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  1. Large boulder with words Welcome to Nevada County

    Nevada County Story Collective at Madelyn Helling Library

    Join us as we explore how to preserve and share distinct narratives from Nevada County in order to make and deepen connections between our people and communities. Read on...
  2. Group of Senior Citizens smiling

    Senior Social at Madelyn Helling Library

    Drop by the library on the fourth Friday of every month for our Senior Socials! Come to meet new friends, grab a new book, and participate in the activity of the day. Light refreshments will be served. Read on...
  3. Image of a desktop with Windows 10 start page open

    Introduction to Windows 10 at the Madelyn Helling Library

    Unlike Windows 8, Windows 10 actually feels designed for a PC. If you’re a Windows 7 user, you might be surprised to see just how much has changed. Mike will explain the differences and how to feel more at home with Microsoft's newest operating system Read on...
  4. Woman wearing virtual reality googles

    VR (Virtual Reality) Open Play at Truckee Library

    Sign up for an opportunity to try our Oculus Rift system with various VR games and experiences! Read on...
  5. Photo of an evergreen garland spiraled against a white background

    Junk Drawer!

    What are the Junk Drawer Gal's up to this month? Bring your creativity, supplies are provided. Class size is limited, so register today! Read on...
  6. Paper Pumpkin

    Paper Pumpkins at Grass Valley Library

    This passive program provides all the supplies and instructions you will need to create the cutest little paper pumpkin. Read on...
  7. 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...
  8. Image of girl with pigtails and art supplies

    Crafternoons at Bear River Library

    Teens -- meet each week for a different, fun activity. Read on...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  14. 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...
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    Open Mic at Madelyn Helling Library

    Come share a story, sing a song, recite a poem, or express yourself however you would like to the community. Sign up for a time when you get here! 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...
  17. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. COLOREDPENCILS

    Coloring for Adults at Penn Valley Library

    Join us for coloring! Coloring pages, crayons, pencils and more! All materials provided. Read on...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  25. Pile of paint and paintbrushes

    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...
  26. Sing Along Child MH Ongoing

    Sing A-Long

    Come sing and play with your child! Engaging music for all ages! Read on...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. LEGO people

    LEGO Club at Truckee Library

    Play with LEGO in the library! Compete in LEGO challenges or build your own creations. Read on...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...