching techniques and other cool Google features available for your computer or as free apps for your smartphone or other mobile device such as maps, news, translate, video, photos, and books.

Registration is required for these FREE classes.  To register, contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Join us for these FREE adult computer classes during the month of June!

SimplyE eBook App for Apple or Android
Saturday,  June 9, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn about SimplyE  the new app that gives ACLibrary card holders one interface to Browse, Borrow, and Read our entire collection of eBooks. The app brings together titles from our eBook providers, including Overdrive, Cloud Library, RBdigital, and Enki.  Bring your Apple or Android device to class as well as your app store credentials.

Online Fun with Library Resources
Saturday, June 9, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Your library card is one of the most valuable things in your wallet!  Learn about the many sources of FREE fun and entertainment available to you from home with your library card!  Learn how to download FREE music and magazines, stream video, get free passes to local museums and attractions,  study a language,  attend online enrichment classes and more!  Bring your own device or use a library laptop.

Facebook 101
Saturday,  June 16, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Is everyone you know on Facebook, except you?  Concerned about the security of your Facebook information?  Then don’t miss this chance to learn more!  Connect with old friends, find new friends, share pictures, and more!  Students must have an email account.

Google, Google Tools & Apps
Saturday, June 16,  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

There is more to Google than just a great search engine.  Learn more advanced searching techniques and other cool Google features available for your computer or as free apps for your smartphone or other mobile device such as maps, news, translate, video, photos, and books.

Registration is required for these FREE classes.  To register, contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Adult Computer Class: Online Fun with Library Resources

Join us for these FREE adult computer classes during the month of June!

SimplyE eBook App for Apple or Android
Saturday,  June 9, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn about SimplyE  the new app that gives ACLibrary card holders one interface to Browse, Borrow, and Read our entire collection of eBooks. The app brings together titles from our eBook providers, including Overdrive, Cloud Library, RBdigital, and Enki.  Bring your Apple or Android device to class as well as your app store credentials.

Online Fun with Library Resources
Saturday, June 9, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Your library card is one of the most valuable things in your wallet!  Learn about the many sources of FREE fun and entertainment available to you from home with your library card!  Learn how to download FREE music and magazines, stream video, get free passes to local museums and attractions,  study a language,  attend online enrichment classes and more!  Bring your own device or use a library laptop.

Facebook 101
Saturday,  June 16, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Is everyone you know on Facebook, except you?  Concerned about the security of your Facebook information?  Then don’t miss this chance to learn more!  Connect with old friends, find new friends, share pictures, and more!  Students must have an email account.

Google, Google Tools & Apps
Saturday, June 16,  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

There is more to Google than just a great search engine.  Learn more advanced searching techniques and other cool Google features available for your computer or as free apps for your smartphone or other mobile device such as maps, news, translate, video, photos, and books.

Registration is required for these FREE classes.  To register, contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Join us for these FREE adult computer classes during the month of June!

SimplyE eBook App for Apple or Android
Saturday,  June 9, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn about SimplyE  the new app that gives ACLibrary card holders one interface to Browse, Borrow, and Read our entire collection of eBooks. The app brings together titles from our eBook providers, including Overdrive, Cloud Library, RBdigital, and Enki.  Bring your Apple or Android device to class as well as your app store credentials.

Online Fun with Library Resources
Saturday, June 9, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Your library card is one of the most valuable things in your wallet!  Learn about the many sources of FREE fun and entertainment available to you from home with your library card!  Learn how to download FREE music and magazines, stream video, get free passes to local museums and attractions,  study a language,  attend online enrichment classes and more!  Bring your own device or use a library laptop.

Facebook 101
Saturday,  June 16, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Is everyone you know on Facebook, except you?  Concerned about the security of your Facebook information?  Then don’t miss this chance to learn more!  Connect with old friends, find new friends, share pictures, and more!  Students must have an email account.

Google, Google Tools & Apps
Saturday, June 16,  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

There is more to Google than just a great search engine.  Learn more advanced searching techniques and other cool Google features available for your computer or as free apps for your smartphone or other mobile device such as maps, news, translate, video, photos, and books.

