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Applegate 18018 Applegate Rd.

Kids 

  • Storytime (for ages 3-5): Wednesdays, 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Auburn 350 Nevada St.

Kids 

Mother Goose on the Loose: Nursery Rhymes & Musical Rhythms (for babies from birth to three years old): Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 10:30-11:00 a.m. 

Storytime (for ages 3-5) Thursdays: 11:00 - 11:30 a.m.  

Auburn Symphony Goes to Preschool (all ages): Wednesday, November 1, 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. in the Teen Area. Join us after 'Mother Goose on the Loose' for an interactive experience with the Auburn Symphony! Learn about various instruments, how they make music, and make music of your very own!

Story Book Trail (for preschool aged children & their caregivers): Friday, November 3, 11:00-11:45 a.m. Auburn Garden Theater. Walk a 'trail' of pages with planned activities along the way. Featuring "A Green Green Garden" by Mercer Mayer. All attendees receive free copy of the book to take home. Presented by Placer Nature Center.

Time for Twos (for 2 year olds & their caregivers): Fridays, 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. 

Paws to Read: 2nd Wednesday of the month. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Children are invited to polish their reading skills by reading a book of their choice to a furry reading coach. Therapy dogs provided by Love on a Leash. 

LEGO® Club (all ages): Build to the theme or create your very own Kronkiwongi. Bricks are provided. Drop-in on the 3rd Saturday of the month: 1:00-3:00 p.m.


Auburn Junior Book Club: Get together with other 4th, 5th, and 6th graders to talk about books. 2nd Wednesday of each month, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Beecher Room.

  • November 8       "Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures" by Kate DiCamillo
  • December 13     "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone" by J.K. Rowling

      Teens

      BOB (Based on the Book) Movie Series (for teens/tweens- grades 6 - 12): Enjoy a free movie (PG-13 rated or lower) based on a book. 3rd Wednesday of each month from 3:15 -5:30 p.m. in the community room. Snacks provided. 

      Adults 

      Auburn "Book Buzz" Book Club: 4th Wednesday of each month. 4:00 -5:00 p.m. in the Beecher Room. Join us for a casual discussion about our latest read and books in general.                                           

      • October 25: "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles

      ESL Class for Adults: Learn basic writing and pronunciation, American speech and culture. Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:00 a.m. to Noon. Instruction by Placer School for Adults. For more information, contact Angela at 530-886-4530

      Open Computer Help:  Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Call (530) 886-4500 to reserve a spot. Topics include: accessing e-books, searching the Internet, email basics, Microsoft Office, smartphone help, tablet help, starting social media, Google Docs, & using a flash drive.

      T'ai Chi  -White Dragon Short Form. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:15-9:15 a.m., Beecher Room. All levels welcome. First time attendees arrive at 8:00 a.m. to register.

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      Colfax 10 W. Church St.

      Kids 

      • Storytime: Fridays, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
      • Wee Read Baby Lapsit (for babies 0 -24 months) Books, songs, rhymes, bounces and playtime: Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
      • LEGO® Club (for ages 5 and up): Drop-in, 1st Saturday of every month, 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Bring your mad LEGO skills to the Library and let your imagination flow! Bricks are provided. 
      • Trick-or-Treat at the Library (all ages), Tuesday, October 31, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Crafts, selfie-station, trivia, & trick-or-treating of course!

      Adults 

      • Computer Basics Help: Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. - Noon, by appointment. 30 minute or 1 hour slots available. Call (530) 346-8211 to reserve a spot. Topics: Learning the computer, accessing e-books, starting social media, internet searching, Microsoft Office, email basics, tablet help, smartphone assistance, Google Docs, & using a flash drive.

      Foresthill 24580 Main St.

      Kids 

      • Storytime: Thursdays: 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

      Adults 

      Drop-In Technology Help: Thursdays. Noon - 2:00 p.m. No reservation required. Topics we can address for you: Learning the computer, accessing e-books, starting social media, internet searching, Microsoft Office, email basics, tablet help, smartphone assistance, Google Docs, & using a flash drive.(If you prefer individual instruction, please call (530) 367-2785 to inquire about a 1 on 1 appointment.)

      Granite Bay 6475 Douglas Blvd.

      Kids

      • Storytime (for ages 3 to 5):  Fridays from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
      • Mother Goose on the Loose: Nursery Rhymes & Musical Rhythms (for babies from birth to two): Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:00 a.m., Thursdays: 11:30 -  Noon.
      • Time for Twos! (for two-year-olds) Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. 
      • LEGO® Club (all ages): Bring your mad Lego skills to the Library and let your imagination flow! Bricks are provided. 3rd Wednesday of each month: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. No reservation required.
      • Paws to Read: Children are invited to polish their reading skills by reading for ten minutes each to a furry reading coach.Therapy Dogs provided by "Lend A Heart/ Lend A Hand Animal Assisted Therapy": 3rd Thursday of each month. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
      • Science Saturday: 1st Saturday of every month, 10:00- 11:00 a.m.
      • Creatures of the Night! Let's Learn About Bats (all ages): Join us as Corky from NorCal Bats gives us an insider's view into the world of bats. Bats are all around us and this program brings these cretaures of the night into the day. Thursday, October 26, 4:00- 5:00 p.m.

