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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Library Pop-Up at Food Bank Turkey Drive at SaveMart in Grass Valley

Table covered with flyers and books in front of a wall of children's artwork.

On Saturday, November 16th, the library will pop up a booth at the Save Mart in Grass Valley for the annual Food Bank Turkey Drive from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. The Library will offer a Thanksgiving themed craft as well as holiday themed books and movies for ch...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Tech Drop-in with Coffee and Donuts! at Madelyn Helling Library

Tech Drop In with Coffee & Donuts MH (ongoing)

Collaborative Technology Center Class Room

Have a question about your device?  Drop-in between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00pm for help from our friendly Library volunteers. 

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Any

Jill Davi...

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Posted on: November 10, 2019

Wine & Read Book Discussion at Cork 49 in Grass Valley

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Join us for the Nevada County Community Library Wine & Read Book Discussion of The Library Book by Susan Orlean at:

Cork 49

142 Mill Street

Grass Valley, CA 95949

Thursday, November 7th

6-8 pm

Event Type(s): Book Club

Age ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2019

Livingroom Conversation: To Vote or Not to Vote? at Madelyn Helling Library

Yellow and orange speech bubbles in a grey circle.

Gene Albaugh Community Room

Living Room Conversations are a conversational bridge across issues that divide and separate us. They provide an easy structure for engaging in friendly yet meaningful conversation with those with whom we may not agree. These co...

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Posted on: November 10, 2019

Anke Hass Art - Holiday Cards at Truckee Library

Photo of an evergreen garland spiraled against a white background

Anke Hass is leading another wonderful program on creating Holiday Cards at the Truckee Library!

Join the waiting list

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Anke Hass

Piret Griffith

(530) 582-7846

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Posted on: November 10, 2019

Sit N' Knit at Penn Valley Library

Pair of knitting needles with blue yarn

Come knit with us! Knitters of all experience levels are welcome.  

Bring your supplies and join us for inspiration, encouragement, and fun! (Limited supplies will be provided.)

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adul...

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Posted on: November 10, 2019

How to Tech: Instagram at Grass Valley Library

INSTAGRAMLOGO

Want to learn more about using Instagram for your social media source.  This workshop will go over, setting up an account, the best way to post and take photos, along with surfing through Instagram and its users.

Event Type(s): Computer C...

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Posted on: November 9, 2019

Bookworms Adult Book Club at Bear River

American Nations

Conference Room

This month's book, "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America" by Colin Woodard

Event Type(s): Book Club

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Bear River Bookworms

Hilary Pe...

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Posted on: November 9, 2019

STEM for Kids: Rocks and Crystals at Grass Valley Library

Picture of multicolored rocks and crystals

Children's Room

Join us at the Grass Valley Library as we learn about all things STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). This month we will be studying rocks and crystals Find out where rocks come from and how crystals grow. All attendees will g...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Tech It Out at the Truckee Library

Tech It Out!

Need help downloading your E-book or audiobook?  Would you like to stream your entertainment to your personal devices?  This class will introduce the databases you can use to stream music, tv programs, movies, audiobooks and E-books. &am...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Crafternoons at Bear River Library

Image of girl with pigtails and art supplies

Event Type(s): Teen, Library Programming

Age Group(s): Junior High Grades 6 - 8, High School Grades 9 - 12

Presenter: Hilary

Hilary Peery

(530) 271-4147

hilary.peery@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Tech It Out at the Madelyn Helling Library

VR headset in a green circle

In the Collaborative Technology Center Class Room

Come play and experience the different tech the library has to offer! From VR to 3D to robots! No registration necessary. All ages are welcome.

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Ad...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Family Storytime at Truckee Library

Parent reading to child

Bring the family to enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills.

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): 0-5 (K), Babies and Toddlers (birth - 3 years), Preschool (3 - 5 yrs)

Presenter:&...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Ukulele for the People at Madelyn Helling Library

Ukulele Program

In the Gene Albaugh Community Room

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.  Learning to play an instrument...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Teen Tabletop Games at Grass Valley Library

Person at game table holding cards

Snacks will be provided.

No registration necessary. Ages 12 and up.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): High School Grades 9 - 12, Junior High Grades 6 - 8, Teen

Rachel Tucker

(530) 470-2695

rachel.tucker@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Teen Tabletop at Truckee Library

Hand holding a pile of dice

Event Type(s): Teen

Age Group(s): Teen

Presenter: Mellisa

Mellisa Hannum

(530) 582-7846

mellisa.hannum@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Tech drop-in at Grass Valley Library

TECH_DROPIN_GV

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Any

Hilary Peery

(530) 273-4117

hilary.peery@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Self-Guided Origami at Penn Valley Library

Origami Penn Valley (Ongoing)

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Any

(530) 432-5764

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Posted on: October 20, 2019

Sensory Storytime at Madelyn Helling Library

Sensory Storytime

 It is geared towards kids with sensory processing issues, though it's open to everyone with a visual schedule, feltboard accompanied books, and repetitive activities.

