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July 2021

Harry Potter Trivia for Adults & Teens

July 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you speak fluent Mermish? Do you identify as a member of Dumbledore's Army? Is your second car a flying Ford Anglia? If the answer to any of these questions is YES, then join us for some Harry Potter zoom trivia! You can play solo or with a team (4 person limit) and the winner(s) get an awesome Harry Potter swag bag. This event is intended for ages 13 and up. Costumes encouraged! Thanks to the Friends of Hercules Library for making…

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August 2021

Happy and Healthy with Mr. Adan

August 3 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 3, 2021

Free

This is a four session, weekly program. Learn about healthy eating, exercise and how to care for your body with Nutrition Educator Mr. Adan. He will read from health-based books and get your body moving with fun exercises and games. Each event will showcase different books and activities so plan to attend as much of the four week series as you can. Register with your email to attend live and the Zoom information will be sent to you on the…

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Ygnacio Valley Library Book Club

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Ygnacio Valley Library Book Cub for an indepth discussion of this month's book, Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe. In Say Nothing, Keefe delves into the heart of the IRA, chronicling the worst years of the Troubles and the ghosts that continue to haunt Northern Ireland. Use the Zoom meeting code below to join the discussion. Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86026887901?pwd=WGdyYTB4QXRGN2N0bmFFZ1NYQlJ2QT09 Meeting ID: 860 2688 7901 Passcode: 242016

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Sustainable Leaders In Action presents: Climate Careers Chat

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Sustainable Leaders in Action on Thursday, August 5th from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM PST at the next Climate Careers Chat! The Climate Careers Chats are a series of quarterly panels that feature a broad and diverse range of speakers from the California Bay Area and beyond. These events aim to educate anyone interested in environment-related careers, from students to seasoned professionals, and are free to attend.  The Climate Careers Chats are produced by Sustainable Leaders In Action, Sustainable…

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Story & Craft: Cardboard Crawly Creatures

August 6 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Join Miss Jessica, Youth Services Librarian from the Walnut Creek Library, for a special storytime and Miss Marie from the Ruth Bancroft Garden for a craft session to celebrate cardboard crawly creatures! During the craft session, Miss Marie will show you how to make this fun 3D cardboard bug from an empty cereal box. Personalize your bug with paint and decorate it with bottle caps. You will learn the basics so that after watching the video you can make your…

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Cozy Mystery Book Club

August 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2022

Free

Do you love cozy mysteries? Find your new favorite author or share your favorites with the group.  We will meet the first Saturday of each month at 3:00 PM. Our guest, Katherine Bolger Hyde, is the author of many books including the Crime with the Classics series that we will discuss at this meeting. Register with your email on this page. You will receive information on how to access the Zoom event on the day before the program.  REGISTRATION>

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Overbooked! Young Adult Book Club

August 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 4, 2021

Overbooked Book Club is for Young Adults aged 14-22 who want to explore the world of Young Adult (YA) and adult Fiction. Every week we'll read a few chapters and meet to discuss them. Why are we called the Overbooked Book Club? Because: "We are all students with many other responsibilities, but we choose to make time to talk about books with each other anyway!"  Here, you can connect with other students, have a space where you can share your…

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Charles Schulz Museum Presents: Cartooning in Your Classroom

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This introduction to Charles M. Schulz, Peanuts, and the art of creating comics includes step-by-step drawing instruction of Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and Woodstock led by a Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates professional artist.  Recommended for grades 1 and up. REGISTER>

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An Evening with Jesse Burch, Actor

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free Comic Book Days Special Event: Actor Jesse Burch will participate in a live conversation on Zoom on Tuesday, August 17 at 5:00 pm. Not only has Mr. Burch appeared on screen in many series including Blackish, Nip/Tuck, and movies Evan Almighty and What expect when you’re expecting, he has performed extensively as a voice actor for Marvel and countless video games. You may know him as Black Dwarf, Moragan, or Ravager 1 from Guardians of the Galaxy, Bruce Banner,…

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How to Grow a Successful Winter Garden: A Master Gardener Webinar

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Master Gardener Terry Lippert as she provides you with valuable information on how to successfully grow winter vegetable crops in Contra Costa County. Discover which vegetable crops grow well in our winter months, when to plant them, and how to solve their common pest problems. Terry Lippert became a UC Master Gardener in 2010 after retiring from her career as a corporate attorney. Since becoming a Master Gardener, Terry has been an active member earning her Platinum badge for…

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Asian Art Museum presents: The Silk Road: Globalization in the Ancient World

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Travel the ancient routes that provided goods, technologies, and ideas to countries and cultures from the Mediterranean to the Pacific. Discover the transformations that resulted from the complex exchanges between East and West. Before jet planes and smartphones, militia, merchants, monks and pilgrims spent months, even years, traveling over perilous land routes to carry luxury goods and new ideas thousands of miles across civilizations. Luxury commodities such as silk, porcelain, paper, tea, jade, amber, spices, ivory, gunpowder, gold and silver…

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Charles M. Schulz: An American Cartoonist

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Charles M. Schulz museum presents its signature program about the life and career of Charles Schulz. Learn why Peanuts is one of the most popular and influential comic strips ever and learn how to draw it's most beloved character, Snoopy! REGISTER>

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Dan Slott in conversation

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free Comic Book Days Special Event: Comic book legend Dan Slott will participate in a live conversation on Zoom on Saturday, August 21 at 2:00. Mr. Slott has written for both DC and Marvel on such titles as: Great Lakes Avengers, Iron Man, Fantastic Four, Arkham Asylum, She-Hulk, the Thing, Silver Surfer, but he is best known for the longest run writing the Amazing Spider-Man, and writing the original Spider-Verse story. Dan’s work has been adapted into a cartoon series. He’s won…

