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Upcoming Events
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Date
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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, March 31, 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
Wednesday, April 05, 2017
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, April 07, 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
Thursday, April 13, 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, April 14, 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, April 15, 2017
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, April 15, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
This is part of a sequence of classes that began April 1. To sign up for the whole series go to Register: https://goo.gl/pWrrr6
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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, April 21, 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
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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, April 28, 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
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
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, May 05, 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
Thursday, May 11, 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, May 19, 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, May 20, 2017
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
Friday, May 26, 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
Friday, June 02, 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, June 03, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Students entering grades 4 and up will learn to build and program robots using Lego Mindstorms or Vex Robotics (depending on experience). The program will be taught by young people passionate about robotics and inspiring others to share their passion. There will be a competition event on Saturday, June 24th from 1-5 in the Teen Zone and friends and family are invited.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, June 08, 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, June 09, 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, June 10, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Students entering grades 4 and up will learn to build and program robots using Lego Mindstorms or Vex Robotics (depending on experience). The program will be taught by young people passionate about robotics and inspiring others to share their passion. There will be a competition event on Saturday, June 24th from 1-5 in the Teen Zone and friends and family are invited. STUDENTS NEED A LAPTOP OR CHROMEBOOK TO PARTICIPATE. LOANERS ARE AVAILABLE. e-mail Karin Bricker karin.bricker@mountainview.gov for more information.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 17, 2017
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, June 17, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Students entering grades 4 and up will learn to build and program robots using Lego Mindstorms or Vex Robotics (depending on experience). The program will be taught by young people passionate about robotics and inspiring others to share their passion. There will be a competition event on Saturday, June 24th from 1-5 in the Teen Zone and friends and family are invited.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Students in our Robonauts program will demonstrate their new skills in a competition in the Teen Zone. Friends, family and interested community members are invited.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 08, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
This 4 week class will teach you how to code in Python, an object oriented, popular, and easy to learn programming language. *Students need to bring their own laptops but may reserve a loaner in advance through https://mathandcoding.com. This workshop has a 4 week curriculam. Sign up only if you can attend all sessions.
Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
For entering 2nd & 3rd graders. Stories and lively activities based on books. A new theme each week -- Fantasy: 7/11, Mystery: 7/18, Humor: 7/25, Adventure: 8/1. Registration required. Come for one program or all four!
Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, July 13, 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
Saturday, July 15, 2017
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, July 15, 2017
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
This 4 week class will teach you how to code in Python, an object oriented, popular, and easy to learn programming language. *Students need to bring their own laptops but may reserve a loaner in advance through https://mathandcoding.com. This workshop has a 4 week curriculam. Sign up only if you can attend all sessions.
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