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Upcoming Events
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Date
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Girls Who Code Club is open to girls in grades 6-12.This national non-profit organization aims to close the gender gap in technology. Members will learn about AI, game design, cryptography and so much more. Bring your own laptop to the club.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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Date
Friday, October 07, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Girls Who Code Club is open to girls in grades 6-12.This national non-profit organization aims to close the gender gap in technology. Members will learn about AI, game design, cryptography and so much more. Bring your own laptop to the club.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Solve the Rubik's Cube! Cubing experts share the excitement of solving the cube and friends help friends. 3rd-12th grade. Bring your own cube or borrow one of ours.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 14, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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Date
Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Use our tools to work on your bike. All Ages Welcome.
Professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy will be available for advice and help with:
Changing a tire
Adjusting shifting and brakes
Identifying that mysterious noise
And more!
Meet at our Dero Fixit station, on Franklin Street.
No registration required
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Girls Who Code Club is open to girls in grades 6-12.This national non-profit organization aims to close the gender gap in technology. Members will learn about AI, game design, cryptography and so much more. Bring your own laptop to the club.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 21, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Girls Who Code Club is open to girls in grades 6-12.This national non-profit organization aims to close the gender gap in technology. Members will learn about AI, game design, cryptography and so much more. Bring your own laptop to the club.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Solve the Rubik's Cube! Cubing experts share the excitement of solving the cube and friends help friends. 3rd-12th grade. Bring your borrow one of ours. No registration required.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 28, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 02, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Girls Who Code Club is open to girls in grades 6-12.This national non-profit organization aims to close the gender gap in technology. Members will learn about AI, game design, cryptography and so much more. Bring your own laptop to the club.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 04, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Girls Who Code Club is open to girls in grades 6-12.This national non-profit organization aims to close the gender gap in technology. Members will learn about AI, game design, cryptography and so much more. Bring your own laptop to the club.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Solve the Rubik's Cube! Cubing experts share the excitement of solving the cube and friends help friends. 3rd-12th grade. Bring your own cube or borrow one of ours.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 11, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Girls Who Code Club is open to girls in grades 6-12.This national non-profit organization aims to close the gender gap in technology. Members will learn about AI, game design, cryptography and so much more. Bring your own laptop to the club.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 18, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Use our tools to work on your bike. All Ages Welcome.
Professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy will be available for advice and help with:
Changing a tire
Adjusting shifting and brakes
Identifying that mysterious noise
And more!
Meet at our Dero Fixit station, on Franklin Street.
No registration required
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Solve the Rubik's Cube! Cubing experts share the excitement of solving the cube and friends help friends. 3rd-12th grade. Bring your borrow one of ours. No registration required.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, November 25, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Girls Who Code Club is open to girls in grades 6-12.This national non-profit organization aims to close the gender gap in technology. Members will learn about AI, game design, cryptography and so much more. Bring your own laptop to the club.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 02, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Girls Who Code Club is open to girls in grades 6-12.This national non-profit organization aims to close the gender gap in technology. Members will learn about AI, game design, cryptography and so much more. Bring your own laptop to the club.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Solve the Rubik's Cube! Cubing experts share the excitement of solving the cube and friends help friends. 3rd-12th grade. Bring your own cube or borrow one of ours.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 09, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 16, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Use our tools to work on your bike. All Ages Welcome.
Professional bike mechanic Ryan Murphy will be available for advice and help with:
Changing a tire
Adjusting shifting and brakes
Identifying that mysterious noise
And more!
Meet at our Dero Fixit station, on Franklin Street.
No registration required
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Solve the Rubik's Cube! Cubing experts share the excitement of solving the cube and friends help friends. 3rd-12th grade. Bring your borrow one of ours. No registration required.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 23, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, December 30, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 06, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 07, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Registration starts December 12th on the Library Website. This four week class will teach you how to code in Python, an object oriented popular and easy to learn programming language.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Solve the Rubik's Cube! Cubing experts share the excitement of solving the cube and friends help friends. 3rd-12th grade. Bring your own cube or borrow one of ours. No registration required.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, January 13, 2017
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters and crocheters. Supplies provided for beginners.
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Learn how to build professional websites and webapps using the modern technologies of HTML5, CSS and Java Script. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of general computer programming, how to design websites, the logic behind coding and design, and how this logic can be applied to website creation. We will be learning HTML, CSS, and some basic Javascript (JS) during the sessions.By the end of the class, you will have both learned how to create sample websites as well as learned how to design and publish your own personal website in the future.
No previous programming experience is necessary, and we encourage all beginners (6th grade and above) who are interested in learning how to make websites and web apps to come out and try the class. Register only if you can attend all of the workshops with a laptop of your own (if you don't have one, we have a few loaners that you need to reserve through the mathandcoding.com website).
Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Come find out about the new Girls Who Code Club for girls in grades 6-12, ask questions and sign up. The club will meet Wednesdays 6:00-8:00 pm in the Teen Zone beginning January 25th.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Important Messages
Mountain View Public Library's Summer Reading Program
May 1st - July 31st, 2016

This year's themes for Summer Reading focus on sports, games, and mental and physical fitness!

Kids & Families: On Your Mark, Get Set.... READ!
Teens: Get in the Game: READ!
Adults: Exercise Your Mind: READ!

Program Descriptions: Sign up by selecting from one of the Program Tabs at the top of the page.

  • Reading Kids - For children reading to themselves through entering 5th grade.

  • Reading Families - For the entire family to read together and for children not yet reading on their own.

  • Reading Teens - For teens entering 6th through 12th grade.

  • Adult Readers - For anyone 18 or older.

For more information on this year's Summer Programs, download a copy of the Youth & Family Summer Reading Brochure or the Adult Summer Reading Brochure.

Dates to Remember:
  • Sign up for Kids, Teen and Reading Families: May 1st - July 25th

  • Sign up for Adult Readers: May 1st - July 31st.

  • Kick off Picnic with The Alphabet Rockers: June 8th, 6 – 8pm

  • Summer Reading Award Celebration: August 3rd 6:30 - 8:00pm

  • Last day to collect prizes: August 31st