News Flash

Posted on: July 24, 2021

Virtual "Oh My, Pizza Pie" Pizza Making

Italian Villa

Italy will be featured in this virtual program via Zoom, with pizza slinging from four of staff members that are taking on making pizza from scratch at home.  This pizza demo will feature several different cooking devices, from a toaster oven, BB...
Read on...

Zoom link Library News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Basics of Italian Genealogy

Man and woman in old time photograph

Topics to be covered include where to begin; traditional Italian naming conventions and how they might affect your research; what records are available online; and helpful websites and resources for research into Italian genealogy. Some useful websites wi...

Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: July 25, 2021

Penn Valley Page Turners Book Club Meeting

The Song of the Jade Lily book jacket

Penn Valley has a book club!  Meet on line to discuss good books with other Penn Valley patrons.  July's Penn Valley Page Turner's book is "Song of the Jade Lilly" by Kirsty Manning.  

Patrons who regi...
Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Grab & Go Craft at Penn Valley Library

blue lighted art supplies

Swing by the Penn Valley Library and pick up a Grab & Go Craft each week. Crafts are designed for all ages and will include most or all of the supplies needed plus instructions. No registration needed. Available while supplies last.

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Adventure Bag Italy! (All Branches)

Box of Crayons Summer Learning 2021 Italy

This fun filled adventure bag is focused on the country of Italy.
Included in the bag is reginal and cultural information, book recommendations,
a recipe with a spice and activities for all ages!
Available at all of the Nevada County Library branches, while ...
Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Just My Type

Vintage typewriter

Join us on Zoom for a writing session! Whether you're new to writing, journal every day, or if you're a published author - we'd love to have you!

Each week we'll give you one prompt ahead of time and one new prompt at th...
Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Crafts and DIY at Madelyn Helling Library

DIY tape, pencils, supplies

Join Madelyn Helling Adult Services staff member Sydney in her home crafting series. Grab bags will be available during open hours every Thursday!

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Storytime Tailgate Party at Madelyn Helling Library

Tailgate Storytime

Join Jill and Teri for a fun Storytime Tailgate Party! Grab your juice boxes and your snacks while we read stories, sing and rhyme!  Participants will pull up to a designated parking area in front of the Madelyn Helling Library....

Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: July 3, 2021

Random Acts of Science

staff in lab coat

Join Amy as she demonstrates a super fun science experiment on Facebook Live. Ages 4-12
Join Amy as she demonstrates a super fun science experiment on Facebook Live. Ages 4-12

Facebook Library News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Book Boogie Storytime on Facebook

Book Boogie Storytime Little Girl Flipping Hair

Youth Librarian Mellisa is doing a Facebook Live Storytime every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.! Join us for singing, finger play, and a story. https://www.facebook.com/nevadacountylibrary

Read on...

Facebook link Library News
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Tile Tuesdays at Madelyn Helling Library

Tile with child graphic

Calling all kids to help create a mosaic masterpiece! Work with local artist, Lori Humphrey to create a tile to be added to a mosaic wall in front of the Madelyn Helling Branch. Don't miss this great opportunity to add a tile to a beautiful publi...

Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

SYRCL Shares Science

South Yuba River Citizens League science facts graphic

Watch Wednesdays at 2:00 PM on Facebook as the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) teaches some fantastically fun science facts.

Facebook Library News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Radio Storytime on STAR 94.1 FM

Star 94.1 radio logo

This storytime will replay on Saturday at 8:00 AM on Star 94.1 FM.

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Short Story Book Club for Teens at Grass Valley Library

Three teens graphic

Teens, celebrate diversity and inclusion, discuss cultural intelligence, and investigate others' perspectives. Each week, we will focus on a short story from Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America

Please sign up for...
Read on...

Registration calendar Library News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Short Story Book Club for Teens at Madelyn Helling Library

Black Enough book jacket

Teens, celebrate diversity and inclusion, discuss cultural intelligence, and investigate others' perspectives. Each week, we will focus on a short story from Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in AmericaWe'll be meeting o...

Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

D&D at the Library at Grass Valley Library

Hand holding a pile of dice

Join us at the Grass Valley Library for a weekly Dungeons and Dragons game.

This event will follow current safety protocols.

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

Saturday Family Crafts

Young children and a parent work on a painting craft together while seated at a table

Brittany will demonstrate how to create a Saturday Family Craft that can be used to decorate your home. This is a self-guided activity that will allow families to create together. Watch the tutorial video each week on the library's Facebook page. ...

Read on...

Facebook Library News
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Summer Lunches at Penn Valley Library

Child eating a peach

Join us at the Penn Valley Library for lunch on our patio for children ages 0 to 18.  Participants will be given a fresh meal provided by the Nevada County Food Bank to carry out and eat at home.

No registration required.
Wednesdays from 11am-Noon
Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Summer Breakfast at Grass Valley Library

Girl with a bowl of cereal

This summer, Grass Valley Library will be offering breakfasts thanks to a partnership with the Grass Valley School District and Central Kitchen. Stop by the library and pick up a nutritious breakfast you can eat at home. Available for kids and  0...

Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Summer Lunches for Kids at Madelyn Helling Library

Bagged lunch with apple next to it

Come by the Madelyn Helling Library to pick up a free lunch for kids 0-18. Lunches will be available to take away and enjoy at home. No need to register, just stop by for a healthy meal provided by the Nevada County Food Bank.
Read on...

Additional Info... Library News
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Summer Lunches at Grass Valley Library

Baby on picnic blanket snacking

Join us at the Grass Valley Library for lunch in our beautiful backyard for children ages 0 to 18. Participants will be given a fresh meal provided by the Nevada County Food Bank to carry out and eat at home.
No registration required.
Monday-Friday from noo...
Read on...

Additional Info... Library News