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Join us at the Pleasanton Library… Adult Programs: September 2018–January 2019 All programs are free and held in the Meeting Room unless otherwise noted Sep 9 2:00-3:00pm

Ballet Performance by Vineyard Ballet Academy. A delightful performance of short pieces by faculty and students of this regional ballet academy.

Sep 12 7:00-8:30pm

Financial Literacy—Surviving the Retirement Perfect Storm. Whether you are retired or thinking about retiring, you need some basic knowledge about planning for your future. A finance professional will teach a one and a half hour class about protecting and managing your assets for the long term. Book Sale by Friends of the Library. Find

Sep 21-23 bargains on great books, DVDs, and CDs Friday: 6-9pm on all subjects for all ages while you (members only) support the library. Friday evening sale Saturday: for members only (you can join at the 10am-4pm door!). Saturday and Sunday open to all, Sunday: with super bargain prices on Sunday at 11am-3pm the very end. Sep 30

2:00-3:00pm

Photography Presentation: Capturing PTown in a Click with Tao Guan. A local photographer shares his work and tips on how to take great pictures of people and places.

10/7 Family Heritage Days. Volunteer 1:00-5:00pm genealogy docents help you discover 10/11, 10/18 your family history. 6:00-9:00pm Oct 13 or Jan 26 1:00-4:00pm

Literacy/ESL Volunteer Tutor Training—Volunteer with us!

Oct 14 2:00-3:00pm

“Journey from Johannesburg” by South Africa Born Musician Toby Tobias. South African born singer and songwriter Toby Tobias shares his story of hope during a time of war and upheaval across three continents. A poignant tribute to love, understanding and true harmony amongst all peoples.

Oct 21 2:00-3:00pm

Photography Presentation: Miracles of Nature with April Xie. Local photographer April Xie shares her works portraying nature’s poetic beauty and gives tips on capturing the wonders of various landscapes.

Nov 18 2:00-3:00pm

Photography Presentation by Sapna Reddy. Winner of the top 25 list for Flickr 2017, selected from millions of photographs submitted throughout the year.

Dec 9 2:00-3:00pm

Music with Cascada de Flores. Come and enjoy this delicious discovery of retro acoustic music with Mexican and Caribbean roots.

Dec 16 2:00-3:00pm

Contra Dance. After the caller teaches the moves for each dance, you can kick up your heels! Everyone is invited to participate in this fun traditional country dance, which is a blend of English, Scottish, and French styles.

Make A Difference for Pleasanton Day. The annual festival showcasing the Jan 19 work and volunteer opportunities of 10:00-2:00pm community organizations. Come and be inspired to make a difference yourself!

Day of the Dead Program

Sat, October 27, 11:00am-4:30pm Sun, October 28, 1:00-4:30pm Colorful, joyous celebration with community and personal ofrendas, children’s folk art activity, food, and music. Applications for ofrendas will be available at the Information Desk on Oct 1st. For more information call (925) 931-3400 ext. 4.

Pleasanton Celebrates!

3rd Annual New Year Celebration with Traditions of Many Cultures Sun, January 13, 2:00-3:00pm Come to the Amador Theater for a great show featuring dance, music, and costumes. Enjoy the diversity that enriches our community.

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