Adult Programs

The Los Gatos Library is proud to offer a variety of programming for our adult patrons:

Summer 2017 Program Guide
Spring 2017 Program Guide
Winter 2016- 17' Program Guide
Please check the library program calendar on our home page for up-to-date information on all of our programs and events.

Current Adult Programs

More information about these programs can be found in the 'What's New' Section on the Libraries homepage!
  • 1-on-1 Technology Tutoring
  • ESL Conversation Club
  • Financial Literacy Classes
  • Seasonal Film Series in the Library (Last Tuesday of the Month, 5:30 PM)
  • Technology Classes
Finance Lit
Presented by Certified Financial Planner Larysa Prytula

Distribution Basics for Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans
Thursday, June 22nd @ 1:00 PM


Choosing the Right Senior Care Options
Thursday, July 27th @ 1:00 PM


This presentation explores the different types of senior care options currently available. We will discuss the pros and cons of each so that you can make an informed decision for your loved one. We will also discuss the average monthly cost associated with senior care and how to pay for care. 

Women in Transition: Financial Strategies for Women

Thursday, August 12th @ 1:00  PM


This workshop is for women, whether retired, getting ready for retirement, widowed or divorced who would like to learn more about investing in order to grow and protect your portfolio value and maintain their lifestyle. 
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All presentations will take place in the Technology Lab, on the second floor of the library.
Walk-ins welcome.

Please direct questions to librarian Chris Ota at cota@losgatosca.gov


Films
La La Land
June 27th @ 5:30 PM

Mia is an aspiring actress who works as a barista, serving stars their lattes in-between her auditions. Sebastian is a jazz musician who scrapes by playing cocktail parties in dingy bars. Their meeting is a chance encounter and romance blooms rather quickly, but as success mounts, they are forced to make decisions that threaten the fabric of their love affair. 

Lion
July 25th @ 5:30 PM

A five-year-old India boys gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from his home and family. He survives many challenges, and eventually is adopted by loving Australian parents. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family with the help of trustworthy friends and google maps. Based on novel 'Coming Home' a true story. 

I am Not Your Negro
August 29th @ 5:30 PM

In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, 'Remember this House;. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind 30 completed pages of this manuscript. Filmmaker Raoul Perk envisions the book Baldwin never finished. 
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All films will be screened in the Technology Lab, on the second floor of the library.
Walk-ins welcome.

Please direct questions to library assistant Ivy Olsen, at iolsen@losgatosca.gov.

ESL Conversation Club

(English as a Second Language) 

  • All English Levels Welcome
  • Drop-ins Welcome
  • Every Tuesday from 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • Located Upstairs in the Teen Room