Tahoe-Truckee Lib Loop: Remember, we are more than just books
Special to the Bonanza
In addition to classics, best-sellers and “how to” books for loan and sale, your area libraries have audio books, DVDs, CDs, maps, public use computers, WiFi, copiers, printers, art displays, puzzles, games, story time, movies, lectures, picnic grounds, craft time and magazines.
But there’s more. We also have restrooms and water, reference services, legal services, tablets, computer classes, readers advisory, book groups, downloadable eBooks and eAudio, online magazines, downloadable music, job and career help, research and homework help, literacy tutors, open-mic for poetry and concerts.
There’s also the Lego club, therapy dogs, summer programs for the entire family, meeting rooms and study spaces, and of course our greatest resource is our friendly staff eager to help fulfill your informational needs.
Check us out. We have a lot to offer!
Kings Beach Library
Stop by and check out our backcountry guidebooks for sledding, snowshoeing, and sliding sports!
Jan. 5, 10:30-11 a.m.: “Preschool Story Time.” Join us for books, felt board stories, songs and a craft.
Jan. 7, 2-3 p.m.: “Drop in Computer Help.” Get help with job applications, Facebook, attaching photos or anything else that confounds you! One on one basic computer help.
Incline Village Library
High-Tech Selfie: Through Jan. 19, Incline Village Library has a photo booth set up in the studio. Come in, snap a picture using different backgrounds, and upload to social media, or email to yourself!
Jan. 5, 2-5 p.m.: Jelly! A casual co-working event. Refreshments provided!
Jan. 9, 11 a.m to 1 p.m.: “Seniors to Seniors.” Tech-savvy seniors from Incline High School will be available to answer questions about laptops, iPhones, tablets, etc.
Sierra Nevada College
Jan. 3: The winter residency of the SNC Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing gets under way. Great writers will be in attendance with several scheduled readings in SNC’s Prim Library. Public is invited and welcome. Regular hours will begin when the undergraduate students begin classes on January 19.
Jan. 4, 7-8 p.m.: Community Read with Christian Kiefer and Suzanne Roberts.
Jan. 6, 7-9 p.m.: Evening Reading with Sharon Millar, Bich Minh Nguyen, Christian Kiefer.
Please join us for our regular programs restarting in January:
Tuesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.: Toddler Time Storytime, ages 18 months-3 years-
Wednesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.: Babes in Bookland Storytime, ages 6 months-2 years.
Thursdays, 10:30-11 a.m.: Preschool Storytime, ages 3 years and up.
Last Saturday of the month, 10:30-11 a.m.: Spanish Storytime, for families and all ages.
Anne Greenwood is Branch Manager at the Kings Beach Public Library.
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