Truckee Friends of the Library
June 8, 2009
How many second graders do you know who are also published authors? I know of just one: 7-year-old Elizabeth Scott, who attends Truckee Elementary and recently wrote, illustrated and published a delightful picture book entitled and#8220;Harry the Invisible Bug.and#8221;
The story is about a sand beetle who makes a friend while overcoming a nasty invisibility potion.
Elizabeth always had a facility for reading. She read her first book in kindergarten when her teacher told her to go and#8220;readand#8221; (look at) a book. She discovered there was only one word in the entire book she didnand#8217;t know. That summer, she joined the Truckee Library Summer Reading Program to hone her new-found hobby: reading. She completed the program earning a gift certificate from the Bookshelf at Hooligan Rocks. She used the gift certificate to purchase her very first chapter book Now, just two years later, Elizabethand#8217;s book is available for purchase at the Bookshelf in the Gateway Center and Boatworks Mall or for check-out the Truckee
Monday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Recommended Stories For You
Wednesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday Toddler Time at 10:30 a.m. (ages 2 to 3 years) on hiatus until Aug. 25.
Babes in Bookland Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. (ages 6 months to 2 years) on hiatus until Aug. 26.
Storytelling with Mrs. Fix on Thursdays at 11:15 a.m. (ages 3 years and up)
Pajama Time, first Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. (all ages)
Spanish Storytime on Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (ages 2 and up)
Bookshelfand#8217;s Dry Camp Book Club at the Library
Meets monthly at the Library. Participants at the book group meeting will receive a coupon for 15 percent off a one-time book purchase at the Bookshelf at Hooligan Rocks. Everyone is welcome.
Now on display at the library:
Portraits by Truckee artist Raphael Jolly
Above the Fireplace: Sand Harbor in oils by Linda Dand#8217;Toole