      Adults 

      Computer Basics Help - Tuesdays, 4:00- 5:00 p.m. Bring your own device (laptop, tablet, iPhone) for help downloading Apps, setting  up an email account, searching the Internet, accessing e-books, starting social media, & using library databases. Call (916) 791-5590 to reserve a spot. 

      Kings Beach 301 Secline St.            

      Adults 

      Online Book Club: Each month, the Kings Beach Library chooses a new book. Participants have a month to read the book and post comments online: KB Online Book Group.  (The book choice is posted there as well.)               


       

      Technology Classes- Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. No reservation required.

      • 1st Thursdays: "Fun, Safety, and Productivity on the Interweb"
      • 2nd Thursdays: "Tech Talk with Carl": Open tech question and answer session
      • 3rd Thursdays:"iPhones Explained": Understand your iPhone's basic apps & settings.
      • 4th Thursday:October 26: "Social Media Trends Updated", November 30: "Latest Developments in Internet of Things", December 28: "Photos, Photos, and More Photos! Best Tools for Management", January 25: "Internet Security- Latest in Defense", February 22: "Browsers vs Apps: Which to Choose?", March 22: "Cloud Storage Management and Service Providers"

      Kids 

      • Storytime (for ages 3-5): Tuesdays, 10:30 -11:00 a.m. Books, rhymes, songs, and a craft.
      • DIY Crafting (ongoing) - Follow easy instructions to make a simple project (e.g.: a Wonderloom bracelet, a vision board, a loomed potholder)

      Teens 

      • DIY Crafting (ongoing) - Follow easy instructions to make a simple project (e.g.: a Wonderloom bracelet, a vision board, a loomed potholder)

      Penryn  2215 Rippey Rd.

      Kids 

      • Storytime (for ages 3-5): Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

      Rocklin 4890 Granite Dr.

      Kids

      • Wee Read Baby Lapsit (for babies 0 - 24 months): Books, songs, rhymes, bounces and playtime: Fridays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. (Playtime only: December 1; No session: November 24)
      • Romps & Rhymes (formerly Time for Twos!) (for 18 months-3 years). Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. (Playtime only: November 30; No session: November 23)
      • Storytime (for ages 3 to 5): Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. (Playtime only: November 22 & 29)
      • Super Reader Training Camp: Teen-led one-on-one reading and literacy skills practice for ages 3-6. Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. No reservations necessary.
      • Doggone Good Reading!  Children are invited to polish their reading skills by reading for ten minutes each to a furry reading coach. 2nd Tuesday of each month, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. 
      • STEAM-O-torium: (ages 6-12) Investigate the world through hands-on science, math, & art experiments. Registration Required. 10:30-11:30 a.m., 3rd Saturday of each month.

      Teens

      • Super Reader Training Camp: Opportunity for Teens to pair up with a little reading buddy (age 3-6) for one hour a week for reading fun. If interested, send us a message expressing interest in Super Reader Training Camp through Volunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org/.    

      Adults

      Rocklin Library Book Club - Thursdays from 2:00 -3:00 p.m. No reservations required.

      • October 12:"American Gods" by Neil Gaiman.
      • November 9:"Rebecca" by Daphne Du Maurier.
      • December 14: "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” by Matthew Desmond.

      • January 11: "Where’d You Go, Bernadette?" by Maria Semple.

      • February 8: "Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

      • March 8: "Lincoln in the Bardo" by George Saunders.

      • April 12: "The Sun is Also a Star" by Nicola Yoon.


      English Language Learners

      • ESL Conversation Club: Practice English speaking skills, learn about American culture, get to know the community, and meet people from other cultures and countries. 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., every Wednesday. For more information, contact Angela at 530-886-4530 
      • ESL Class for Adults: Learn basic writing and pronunciation, American speech and culture. Wednesdays & Fridays, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Instruction by Placer School for Adults. For more information, contact Angela at 530-886-4530 

      Open Computer Help:  Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m. - Noon. Call (916) 624-3133 to reserve a spot. Topics include: accessing e-books, searching the Internet, email basics, Microsoft Office, smartphone help, tablet help, starting social media, Google Docs, & using a flash drive.

      Tech Coach available for Drop-Ins: Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.- Noon.   

      Tahoe City 740 N. Lake Blvd

      Kids 

      • Storytime (for ages 5 & under; caregivers welcome): Thursdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m.   

       

       

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