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Build- It- Fridays
3:30 p.m.
 Build- It- Fridays
Friday, Aug. 3, 3:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Build- It- Fridays
Fridays 3:30 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Join us every Friday and use your imagination to engineer different buildings, cars or whatever you can imagine. We will use different materials every week for you to build with.
 
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
4-530pm
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
Friday, Aug. 3, 4-530pm
Central Library
A free, weekly group meant to help with English language and American culture. Learn tips on pronounciation and American culture. Meet others also learning English and become comfortable speaking English in front of others. No registration is required. Call 303.739.6630 or 303.739.1940 for more info...read more
Chess Club
4:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Friday, Aug. 3, 4:30 p.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Ready to put your skills to the test? Join other chess lovers for friendly competitions to improve your game. Beginners will also ge...read more

English conversation group. Conversación en inglés.
4pm.-5:30pm.
English conversation group. Conversación en inglés.
Friday, Aug. 3, 4pm.-5:30pm.
Central Library
English conversation group.
Practice speaking English in a friendly group with native English speakers.
Be part of discussions on different topics, become comfortable with everyday vocabulary and learn new words.
Wednesdays 6:30pm.-8pm.
Thursday 10am.-11am.
Friday 4pm.-5:30p...read more
Nintendo Club
4:30 p.m.
 Nintendo Club
Friday, Aug. 3, 4:30 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library

Bring your Pokemon cards to trad...read more

Boys Club
5:00 p.m.
 Boys Club
Friday, Aug. 3, 5:00 p.m.
(Fridays, 5:00 pm)

Central Library
Play games, learn life skills and meet new friends! Snacks provided.
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Nutrition & Cooking Classes
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 Nutrition & Cooking Classes
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 10
Central Library
A fun and interactive 9-week program to learn about health eating and cooking for less, planning meals, saving money at the grocery store, keeping food safe and being active. This program is for expectant mothers or mothers of young children and is funded by the USDA’s expanded Food and Nutrit...read more
One-on-One Computer Tutoring
11 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 11 a.m.
Hoffman PC Center
One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.

or call 303-739-1572 .
Adult Art-ing
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 Adult Art-ing
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Adult Art-ing
One-on-One Job Help
11 a.m.
 One-on-One Job Help
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 11 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Sign up for an hour-long, one-on-one session for guidance with any and all aspects of the job hunt. Topics can include building a resume and cover letter, searching for jobs onli...read more

One-on-One Computer Tutoring
11:45 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 11:45 a.m.
Hoffman PC Center
One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.

One-on-One Job Help
12 p.m.
 One-on-One Job Help
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 12 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Sign up for an hour-long, one-on-one session for guidance with any and all aspects of the job hunt. Topics can include building a resume and cover letter, searching for jobs onli...read more


or call 303-739-1940.
Create - Green Cleaners
5:00 PM
 Create - Green Cleaners
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 5:00 PM
Central Library
Ready yourself for winter with a green twist! Learn how to make environmentally friendly cleaners at your library. Ages 16+

or call 303-739-6630.
Code Club
5 p.m.
 Code Club
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 5 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library

Learn about&nb...read more


TED TuEsDays
5:30 p.m.
 TED TuEsDays
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 5:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.)

Martin Luther King Jr. Library
TED's mission is to spread ideas, such that its audience gains a deeper understanding of the world. Each Tuesday, we'll watch a different TED Talk, discuss the ideas each Talk highlights, and share our own ideas about the world. 
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Adult Sewing Lab
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 Adult Sewing Lab
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Want to learn basic repairs to clothing and other items? Need alterations to your favorite clothes and want to learn to do it yourself? Come to the New Hoffman Sewing Lab and learn how! One on ...read more
One-on-One Math Tutoring
3:30 p.m.
 One-on-One Math Tutoring
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 3:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Sign up for an hour-long, one-on-one session for help on your math assignments.


or call 303-739-1940.
Tween STEAM
4 p.m.
 Tween STEAM
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 4 p.m.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center
From figuring out why it rains to making cool explosions, Tween STEAM is all about science! Come enjoy a cool science craft! Grades 4-8.
One-on-One Math Tutoring
4:30 p.m.
 One-on-One Math Tutoring
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 4:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Sign up for an hour-long, one-on-one session for help on your math assignments.


or call 303-739-1940.
Anime Club
4:30 p.m.
 Anime Club
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 4:30 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library