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): 0-5 (K)

(530) 265-1541

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

PAWS to Read at Madelyn Helling Library

girl and dog

No registration necessary.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

(530) 265-1538

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Preschool Storytime at Madelyn Helling Library

Preschool Storytime at Truckee Library

Younger kids are welcome, although the program is geared towards walkers and wigglers.

Art and literacy activities to follow!

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): Preschool (3 - 5 yrs)

(530) 265-1541

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Posted on: October 13, 2019

RUFF (Read up for Fun) at Truckee Library

reading dog

In partnership with the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe.

Event Type(s): Library Programming, Library Collaborative Event

Age Group(s): Ages 5-10, Preschool (3 - 5 yrs)

Presenter: Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe

Piret Griffith

(530) 5...

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Posted on: October 12, 2019

Anime & Manga Club at Grass Valley Library

Anime Manga Club GV (Ongoing)

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Junior High Grades 6 - 8, High School Grades 9 - 12

(530) 470-2695

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Posted on: October 13, 2019

Coloring for Adults at Penn Valley Library

COLOREDPENCILS

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

(530) 432-5764

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Posted on: October 13, 2019

Toddler Storytime at Grass Valley Library

Toddler Storytime at GV Ongoing

This program is focused on children walking to 3 years old.

Event Type(s): Storytime, Library Programming

Age Group(s): Toddler (18 mos - 3 yrs)

Rachel Schneider

(530) 470-2695

rachel.schneider@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Crafter noon at Bear River Library

Image of girl with pigtails and art supplies

Event Type(s): Teen, Library Programming

Age Group(s): Junior High Grades 6 - 8, High School Grades 9 - 12

Presenter: Hilary

Hilary Peery

(530) 271-4147

hilary.peery@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 12, 2019

Paws to Read at Penn Valley Library

yellow labrador with book in front of his paws

Practice your reading with a trained therapy dog! We have books available  or you're welcome to bring your own. Emerging readers welcome as well!

No registration necessary; just drop in any Tuesday from 3-4!

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Gr...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Baby Storytime at Grass Valley Library

BabyStorytime at GV

This program is focused on children birth to walking. 

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): babies (6 mos - 2 yrs)

Rachel Schneider

(530) 470-2695

rachel.schneider@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Game On All Day at Bear River Library

Game On All Day BR (Ongoing)

Drop in and play with iPads & board games:Connect FourPerfectionMousetrapBattleshipScrabbleCandy LandChutes & LaddersOperation & much more!

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Any

(530) 271-4147

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Genealogy for Beginners on Thursdays at Doris Foley

Man and woman in old time photograph

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Doris Foley Volunteers

Tracey Lilyquist

(530) 265-4606

Tracey.lilyquist@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Art Attack at Truckee Library

Pile of paint and paintbrushes

Event Type(s): Teen

Age Group(s): Teen

Presenter: Mellisa

Mellisa Hannum

(530) 582-7846

mellisa.hannum@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: September 2, 2019

Sing A-Long

Sing Along Child MH Ongoing

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Any

Presenter: Teri Alton and Nancy Cunningham

Teri Alton

(530) 265-1538

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Collage Club at Bear River Library

Collage Club BR (Ongoing)


Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter: Donna

(530) 271-4147

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Virtual Reality Experience at Madelyn Helling Library

Woman wearing virtual reality googles

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Adult, High School Grades 9 - 12, Junior High Grades 6 - 8

Megan Lloyd

(530) 265-7050

megan.lloyd@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

LEGO Club at Truckee Library

LEGO people

 Recommended for ages 5 and up. No registration required; drop by any time on Saturdays between 12 and 1 pm. 

Event Type(s): Summer Reading Program - Truckee

Age Group(s): Ages 5-10, Ages 8-12

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

STEAM Saturdays at Madelyn Helling Library

STEAM Saturdays - Ongoing

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): High School Grades 9 - 12, Junior High Grades 6 - 8, K - 6th Grades, Preschool (3 - 5 yrs), Young Adults (18 - 24)

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Family Hour at Bear River Library

Family Hour

Families, come hang out at the Bear River Library! 

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Any

Presenter: Hilary and Donna

Hilary Peery

(530) 271-4147

hilary.peery@co.nevada.ca.us

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