Registration is required for these FREE classes.  To register, contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Sunday June 10, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
MITCH GREEN WITH THE BENNY WATSON TRIO

MITCH GREEN  with the  BENNY WATSON TRIO present
THE MAGIC OF OL' BLUE EYES ... A TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA  

SUNDAY
JUNE 10 
2 - 3:30 PM

Jazz vocalist Mitch Green and the Benny Watson Trio pay tribute to Frank Sinatra!   Mitch & the Trio have been together 15 years and create engaging arrangements of
songs from The Great American Songbook infused with creative modern and traditional jazz playing that will have you tapping your feet!

No reservations are required for this FREE event.

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

MITCH GREEN  with the  BENNY WATSON TRIO present
THE MAGIC OF OL' BLUE EYES ... A TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA  

SUNDAY
JUNE 10 
2 - 3:30 PM

Jazz vocalist Mitch Green and the Benny Watson Trio pay tribute to Frank Sinatra!   Mitch & the Trio have been together 15 years and create engaging arrangements of
songs from The Great American Songbook infused with creative modern and traditional jazz playing that will have you tapping your feet!

No reservations are required for this FREE event.

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

Monday June 11, 2018
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Lab

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday  afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

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


 

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday  afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

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


 

 
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6:00 PM
MAC (County Planning) Meeting in the Chabot Room

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
 

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
 

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lawyer in the Library


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
 


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 June 12, 2018
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Environmental Crimes: How to Identify and Report

Environmental Crimes in Alameda County:  How to Identify and Report

 

WHEN: June 12, 2018, 6-8 PM

WHERE: Castro Valley Library

WHAT: A collaboration between the Alameda County District Attorney's Office,

The League of Women Voters Eden Area, Sierra Club South Alameda County and Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter

In this presentation a panel of environmental law experts from the Alameda County District Attorney's office

will identify the most common environmental crimes in the Bay Area, provide resources to better

understand their impact on the environment and empower attendees with tools/resources

to help identify and report environmental crimes in our communities.

RSVP PREFERRED BELOW

https://sierra.secure.force.com/events/details?formcampaignid=7010Z000002AoncQAC&id=70131000001Lp1FAAS

 

CHABOT/CANYON ROOM

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Environmental Crimes in Alameda County:  How to Identify and Report

 

WHEN: June 12, 2018, 6-8 PM

WHERE: Castro Valley Library

WHAT: A collaboration between the Alameda County District Attorney's Office,

The League of Women Voters Eden Area, Sierra Club South Alameda County and Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter

In this presentation a panel of environmental law experts from the Alameda County District Attorney's office

will identify the most common environmental crimes in the Bay Area, provide resources to better

understand their impact on the environment and empower attendees with tools/resources

to help identify and report environmental crimes in our communities.

RSVP PREFERRED BELOW

https://sierra.secure.force.com/events/details?formcampaignid=7010Z000002AoncQAC&id=70131000001Lp1FAAS

 

CHABOT/CANYON ROOM

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
eBestseller Book Club

eBestseller Book Club meets in the Learning Center from 7 pm to 8 pm.

 Advance registration required.

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

eBestseller Book Club meets in the Learning Center from 7 pm to 8 pm.

 Advance registration required.

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

Thursday June 14, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Join us in the Chabot Room for a fun morning of stories, songs, and more!

This family storytime is perfect for families with children ages 0-6.

No registration necessary, just drop in!

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Family Storytime

Join us in the Chabot Room for a fun morning of stories, songs, and more!

This family storytime is perfect for families with children ages 0-6.

No registration necessary, just drop in!

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Stay and Play

Stay and Play

After storytime, stay to play with us.
Meet other families and make a friend!

Designed for Children 0 - 5 years

No Registration.  Class size is limited.  First Come, First Served

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Stay and Play

After storytime, stay to play with us.
Meet other families and make a friend!

Designed for Children 0 - 5 years

No Registration.  Class size is limited.  First Come, First Served

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Enforcing Laws for Cycling Safety

.Enforcing Laws for Cycling Safety

an Innovative Town Hall Event

Thursday, June 14

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Join key members of our legal system, law enforcement,

government agencies, cyclists, and the Ride of Silence, for a groundbreaking conversation

Together, cyclists and law enforcement can make the roads safer for cycling by enforcing the laws

for cycling safety using new data and video evidence. 

co-sponsored by CyclistVideoEvidence.com and Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley

LOCATION: Castro Valley

.Enforcing Laws for Cycling Safety

an Innovative Town Hall Event

Thursday, June 14

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Join key members of our legal system, law enforcement,

government agencies, cyclists, and the Ride of Silence, for a groundbreaking conversation

Together, cyclists and law enforcement can make the roads safer for cycling by enforcing the laws

for cycling safety using new data and video evidence. 

co-sponsored by CyclistVideoEvidence.com and Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Saturday June 16, 2018
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Adult Computer Class: Facebook 101

Join us for these FREE adult computer classes during the month of June!

