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Children's Services
Published on: 1/31/2012 12:00 AM
Truckee Library Winter Reading Program
Rock Out and Read with Pete the Cat!
For independent readers between the ages of 5-12
December 2015-February 2016
Pick up your themed reading log and bookmark beween December 1st and January 31st.
Read 10 chapter books by February 28th and receive:
  • certificate of completion
  • set of Pete the Cat trading cards
  • Pete the Cat tattoo
  • Invitation to a celebration party to be held in March
(prizes available for pick-up in mid-January)
Find the Hidden Book contest daily, starting December 1st!
Other Truckee Storytimes are taking a rest for December, starting up again Jan. 5th. 2016.  
eServices for Kids 



Tumblebooks are eBooks for kids.  Listen to and view books on your home computer!


Gale's Virtual Reference Library provides homework help! Search valid sources including Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, American Decades, Countries and Their Cultures, Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations and the States. Have your library card ready.

Madelyn Helling Library (for more information call 530-265-1538)

Preschool Story Time (ages 3-5) Tuesdays 10:30-11am 
PAWS to Read Wednesdays 3pm  
Sing-along  Thursdays 4pm
Lego in the Library (ages 5 and up) Saturdays 11:00am-Noon
Grass Valley Library - Royce Branch (for more information call 530-477-5790)
Mother Goose Time (ages birth-3 years) Wednesdays 10:30-11am​
Truckee Branch (for more information call 530-582-7846). 
Truckee storytimes are in hibernation for the month of December. The last storytime of the month is Thursday, Dec. 10th. Storytimes start again Jan. 5th, 2016.
Tuesday Toddler Time at 10:30 for ages 18 months-3 years
Babes in Bookland at 10:30 on Wednesdays for ages 6 months-2 years
Preschool Stories at 11:15 on Thursdays for ages 3-5
Bear River Station
Game-On! (Board games & ipads) – Saturday’s 9-12, 1-3pm
Penn Valley Station
No children's programming at this time. 

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Laura Pappani
County Librarian

980 Helling Way
Nevada City, Ca 95959
Hours: Varies by Branch
Phone: 530.265.7050