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Upcoming Events
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Date
Friday, May 06, 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
Thursday, May 12, 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

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Date
Friday, May 13, 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
Friday, May 20, 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, May 21, 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, May 26, 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. BYOC (bring your own cube!) or borrow one of ours. No registration required.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 27, 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, June 03, 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
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your picnic supper to Pioneer Park. Enjoy dessert thanks to the Friends of the Library and dance to the Alphabet Rockers.Sign up for summer reading, record books read and add paperclips to the chain representing books read during the summer.
Location
Pioneer Park
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 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, June 10, 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, June 18, 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, June 23, 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. BYOC (bring your own cube!) or borrow one of ours. No registration required.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A lively program for entering 2nd & 3rd graders. Explore a new theme each week -- Fantasy: 7/5, Mystery: 7/12, Humor: 7/19, Adventure: 7/26. Read aloud time and creative dramatics based on books to develop comprehension skills and a love of reading. Sign up separately for each week and come for one theme or all four. Children are encouraged to read a book from the theme before the program starts.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A lively program for entering 2nd & 3rd graders. Explore a new theme each week -- Fantasy: 7/5, Mystery: 7/12, Humor: 7/19, Adventure: 7/26. Read aloud time and creative dramatics based on books to develop comprehension skills and a love of reading. Sign up separately for each week and come for one theme or all four. Children are encouraged to read a book from the theme before the program starts.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 14, 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
Saturday, July 16, 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
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A lively program for entering 2nd & 3rd graders. Explore a new theme each week -- Fantasy: 7/5, Mystery: 7/12, Humor: 7/19, Adventure: 7/26. Read aloud time and creative dramatics based on books to develop comprehension skills and a love of reading. Sign up separately for each week and come for one theme or all four. Children are encouraged to read a book from the theme before the program starts.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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Date
Monday, July 25, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
It is also the first day to claim your prize for meeting or exceeding your goal.
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
A lively program for entering 2nd & 3rd graders. Explore a new theme each week -- Fantasy: 7/5, Mystery: 7/12, Humor: 7/19, Adventure: 7/26. Read aloud time and creative dramatics based on books to develop comprehension skills and a love of reading. Sign up separately for each week and come for one theme or all four. Children are encouraged to read a book from the theme before the program starts.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 28, 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. BYOC (bring your own cube!) or borrow one of ours. No registration required.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 01, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
All books must be recorded by midnight to qualify for prizes.
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Celebrate our summer readers at the Park Stage with refreshments, prizes,certificates and entertainment by Drummm. Everyone will be part of the music making, even mayor Showalter!
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 06, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
This is an opportunity for children 7 and up, teens and adults to meet local entrepreneurs and learn about their ideas and experience. Young people share their own ideas and ask questions.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 11, 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
Saturday, August 20, 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
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Registration starts August 1st on the Library Website. This four week class will teach you how to code in Python, an object oriented popular and easy to learn programmming language. Note: there will be no class on September 3rd (Labor Day Weekend).
Location
Community Room
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