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June 2017

June Featured Events 

Dave Rocha Jazz Trio

Saturday, June 3
1:00pm

Join the Dave Rocha Jazz Trio to kick off our Summer Reading Program.

Paws to Read

Mondays in June
June 5 3:30-4:30
June 12, 19, 26 2:30-3:0

Would your child like to practice reading with a friendly dog? They can earn Summer Reading minutes with a furry friend. Visit or call the library to sign up.

The Aging Brain: Myths & Facts

Wednesday, June 7
1:30pm 

Dr. Patrick Arbore will discuss the myths and share with us the facts about the aging brain. He is a recipient of the 2013 Mental Health and Aging Award presented by the American Society on Aging.

 

Some of My Best Friends Are Super Sleuths

Thursday, June 15
6:30 – 8:00pm

Adult Education instructor Joan Trezek for a presentation on what makes our favorite detectives such engaging characters. She will cover detectives you may already know and love, and introduce you to some she thinks you should meet. Garden Room.

Rewiring Your Brain for Success

Wednesday, June 21
6:30 - 7 :30pm

The Brain Whisperer, Steven Campbell will teach you how to use the new brain science to transform your life: end negative thinking, improve focus and clarity, enhance problem solving, and simply be happier.

Bubblesmith

Saturday, June 24
3:00-4:00pm

Bubbles, bubbles, everywhere! Celebrate 2017 Summer Reading with floating works of art crafted by the master of bubbles. Maybe you’ll get to be inside a bubble yourself! This free, 45-minute show is brought to you by Contra Costa County Library Summer Reading.

 

Flower Power
Docent Lecture

Wednesday, June 28
2:00pm

Join an Asian Art Museum docent in exploring the highlights of the Flower Power exhibition.

Bookshop Hours

Monday–Wednesday
1:00pm to 4:00pm 

Thursday
1:00pm to 6:00pm

Friday–Saturday
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Ongoing Events in June

ESL CONVERSATION GROUP
Thursdays, 1:00pm

Local volunteer ESL teachers lead group discussions with ESL learners. Free and open to all. Come talk and learn English with us!
 
ORINDA LIBRARY WRITERS GROUP
Tuesday, June 13 & 27, 6:30pm

Meet with a friendly group of beginning writers in a supportive environment to motivate, critique and inspire one another. Share two pages of your writing (any genre) and get feedback from the group.  
 
MYSTERY BOOK CLUB
Friday, June 16, 3:00pm

:Join the Orinda Mystery Book Club to uncover and discuss the new mystery book of the month. Meetings every third Friday of the month. This month's selection is "Charcoal Joe" by Walter Mosley. 

Children/Teen Programs

MAKER MONDAYS
Mondays,12:00pm
Drop in and create! Whether it's crafting, coding, Legos or Minecraft, there will be something fun going on.
 
TODDLER LAPSIT
Tuesday, June 13, 10:00am/10:30am
 
"PEEK-A-BOO TIME" STORIES: SONGS, RHYMES AND RHYTHM
Tuesdays,11:30am
 
CONTRA COSTA TALE SPINNERS
Thursday, June 22, 7:00pm
Join this lively group to tell or listen. This is storytelling for adults with a featured teller every month. 
 
LEGO CLUB
Friday, June 2, 4:00pm
Builders and creators in grades K through 5 are invited to our beginning Lego Club. Free build or be inspired by that day’s theme.

TEEN COLORING CLUB
Fridays, 4:00pm
Join the Orinda Library TAG to de-stress, relax and have fun with the the Teen Coloring Club. The library provides age appropriate coloring books and colored pencils you provide and the inspiration and creativity. Free and open to all.

Check the library website for a full list of events coming up at the Orinda Library:

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