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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. 

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

Science Saturday (for school age kids): Investigate the world through hands-on science and math experiments! 2nd Saturday of every month, 10:30 a.m.- Noon. Community Room. 

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 8, 9, and 10 year olds to talk about books. 2nd Wednesday of each month, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Beecher Room.

  • November 14; From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

Auburn Tween Book Club: (for ages 10-13), First Wednesday of each month 4:00-5:00 p.m., Beecher Room

  • December 5: The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

      Teens

      Auburn Tween Book Club: (for ages 10-13), First Wednesday of each month 4:00-5:00 p.m., Beecher Room

      • December 5: The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

      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.

      • November 28: Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
      • December 26: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens                                       

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

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

      Drop In Tech Help: Thursdays, 6:00-6:30 p.m. (No appointment necessary).Get help with library e-resources. Learn to stream/download books, magazines, video, audio, and music from the library's website.

      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.

      Baby Lapsit (for babies 0 -24 months): Books, songs, rhymes, bounces and playtime: Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

      Toddler Time: Thursdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m. A special storytime for children 18 mo.-3 years. Bring your wiggly toddler and let's have some fun!

      Wind Down Family Storytime: 5:00-5:30 p.m. 2nd Thursday of the month. An evening storytime for the whole family!

      Teens

      Dumbledore's Army: A Harry Potter Book Club: Last Saturday of each month. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Attention wizards and muggles! Join us once a month to create, discuss, and enjoy all things Harry Potter. For Teens & Tweens.

      Wreck This Craft (ages:10-18):1st Tuesday of each month, 4:00-5:30 p.m. Deconstruct everyday items to create your own individual creations!

      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.

      Crafts After Dark: Adult Crafting Club: 3rd Tuesday of Every Month, 4:00-5:30 p.m. Join staff for a night of crafting fun. Each month will feature a new craft. All supplies provided (while they last.)       

      Colfax Adult Book Club: Last Thursday of the Month.5:00-6:00 p.m.

      • November 29: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

      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: 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. (For 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.

      Native American Heritage Month Celebration: Thursday, November 15, 3:30-5:00 p.m. Learn about the local Nisenan Maidu with the Maidu Museum. Artifacts, crafts, storytelling.

      Gingerbread House-Making Event: Saturday, December 8, 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Drop by the library to make some amazing gingerbread houses! Materials will be provided while supplies last. No registration required.

      Adults 

      Computer Basics Help - Thursdays, 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.           

      ESL Conversation Club: Practice English speaking skills, learn about American culture, get to know the community, and meet people from other cultures and countries. 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., every Tuesday. For more information, contact Angela at (530) 886-4530.

      Novel Ideas Book Club: Calling all avid readers and book lovers to join in the fun of discussing our book of the month! Every second Wednesday of the month, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

      • November: The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
      • December: Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney        

      Kings Beach 301 Secline St.            

      Kids 

      • Storytime (for ages 3-5): Tuesdays, 10:30 -11:00 a.m. Books, rhymes, songs, and a craft.
      • Bilingual Storytime: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
      • 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).

      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.)   

      Poetic License: Join us for nights of poetry throughout the fall season. Share your original poetry or a favorite poem. 6:00-7:00 p.m. November 7 & December 5

      ESL Conversation Club: Practice English speaking skills, learn about American culture, get to know the community, and meet people from other cultures, countries, and backgrounds. 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., fourth Wednesday of each month. For more information, contact Angela (PALS) at 530-886-4530.


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

      • 1st Thursdays: “Exploring the Internet: increase your productivity, safety, and enjoyment” with Doug Greenwood. 
      • 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: November 29: "Comparing cell phone cameras," December 27:"How to use social media to promote your cause," January 24:"Understanding cloud storage," February 28:"I.O.T: Practical uses," March 28:"Cut the Cord: how to say goodbye to cable T.V."

      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: November 30)
      • Romps & Rhymes (for 18 months-3 years). Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.(Playtime: November 29)
      • Storytime (for ages 3 to 5): Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. (Playtime: November 21 & 28)
      • 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. Supplies limited to 30 participants. 10:30-11:30 a.m., 3rd Saturday of each month. Registration recommended.
      • Get our printable bookmark here: Children's Fall Programs, Children's Winter Programs

      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/
      • T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group): Tag! You're It! Create teen events & activities for you and your peers while earning volunteer hours! Meetings are held from 5:00-6:00 p.m., last Tuesday of the month. Contact Rocklin Library for more information, or visit Volunteer Match.        

      Adults

      Rocklin Library Book Club - 2nd Thursday of the month from 2:00 -3:30 p.m. No reservations required.

                   
      • December 13: "Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood" by Trevor Noah.


      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. 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., every Tuesday. For more information, contact Angela at 530-886-4530.
      • ESL Class for Adults: Learn basic writing and pronunciation, American speech and culture.Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Instruction by Placer School for Adults. For more information, contact Angela at 530-886-4530. 

      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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