SimplyE eBook App for Apple or Android
Saturday,  June 9, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn about SimplyE  the new app that gives ACLibrary card holders one interface to Browse, Borrow, and Read our entire collection of eBooks. The app brings together titles from our eBook providers, including Overdrive, Cloud Library, RBdigital, and Enki.  Bring your Apple or Android device to class as well as your app store credentials.

Online Fun with Library Resources
Saturday, June 9, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Your library card is one of the most valuable things in your wallet!  Learn about the many sources of FREE fun and entertainment available to you from home with your library card!  Learn how to download FREE music and magazines, stream video, get free passes to local museums and attractions,  study a language,  attend online enrichment classes and more!  Bring your own device or use a library laptop.

Facebook 101
Saturday,  June 16, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Is everyone you know on Facebook, except you?  Concerned about the security of your Facebook information?  Then don’t miss this chance to learn more!  Connect with old friends, find new friends, share pictures, and more!  Students must have an email account.

Google, Google Tools & Apps
Saturday, June 16,  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

There is more to Google than just a great search engine.  Learn more advanced searching techniques and other cool Google features available for your computer or as free apps for your smartphone or other mobile device such as maps, news, translate, video, photos, and books.

Registration is required for these FREE classes.  To register, contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Join us for these FREE adult computer classes during the month of June!

SimplyE eBook App for Apple or Android
Saturday,  June 9, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn about SimplyE  the new app that gives ACLibrary card holders one interface to Browse, Borrow, and Read our entire collection of eBooks. The app brings together titles from our eBook providers, including Overdrive, Cloud Library, RBdigital, and Enki.  Bring your Apple or Android device to class as well as your app store credentials.

Online Fun with Library Resources
Saturday, June 9, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Your library card is one of the most valuable things in your wallet!  Learn about the many sources of FREE fun and entertainment available to you from home with your library card!  Learn how to download FREE music and magazines, stream video, get free passes to local museums and attractions,  study a language,  attend online enrichment classes and more!  Bring your own device or use a library laptop.

Facebook 101
Saturday,  June 16, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Is everyone you know on Facebook, except you?  Concerned about the security of your Facebook information?  Then don’t miss this chance to learn more!  Connect with old friends, find new friends, share pictures, and more!  Students must have an email account.

Google, Google Tools & Apps
Saturday, June 16,  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

There is more to Google than just a great search engine.  Learn more advanced searching techniques and other cool Google features available for your computer or as free apps for your smartphone or other mobile device such as maps, news, translate, video, photos, and books.

Registration is required for these FREE classes.  To register, contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
CHABOT COLLEGE FLUTE CHOIR

JOIN US FOR AN AFTERNOON OF MUSIC WITH: 


CHABOT COLLEGE FLUTE CHOIR 
directed by Beverly Johnson

AND

STRING TRIO
directed by Josh Cohen

No reservations are required for this FREE event. 

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

JOIN US FOR AN AFTERNOON OF MUSIC WITH: 


CHABOT COLLEGE FLUTE CHOIR 
directed by Beverly Johnson

AND

STRING TRIO
directed by Josh Cohen

No reservations are required for this FREE event. 

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

 
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Adult Computer Class: Google, Google Apps & Tools

Join us for these FREE adult computer classes during the month of June!

SimplyE eBook App for Apple or Android
Saturday,  June 9, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn about SimplyE  the new app that gives ACLibrary card holders one interface to Browse, Borrow, and Read our entire collection of eBooks. The app brings together titles from our eBook providers, including Overdrive, Cloud Library, RBdigital, and Enki.  Bring your Apple or Android device to class as well as your app store credentials.

Online Fun with Library Resources
Saturday, June 9, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Your library card is one of the most valuable things in your wallet!  Learn about the many sources of FREE fun and entertainment available to you from home with your library card!  Learn how to download FREE music and magazines, stream video, get free passes to local museums and attractions,  study a language,  attend online enrichment classes and more!  Bring your own device or use a library laptop.

Facebook 101
Saturday,  June 16, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Is everyone you know on Facebook, except you?  Concerned about the security of your Facebook information?  Then don’t miss this chance to learn more!  Connect with old friends, find new friends, share pictures, and more!  Students must have an email account.

