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Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Dec. 1, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Mind-Body Wellness Workshops
3:15-4:45pm
 Mind-Body Wellness Workshops
Sunday, Dec. 2, 3:15-4:45pm
(Sundays, December 2 & 16, 3:15 p.m. January 6 & 20, 3:15 p.m.)
Mind-Body Wellness W
Mountain House Branch Library
Eliminate stress with breathing techniques and meditation.  Join us at these Mind-Body Wellness Workshops to learn the process and techniques that help this to happen.  Workshops are presented by The Art of Living (www.ArtofLiving.org) are FREE&nb...read more
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Lego Building Fun!
4:30pm
 Lego Building Fun!
Monday, Dec. 3, 4:30pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Come have fun constructing lego buildings, machines, and more at our Lego Building Fun Program.  This program is for 4 year olds and above.  We are still taking donations of Legos and Duplos so we can build bigger and better projects.  ...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Dec. 3, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
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Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
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Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 3:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Dec. 6, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Dec. 6, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
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Paws 4 Reading to Dogs
3:00-4:30pm
 Paws 4 Reading to Dogs
Saturday, Dec. 8, 3:00-4:30pmPaws 4 Reading to Do
Mountain House Branch Library
Come to the library and read to a dog! Paws 4 Friends Therapy Dogs, Inc. connect children to reading by providing a warm, wet-nosed friend to sit with while practicing their reading.  While you wait to read do a simple and fun craft.  Happens the second Saturday of the month from 3-4:30pm.
Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Dec. 8, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Dewey Decimal Day Celebration
4:00 pm
 Dewey Decimal Day Celebration
Monday, Dec. 10, 4:00 pmDewey Decimal Day Ce
Mountain House Branch Library
December 10th is Dewey Decimal System Day! Melvil Dewey first introduced the system in 1876, & libraries have been using it ever since!  What's your favorite Dewey call number? Who is Melvil Dewey you say?  Why is he important to the library?   Learn a little bit about li...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Monday, Dec. 10, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
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STEAM Program - Makey Makey Pianos
4:00pm
STEAM Program - Makey Makey Pianos
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 4:00pmSTEAM Program - Make
Mountain House Branch Library
If you are 7 years and older please sign up to join us for this fun STEAM program.  The SJ County Office of Education will be teaching participants how to make Pianos out of their computers using a Makey Makey, an electronic board that turns ordinary things, like bananas and playdough into comp...read more
Homework Helpers
5:00 pm
 Homework Helpers
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 5:00 pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Need help with your homework? Visit our high school teen volunteer Homework Helpers on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Our volunteer tutors are knowledgeable in many subject areas, including math, science, reading & writing. Bring your homework and get some help!
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Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 3:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Dec. 13, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Dec. 13, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
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STEM Fun Friday
3:00 pm
 STEM Fun Friday
Friday, Dec. 14, 3:00 pmSTEM Fun Friday
Mountain House Branch Library
Join us to have a fun time learning about this month's STEM project.  For 7 year olds and above. It all happens at 3:00pm on October 12 (Glow in the Dark Art), November 9 ( Chromotography), December 14 and January 11, at the Mountain House Library.  Check the paper calendar for project...read more
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Mountain House Chess Club
3:30pm
 Mountain House Chess Club
Saturday, Dec. 15, 3:30pmMountain House Chess
Mountain House Branch Library
The Mountain House Library Chess Club meets every Saturday from 3-4:30pm. The Chess Club is open to 8 year olds and above.  The participants will receive instruction and practice playing.  Resources are available to help with additional learning outside of club play. Equipment will be...read more
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Mind-Body Wellness Workshops
3:15-4:45pm
 Mind-Body Wellness Workshops
Sunday, Dec. 16, 3:15-4:45pm
(Sundays, December 2 & 16, 3:15 p.m. January 6 & 20, 3:15 p.m.)
Mind-Body Wellness W
Mountain House Branch Library
Eliminate stress with breathing techniques and meditation.  Join us at these Mind-Body Wellness Workshops to learn the process and techniques that help this to happen.  Workshops are presented by The Art of Living (www.ArtofLiving.org) are FREE&nb...read more
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Magician Brian Scott
4:00pm
 Magician Brian Scott
Monday, Dec. 17, 4:00pmMagician Brian Scott
Mountain House Branch Library
Brian Scott has entertained audiences for over 20 years.  His show is highly interactive combining magic, comedy and pure fun for the whole family.  Hope you can join us for his exciting show on December 17, 2018, at 4:00pm.
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Family Storytime
6:00 pm
 Family Storytime
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 6:00 pmFamily Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for all age children and their parents/caregivers features stories, poetry, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun.   Storytime craft on the second Tuesday of the month.
 
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Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 3:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
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All About Baby Storytime
10:30 am
 All About Baby Storytime
Thursday, Dec. 20, 10:30 amAll About Baby Story
Mountain House Branch Library
Special baby storytime for newborn to 18 months old and their caregivers, includes simple rhymes, activities, and books to encourage intellectual and social growth.
Preschool Storytime
11:15am
 Preschool Storytime
Thursday, Dec. 20, 11:15amPreschool Storytime
Mountain House Branch Library
Storytime for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers features stories, songs, fingerplays, movement and lots of fun. Lasts approximately 30 minutes.
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Library closes at 5:00pm.
 Library closes at 5:00pm.
Monday, Dec. 24
Mountain House Branch Library
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Holiday
 Holiday
Tuesday, Dec. 25,
All Locations
Holiday - All locations closed
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Easy Readers Book Club
2:00pm
 Easy Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2:00pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Reader Book Club is for students in grades Kindergarten - 2nd grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will reread the book during Book Club, then discuss the book together before doing an activity related to the book.
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
3:15pm
Easy Chapter Book Readers Book Club
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 3:15pm
Mountain House Branch Library
Easy Chapter Books Book Club is for students in grades 2nd-5th grades.  A book is given to each student which they will read at home.  We will then discuss the book together and do an activity when we meet. 
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Library closes at 5:00pm.
 Library closes at 5:00pm.
Monday, Dec. 31
Mountain House Branch Library
     
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