Screen Anime...read more

Historical Fencing 101 - Basics of Longsword
5:30 p.m.
Historical Fencing 101 - Basics of Longsword
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 5:30 p.m.
Central Library
Learn the bare basics of historical fencing with Krieg School of Historical Fencing as we focus on studying, sparring and competing within Kunst des Fechtens, a fencing tradition based o...read more

or call 303-739-6630.
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
6:30 - 8 PM
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
Wednesday, Aug. 22, 6:30 - 8 PMEnglish Conversation
Central Library
A free, weekly group meant to help with English language and American culture. Learn tips on pronounciation and American culture. Meet others also learning English and become comfortable speaking English in front of others. No registration is required. Call 303.739.6630 or 303.739.1940 for more info...read more
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One-on-One Computer Tutoring
10:15 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Thursday, Aug. 23, 10:15 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.<...read more


or call 303-739-1940.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring
11 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Thursday, Aug. 23, 11 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.<...read more


or call 303-739-1940.
Tech Question Thursdays
2-4 p.m.
 Tech Question Thursdays
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2-4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Is your computer not working the way it used to? Having trouble figuring out your digital camera? Want to download eBooks to your tablet but don't know where to start? We're here to help! Call ahead to ensure availability. 303-739-1572.
Game Du Jour
3:30pm-5pm
 Game Du Jour
Thursday, Aug. 23, 3:30pm-5pm
Hoffman PC Center
There are all kinds of games in this world – board games, table-top games, card games, tile-based games, games of strategy, games of chance, video games, outdoor games – and on and on. At each weekly meeting, we'll play a different type of game. Take part in some of your old favorite...read more
Library Scavenger Hunt
4:00 p.m.
 Library Scavenger Hunt
Thursday, Aug. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Central Library
Are you an adventurer? Join us for a library scavenger hunt involving clues, riddles, mysteries, invisible ink and more! Earn prizes and enjoy snacks. This event is brought to you by the Central Library Teen Advisory Group. 
Mission Viejo Teen Advisory Group
4:30 p.m.
Mission Viejo Teen Advisory Group
Thursday, Aug. 23, 4:30 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library
Calling all teens! Come join the Mission Viejo Library's Teen Advisory Group. Help plan library activities and let your voice be heard. Attendance counts as volunteer hours AND there will be snacks. Grades 6 - 12.
TERRA
6:00pm.
 TERRA
Thursday, Aug. 23, 6:00pm.
Central Library
TERRA is a program is designed to connect immigrants with educational, legal, medical, financial resources and job opportunities to ease their integration into our community.

TERRA es un programa diseñado para inmigrantes donde se brindan valiosos recursos e
informaci&oac...read more
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Build- It- Fridays
3:30 p.m.
 Build- It- Fridays
Friday, Aug. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Build- It- Fridays
Fridays 3:30 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Join us every Friday and use your imagination to engineer different buildings, cars or whatever you can imagine. We will use different materials every week for you to build with.
 
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
4-530pm
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
Friday, Aug. 24, 4-530pm
Central Library
A free, weekly group meant to help with English language and American culture. Learn tips on pronounciation and American culture. Meet others also learning English and become comfortable speaking English in front of others. No registration is required. Call 303.739.6630 or 303.739.1940 for more info...read more
Anime Club
4 p.m.
 Anime Club
Friday, Aug. 24, 4 p.m.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center
Come watch anime and make new friends! Popcorn provided.  Grades 6-12.
Chess Club
4:30 p.m.
 Chess Club
Friday, Aug. 24, 4:30 p.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Ready to put your skills to the test? Join other chess lovers for friendly competitions to improve your game. Beginners will also ge...read more

English conversation group. Conversación en inglés.
4pm.-5:30pm.
English conversation group. Conversación en inglés.
Friday, Aug. 24, 4pm.-5:30pm.
Central Library
English conversation group.
Practice speaking English in a friendly group with native English speakers.
Be part of discussions on different topics, become comfortable with everyday vocabulary and learn new words.
Wednesdays 6:30pm.-8pm.
Thursday 10am.-11am.
Friday 4pm.-5:30p...read more
Nintendo Club
4:30 p.m.
 Nintendo Club
Friday, Aug. 24, 4:30 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library

Bring your Pokemon cards to trad...read more

Boys Club
5:00 p.m.
 Boys Club
Friday, Aug. 24, 5:00 p.m.
(Fridays, 5:00 pm)

Central Library
Play games, learn life skills and meet new friends! Snacks provided.
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Purrfect Reading Buddy Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
 Purrfect Reading Buddy Program
Saturday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Aurora Animal Shelter, 15750 E. 32nd Ave.
Children have the chance to practice and improve their reading skills while providing enrichment for cats waiting for their forever homes at the city of Aurora Animal Shelter. All participants will get to choose a prize from the treasure chest after reading! Reading times are in 30–minute inte...read more

