Madelyn Helling Library

Library Reopening Updates as of June 8th

Call (530) 265-7050 between 12-5:00 pm M-F to schedule curbside pickup. Pickup service is available M-F 11-3:00 pm.

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Phones 12-5
Pickup 11-3
Phones 12-5
Pickup 11-3
Phones 12-5
Pickup 11-3
Phones 12-5
Pickup 11-3
Phones 12-5
Pickup 11-3
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  1. Mon Jul. 13

    Just My Type: A Writing Club Calling all writers! Join us on Zoom for a writing...
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  2. Tue Jul. 14

    Newbie Knitters Grab Bag Head to the library to pick up an Newbie Knitters ...
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  3. Tue Jul. 14

    Printmaking Tutorial Join Madelyn Helling Adult Services staff member S...
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  1. Tue Jul. 14

    LEGO Challenge on Facebook Live All Locations During this weekly Facebook Live Ev...
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  2. Thu Jul. 16

    Radio Storytime on STAR 94.1 FM Tune in to the Youth Services team on the radio fo...
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Library Features and Location


The Madelyn Helling Library is the main branch of the Nevada County Community Library system, located near the Eric Rood Government Center in Nevada City. Open six days a week, this bustling branch always has something interesting going on.

Collaborative Technology Center (CTC)

 The Madelyn Helling Library CTC offers free technology classes and the use of digital resources.  Check our calendar to sign up for classes or call for assistance at 530-265-7050.


Gene Albaugh Community Room


The Madelyn Helling library is the also the home of the library's Gene Albaugh Community Room, available for rental at $10 per hour with a 2 hour minimum and 10 hour per month maximum.

Gold Rush and Prospector Study Rooms


Two study rooms are available for reservation for 1 or 2 hour increments.  You may make a study room reservation up to fourteen days in advance. Capacity not to exceed 6 people and rooms are not to be used for business purposes, including paid tutoring.

Marian E. Gallaher, M.D. Amphitheater


The Madelyn Helling library offers an outdoor Amphitheater, available daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Review rental agreement and Amphitheater calendar for availability.