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Upcoming Events
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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

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Date
Friday, July 29, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up. The first hour focuses on beginners. Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters.
Supplies provided for beginners.
Location
Teen Zone (2)
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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Date
Monday, August 01, 2016
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
All books must be recorded by midnight to qualify for a certificate and an invitation to awards night. Last day to complete 8/31/16. Last day for prizes 9/1/16.
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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Date
Monday, August 01, 2016
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
DROP-IN: Duct tape, pipe cleaners, clothespins - you name it, we'll be trying it! Come for a different craft each week and make something fun!
For kids in grades 6 through 12 only.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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Date
Monday, August 01, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Think you can’t spin a hula hoop? Think again! Join us to have fun and learn from a pro. We’ll have bigger, heavier hoops that are easy to spin and quick to learn! Wear comfortable clothes.
Location
Pioneer Park
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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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! Check in on the plaza from 6:00-6:30 to pick up your certificate and coupons. We read only the names of children who have reached their reading goals and are present, so let us know you're here by checking in.
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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Date
Friday, August 05, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up. The first hour focuses on beginners. Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters.
Supplies provided for beginners.
Location
Teen Zone (2)
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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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

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Date
Monday, August 08, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
What do YOU think of the Teen Zone, and the Library? Join the TAG and help make the Library an even better place for Teens. Meetings will take place monthly on Monday evenings through the school year. TAG members earn community service hours. Snacks will be served.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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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

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Date
Friday, August 12, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Open to all skill levels, ages 8 and up. The first hour focuses on beginners. Learn something new, get answers to questions, or just bring your project and enjoy the company of other knitters.
Supplies provided for beginners.
Location
Teen Zone (2)
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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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

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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

Title
Date
Thursday, August 25, 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
Saturday, August 27, 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

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Date
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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 during the school year.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Mountain View Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, September 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, September 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
Saturday, September 10, 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

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 14, 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
Saturday, September 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
Saturday, September 17, 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

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 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, September 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. BYOC (bring your own cube!) or borrow one of ours. No registration required.


Location
Community Room
Library
Mountain View Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 28, 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
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

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
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
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. BYOC (bring your own cube!) or borrow one of ours. No registration required.


Location
Community Room
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
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

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