Kitten Yoga
10:30 AM
 Kitten Yoga
Saturday, Aug. 25, 10:30 AM
Tallyn's Reach Library
Want to namaste the morning away with rescue kittens? Join us for a unique 40-min. beginner’s yoga class while kittens and cats available for adoption from the Aurora Animal Shelter roam the classroom and hopefully you’ll get a snuggle or two. Talk about paw-some!

or call 303-627-3050.
Day-After-Waffle-Day Waffles
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 Day-After-Waffle-Day Waffles
Saturday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library

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Digital Graphic Editing
2 p.m.
 Digital Graphic Editing
Saturday, Aug. 25, 2 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Get acquainted with a free alternative to Adobe Photoshop and customize images using tools that help with color correction, adding special effects, removing objects from images, and more. 

or call 303-739-1572 .
Colorado International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibit Opening Reception
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Colorado International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibit Opening Reception
Saturday, Aug. 25, 2 - 3:30 p.m.Colorado Internation
Central Library
Rocky Mountain Chinese Calligraphy Association, Confucius Institute at Community College of Denver, Chinese American Post and Aurora Public Library present the second annual exhibit. Included are over 70 pieces of art that capture the essence of the art and beauty of Chinese calligraphy and painting...read more
Wild Card Book Club
3 p.m.
 Wild Card Book Club
Saturday, Aug. 25, 3 p.m.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center
If you want to join a book club, but you hate assigned reading, this is the book club for you! Bring whatever book you're currently reading and loving to the Iliff library. Eat good food and always be surprised!  Adults.
Calligraphy Demonstration
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
 Calligraphy Demonstration
Saturday, Aug. 25, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Central Library

Locally and internationally renowned Chinese calligraphy artists will give demonstrations on their unique styles of Chinese calligraphy. The audience will have a&nb...read more

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The Art & Beauty of Chinese Calligraphy: Lecture and Demonstration with Participation
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
The Art & Beauty of Chinese Calligraphy: Lecture and Demonstration with Participation
Sunday, Aug. 26, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Central Library
Prestigious Chinese calligraphy experts from Colorado and China will give a lecture on the art and beauty of Chinese Calligraphy. 
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Hoffman Bad Art Competition
 Hoffman Bad Art Competition
Tuesday, Aug. 28,
Hoffman PC Center
Enter your worst art master piece in to this Bad art competition and vote for what you think is the worst piece of art.  Winners will be announced August 31st.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring
11 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m.
Hoffman PC Center
One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.

or call 303-739-1572 .
One-on-One Job Help
11 a.m.
 One-on-One Job Help
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 11 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Sign up for an hour-long, one-on-one session for guidance with any and all aspects of the job hunt. Topics can include building a resume and cover letter, searching for jobs onli...read more


or call 303-739-1940.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring
11:45 a.m.
 One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 11:45 a.m.
Hoffman PC Center
One-on-one computer tutoring in 45 minutes sessions. Topics can include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), computer basics, eReaders and job searching. Other topics are available by request.

or call 303-739-1572 .
One-on-One Job Help
12 p.m.
 One-on-One Job Help
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 12 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Sign up for an hour-long, one-on-one session for guidance with any and all aspects of the job hunt. Topics can include building a resume and cover letter, searching for jobs onli...read more


or call 303-739-1940.
One-On-One Computer Tutoring
5 p.m.
 One-On-One Computer Tutoring
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 5 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library
Free 30 minute one-on-one tutoring on a variety of computer topics, including e-Readers, Microsoft Office programs, resumes and more. Please ...read more

Money Matters: Planning for Retirement
5:00 PM
Money Matters: Planning for Retirement
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 5:00 PM
Central Library
Thinking about retiring? Attend this program series to learn about key retirement decisions. In Part One, we will address working before and after retirement. 

or call 303-739-6630.
TED TuEsDays
5:30 p.m.
 TED TuEsDays
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.)

