All Contra Costa County library branches offer a variety of programs for children and families. See branch listings for program information and for branch operating hours. Updated information is available by calling 800-984-4636, or by visiting the website at www.ccclib.org.
Antioch Star Wars Origami: Hop in the old X-wing and fly on down to the for Star Wars Origami Day. Make origami Yoda and all of his friends from the popular origami Yoda series by Tom Angleberger. May the folds be with you. 3:30 p.m. Nov. 14. Novel Knitters and Crochet with Chris: You are free to participate in the group's project: Thanking Those that Served (gifts for veterans) or bring your own project. Best suited for adults. 12:30-4:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Library Access by Transit: Join Tri Delta Transit board of directors alternate and Antioch Senior Center travel trainer, Michael J. D'Augelli as he describes how to use 511, 511.org, www.amtrak.com, 800-USA-RAIL and Clippercard to access Bay Area libraries. 12:20-1:50 p.m. Nov. 19. Turkey Craft: Join an afternoon to make a turkey to decorate your room or your table for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. For youth 5-11. .3 p.m. Nov. 20. Infant/Toddler Storytime: Come join other for stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and movement activities. 10:30 a.m. through Nov. 21. Hours: Noon-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and noon-5 p.m. Saturday. 501 W. 18th St. 925-757-9224.
Bay Point Homework Help: Homework Help is available on Mondays from 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-7 p.m. For grades K-12. Volunteers available to help you with homework and answer questions. Not available Nov. 11, 27-28. Preschool Storytime: Fun stories, songs, rhymes and more for preschoolers/toddlers. 4 p.m. Nov. 14, 21. Hours: 2:30-6 p.m. Monday and Friday; 2:30-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 205 Pacifica Ave. 925-458-9597.
Brentwood Affordable Care Act Information Session: Find about the new health insurance. Discusses the new state health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses. 4 p.m. Nov. 12. Stamps of the Nation: Celebrate veterans would by coming to see the historical stamps made during the 20th century. Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak St. 6 p.m. Nov. 17. One-on-One Computer Tutor: Set up an appointment for a one-on-one computer training. Learn the basics as well as how to set up email, printing, using Microsoft Word and basic Internet searches. 10 a.m. Nov. 12, 14,18, 20, 22, 26. Registration required: ccclib.org or call the library at 925-516-5290 Pajama Storytime: A story time for children 5 and younger. Fuzzy slippers are encouraged. 7 p.m. Mondays, Picture Book Time: A story time for children 5 and younger. Stories, rhymes, fun. 1:30 Nov. 12, 19, 26. Lapsit Baby Storytime: A story time for birth to age 2. 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, Toddler Time: Stories and finger plays for toddlers. 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday through Nov. 26. Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 104 Oak St. 925-516-5290.
Oakley Affordable Care Act Information Session: Find about the new health insurance. Discusses the new state health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Kids Movie Saturday: Kids get your roar on and come to "The Lion King" for an afternoon of entertainment. Best suited of ages K-8. 3 p.m. Nov. 9. Beading Workshop for Adults: Local beading experts will teach this adults only class how to create simple beaded projects. Registration is required. Register by phone, email or by visiting the library. Class size limited to 30. 6 p.m. Nov. 20. Stichin' Saturdays: Come crochet and/or knit with our "stitchers" or learn how to stitch form our knowledgeable volunteers. Best suited for adults. 10 a.m.-noon second Saturdays. Toddler/Infant Storytime: Come join other for stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and movement activities. 10:15 a.m. Nov. 13 Family Storytime: The whole family is invited to come have fun listening to books, singing songs and making a craft. 6:30 p.m. 14, 21. Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2-9 p.m. Thursday; 2-6 p.m. Friday; and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays. 1050 Neroly Road. 925-625-2400.
Pittsburg Nursery Rhyme Party: Celebrate National Family Literacy Month young children come dressed as a favorite rhyme character for stories, games and activities centered around good old-fashioned rhymes. 1 p.m. Nov. 9. Immigration Workshop: Get questions answered regarding immigration law. See a lawyer on a first-come, first-served basis. Free lawyer consultation. Free. 6-8 p.m. Nov. 12. Family Law Workshop: Talk to an attorney about family law issues. Free. No registration required. 6-8 p.m. Nov. 21. Inclusive Storytime-Sensory Art Experience: Children 3 and older enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays. A safe and supportive environment where children with varying learning styles and abilities come together. The storytime will be followed with a sensory art experience. 6-6:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Storytime for Children/Play Date: Enjoy bounces, songs, stories and more with your little one. After the storytime, you are welcome to stay and play with early literacy toys at the library. This storytime series runs 11:15-11:45 a.m. Fridays through Nov. 29. Preschool Storytime : Stories, finger plays, songs, and flannel boards for ages 3-5. 10:30- 11 a.m. Nov. 13, 20. Storytime and Crafts: Explore ideas through stories and put your creativity skills to work with crafts. All ages welcome. Parent participation is appreciated. 1 p.m. Fridays, Nov.
9, 16 25, 30. Hours: Noon-8 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays; 1-8 p.m. Thursdays; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 80 Power Road. 925-427-8390.