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Overbooked! Young Adult Book Club

August 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 4, 2021

Overbooked Book Club is for Young Adults aged 14-22 who want to explore the world of Young Adult (YA) and adult Fiction. Every week we'll read a few chapters and meet to discuss them. Why are we called the Overbooked Book Club? Because: "We are all students with many other responsibilities, but we choose to make time to talk about books with each other anyway!"  Here, you can connect with other students, have a space where you can share your…

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College Planning: Test Optional, Test Blind

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Standardized test results used to be required for admission to most US colleges and universities, but that isn't always the case anymore. Join the Princeton Review for an in-depth look at what changes in testing requirements mean for college applicants. REGISTRATION>

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September 2021

Ygnacio Valley Library Book Club

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the Ygnacio Valley Library Book Cub for an indepth discussion of this month's book, Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell. O'Farrell weaves an elaborate tale of Shakespere and his family in this historical fiction piece. Use the Zoom meeting code below to join the discussion. Join Zoom Meeting - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88008203666?pwd=NzBuNGdXMXhYZlM3djBOS1pURHM5QT09 Meeting ID: 880 0820 3666 Passcode: 701956

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Cozy Mystery Book Club

September 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2022

Free

Do you love cozy mysteries? Find your new favorite author or share your favorites with the group.  We will meet the first Saturday of each month at 3:00 PM. Our guest, Katherine Bolger Hyde, is the author of many books including the Crime with the Classics series that we will discuss at this meeting. Register with your email on this page. You will receive information on how to access the Zoom event on the day before the program.  REGISTRATION>

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Overbooked! Young Adult Book Club

September 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 4, 2021

Overbooked Book Club is for Young Adults aged 14-22 who want to explore the world of Young Adult (YA) and adult Fiction. Every week we'll read a few chapters and meet to discuss them. Why are we called the Overbooked Book Club? Because: "We are all students with many other responsibilities, but we choose to make time to talk about books with each other anyway!"  Here, you can connect with other students, have a space where you can share your…

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October 2021

Cozy Mystery Book Club

October 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2022

Free

Do you love cozy mysteries? Find your new favorite author or share your favorites with the group.  We will meet the first Saturday of each month at 3:00 PM. Our guest, Katherine Bolger Hyde, is the author of many books including the Crime with the Classics series that we will discuss at this meeting. Register with your email on this page. You will receive information on how to access the Zoom event on the day before the program.  REGISTRATION>

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November 2021

Cozy Mystery Book Club

November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2022

Free

Do you love cozy mysteries? Find your new favorite author or share your favorites with the group.  We will meet the first Saturday of each month at 3:00 PM. Our guest, Katherine Bolger Hyde, is the author of many books including the Crime with the Classics series that we will discuss at this meeting. Register with your email on this page. You will receive information on how to access the Zoom event on the day before the program.  REGISTRATION>

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December 2021

Cozy Mystery Book Club

December 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2022

Free

Do you love cozy mysteries? Find your new favorite author or share your favorites with the group.  We will meet the first Saturday of each month at 3:00 PM. Our guest, Katherine Bolger Hyde, is the author of many books including the Crime with the Classics series that we will discuss at this meeting. Register with your email on this page. You will receive information on how to access the Zoom event on the day before the program.  REGISTRATION>

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January 2022

Cozy Mystery Book Club

January 1, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2022

Free

Do you love cozy mysteries? Find your new favorite author or share your favorites with the group.  We will meet the first Saturday of each month at 3:00 PM. Our guest, Katherine Bolger Hyde, is the author of many books including the Crime with the Classics series that we will discuss at this meeting. Register with your email on this page. You will receive information on how to access the Zoom event on the day before the program.  REGISTRATION>

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February 2022

Cozy Mystery Book Club

February 5, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2022

Free

Do you love cozy mysteries? Find your new favorite author or share your favorites with the group.  We will meet the first Saturday of each month at 3:00 PM. Our guest, Katherine Bolger Hyde, is the author of many books including the Crime with the Classics series that we will discuss at this meeting. Register with your email on this page. You will receive information on how to access the Zoom event on the day before the program.  REGISTRATION>

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March 2022

Cozy Mystery Book Club

March 5, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2022

Free

Do you love cozy mysteries? Find your new favorite author or share your favorites with the group.  We will meet the first Saturday of each month at 3:00 PM. Our guest, Katherine Bolger Hyde, is the author of many books including the Crime with the Classics series that we will discuss at this meeting. Register with your email on this page. You will receive information on how to access the Zoom event on the day before the program.  REGISTRATION>

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April 2022

Cozy Mystery Book Club

April 2, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2022

Free

Do you love cozy mysteries? Find your new favorite author or share your favorites with the group.  We will meet the first Saturday of each month at 3:00 PM. Our guest, Katherine Bolger Hyde, is the author of many books including the Crime with the Classics series that we will discuss at this meeting. Register with your email on this page. You will receive information on how to access the Zoom event on the day before the program.  REGISTRATION>

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May 2022

Cozy Mystery Book Club

May 7, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 7, 2022

Free

Do you love cozy mysteries? Find your new favorite author or share your favorites with the group.  We will meet the first Saturday of each month at 3:00 PM. Our guest, Katherine Bolger Hyde, is the author of many books including the Crime with the Classics series that we will discuss at this meeting. Register with your email on this page. You will receive information on how to access the Zoom event on the day before the program.  REGISTRATION>

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