Google, Google Tools & Apps
Saturday, June 16,  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

There is more to Google than just a great search engine.  Learn more advanced searching techniques and other cool Google features available for your computer or as free apps for your smartphone or other mobile device such as maps, news, translate, video, photos, and books.

Registration is required for these FREE classes.  To register, contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Join us for these FREE adult computer classes during the month of June!

SimplyE eBook App for Apple or Android
Saturday,  June 9, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn about SimplyE  the new app that gives ACLibrary card holders one interface to Browse, Borrow, and Read our entire collection of eBooks. The app brings together titles from our eBook providers, including Overdrive, Cloud Library, RBdigital, and Enki.  Bring your Apple or Android device to class as well as your app store credentials.

Online Fun with Library Resources
Saturday, June 9, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Your library card is one of the most valuable things in your wallet!  Learn about the many sources of FREE fun and entertainment available to you from home with your library card!  Learn how to download FREE music and magazines, stream video, get free passes to local museums and attractions,  study a language,  attend online enrichment classes and more!  Bring your own device or use a library laptop.

Facebook 101
Saturday,  June 16, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Is everyone you know on Facebook, except you?  Concerned about the security of your Facebook information?  Then don’t miss this chance to learn more!  Connect with old friends, find new friends, share pictures, and more!  Students must have an email account.

Google, Google Tools & Apps
Saturday, June 16,  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

There is more to Google than just a great search engine.  Learn more advanced searching techniques and other cool Google features available for your computer or as free apps for your smartphone or other mobile device such as maps, news, translate, video, photos, and books.

Registration is required for these FREE classes.  To register, contact the Castro Valley Library at (510) 667-7900.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Monday June 18, 2018
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Lab

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday  afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

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


 

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday  afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

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


 

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Build It Day

Come build with us!

Use your imagination to construct fantastic creations out of blocks, legos, and more!

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of building.

This family program is best suited for children three and up.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Come build with us!

Use your imagination to construct fantastic creations out of blocks, legos, and more!

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of building.

This family program is best suited for children three and up.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Drop-In Technology & Gadget Help

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

♦Smart phones & tablets     ♦Windows 10     ♦Backing up and copying files     ♦Internet browsing and searching    ♦eBooks and eBook readers     ♦Digital Cameras and managing digital photographs     ♦Word, Excel & PowerPoint    ♦Facebook and Twitter     ♦MP3 players & digital music
 
Bring your own device or use a library laptop equipped with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016. 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

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

♦Smart phones & tablets     ♦Windows 10     ♦Backing up and copying files     ♦Internet browsing and searching    ♦eBooks and eBook readers     ♦Digital Cameras and managing digital photographs     ♦Word, Excel & PowerPoint    ♦Facebook and Twitter     ♦MP3 players & digital music
 
Bring your own device or use a library laptop equipped with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016. 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
 
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6:00 PM
MAC (General Purpose) Meeting in the Chabot Room

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
 

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
 

Tuesday June 19, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Movie Tuesday - Paddington 2

We can bearly wait for Paddington 2!

Bring popcorn and a friend and join us for this PG-rated family flick featuring beloved bear Paddington, who just cannot help but get into trouble as he adjusts to life in the city!

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

We can bearly wait for Paddington 2!

Bring popcorn and a friend and join us for this PG-rated family flick featuring beloved bear Paddington, who just cannot help but get into trouble as he adjusts to life in the city!

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Write to Read

Write to Read

The Literacy Reading Club is intended for second language students who can speak basic English and want to continue to improve their English conversation and reading skills.  Anyone interested in joining should call 510-745-1480.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Write to Read

The Literacy Reading Club is intended for second language students who can speak basic English and want to continue to improve their English conversation and reading skills.  Anyone interested in joining should call 510-745-1480.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Real Reads: New Nonfiction Book Club

REAL READS: A NEW NONFICTION BOOK CLUB

First Meeting: Tuesday, June 19

6:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Hungry for a place to discuss great nonfiction books? Welcome to Real Reads, the Library’s new nonfiction book club. Real Reads will meet on the 3rd Tuesday night of each month beginning June 19. The first two selections have been made by the Library. Thereafter, club members will suggest books to read each month, and a club member will facilitate the discussion. Club members are responsible for getting their own copy of the book, although we will try to choose books that are available in the library collection for check out. Join us for the inaugural meeting to discuss The Wright Brothers by David McCullough and to learn more about the club.