Martin Luther King Jr. Library
TED's mission is to spread ideas, such that its audience gains a deeper understanding of the world. Each Tuesday, we'll watch a different TED Talk, discuss the ideas each Talk highlights, and share our own ideas about the world. 
One-On-One Computer Tutoring
6 p.m.
 One-On-One Computer Tutoring
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 6 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library
Free 30 minute one-on-one tutoring on a variety of computer topics, including e-Readers, Microsoft Office programs, resumes and more. Please ...read more

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Adult Sewing Lab
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 Adult Sewing Lab
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Want to learn basic repairs to clothing and other items? Need alterations to your favorite clothes and want to learn to do it yourself? Come to the New Hoffman Sewing Lab and learn how! One on ...read more
One-on-One Math Tutoring
3:30 p.m.
 One-on-One Math Tutoring
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Sign up for an hour-long, one-on-one session for help on your math assignments.


or call 303-739-1940.
Chinese Calligraphy for Kids
4:00 PM
 Chinese Calligraphy for Kids
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 4:00 PM
Central Library
Children ages 6-12, join us for an afternoon learning the basics of Chinese calligraphy by practicing writing basic Chinese characters. Program will be held in gallery of lower level at Aurora Central Library. Registration required.

 For additional information ...read more


or call 303-739-6630.
Cookies and Coloring
4 p.m.
 Cookies and Coloring
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 4 p.m.
Iliff Square Library/PC Center
Come show off your coloring skills and get delicious cookies, too! Grades K-5.
Kid’s Sewing Lab
4 p.m.
 Kid’s Sewing Lab
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Join us as we create something fun in our Kid's sewing Lab.

 
Tabletop Gaming Club
4:30 p.m.
 Tabletop Gaming Club
Wednesday, Aug. 29
Mission Viejo Library

Learn to play popular tabletop games like ...read more

One-on-One Math Tutoring
4:30 p.m.
 One-on-One Math Tutoring
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 4:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library

Sign up for an hour-long, one-on-one session for help on your math assignments.


or call 303-739-1940.
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
6:30 - 8 PM
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
Wednesday, Aug. 29, 6:30 - 8 PMEnglish Conversation
Central Library
A free, weekly group meant to help with English language and American culture. Learn tips on pronounciation and American culture. Meet others also learning English and become comfortable speaking English in front of others. No registration is required. Call 303.739.6630 or 303.739.1940 for more info...read more
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Tech Question Thursdays
2-4 p.m.
 Tech Question Thursdays
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2-4 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Is your computer not working the way it used to? Having trouble figuring out your digital camera? Want to download eBooks to your tablet but don't know where to start? We're here to help! Call ahead to ensure availability. 303-739-1572.
Game Du Jour
3:30pm-5pm
 Game Du Jour
Thursday, Aug. 30, 3:30pm-5pm
Hoffman PC Center
There are all kinds of games in this world – board games, table-top games, card games, tile-based games, games of strategy, games of chance, video games, outdoor games – and on and on. At each weekly meeting, we'll play a different type of game. Take part in some of your old favorite...read more
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Sewing Lab Projects - Quilts
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 Sewing Lab Projects - Quilts
Friday, Aug. 31, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hoffman PC Center
Learn the basics of quilting  or bring your own project to share and work on during our Sewing Lab Project series.
Build- It- Fridays
3:30 p.m.
 Build- It- Fridays
Friday, Aug. 31, 3:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Build- It- Fridays
Fridays 3:30 p.m. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
Join us every Friday and use your imagination to engineer different buildings, cars or whatever you can imagine. We will use different materials every week for you to build with.
 
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
4-530pm
English Conversation Group/Grupo de Conversación en Inglés
Friday, Aug. 31, 4-530pm
Central Library
A free, weekly group meant to help with English language and American culture. Learn tips on pronounciation and American culture. Meet others also learning English and become comfortable speaking English in front of others. No registration is required. Call 303.739.6630 or 303.739.1940 for more info...read more
Table Top Game Night
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
 Table Top Game Night
Friday, Aug. 31, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Tallyn's Reach Library

Play popular tabletop games like Betrayal at House on the Hill, Fluxx, Ticket to Ride, Apples to Apples, a...read more


or call 303-627-3050.
English conversation group. Conversación en inglés.
4pm.-5:30pm.
English conversation group. Conversación en inglés.
Friday, Aug. 31, 4pm.-5:30pm.
Central Library
English conversation group.
Practice speaking English in a friendly group with native English speakers.
Be part of discussions on different topics, become comfortable with everyday vocabulary and learn new words.
Wednesdays 6:30pm.-8pm.
Thursday 10am.-11am.
Friday 4pm.-5:30p...read more
Lego Club
4:30 p.m.
 Lego Club
Friday, Aug. 31, 4:30 p.m.
Mission Viejo Library

Use our LEGOs and your best block building...read more

Boys Club
5:00 p.m.
 Boys Club
Friday, Aug. 31, 5:00 p.m.
(Fridays, 5:00 pm)

Central Library
Play games, learn life skills and meet new friends! Snacks provided.
 
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