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  1. Table covered with flyers and books in front of a wall of children&#39s artwork.

    Library Pop-Up at Food Bank Turkey Drive at SaveMart in Grass Valley

    On Saturday, November 16th, the library will pop up a booth at the Save Mart in Grass Valley for the annual Food Bank Turkey Drive from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Read on...
  2. Tech Drop In with Coffee & Donuts MH (ongoing)

    Tech Drop-in with Coffee and Donuts! at Madelyn Helling Library

    Have a question about your device? Drop-in between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00pm for help from our friendly Library volunteers. Read on...
  3. Books

    Wine & Read Book Discussion at Cork 49 in Grass Valley

    Join us for the Nevada County Community Library Wine & Read Book Discussion of The Library Book by Susan Orlean Read on...
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    Livingroom Conversation: To Vote or Not to Vote? at Madelyn Helling Library

    Living Room Conversations are a conversational bridge across issues that divide and separate us. They provide an easy structure for engaging in friendly yet meaningful conversation with those with whom we may not agree. Read on...
  5. Photo of an evergreen garland spiraled against a white background

    Anke Hass Art - Holiday Cards at Truckee Library

    Anke Hass is leading another wonderful program on creating Holiday Cards at the Truckee Library! Read on...
  6. Pair of knitting needles with blue yarn

    Sit N' Knit at Penn Valley Library

    Come knit with us! Knitters of all experience levels are welcome. Bring your supplies and join us for inspiration, encouragement, and fun! (Limited supplies will be provided.) Read on...
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    How to Tech: Instagram at Grass Valley Library

    Want to learn more about using Instagram for your social media source? This workshop will go over, setting up an account, the best way to post and take photos, along with surfing through Instagram and its users. Read on...
  8. Bookworm

    Bookworms Adult Book Club at Bear River

    This month's book, "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America" by Colin Woodard Read on...
  9. Picture of multicolored rocks and crystals

    STEM for Kids: Rocks and Crystals at Grass Valley Library

    Join us at the Grass Valley Library as we learn about all things STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). This month we will be studying rocks and crystals Find out where rocks come from and how crystals grow. Read on...
  10. A mug of tea next to a plate of cookies on a lace cloth on a wooden table surrounded by plants.

    Sip 'N Stitch at Grass Valley Library

    Tea, cookies, embroidery! Each month there will be an embroidery project, warm tea, cookies waiting for you. All skill levels welcome. Please feel free to bring a project you are working on or participate in the one that will be provided. Read on...
  11. Jewelry Making Class

    Jewelry Making with Jill at the Madelyn Helling Library

    Make a great piece of jewelry at the Madelyn Helling Library! Jewelry making supplies and tools provided, bring your creativity! Read on...
  12. Tech It Out!

    Tech It Out at the Truckee Library

    This class will introduce the databases you can use to stream music, tv programs, movies, audiobooks and E-books. Read on...
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    Crafternoons at Bear River Library

    Teens -- meet each week for a different, fun activity. Read on...
  14. VR headset in a green circle

    Tech It Out at the Madelyn Helling Library

    Come play and experience the different tech the library has to offer! From VR to 3D to robots! No registration necessary. All ages are welcome Read on...
  15. Parent reading to child

    Family Storytime at Truckee Library

    Bring the family to enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Read on...
  16. Ukulele Program

    Ukulele for the People at Madelyn Helling Library

    Join us for our Beginning Ukulele Class/Jam Session. Participates are encouraged to bring their own ukulele. Ten loaner ukuleles will be available first come first serve. Read on...
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    Teen Tabletop Games at Grass Valley Library

    Join us at the Grass Valley Library for a weekly tabletop or role playing game. Games include Dungeons and Dragons, Magic the Gathering, Settlers of Catan, Flux, Ticket to Ride, and more. Read on...
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    Teen Tabletop at Truckee Library

