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Tahoe-Truckee Lib Loop: 2015 Community Read at SNC starts this week

Betts Markle

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Sierra Nevada College Tahoe Community Read is a communal reading program open to the entire Lake Tahoe region.

This year’s Community Read will feature books and graphic novels that present an interesting relationship between text and image, as well as discussions and talks about the challenges and processes involved in adapting literature from one medium to another.

Events begin on September 10th with Benjamin Percy’s short story collection “Refresh, Refresh” and Danica Novgorodoff’s graphic adaption of Percy’s book, which was included in Best American Comics 2011.

For more information about the events below, visit sierranevada.edu/read.

Upcoming August library events

Sierra Nevada College:

Thursday, Sept. 10, 5 p.m.: Novgorodoff will give an art talk about her adaptation at the Holman Arts & Media Center.

Friday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m.: Writers in the Woods – Percy will follow with a reading from his book in the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences (TCES).

Saturday, Sept. 12, 9 a.m. to noon: Writers in the Woods – Both Novgorodoff and Percy will offer a workshop about craft and collaboration, also at TCES.

Incline Village Public Library

Thursday, Sept. 10, 4-5 p.m.: Paws 2 Read – Reading program for children of all ages proudly presented by Paws 4 Love.

Thursday, September 17, 11:15-11:45 a.m.: Toddler Time – Stories, puppets, music and movement for children 6 months to 3 years. Siblings welcome!

Friday, Sept. 18, 6:30-8:30 p.m.: READbox, Noche de cine Cinderella – Este mes la película de READbox es “Cinderella.” ¡Lee el libro y únete con nosotros a ver la película! Las palomitas de maíz serán servidas. Te sugerimos que traigas tu almohada, una cobija y algo para beber.

Kings Beach Public Library

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2-3 p.m.: “Computers with Carl.” Bring your questions to the expert.

Friday, Sept. 11, 6-7 p.m.: “Clase de computacion en Espanol.” Basico/Gratis!

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 10:30-11 a.m.: Preschool Story time. Books, nursery rhymes, songs, and a craft.

Truckee Public Library

September is National Library Card Month, and local merchants are helping celebrate. Bookshelf at Hooligan Rocks and Wild Cherries Coffee House are both giving a 5 percent discount on purchases to anyone who shows their library card, for the whole month of September.

This week’s Lib Loop was submitted by Betts Markle, Library Director at Sierra Nevada College, 999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village. Call 775-881-7511 for information.

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