This 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.
Classics Matinee: every 3rd Friday at Madelyn Helling @ 2pm.
Library Geek! Come armed with your tech dilemmas and questions, and the Library Geek with spend up to 20 minutes with you to find a solution for your problem. 2nd Tueday of the month, 3-5 pm. Come in person to sign up for a time slot, or just show up.
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!
Check out Bookmyne, an app for your smartphone or tablet. BookMyne is compatible with Android, iPhone and iPod Touch devices.
Get quick access to your library account to renew, request or update you account. Barcode scanning capability available using iPhone and Android phones' camera function.
Supported in French, Spanish, German and English languages.
The BookMyne app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Android Market for free.
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.
Come visit with the Uncommon Readers Book Club: held the last Wednesday of the month, 10:30-noon in the Gene Albaugh Room at the Madelyn Helling Library. Bring yours to discuss and share! Please enter through the Children's Library Door. For more information call Claire, 265-1551.
Spanish Storytime at the Truckee Library
Join us at the Truckee Library every last Saturday of the month for bilingual storytime. Story reader Reyna Sanchez-Lopez will present lively books and activities to introduce children to the wonders of reading and the treasure of books at the Library. Come to sing songs, learn rhymes, hear stories, and get library cards for yourself and your children.
Truckee resident Reyna Sanchez-Lopez has worked as an instructor of independent living skills to the disabled, as an advisor to the Nevada County Library Literacy Service concerning health education, and you may have seen her greeting you at KidZone.Spanish Storytime will go from 10:30 to 11:00 am. The programs are best for children ages three through six, but all family members are welcome.
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.