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  1. &#34We&#39re officially fine free. as of July 1st, the Library is no longer charging overdue fines.&

    Nevada County Library Ends Overdue Fines for Good

    It’s official! The Nevada County Community Library has announced that it is no longer charging overdue fines. This is a permanent move meant to remove financial barriers that may be keeping people from enjoying the library’s full benefits. Read on...
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    My Favorite Bird Poetry Writing Workshop Youth at Madelyn Helling Library

    Teen and Tweens what is it about birds and poets? Everybody loves a good bird and a good poem. Join Nevada County Poet Laureate, Kirsten Casey, for a community poetry writing workshop based on what? You guessed it, birds! Read on...
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    My Favorite Bird Poetry Writing Workshop Adults at Madelyn Helling Library

    What is it about birds and poets? Everybody loves a good bird and a good poem. Join Nevada County Poet Laureate, Kirsten Casey, for a community poetry writing workshop based on what? You guessed it, birds! Read on...
  4. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummings book jacket, white with blue birds and barbed wire

    Penn Valley Page Turners (virtual)

    Penn Valley has a book club! Meet online to discuss good books with other Penn Valley patrons. September's Penn Valley Page Turners book is "American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins. Read on...
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    Stay & Play (virtual)

    A video by Amy & Donna will feature one of the early literacy practices with a grab-and-go element to go along with it. Watch it live on Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube. Thursday, September 30 at 10:00 AM. Read on...
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    Downtown Drawing *Grass Valley*

    Join us for Downtown Drawing in Grass Valley where we will tour historical landmarks and trees in the area and sketch. Meet us in front of the Grass Valley Library at 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 28th. Read on...
  7. Brown back with handles and a flyer reads Kids Coloring Club

    Kids Coloring Club at Bear River Library

    Pick up your art bag with coloring pages and crayons on Saturday. Bring a finished artwork back and we will display it in the children's area! Ages: 2 - 6 years. Read on...
  8. The Uncommon Reader by: Alan Bennett book jacket striped violet cover with white sillhoette head

    (Virtual) Little Novella Book Club

    Do you wish you could join a book club but don't have time for a long novel. Well, this is the book club for you! Little books are just what this program is all about, novellas are 100 pages or less and are sure to spark lively group discussions. Read on...
  9. Writing Just My Type &#34Write often. Write on.&#34 3 hand images 2 a pen.

    Just My Type (virtual)

    Join us on Zoom for a weekly writing session! Whether you're new to writing, a published author, or anywhere in between, we'd love to have you join in. Read on...
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    Art Attack Art Club for Tweens & Teens at Madelyn Helling Library

    Our Art Club will meet every Tuesday in the Gene Albaugh Community Room. Let's see your creativity and craftiness! Registration for ages 10-17. Read on...
  11. Tri colored Corgi dog sitting with leash on in front of library shelf of books

    Outdoor RUFF at Truckee Regional Park

    Join us for Outdoor RUFF at the Regional Park lawn next to the basketball courts. Read to the therapy animals and participate in crafts and outdoor games! Read on...
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    Radio Storytime on STAR 94.1 FM

    Tune in to the Youth Services team on the radio for silly songs, rhymes and Storytime. Every Thursday morning at 9 a.m. on Star 94.1 FM. If you miss the live show tune in on Saturday morning at 8:00 AM for the replay! Additional Info...
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    Storytime Tailgate Party at Madelyn Helling Library

    Join Jill and Teri Wednesday morning for a fun Storytime Tailgate Party! Participants will pull up to a designated parking area. Please register in advanced to this program, space is limited. Only one sign up per car load is needed. Read on...
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    Art Lounge at Madelyn Helling Library

    Spend your lunch hour making art with us! Thursday, September 9th, 23rd, and 30th at noon. This drop in adult art program will offer a relaxing space to create art with other people. All skill levels welcome. Read on...
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    Otaku Club at Grass Valley Library

    Hang out Thursdays at 4:00 pm to talk about what everyone's watching and reading, and eat some Japanese snacks. Otakus unite! Read on...
  16. Baby on mat outside grassy lawn, black and white cloth book in hands, baby blue striped outfit

    Baby Storytime (Virtual)

    Mondays at 10:30 am, learn rhymes and songs, read stories together. Join us on our Nevada County Community Library Facebook page! Read on...
  17. Dungeons and Dragons gold book and open page with green and blue dice on top

    D&D at the Library (Grass Valley - Royce Branch)

    Calling all Dungeon Masters and RPG players, it's time for some Dungeons & Dragons! Snacks and drinks will be provided. Additional Info...
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    Book Boogie Storytime (Virtual)

    Youth Librarian Mellisa is doing a Facebook Live Storytime every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.! Join us for talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing! Facebook link