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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Halloween Art & Poetry Walk at Pine Grove Historical Cemetery

Top of a grey gravestone with flower relief oak trees in the background

To honor the season, and this historic town we live in, let’s gather outside at the Pine Grove Historical Cemetery for some community graveyard poetry, and sketching. Bring a blanket to sit on, and something firm to write or draw on (supplies wi...

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Posted on: October 23, 2021

Next Chapter Book Club at Truckee Library

Next Chapter Book Club

This book club is for people with IDD (intellectual & developmental disabilities) to read, learn, and make friends in a relaxed community setting.  NCBC provides an opportunity for those with IDD to experience community inclusion, social conn...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Downtown Drawing *Grass Valley*

Graphite drawing of town cafe scene with words Grass Valley overlaid yellow text red background

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.  Each month we'll walk to a new location, ta...
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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Just My Type (virtual)

Writing Just My Type "Write often. Write on." 3 hand images 2 a pen.

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.
Each week you'll get two prompts -- one during the meeting to get your creati...
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Posted on: October 11, 2021

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

Dungeons and Dragons gold book and open page with green and blue dice on top

Calling all Dungeon Masters and RPG players, it's time for some Dungeons & Dragons! Snacks and drinks will be provided.

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Grab & Go Paper Pumpkin Lantern Craft at Penn Valley Library

Orange paper lantern with green handle, pumpkin face in black marker

Make a scary paper pumpkin lantern for Halloween (without the gooey mess)! Available at the Penn Valley Library while supplies last.

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Baby Storytime (Virtual)

Baby on mat outside grassy lawn, black and white cloth book in hands, baby blue striped outfit

Join Miss Amy for baby storytime, a shortened storytime for our very youngest patrons and their caregivers. Learn rhymes and songs, read stories together, and get tips on how to support your child's early literacy development. https://ww...

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Posted on: August 28, 2021

Book Boogie Storytime (Virtual)

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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!

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Art Attack Art Club for Tweens & Teens at Madelyn Helling Library

Cats, style of Andy Warhol

This art program is designed especially for teen and tween artists. Our Art Club will meet every Tuesday. There will be an activity demonstrated, drawing, painting, collage, etc. It's also a time for you to show off your work to the others in the group. L...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Outdoor RUFF at Truckee Regional Park

Tri colored Corgi dog sitting with leash on in front of library shelf of books

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! This program is offered in partnership with library staff, volunteers and the Humane Society of Truc...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

PAWS to READ at Madelyn Helling Library

White poodle laying down

No registration necessary.

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Radio Storytime on STAR 94.1 FM

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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.

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Stay & Play (Virtual)

elderly lady reading to two children

Pick up an Early Literacy bag at the beginning of the week then join us on Zoom for time to play, learn, sing, read, and have fun together! Each session will feature a storytime, snacks, and an opportunity to learn together. Once a month a guest speaker w...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Storytime Tailgate Party at Madelyn Helling Library

truck tailgate silhouette

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....

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

Nevada County Library Ends Overdue Fines for Good

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

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 benef...

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