Posted on: February 12, 2018

Library Card Design Contest 2018

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Submit your design and it could become one of the winning entries printed on the front of our new Nevada County Community Library Card.  Download entry form and details online or stop by your Nevada County Library. Entries must be received no lat...

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Posted on: February 17, 2018

NC Reads & Writes: Create a Mental Health Vision Board

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This year's book is "Things I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng. This program will create vision boards that focus on the main characters of the book and the mental health issues they are facing. We will be displaying the finished product in the lib...

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Posted on: February 17, 2018

Engineering for Kids: Slingshot Rockets

Slingshot Rockets

  Learn how to create your own Slingshot rocket.

Open to youth ages 7-12.  Space is limited and sign up is required.

All Supplies are provided.

Class is taught by Andrea Beltran,

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Jr. Ranger Program: Adventure Log Book

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This program offers kids the chance to work on their Jr. Ranger Adventure Guide, and includes learning about wildlife and crafts.

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Short & Sweet Book Club at Truckee Library

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Join us for books under 200 pages, lively conversation and snacks. 

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Movie Night: Philadelphia Story at Truckee Library

Philadelphia Story

Join us by the fireplace as we watch this Oscar nominated 1940s movie starring Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant. Free popcorn.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Tax Help 2017

Tax Time

Where to Get Forms and Instructions for Tax Year 2017

A limited number of forms are available at the Madelyn Helling, Grass Valley, and Truckee Libraries.

Internal Revenue Service

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Library News
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Adult Coloring (TR)

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Join us for coloring, crayons, pencils and more! All materials provided. 

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Posted on: February 17, 2018

Create a Vision Board for Anxiety (TR)

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Creating Vision Boards for Anxiety

What does depression and anxiety LOOK like?

Create a poster that the library will display.

Come get creative and get some of that anxiety out on poster board at the Truckee Library

February 24

4 - 5pm

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Staying Safe on the Web! (MH)

Stay Safe Online

Virus protection software, Passwords, E-mail security - (Spam and phishing)

Web Surfing - (Links, Malware and how to recognize a illegitimate sites)

Event Type(s): Computer Class, Library Collaborative Event

Age Group(s): Adult

Presenter:&am...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Junk Drawer Artisans: Pine Needle Baskets (MH)

Pine Needle

Learn how to make your own pine needle basket! No experience needed and supplies are provided. Class size is limited, so register today!

Event Type(s): Library Collaborative Event, Library Programming

Age Group(s): Adult

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

NU Tech Drop in (MH)

Computers

Bring your device and receive help from the Nevada Union Tech drop in team!

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Any

Presenter: Nevada Union Teachers

Jill Davidson

(530) 265-7050

jillene.davidson@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Bear River Storytime (BR)

Bear River Storytime

Songs, rhymes, books, and early literacy tips for preschoolers. All ages are welcome.

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): 0-5 (K)

Presenter: Mellisa

Mellisa Hannum

(530) 271-4147

mellisa.hannum@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: January 27, 2018

Life Size Games (BR)

Life Size Games

Start your Saturday with some fun! We'll play a life-sized game in the library stacks like Mini Golf, Sorry!, Giant Connect Four, and more! Then stick around for more tabletop play with Game On.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Screen-free Coding with Kibo (MH/GV/TR)

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Practice coding with our screen-free robots! Kibo lets you explore coding through wooden blocks, which you then scan to get the rolling robot to perform tasks. Fun and easy for younger coders.

Madelyn Helling: Tuesday, February 13th @ 4pm

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Paws to Read

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Practice your reading with a trained therapy dog! We will have books available, or you're welcome to bring your own. Emerging readers welcome as well!

No registration necessary; just drop in and sign up for a session.

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Monthly Spanish Storytime

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Canciones, rimas y juegos para desarrollar conceptos del lenguaje y estar listo para leer.  Para los niños de 0 a 3 años.

 Cada primer martes en la biblioteca de Nevada City.  2 de enero, 6 de febrero, 6 de marzo, 3 de abril, 1 d...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

3D Printing at MH Library

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Ever wanted to see a 3D printer in action? Interested in getting certified on the Library's MakerBot Replicator 2 so you can design your own creations? Learn the certification process and what's required to keep the printer in tip-top shape. 

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Virtual Reality Experience

Virtual Reality

Madelyn Helling Library

10 minute sessions where you get to try out our Virtual Reality equipment.

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Adult, Ages 8-12, High School Grades 9 - 12, Junior High Grades 6 - 8

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Art Meet Up (MH)

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Gather with others who want to create and talk about art!

It's fun, creative, and a great way to make friends with your inner artist. Plus, you get to leave with a piece of art you created! This session we will explore watercolors. Supplies provided.

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Sing-along for all ages (MH)

Singing Girl

Sing favorite songs and learn new ones! Singing with your children is an important part of literacy building, and a fun activity for all ages. Drop-in program.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

Age Group(s): K - 6th Grades

(530) 265-1538

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Adult Coloring

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Researchers and art therapistis have talked about the calming benefits of coloring for over a decade. Join us for a fun and creative hour and a half of coloring!                 &...

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Posted on: January 27, 2018

Friends of the Nevada County Community Libraries

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Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale is the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 AM till 3:00 PM. It is held at the Doris Foley Historical Library at 211 North Pine Street, Nevada City, CA.  Most books cost between 25¢ and $3.00.  ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Storytime at the Library

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Madelyn Helling Library     

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5): Tuesdays from 10:30 -11:00 AM  
  • Preschool Spanish Storytime (ages 3-5): 1st Tuesday of the month from 10:30-11:00 AM   
  • Sensory Storytime (todd...
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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Family Storytime (GV)

Children reading

Check the library calendar for currently scheduled family storytime events.

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

E-Book & Audiobook Download Help

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Need Help Downloading Your E-book or Audiobook?Sign up for assistance with Overdrive & Enki at the Grass Valley LibraryRegistration is necessary for each 20 minute appointment. Appointments will be seen on first come first serve basis during the date/...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Penn Valley Tech Drop-in

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Have a question about your device? Are you trying to download Overdrive to read eBooks or connect to the Library WI-Fi? Stop by the Penn Valley Station before closing for help.               &...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Anime & Manga Club

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Stop by and Check out the Grass Valley Anime & Manga Club.  Happening every Thursday 4:00-5:00 PM.  No registration required.

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Saturday Lego Club

LEGO

Drop by the library for Lego Club!

-Build things

-Take part in Lego Challenges

-Meet new friends

No registration needed.

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Game On All Day!

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Drop in and play with iPads & board games:Connect Four, Perfection, Mousetrap, Operation & much more! 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Every Saturday at the Bear River Library.  Join the fun.  No registration required.  Drop-In.

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

STEAM Saturdays

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Located in the children's room at the Madelyn Helling Library.  Ages 3 and up.

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