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What's New At Your Library
Published on: 4/8/2012 12:00 AM
  
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The Nevada County Libraries are happy to announce that we are now offering Career Online High School (COHS).We are offering a limited number of COHS scholarships, allowing adult learners, ages 19 and over, to earn an accredited high school diploma as well as a career certificate in one of eight high-demand career fields. More information
 
 
The Nevada County Inmate Book Drive will begin with the kick off of the 2016 Nevada County Reads and Writes program. Nevada County Library is partnering with Wayne Brown Correctional Facility to bring books to inmates that are incarcerated at the Nevada County Jails. Our community has the ability to assist the Wayne Brown Correctional Facility with the educational, vocational, and personal development of incarcerated individuals by donating a book.All books must be PAPERBACK in New or Like New condition (no missing pages, markings, tears, etc.) Please drop off your book donation at any of our Nevada County Library branches.
 
There is special interest in the following genres:
Fiction
Science Fiction
Mystery
Western
Self Help
Any titles in Spanish 
 
The Nevada County Inmate Book Drive is sponsored in part by Book to Action, which is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian and Nevada County Friends of the Library.For further information, please contact Josie Andrews, Grass Valley Library Branch Manager at josie.andrews@co.nevada.ca.us or 530-470-2692 
 
 
 
 
free permit practice test.jpgThis new service includes free tests, written specifically based on the state DMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.  
 
 
 
 
 
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Attention all Zinio users!!: Please re-register in order to access increased number of magazines. Same logins may be used.
 

 
 
 
 
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Enki, a new eBook platform created by librarians, is the place for discovery, helping you find new gems, classic novels and eye-opening nonfiction. It’s your only source for bestsellers before they catch fire, and it’s where you can learn something new from renowned authors. Indulge your curiosity!
 
 
 
 

Lawyer in the Library

Do you have a legal question that you could use some consultation on? Staff from the County's Public Defender's office will be available to help you, for free, with criminal legal advice for up to 10 minutes.

The Madelyn Helling Library is pleased to partner with the Public Defender's office to make the Lawyer in the Library program available. Once a month, lawyers will be available to consult on issues, with no legal ramifications for the participant. Any member of the public can request a time slot with the lawyer from 3-5 PM on the first Friday of every month. These private consultations will be held in the Prospector and Gold Rush rooms in the Technology Center of the Madelyn Helling Library.While you do not have to reserve a time to meet with the Lawyers in the Library, if you would like more in-depth help you can call the Library at 265-7050 to reserve a time and to give a short background of your issue. This will enable your consultant to more thoroughly research your specific issue.
The Madelyn Helling Library is hosting a silent auction series of rare and collectible books and materials made available to the Library through the Friends of the Nevada County Libraries. The items can be viewed and bid upon at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City, California. Bids must be made in person.
 
Laura Pappani
County Librarian
Library

980 Helling Way
Nevada City, Ca 95959
Hours: Varies by Branch
Phone: 530.265.7050
library.reference@co.nevada.ca.us