This Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, dance-fitness party exhilarates your senses and works all major muscle groups in a high-energy cardio blast that leaves you invigorated, refreshed and full of life. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms like salsa, merengue, cumbia and samba set to sexy Latin and international beats.
Come see what Zumba is all about!
Wait, isn't coloring for kids? Not anymore! Adults have re-discovered coloring for one simple reason: it's a great stress-reducer. By focusing on a simple, yet creative, task, coloring has a relaxing effect on your brain, similar to that of meditation. Plus, it's FUN!
Come to our Conference Room to color. It's FREE and all materials are provided.
This one hour class presents a unique fusion of fitness and yoga. Get your aerobic workout, build strength, flexibility, and movement through an ancient practice that connects the mind, body, and spirit through body poses, controlled breathing, and meditation. Achieve your fitness and flexibility!
Many great students write average (even bad!) college essays -- essays about "life lesson learned from football" or "how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons." Better tales are there for the writing. This workshop will show you what admissions officers really look for in great college essays and offers suggestions for finding and sharing your best stories. We'll even share the five most over-used topics you must avoid and give you tips on how to finish your essay long before application deadlines. Presented by Collegewise Director, Marisela Gomez.
Improve your English listening and speaking skills in a friendly setting. For all levels of English language learners. Chat topics will include American culture, life skills and current events. Make friends, discover new cultures, and learn new words. No sign-up needed.
Do you need some help understanding computer usage? Come to our Computer Training Center on Tuesday afternoons at 4:00. Our volunteer teens can help you with your questions. Email, Internet searching or troubleshooting, Google Docs, and more! One-on-one tutoring is really helpful, so drop in and try it, on our computers. All adults are welcome. Free, of course!
This Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, dance-fitness party exhilarates your senses and works all major muscle groups in a high-energy cardio blast that leaves you invigorated, refreshed and full of life. Zumba features rhythms like salsa, merengue, cumbia and samba set to Latin and international beats. Come join the Zumba Party at the Gilroy Library!
Native perennials and groundcover provide those splashes of color that we so appreciate in the garden. Most of these plants need very little care besides some deadheading, pruning and watering. The speaker has been designing with California native plants for twenty years. See her favorite selection of colorful, low care plants that will make your garden buzz with interest!
“Stephanie Morris has worked in the field of landscape architecture for 21 years and specializes in ecologically-oriented residential design. She enjoys creating landscapes that reduce water use, require less maintenance, and provide a connection to the natural world. In addition to tending her own California native garden in the Bay Area, she appreciates collaborating with other native plant gardeners and design professionals, in order to further everyone’s knowledge."
From Ben Franklin to Benghazi, America's Diplomats takes you inside the Foreign Service and behind the scenes of American Foreign Policy. Discover the role our diplomats play in shaping American history. Uncover the origins of our Foreign Service and the danger American diplomats face far from home. Movie runtime: 54 minutes, followed by a brief discussion.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:00 pm Cupertino Community Hall
Would you like to see more butterflies, bees,
and birds (especially hummingbirds) in your garden year round? Would you like
to have more fruit on your fruit trees? More productive melon, squash and
cucumber plants? More flowers in your garden?UC Master Gardener Nella
Henninger will show the best plant choices for providing pollen and nectar
for honeybees, native bees, butterflies, and other pollinators in your garden
Tonight's book for discussion is Cold Sassy Tree, by Olive Ann Burns.
If the preacher's wife's petticoat showed, the ladies would make the talk last a week. But on July 5, 1906, things took a scandalous turn. That was the day E. Rucker Blakeslee, proprietor of the general store and barely three weeks a widower, eloped with Miss Love Simpson -- a woman half his age and, worse yet, a Yankee! On that day, fourteen-year-old Will Tweedy's adventures began and an unimpeachably pious, deliciously irreverent town came to life.
Come and join us as librarian Terye Balogh leads our always-interesting exploration of our chosen book. In the Auditorium.
This English as a Second Language class focuses on
listening to and speaking English. The instructor, from Campbell Adult and
Community Education, provides lessons, answers questions, and facilitates
The English Conversation Club is offered every Thursday morning in the Community Room at 11:00 a.m. The Club is open to all levels of English language learners. Meetings are fun social events that help participants improve their English listening and speaking skills. Participants practice speaking English, make friends, and learn about other cultures in a supportive environment. Participation is on a drop-in basis. Fluent English-speakers are welcome to help facilitate conversations of the ESL participants. To volunteer, please ask at the Adult Reference Desk.
HEARTFULNESS MEDITATION paves the way for overall well-being by balancing one's existence and improving relationships. Come experience the beauty of the heart. Each session consists of two parts:
Helpfulness Relaxation ~ A brief, five-minute guided relaxation technique that helps to relax the body and prepares us for meditation. It also aids us in getting a restful night's sleep.
Healthfulness Meditation~ By meditating on the heart, we gradually learn to regulate the mind while exploring the unlimited potential of the heart. Continued practice can enable us to reach profound depths of meditation and achieve inner transformation.
You are invited to come to the library's Auditorium for these meditation sessions on Thursday mornings, presented by certified Heartfulness instructors Sandhya Balakrishnan and Shobha Prabala. Bring your friends, too! This is an ongoing program. No registration is required and participation is free.
Practice speaking English in an informal setting, with a supportive group of adult English learners. This is a drop-in weekly meeting, with no registration or commitment required; however, basic (to advanced) English knowledge is recommended to participate. Meets in the Orchard (Program) room at Los Altos Library.
NOTE: Start time has been changed (beginning 2/9/17) to 1:30pm; meetings will now end at 3:00pm.
Do you want to improve your English language skills?
Come to the library and improve your English listening and speaking skills.
Learn about other cultures in a fun , respectful and supportive environment.
This club will work to improve listening and speaking skills for all levels of English language learners. Topics will include American culture, life skills, and current events.
Respected Tai Chi Master Roy Wong teaches the elegant, healthful and spiritual exercise, Tai Chi, in our beautiful Auditorium. Signing up is required. See Mrs. Wong for details on space availability when the next series begins on January 6, 2017. The program is FREE, of course. No drop-ins, please.
This program is for adults aged 18 and over who speak basic English. Please join us for this fun sharing experience. Drop-in to improve your English listening & speaking skills and learn about other cultures in a supportive environment . Native speakers of English who want to volunteer at the meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All meetings are kindly sponsored by the Friends of the Cupertino Library.
Effective Friday, September 2, 2016. The new time is now 10:30 AM-- 12:00 PM. Everything else will remain the same.