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Lib Loop: Libraries are for the birds

Anne Greenwood
Lib Loop

Stop by your local library and check out our great bird collections. We've got your ornithological needs covered: bird identification guides, bird house construction books, bird call CDs, children's bird books, bird related DVDs, and personal advice on where to look for birds.

Perhaps you've noticed all the local nesting activities and want to identify your avian neighbors. Or do you wonder which bird makes the cute "Cheeseburger" call?

How about distinguishing all those bobbing birds on the lake and feathered friends in the sky? "Tern" your fascination with birds into a studied pursuit, no need to go on a wild goose chase. You need not "parrot" another's view, come to the library and build your own "Bird Brain."

Kings Beach Library

Thursday, June 22, 3-4 p.m.: Free computer class: "New Trends in Social Media." Join us as expert Doug Greenwood explains Linked-In, Twitter, Slack, and more.

Tuesday, June 27, from 10:30-11 a.m.: Join us for Spanish bilingual Storytime. Books, songs, crafts, and more!

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Summer at your Library is in full swing! Sign up for fun incentives. Join us for amazing programs. Our first events will be June 30: "Tie-Dye and Hair Chalking." Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

Incline Village Library

Wednesday, June 21 at 4 p.m.: Bilingual Story Time. Come enjoy stories, songs, and crafts in both English and Spanish.

Thursday, June 22, at 11:15 a.m. Toddler Time.: Enjoy stories, finger plays, and wiggle actions to encourage a love of books, stimulate thinking, and promote feelings of self-assurance. Best for toddlers 18 months to 3 years old.

Monday, June 26, at 4 p.m.: Incline High School Summer Vacation Reading Club. Join us for reading support, games, movies, and snacks.

Tahoe City Library

Thursday at 10:30 a.m. is our Storytime. Load up on some storytime laughs before you hit the farmer's market in Tahoe City.

Get your craft on! For summer reading participants (we hope you've signed up!) make sure to come in to see what the newest craft of the week is all summer.

Truckee Library

Summer Reading Program signups start on Friday, June 23.

Summer Stories session starts at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27, and goes through Aug. 15.

Our summer reading events begin in July! Stay tuned.

Anne Greenwood is Branch Manager at the Kings Beach Library.