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JULY 14: FREE SAT/ACT PRACTICE TEST
9:30am-2pm. Hurry and register for this ACT/SAT practice test,
hosted by C2 Education! These practice tests offer a valuable realworld
test environment, allowing students to better understand the
testing process, while accurately measuring performance before
taking the real test. Plus: tips and pointers to help you achieve your
best score for these tests! Call to register. Hercules Library,
109 Civic Drive.
JULY 14: BOOKITUDE BOOK CLUB
3-4:30pm. Come to Bookitude, a book club specially designed for
4th-5th grade girls and their moms or other adult companion. The
selections for July are Emily Windsnap and the Siren’s Secret and
Emily Windsnap and the Land of the Midnight Sun by Liz Kessler.
Copies of each book are available for check-out at the Pinole Library.
Pinole Library, 2935 Pinole Valley Rd. 510-758-2741.
JULY 15: PRAYERS FOR PINOLE
2 pm. All are welcome to join us for this time of prayer for the City
of Pinole and everyone who lives, works, shops, or plays in Pinole. If
you’d like to have a prayer said, send the request to
firstname.lastname@example.org marked “Prayers for Pinole,” or call
510-724-9141 and leave a prayer request. Prayers for Pinole will be
held on the front deck of Christ the Lord Church at 592 Tennent Ave,
JULY 17: TEEN MOVIE NIGHT
4pm. On the Third Tuesday of each month, the San Pablo Library will
be screening a movie for Teens! Snacks will be provided! This month
we will be showing Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Seating
available on a first come, first served basis. San Pablo Library,
13751 San Pablo Ave, San Pablo. 510-374-3998.
JULY 17: SAN PABLO LIBRARY CLASSIC BOOK CLUB
6:30pm. Join us for a lively discussion of classical literature. Each
month we cover a different title of a classic novel. Meetings are held
on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the San Pablo Library. Contact the
library for the current month’s title. 13751 San Pablo Ave, San Pablo.
JULY 17: HERCULES LIBRARY – ROAD SCHOLAR
6-7pm. Ambassador Ann White shares her travel experiences and
information about Road Scholar, a trusted, well known travel program
geared towards solo and couples travelers over the age of 50. You’ll
learn about the history and mission of the Road Scholar organization,
the benefits of group travel, the educational component, and the cost
of a program as well as what’s included. Road Scholar’s learning
adventures cover a wide range of subjects and locations across the
United States and 150 countries. This free program is sponsored by
the Contra Costa County Library Summer Reading Program, Reading
Takes you Everywhere! 109 Civic Drive.
JULY 17: READ LOCAL! AN EVENING WITH EL CERRITO POET
LAUREATE MAW SHEIN WIN
6-7pm. Join us for a celebration of local poets! El Cerrito Poet
Laureate Maw Shein Win, reading selections from new book Invisible
Gifts, Poems, is joined by Baruch Porras Hernandez, head organizer
of ¿Donde Esta Mi Gente?, a Latinx literary performance series. We’ll
start with an open mic, followed by poetry readings, with Q&A and
book signings. El Cerrito Library, 6510 Stockton Ave., 510-526-7512.
JULY 18: EL CERRITO LIBRARY: MAGIC WORKSHOP WITH
1:30-2:30pm. Ever wonder how magicians do their tricks? Learn
from El Cerrito’s very own Magical Nathaniel. He will teach you magic
tricks that will amaze your families and friends. This free program is
sponsored by the Friends of the El Cerrito Library. 6510 Stockton Ave.
JULY 18: HOOKS AND NEEDLES
6-8pm. Join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month for a
cozy evening while we knit or crochet something warm. Pinole Library,
2935 Pinole Valley Rd. 510-758-2741.
JULY 19: FILM NIGHT, DOCUMENTARY
5:30pm. We will screen, “Shoah,” Part 1, 90 minutes (1985) by
Claude Lanzmann. With English subtitles. Over a decade in the
making, using no archival footage, the film focuses on the murder of
the Jewish people during World War II using first-person testimonies
(of survivors and former Nazis, and other witnesses), employing a
circular, free-associative method in assembling them.The intellectual
yet emotional film is less about excavating the past, but rather an
intensive portrait in which the past is present. At the Rodeo Library,
220 Pacific Ave, Rodeo CA. 510-799-2606.
JULY 20: BOOK CLUB
10:30am. Love to read? Join us to discuss “Molly’s Game” by Molly
Bloom. Call front desk for more information 510-724-9800, Pinole