June 19: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

July 17: Patient H.M. by Luke Dittrich

Sign up by visiting the reference desk or calling 510-667-7900

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

REAL READS: A NEW NONFICTION BOOK CLUB

First Meeting: Tuesday, June 19

6:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Hungry for a place to discuss great nonfiction books? Welcome to Real Reads, the Library’s new nonfiction book club. Real Reads will meet on the 3rd Tuesday night of each month beginning June 19. The first two selections have been made by the Library. Thereafter, club members will suggest books to read each month, and a club member will facilitate the discussion. Club members are responsible for getting their own copy of the book, although we will try to choose books that are available in the library collection for check out. Join us for the inaugural meeting to discuss The Wright Brothers by David McCullough and to learn more about the club.

June 19: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

July 17: Patient H.M. by Luke Dittrich

Sign up by visiting the reference desk or calling 510-667-7900

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Pajama Storytime

Join us in the Children's Room for a fun evening storytime featuring books and songs.

Wear your jammies, slippers, or bring your favorite stuffie if you like!

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

Join us in the Children's Room for a fun evening storytime featuring books and songs.

Wear your jammies, slippers, or bring your favorite stuffie if you like!

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

Wednesday June 20, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Bubble Lady

Join us for an afternoon of bubble magic with The Bubble Lady!

Prepare to experience bubbles like you’ve never seen! Everything from dancing bubbles, trick bubbles, spaceship bubbles, love bubbles, bubble haircuts, bubble brains, dragon and whale bubbles, universe bubbles and people in bubbles, to name a few.

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Join us for an afternoon of bubble magic with The Bubble Lady!

Prepare to experience bubbles like you’ve never seen! Everything from dancing bubbles, trick bubbles, spaceship bubbles, love bubbles, bubble haircuts, bubble brains, dragon and whale bubbles, universe bubbles and people in bubbles, to name a few.

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
State Senator Wieckowski Office Hours

State Senator Bob Wieckowski Office Hours

A representative from the office of California State Senator Bob Wieckowski will be available at the Library on the third Wednesday of every month from 3 pm to 5 pm to meet with constituents.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

State Senator Bob Wieckowski Office Hours

A representative from the office of California State Senator Bob Wieckowski will be available at the Library on the third Wednesday of every month from 3 pm to 5 pm to meet with constituents.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Thursday June 21, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Join us in the Chabot Room for a fun morning of stories, songs, and more!

This family storytime is perfect for families with children ages 0-6.

No registration necessary, just drop in!

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Family Storytime

Join us in the Chabot Room for a fun morning of stories, songs, and more!

This family storytime is perfect for families with children ages 0-6.

No registration necessary, just drop in!

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Stay and Play

Stay and Play

After storytime, stay to play with us.
Meet other families and make a friend!

Designed for Children 0 - 5 years

No Registration.  Class size is limited.  First Come, First Served

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Stay and Play

After storytime, stay to play with us.
Meet other families and make a friend!

Designed for Children 0 - 5 years

No Registration.  Class size is limited.  First Come, First Served

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Castro Valley Library Genealogy Study Group Meeting

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
 

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
 

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Game Day

Let's play games!

Bring a friend and spend the afternoon at the library playing board games, card games, and video games.

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of gaming.

This family program is best suited for children who are old enough to take turns and follow game instructions.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Let's play games!

Bring a friend and spend the afternoon at the library playing board games, card games, and video games.

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of gaming.

This family program is best suited for children who are old enough to take turns and follow game instructions.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Saturday June 23, 2018
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10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Jenny's Eco Bead Jewelry--Donate Your Time!

Jenny's Eco Bead Jewelry

Saturday, June 23

10:30 am to 4:30 pm

Donate your time to help make jewelry that will later be sold to raise money for the Jenny Lin Summer Music Program. All ages are welcome! You'll construct necklaces and bracelets from paper beads, glass beads, and other decorative beads.


Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Jenny's Eco Bead Jewelry

Saturday, June 23

10:30 am to 4:30 pm

Donate your time to help make jewelry that will later be sold to raise money for the Jenny Lin Summer Music Program. All ages are welcome! You'll construct necklaces and bracelets from paper beads, glass beads, and other decorative beads.


Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CVSan Fixit Clinic

The Castro Valley Sanitary District presents the Fixit Clinic

Saturday, June 23

1 pm to 4 pm

Register by clicking here.

