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  1. Polaris Party Announcement September 2019

    Learn how to navigate our new Catalog System

    Drop by one of our Polaris Classes for information on how to navigate our new system. Read on...
  2. Poster showing Reading event calendar for youth program

    Fostering Readers: Holy Reading, Batman! (MH)

    Come explore all kinds of comics and graphic novels. Then, write and illustrate your own comic! Read on...
  3. Robot with hand out

    Tech Kids (TR)

    Let's learn about technology! We'll program robots, find out about coding, and use the cool equipment from our Tech Lending Library. Read on...
  4. 3d-printing

    3-D Printing at Madelyn Helling Library

    Ever wanted to see a 3D printer in action? Interested in getting certified on the Library's MakerBot Replicator 2 so you can design your own creations? Read on...
  5. Polaris Party Announcement September 2019

    Polaris Party at the Nevada County Community Libraries

    Join us at the Nevada County Community Libraries on September 25th as we unveil our new and updated library catalog system. Read on...
  6. Bird houses in a tree

    Paper, Scissors & Glue (GV)

    Explore the endless possibilities of what you can create using just these three items in making art. All supplies are provided. Read on...
  7. Banned Books Week Logo book with ribbon

    Celebrate fREADom at Madelyn Helling Library

    Drop in for our Banned Book Week program for readings from banned books, banned books-themed trivia, a “mugshot” photo booth, book-inspired refreshments and more! Read on...
  8. Mobile Devices

    iPad and iPhone Class at Madelyn Helling Library

    This iPad and iPhone Class will help you get acquainted with various features of your apple devices. Please register in advance for this class. Read on...
  9. Diego Rivera Painting

    Guess Who - Historical Figures for Kids: Diego Rivera (GV)

    Join us at the Grass Valley Library as we learn about different historical figures. Read on...
  10. Autumn Leaves on paper for doodling

    Adult Autumn Doodling at Truckee Library

    Every Monday at the Truckee Library! Read on...
  11. Mother reading book to child

    English Conversation Club at Truckee Library

    Practice your English conversation skills with other English language learners. Coffee, tea. water & snacks. Kids activities during the program. Read on...
  12. Man and woman in old time photograph

    Genealogy for Beginners on Saturdays at Doris Foley Library

    This drop in program focuses on a basic introduction to the resources we offer (ancestry.com, Family Search +) and the guidance for making your search a success! Read on...
  13. Boy with big glasses reading a book

    Bilingual Read & Stay at Truckee Library

    Come for the bilingual storytime, and stay to practice reading a free book from your new storytime kit to your children. Read on...
  14. Person at game table holding cards

    Teen Tabletop at Grass Valley Library

    Join us at the Grass Valley Library for a weekly tabletop or role playing game. Games include Dungeons and Dragons, Magic the Gathering, Settlers of Catan, Flux, Ticket to Ride, and more. Read on...
  15. Pile of paint and paintbrushes

    Art Attack at Truckee Library

    Teens, let's get artsy and crafty! Each week, we'll do something different, trying out lots of ways of being creative. Ages 12-18. Read on...
  16. Man and woman in old time photograph

    Genealogy for Beginners on Thursdays at Doris Foley Library

    This drop-in program focuses on a basic introduction to the resources we offer (ancestry.com, Family search +) and the guidance for making your search a success! Read on...
  17. Baby girl laying down

    Sensory Storytime at Truckee Library

    Sensory Storytime is for all children and is especially welcoming to children who have a hard time in large groups or are on the spectrum. Read on...
  18. Stay And Play Program

    Stay and Play (GV)

    Join us at the Grass Valley Library for time to play, learn, sing, read, and have fun together! Read on...
  19. COLOREDPENCILS

    Adult Craft & Coloring (TR)

    Come to the Truckee Library as we set aside some space for adults to indulge their creativity. Coloring pages, crayons, pencils and more! All materials provided. Read on...
  20. Parent reading to child

    Family Storytime (TR)

    Bring the family to enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Read on...
  21. Paper House

    Paper Houses (GV)

    Add bits and pieces of paper to create a paper home of your choice. All supplies are provided for you for this passive program. Read on...
  22. TECH_DROPIN_GV

    Tech Drop-in at Grass Valley Library

    Are you trying to download e-books or even just connect to the Library Wi-Fi? Drop-in between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. for help. Read on...
  23. Sing Along Child MH Ongoing

    Sing A-Long

    Come sing and play with your child! Engaging music for all ages! Read on...
  24. Sensory Storytime

    Sensory Storytime at Madelyn Helling Library

    A storytime that is open to all, and formulated for kids with sensory processing issues. Read on...
  25. Dog RUFF (Read up for Fun) TR ongoing

    RUFF (Read up for Fun) at Truckee Library

    Have you ever read to a pet? Visit our furry friends. Read a book out loud, to yourself, or tell a story to one of the therapy animals. Read on...
  26. Teen Tuesdays

    Crafternoons at Bear River Library

    Teens -- meet each week for a different, fun activity. Read on...
  27. girl and dog

    Paws to Read at Madelyn Helling Library

    Every Wednesday from 3-4:00 PM at the Madelyn Helling Library. Read on...
  28. Coloring for Adults

    Coloring for Adults (PV)

    Join us for coloring! Coloring pages, crayons, pencils and more! All materials provided. Every Wednesday at 1:00 PM. Read on...
  29. Toddler Storytime at GV Ongoing

    Toddler Storytime at Grass Valley Library

    Join us for songs, books, and early literacy tips just for toddlers. Drop-in program in the Children's Room at the Grass Valley Library. Read on...
  30. ShilohPaws

    PAWS to Read at Penn Valley Library

    Come read to Shiloh our Paws to Read dog every Tuesday at 3:00 PM. Read on...
  31. Storytime - Ongoing

    Preschool Storytime at Madelyn Helling Library

    Get ready to read, dance, sing, and play with this storytime for preschoolers. Read on...
  32. BabyStorytime at GV

    Baby Storytime at Grass Valley Library

    Join us for songs, books, and early literacy tips for babies. Drop-in program in the Children's Room at the Grass Valley Library. Read on...
  33. Ukulele Program

    Ukulele for the People at Madelyn Helling Library

    Join us for our Beginning Ukulele Class/Jam Session. Participates are encouraged to bring their own ukulele. Ten loaner ukuleles will be available first come first serve. Read on...
  34. Tech It Out!

    Tech It Out! Truckee Library

    Having trouble with tech? Don't struggle along on your own! Come to the Truckee Library on Tuesdays at 4:30pm! Read on...