Posted on: February 12, 2018

Library Card Design Contest 2018

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Submit your design and it could become one of the winning entries printed on the front of our new Nevada County Community Library Card.  Download entry form and details online or stop by your Nevada County Library. Entries must be received no lat...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Tax Help 2017

Tax Time

Where to Get Forms and Instructions for Tax Year 2017

A limited number of forms are available at the Madelyn Helling, Grass Valley, and Truckee Libraries.

Internal Revenue Service

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Library News
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Staying Safe on the Web! (MH)

Stay Safe Online

Virus protection software, Passwords, E-mail security - (Spam and phishing)

Web Surfing - (Links, Malware and how to recognize a illegitimate sites)

Event Type(s): Computer Class, Library Collaborative Event

Age Group(s): Adult

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Posted on: February 17, 2018

NC Reads & Writes: Create a Mental Health Vision Board

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This year's book is "Things I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng. This program will create vision boards that focus on the main characters of the book and the mental health issues they are facing. We will be displaying the finished product in the lib...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Jr. Ranger Program: Adventure Log Book

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This program offers kids the chance to work on their Jr. Ranger Adventure Guide, and includes learning about wildlife and crafts.

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Posted on: February 17, 2018

Engineering for Kids: Slingshot Rockets

Slingshot Rockets

  Learn how to create your own Slingshot rocket.

Open to youth ages 7-12.  Space is limited and sign up is required.

All Supplies are provided.

Class is taught by Andrea Beltran,

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Posted on: January 27, 2018

Life Size Games (BR)

Life Size Games

Start your Saturday with some fun! We'll play a life-sized game in the library stacks like Mini Golf, Sorry!, Giant Connect Four, and more! Then stick around for more tabletop play with Game On.

Event Type(s): Library Programming

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Adult Coloring (TR)

ColoringForAdults

Join us for coloring, crayons, pencils and more! All materials provided. 

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Arduino Teacher Training (MH)

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Teachers and afterschool providers who want to learn how to teach with Arduinos are welcome to join John Powers in this free two-hour workshop. 

Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. Arduino boa...

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Posted on: February 17, 2018

Create a Vision Board for Anxiety (TR)

Vision Boards

Creating Vision Boards for Anxiety

What does depression and anxiety LOOK like?

Create a poster that the library will display.

Come get creative and get some of that anxiety out on poster board at the Truckee Library

February 24

4 - 5pm

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Travel Talk: Greece & Turkey (MH)

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Come and enjoy a evening of travel and adventures from Greece and Turkey. Slides and commentary from local traveler Gary Emanuel. Presentation will include highlights of Istanbul, Ephesus, Greek Islands and Main Land Greece.  

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Textile Social Club (MH)

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Are you a knitter, stitcher, quilter, felter, or any kind of fabric artist? Bring your project to this fun and social group. Learn something new or share what you know with others. All skill levels welcome. Tea and cookies provided! Come every fourth Mond...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Bear River Storytime (BR)

Bear River Storytime

Songs, rhymes, books, and early literacy tips for preschoolers. All ages are welcome.

Event Type(s): Storytime

Age Group(s): 0-5 (K)

Presenter: Mellisa

Mellisa Hannum

(530) 271-4147

mellisa.hannum@co.nevada.ca.us

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Monthly Spanish Storytime

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Canciones, rimas y juegos para desarrollar conceptos del lenguaje y estar listo para leer.  Para los niños de 0 a 3 años.

 Cada primer martes en la biblioteca de Nevada City.  2 de enero, 6 de febrero, 6 de marzo, 3 de abril, 1 d...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Virtual Reality Experience

Virtual Reality

Madelyn Helling Library

10 minute sessions where you get to try out our Virtual Reality equipment.

Event Type(s): Computer Class

Age Group(s): Adult, Ages 8-12, High School Grades 9 - 12, Junior High Grades 6 - 8

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Art Meet Up (MH)

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Gather with others who want to create and talk about art!

It's fun, creative, and a great way to make friends with your inner artist. Plus, you get to leave with a piece of art you created! This session we will explore watercolors. Supplies provided.

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Library News
Posted on: December 20, 2017

Storytime at the Library

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Madelyn Helling Library     

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5): Tuesdays from 10:30 -11:00 AM  
  • Preschool Spanish Storytime (ages 3-5): 1st Tuesday of the month from 10:30-11:00 AM   
  • Sensory Storytime (todd...
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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Adult Coloring

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Researchers and art therapistis have talked about the calming benefits of coloring for over a decade. Join us for a fun and creative hour and a half of coloring!                 &...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

E-Book & Audiobook Download Help

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Need Help Downloading Your E-book or Audiobook?Sign up for assistance with Overdrive & Enki at the Grass Valley LibraryRegistration is necessary for each 20 minute appointment. Appointments will be seen on first come first serve basis during the date/...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Family Storytime (GV)

Children reading

Check the library calendar for currently scheduled family storytime events.

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Penn Valley Tech Drop-in

Computers

Have a question about your device? Are you trying to download Overdrive to read eBooks or connect to the Library WI-Fi? Stop by the Penn Valley Station before closing for help.               &...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Game On All Day!

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Drop in and play with iPads & board games:Connect Four, Perfection, Mousetrap, Operation & much more! 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Every Saturday at the Bear River Library.  Join the fun.  No registration required.  Drop-In.

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

STEAM Saturdays

LegoSTEAM

Located in the children's room at the Madelyn Helling Library.  Ages 3 and up.

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