Priority is given to people who register in advance.

Fixit Clinic is a troubleshooting and discovery workshop where everyone's helping everyone else fix their stuff: you are expected to actively participate in the disassembly, troubleshooting, and repair of your item so that you leave fully empowered to share your new-found confidence and insight with your friends, neighbors, and the community at large.

- Bring the broken item with all parts necessary to recreate the symptoms (carry-in only: no oversize items)
- Bring any parts and tools you already own that might be helpful (e.g. hand tools, sewing supplies)
- Come ready to clearly describe what’s wrong and what you’ve tried
- Come eager to learn and to share your skills and knowledge with others

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

The Castro Valley Sanitary District presents the Fixit Clinic

Saturday, June 23

1 pm to 4 pm

Register by clicking here.

Priority is given to people who register in advance.

Fixit Clinic is a troubleshooting and discovery workshop where everyone's helping everyone else fix their stuff: you are expected to actively participate in the disassembly, troubleshooting, and repair of your item so that you leave fully empowered to share your new-found confidence and insight with your friends, neighbors, and the community at large.

- Bring the broken item with all parts necessary to recreate the symptoms (carry-in only: no oversize items)
- Bring any parts and tools you already own that might be helpful (e.g. hand tools, sewing supplies)
- Come ready to clearly describe what’s wrong and what you’ve tried
- Come eager to learn and to share your skills and knowledge with others

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

Sunday June 24, 2018
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1:30 PM - 3:45 PM
SUNDAY CINEMA: Black Panther (2018)

SUNDAY CINEMA

FREE movies for adults @ the Castro Valley Library!  

Join us for a showing of BLACK PANTHER (2018)

A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world.  Now, he must face a dissident who wants to sell the country's natural resources to fund an uprising!
Rated PG-13, Run time 135 minutes. 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900    

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

SUNDAY CINEMA

FREE movies for adults @ the Castro Valley Library!  

Join us for a showing of BLACK PANTHER (2018)

A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away from the rest of the world.  Now, he must face a dissident who wants to sell the country's natural resources to fund an uprising!
Rated PG-13, Run time 135 minutes. 

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900    

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions

Monday June 25, 2018
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12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Job Lab

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday  afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

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


 

  LOOKING FOR A JOB? WE ARE HERE TO HELP! 

  Open Monday  afternoons from 12:30 to 3 pm, the drop-in Job Lab provides a quiet space for job seekers to:

  •    Update or create a results oriented resume          
  •    Improve your interview skills   
  •    Explore a new career                                                
  •    Research competitive salary information        
  •    Search for jobs online & through agencies            
  •    Learn about LinkedIn  
  •    Take practice tests for professional exams            
  •    Use the computers for other employment-related needs                     

   Volunteers will be on hand to help!                                         

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


 

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Build It Day

Come build with us!

Use your imagination to construct fantastic creations out of blocks, legos, and more!

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of building.

This family program is best suited for children three and up.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Come build with us!

Use your imagination to construct fantastic creations out of blocks, legos, and more!

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of building.

This family program is best suited for children three and up.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900
 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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6:00 PM
MAC (County Planning) Meeting in the Chabot Room

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
 

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
 

Tuesday June 26, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Movie Tuesday - Wonder Woman

Let's lasso a great hero with Wonder Woman!

Bring popcorn and a friend to enjoy this PG-13-rated movie. Please note, this movie may contain scenes or language that is not appropriate for all ages. Please use your discretion to decide what is best for you and your family.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Let's lasso a great hero with Wonder Woman!

Bring popcorn and a friend to enjoy this PG-13-rated movie. Please note, this movie may contain scenes or language that is not appropriate for all ages. Please use your discretion to decide what is best for you and your family.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Write to Read

Write to Read

The Literacy Reading Club is intended for second language students who can speak basic English and want to continue to improve their English conversation and reading skills.  Anyone interested in joining should call 510-745-1480.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Write to Read

The Literacy Reading Club is intended for second language students who can speak basic English and want to continue to improve their English conversation and reading skills.  Anyone interested in joining should call 510-745-1480.

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Wednesday June 27, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kenn Adams' Adventure Theater

Join us for an adventure beneath the sea with Kenn Adams' Adventure Theater!

In this family-friendly improv comedy, audience members make all the sound effects, become the scenery, create the plot, and jump on stage to become the main characters! You won't want to miss this interactive theater adventure.

