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Book Clubs, Classes & Events

Scheduled Events

March 2015

Library Booksales: FOL Booksales happen every month. For times and locations, see the Friends of the Library Booksale Schedule.

March 2015- Tax Assistance: AARP Tax Aid volunteers will assist low to moderate income taxpayers with tax preparation. Ongoing until April 15 at the Rocklin Library.  Call 916-668-9829 for an appointment. 

3/26/15 - Presentation: Introduction to Dyslexia: Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Rocklin Library. Find out what all about Dyslexia: myths, research and cause, symptoms, and solutions. Free.

3/26/15 - Tech Class: "Safety First-Privacy and Security Online" Learn about using passwords, good security habits, virus protection, firewalls and much more. Thursday, March 26 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

3/26/15 - Film: "More than Honey" A documentary film about modern beekeeping. Thursday, March 26 at 7:00 p.m. at State Theater. Free.  For more information, call 530-886-4500. This event is part of: Auburn One Book One Community.

April 2015

Library Booksales: FOL Booksales happen every month. For times and locations, see the Friends of the Library Booksale Schedule.

April 2015- Tax Assistance: AARP Tax Aid volunteers will assist low to moderate income taxpayers with tax preparation. Ongoing until April 15 at the Rocklin Library. Call 916-668-9829 for an appointment.

4/2/15 - Concert: Poetry in Music: Duo Primal Mates combines a variety of writers and poets with the beautiful sound of voice, cello, and vibraphone for a truly unique listening experience. Thursday, April 2 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. at the Granite Bay Library. Call 916-791-5590 for more information.

4/4/15 - Dinner: Beekeepers' Dinner: A farm to fork dinner in celebration of bees' help in agriculture with a short presentation by Justin Wages. Saturday, April 4 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Blue Goose Event Center. Tickets: $40.00 available here (while they last): Beekeepers' Dinner. This event is part of: Auburn One Book One Community. For more information, call 530-886-4500.

4/9/15 - Panel: Panel Discussion of the state of beekeeping and agriculture. Thursday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. at Placer High School Auditorium. Free. For more information, call 530-886-4500. This event is part of: Auburn One Book One Community.

4/9/15 - Book Club: The Beekeeper's Lament by Hannah Nordhaus. Thursday, April 9 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Rocklin Library.

4/10/15 - Interview Skills Workshop: Attend this free 2 hour workshop to help you prepare and achieve the best interview. Presenter: Francisco Castro, Work Experience Coordinator, Placer County Business Advantage Network. Friday, April 10 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Auburn Library. Call 530-886-4500 to reserve a spot.

4/11/15-eBooks Help by Appointment: Saturday, April 11 from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. at Rocklin Library. Call 916-624-3133 to schedule an appointment.

4/16/15 - Author Talk: Evening with the Author of The Beekeeper's Lament: Hannah Nordhaus. Hosted by Beth Ruyak. Thursday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m., Placer High School Auditorium. Free. For more information, call 530-886-4500. This event is part of: Auburn One Book One Community.

4/23/15 - Tech Class: "Looking at Windows" Refresh the skills you need to work with the Windows operating system, or just learn some helpful things about Windows (resizing and manipulating windows, changing mouse properties, using toolbars, rearranging the desktop and getting support online). Thursday, April 23 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

4/29/15 - Book Club: Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland. Wednesday, April 29 from 6:00-6:50 p.m.at Meadow Vista Library.

4/30/15 - Book Club: Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd. Thursday, April 30 from 4:00- 5:00 p.m. at Applegate Library.

May 2015

Library Booksales: FOL Booksales happen every month. For times and locations, see the Friends of the Library Booksale Schedule.

5/9/15-eBooks Help by Appointment: Saturday, May 9 from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. at Rocklin Library. Call 916-624-3133 to schedule an appointment.

5/28/15 - Tech Class: "Picassa Photo editing and storage" Learn how to use this free online photo editing tool and photo storage website. Thursday, May 28 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

June 2015

Library Booksales: FOL Booksales happen every month. For times and locations, see the Friends of the Library Booksale Schedule.

6/11/15 - Book Club: Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok. Thursday, June 11 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Rocklin Library.

6/25/15 - Tech Class: "Introduction to Computers" Learn basic computer skills including using the mouse and keyboard, working in Microsoft Windows, using Word, surfing the Internet and using email. Thursday, June 25 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

July 2015

7/10/15 - Book Club: The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott. Thursday, July 10 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Rocklin Library.

7/23/15 – Tech Class: “Free Alternatives to Name brand Software”. Software can be expensive. Let’s explore some free alternatives commonly known as open source software. Thursday, July 23, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

August 2015

8/13/15 - Book Club: The Little Book by Seldon Edwards. Thursday, August 13 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Rocklin Library.

8/20/15 - Tech Class: "Exploring Google" Google is a leading search engine. Learn to utilize other useful features such as: maps, videos, calendars and health and financial info. Thursday, Sept. 24, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

September 2015

9/24/15 - Tech Class: "Fun with Facebook" Learn about adding photos, good security habits, private messaging and much more. Thursday, Sept. 24, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

October 2015

10/22/15 - Tech Class: "New Trends in Technology" Learn about using passwords, good security habits, virus protection, firewalls and much more. Thursday, Oct. 22, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

Ongoing Events

Arts  

Books

  • Booksales: See the Booksale Schedule for times and locations of all Placer County Friends of the Library Booksales. 
  • Book Clubs (in person): Check the Scheduled Events calendar (above) for library book club meetings
  • Book Clubs (Online): Each month, the Kings Beach Library chooses a new book. Participants have a month to read the book and post comments online: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kings-Beach-Public-Library-Book-Group/730560016967973. (The book choice is posted there as well.)
  • One Book One Community featuring "The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America" by Hannah Nordhaus runs March 26 - April 16. For event listings visit Auburn One Book One Community. For more information contact the Auburn Library

Technology

  • Basic Tech Help -  Get help downloading eBooks to eReaders & Tablets. Thursdays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.& Fridays 10:00 a.m.-Noon. Applegate Library. No appointment necessary.
  • One-on-One Computer Help. Colfax Library. Call for an appointment: 530-346-8211
  • One-on-One Computer Help. Rocklin Library. Call for an appointment: 916-624-3133
  • Drop In Computer Help, 2nd Thursday of each month, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Kings Beach Library
  • iPhone Support Group, 3rd Thursday of each month, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Kings Beach Library.
  • Computer Basics in Spanish, 1st Friday of each month, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Kings Beach Library.
  • Basic Tech Help Get help downloading eBooks to eReaders & Tablets. Wednesdays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Meadow Vista Library. Call for an appointment:530-878-2647
  • Teens & Tweens: Check out Teen Space for ongoing Teen Events

Legal

  • Legal Self-Help Clinic, every Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - Noon at Sparks Law Library of Placer County. 1523 Lincoln Way, Auburn. For more information, call: 530-823-2573 

 

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