Tahoe-Truckee Lib Loop: Halloween programs at the Truckee Library
Special to the Sun
Wear your costume and join us at the Veteran’s Hall in Truckee on Oct. 22 for not-so-scary Halloween stories. Storytellers Linda Kennedy & Lucinda deLorimier will set the Halloween mood with songs, rhymes and tales.
This event is for children ages 4 to 12. The program takes place from 6 to 6:30 pm.
Also that day, come be a part of a historic and shadowy event in the historic and shadowy Veteran’s Hall to celebrate Halloween with storytellers Stefanie Belson & Lucinda deLorimier. Feel free to don a costume and join the spirits for a spooky, enthralling evening.
This event is for teens and adults. The program takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Veteran’s Hall is located in downtown Truckee at 10214 High St.
Both programs are presented by Truckee History Alive, a collaboration between the Truckee Library, the Friends of the Truckee Library, and the Truckee Donner Historical Society.
Incline Village Library
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2-5 p.m.: Jelly! What is a Jelly? A: It’s a casual co-working event. Jellies have taken place in over a hundred cities where people have come together to work for the day. We provide chairs, sofas, and the internet. Bring a laptop and a friendly disposition. Refreshments provided!
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.: “Howl” Film Discussion & Review. SNC Tahoe Professor of Fine Arts, Chris Lanier, will share his experiences adapting the text of Allan Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” into film.
Thursday, Oct. 8, 4-5 p.m.: Paws 2 Read. Reading program for children of all ages proudly presented by Paws 4 Love. Friendly dogs lend a loving, non-judgmental ear to beginning readers. After reading to a gentle dog, children receive a free book.
Kings Beach Public Library
Sept. 27-Oct. 3: “Banned Book Week.” Discover the history of literary censorship. Write about your thoughts and win a book of your choice!
Oct. 1-31: Pumpkin Palooza Returns! Decorate an uncarved pumpkin with a literary theme and display it at the library before October 31st. Best creation wins a $20 gift certificate!
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2-3 p.m.: “Poetry in Motion.” Come share your original poetry! Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
Sierra Nevada College
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.: Fine Arts Professor Chris Lanier will present a talk outlining his experiences with the production of the film “Howl.” This will continue the college’s Common Read program of “Integrating Text and Image” Location – Incline Village Public Library. Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org.
September is National Library Card month so can still receive a 5 percent discount on purchases through the end of the month, when you show your library card at Bookshelf at Hooligan Rocks and at Wild Cherries Coffee House.
Thursday, Oct. 22, 6-6:30 p.m.: Spiders and Pumpkins and Bats, Oh My! See above.
Thursday, Oct. 22, 7-8:30 p.m.: Spine-Chilling Tales from Truckee and Beyond. See above.
Saturday, Oct. 31, 10:30-11 a.m.: Spanish Storytime is back, with bilingual stories, songs and rhymes. Story reader Reyna Sanchez-Lopez will present lively books and activities to introduce children to the wonders of reading and the treasure of books at the Library. Families and children of all ages are welcome.
Lucinda deLorimier is Branch Librarian at the Truckee Library, 10031 Levon Ave. in Truckee. Call 530-582-7846 for information.