Mission Valley Library Events: Dec. 11, 2015 – Jan. 7, 2016

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AARP Program: Frauds and Scams
Saturday, Dec. 12, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Kathleen Guerrero will lead this discussion and share how scammers and boiler rooms work. She will have the latest information on current fraud, scams and cons so attendees can stay vigilant against con artists. There will be tips on reporting suspected fraudulent activity and more.

Assemblymember Weber’s mobile office
Monday, Dec. 21, 10 a.m. – noon

Connect with Assemblymember Shirley Weber’s staff in your community, get help with any problems you are having with public agencies, ask questions about legislation and learn about state and local services. Issues that staff can assist with include renter’s and homeowner’s assistance programs, property tax issues, consumer complaints, unemployment and disability insurance. No need to make an appointment; just stop in.

‘Ask the Lawyer’ free legal clinic
First Tuesday of the month, 6 p.m.

Join attorney Mark Miller the first Tuesday of every month to talk about your legal issues and learn about your options. No appointment is necessary; just show up with your questions.

Baby signs storytime
Second and fourth Mondays, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Parents often wonder, “What is my baby thinking?” There is a way to find out: Teaching your baby some basic signs using American Sign Language will fill the gap. Communication is said to be the foundation of a solid relationship; learning to sign with your baby will build that bond early and provide you a bridge from infancy to childhood.

Book sale
Saturday, Dec. 26, 10 a.m. – 5p.m.

Help support the library at their book sale.

Covered CA open enrollment assistance
Saturday Dec. 12, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Assistance with signing up for subsidized health care coverage through Medi-Cal and Covered California. Open enrollment is now through Jan. 31.

Friends of the Library meeting
Third Wednesday, 6 p.m.

Monthly meeting of the group. 

Knit-a-Bit and Crochet Circle
Second and fourth Wednesdays, 12:30 – 2 p.m.

Bring your own knit or crochet project to work on while spending time with others who share your talent.

Library Book Club
Third Tuesday of the month, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Monthly meeting to discuss the latest book selection. December: “A Christmas Blizzard” by Garrison Keillor. January: “The Stone Diaries” by Carol Shields. February: “The Risk Pool” by Richard Russo.

Preschool story time and craft
Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. [Note: no story time and craft on Dec. 24 and 31]

Preschoolers are invited to a story time followed by a fun craft.

Sumi-E art class
Wednesdays, 2:30 – 5 p.m. [Note: no class on Dec. 23 and 30]

Learn the classical Japanese style of ink and brush. 

Tai chi class
Thursdays, 2 – 4 p.m. [Note: no class on Dec. 24 and 31]

Designed for adults over 55; teaching strategies for exercise and relaxation in addition to tai chi. 

Toddler story time
Fridays, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. [Note: no story time on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2016]

Storytime designed for toddlers featuring songs, rhymes, and finger plays.

Yoga for adults and teens
Tuesdays, 6 – 7 p.m.

Are you looking for a workout program that’s easy to learn, requires little or no equipment and soothes your soul while toning your body? If strengthening your cardiovascular system, toning and stretching your muscles and improving your mental fitness are on your to-do list, then yoga is for you. 

Zumba Basic
Mondays, 4 – 5 p.m.

Join the Zumba craze. Find out what makes this fun workout such a hit. A towel and bottled water are recommended for Zumba sessions. 

Zumba Gold
Fridays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. [Note: no Zumba on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, 2016]

Zumba Gold is a lower impact version of our Zumba Basic class on Mondays, but just as fun. The moves have been carefully designed to be easy to follow by participants of any size or age.

Note: The library will be closed on Dec. 25 for Christmas Day and Jan. 1, 2016 for New Year’s Day.

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