    Let's play games! We'll host tournaments for Magic the Gathering, Settlers of Cattan, Ticket to Ride, D&D, and more. Ages 12-18. Read on...
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    Tech drop-in at Grass Valley Library

    Have a question about your device? Are you trying to download e-books or even just connect to the Library Wi-Fi? Drop-in between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. for help. Read on...
  20. Origami Penn Valley (Ongoing)

    Self-Guided Origami at Penn Valley Library

    Drop-in at the Penn Valley Library Station to try out the ancient art of origami. All ages and levels welcome. We provide supplies and directions for folding. Read on...
  21. Sensory Storytime

    Sensory Storytime at Madelyn Helling Library

    This sensory storytime is a fun early literacy romp, ending with a sensory activity. Read on...
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    PAWS to Read at Madelyn Helling Library

    Read to a trained therapy dog! Pre-readers, early readers, and independent readers are invited to read (or show pictures to) to our friendly and non-judgmental dogs. Read on...
  23. Preschool Storytime at Truckee Library

    Preschool Storytime at Madelyn Helling Library

    Get ready to read, dance, sing, and play with this storytime for preschoolers. Read on...
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    RUFF (Read up for Fun) at Truckee Library

    Have you ever read to a pet? Visit our furry friends. Read a book out loud, to yourself, or tell a story to one of the therapy animals. Stay for fun crafts, plus track your visits and get a prize! Read on...
  25. Anime Manga Club GV (Ongoing)

    Anime & Manga Club at Grass Valley Library

    Join this teen group (ages 12-18) to discuss everything Anime and Manga. Snacks and activities will be provided. Read on...
  26. COLOREDPENCILS

    Coloring for Adults at Penn Valley Library

    Join us for coloring! Coloring pages, crayons, pencils and more! All materials provided. Read on...
  27. Toddler Storytime at GV Ongoing

    Toddler Storytime at Grass Valley Library

    Join us for songs, books, and early literacy tips just for toddlers. Drop-in program in the Children's Room at the Grass Valley Library. Read on...
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    Crafter noon at Bear River Library

    Teens and Tweens meet up for a make and take craft activity. Supplies are provided. Read on...
  29. yellow labrador with book in front of his paws

    Paws to Read at Penn Valley Library

    Come read to Shiloh our Paws to Read dog! Read on...
  30. BabyStorytime at GV

    Baby Storytime at Grass Valley Library

    Join us for songs, books, and early literacy tips for babies. Drop-in program in the Children's Room at the Grass Valley Library. Read on...
  31. Game On All Day BR (Ongoing)
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    Genealogy for Beginners on Thursdays at Doris Foley

    This drop-in program focuses on a basic introduction to the resources we offer (ancestry.com, Family search +) and the guidance for making your search a success! Read on...
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    Art Attack at Truckee Library

    Teens, let's get artsy and crafty! Each week, we'll do something different, trying out lots of ways of being creative. Ages 12-18. Read on...
  34. Sing Along Child MH Ongoing

    Sing A-Long

    Come sing and play with your child! Engaging music for all ages! Read on...
  35. Collage Club BR (Ongoing)

    Collage Club at Bear River Library

    Each week, we'll follow a prompt to create a unique collage piece. Read on...
  36. Woman wearing virtual reality googles

    Virtual Reality Experience at Madelyn Helling Library

    10 minute sessions where you can try out the Virtual Reality equipment. Read on...
  37. LEGO people

    LEGO Club at Truckee Library

    Play with LEGO in the library! Compete in LEGO challenges or build your own creations. Read on...
  38. STEAM Saturdays - Ongoing

    STEAM Saturdays at Madelyn Helling Library

    Drop-in for some STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and/or math) activities, and of course LEGOs! Read on...
  39. Family Hour

    Family Hour at Bear River Library

    We'll have activities, toys for the kids to play with, and a welcoming atmosphere for parents to chat with each other and for kids to be kids. Read on...