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Join us for an adventure beneath the sea with Kenn Adams' Adventure Theater!

In this family-friendly improv comedy, audience members make all the sound effects, become the scenery, create the plot, and jump on stage to become the main characters! You won't want to miss this interactive theater adventure.

Find us in the Chabot/Canyon Room.

This family program is suitable for all ages.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Thursday June 28, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Join us in the Chabot Room for a fun morning of stories, songs, and more!

This family storytime is perfect for families with children ages 0-6.

No registration necessary, just drop in!

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Family Storytime

Join us in the Chabot Room for a fun morning of stories, songs, and more!

This family storytime is perfect for families with children ages 0-6.

No registration necessary, just drop in!

Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Stay and Play

Stay and Play

After storytime, stay to play with us.
Meet other families and make a friend!

Designed for Children 0 - 5 years

No Registration.  Class size is limited.  First Come, First Served

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Stay and Play

After storytime, stay to play with us.
Meet other families and make a friend!

Designed for Children 0 - 5 years

No Registration.  Class size is limited.  First Come, First Served

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

 

LOCATION: Castro Valley

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Game Day

Let's play games!

Bring a friend and spend the afternoon at the library playing board games, card games, and video games.

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of gaming.

This family program is best suited for children who are old enough to take turns and follow game instructions.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Let's play games!

Bring a friend and spend the afternoon at the library playing board games, card games, and video games.

Join us in the Chabot/Canyon Room for two hours of gaming.

This family program is best suited for children who are old enough to take turns and follow game instructions.

No Registration Necessary. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

LOCATION: Castro Valley

Saturday June 30, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Karen the Cowgirl

HOLD YOUR HORSES!

Cowgirl Tricks is a tongue-in-cheek vaudeville style comedic bonanza of trick roping, whip cracking, music, magic, audience participation and lots of kooky cowgirl shenanigans, perfect for the whole family!

Chabot/Canyon Room
No Registration Required

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

CONTACT:   510.667.7000

HOLD YOUR HORSES!

Cowgirl Tricks is a tongue-in-cheek vaudeville style comedic bonanza of trick roping, whip cracking, music, magic, audience participation and lots of kooky cowgirl shenanigans, perfect for the whole family!

Chabot/Canyon Room
No Registration Required

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

CONTACT:
  
  510.667.7000
  

 
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3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Kid Power Make Up Orientation

Kid Power Make-Up Orientation

Are you going into 6th, 7th, or 8th grade next fall? Sign up to be a Kid Power Volunteer this summer at the Castro Valley Library!

The Kid Power program is a good way for you to serve the public and to fulfill volunteering hours for school.  At the same time you will develop work skills and experience. A Kid Power Volunteer’s primary duty is to help kids play the Summer Reading Game.  Volunteers may also help with special programs and perform other duties as time and interest allow. Volunteers who complete 8 hours will receive a reward at the end of the summer!

This make-up session is required if you would like to be a Kid Power volunteer but have not yet attended an orientation:

Saturday, June 2nd, 3:30-4:00

At these orientations, volunteers will learn the rules of the Summer Reading Game, volunteering expectations, and hand in their complete Kid Power forms.

Registration required. Visit the children's desk at the Castro Valley Library to register, or call for more information. Be sure to pick up your Kid Power application packet when you register - it must be handed in with a parent's signature at orientation!

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 

Kid Power Make-Up Orientation

Are you going into 6th, 7th, or 8th grade next fall? Sign up to be a Kid Power Volunteer this summer at the Castro Valley Library!

The Kid Power program is a good way for you to serve the public and to fulfill volunteering hours for school.  At the same time you will develop work skills and experience. A Kid Power Volunteer’s primary duty is to help kids play the Summer Reading Game.  Volunteers may also help with special programs and perform other duties as time and interest allow. Volunteers who complete 8 hours will receive a reward at the end of the summer!

This make-up session is required if you would like to be a Kid Power volunteer but have not yet attended an orientation:

Saturday, June 2nd, 3:30-4:00

At these orientations, volunteers will learn the rules of the Summer Reading Game, volunteering expectations, and hand in their complete Kid Power forms.

Registration required. Visit the children's desk at the Castro Valley Library to register, or call for more information. Be sure to pick up your Kid Power application packet when you register - it must be handed in with a parent's signature at orientation!

Contact: Castro Valley Library (510) 667-7900

Location: CASTRO VALLEY BRANCH - Get Directions
 


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