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Book Clubs, Classes & Events

Scheduled Events)

May 2016

5/12/16 - Book Club: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Thursday, May 12 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Rocklin Library

5/14/16 - Tech Class: "How to Find and Fill Out Job Applications" Saturday, May 14 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Foresthill Library. Call ahead to sign up: 530-367-2785. 

5/26/16 - Tech Class: “New Trends in Social Media:” Linked In, Twitter, Slack, and many more. Thursday, May 5 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

5/26/16 - Book Club: Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George. Thursday, May 26 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Applegate Library

5/31/16 - Book Club: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Tuesday, May 31 from 5:00-5:50 p.m. Meadow Vista Library.

June 2016

6/7/16 - Picture Book Chat: Not Just for Kids Picture Book Chat. (Ongoing event) 1st Tuesday of the month from 5:15-5:45 p.m. at Colfax Library.   

6/9/16 - Book Club: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Thursday, June  9 from 2:00 -3:00 p.m. Rocklin Library

6/23/16 - Tech Class:“ Instagram” Learn about this fun photo sharing/messaging tool. Thursday, June 23 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

July 2016

7/9/16 - Tech Class: "Organizing Email: Folders, Groups, Contacts" Saturday, July 9 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Foresthill Library. Call ahead to sign up: 530-367-2785.

August 2016

8/6/16 - Tech Class: "Introduction to Microsoft Word (word processing)" Saturday, August 6 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Foresthill Library. Call ahead to sign up: 530-367-2785.

September 2016

9/10/16 - Tech Class: "Introduction to Microsoft Excel (spreadsheets)" Saturday, September 10 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Foresthill Library. Call ahead to sign up: 530-367-2785.

October 2016

10/1/16 - Tech Class: "Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint (presentations)" Saturday, October 1 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Foresthill Library. Call ahead to sign up: 530-367-2785.

 

Ongoing Events

Arts  

  • Silver Screen Classic Movies.Check the website for up to date information. Once per month at the Auburn Library.
  • Open Mike for the Spoken Word. Fourth Saturday of each month from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the Auburn Library.
  • Teens & Tweens: Check out Teen Space for ongoing Teen Events
  • BOB (Based on the Book) Movie Series (for teens/tweens- grades 6 - 12): Come enjoy a free movie based on a book. Movies are PG-13 rated or lower. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring their own drinks & snack. 3rd Wednesday of each month from 3:15 -5:30 p.m. in the Auburn Library community room. 

Books and Conversations

  • GED Classes: Free drop-in class to prepare for the GED test. Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 12 - June 30 from 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. at the Auburn Library. Instruction by Placer School for Adults. No charge. For more information, contact Angela at 530-886-4530.
  • ESL Conversation Club: Practice English speaking skills, learn about American culture, get to know the community, and meet people from other cultures and countries. 11:00 a.m. - Noon, every Wednesday at Rocklin Library. No charge.For more information, contact Angela at 530-886-4530
  • ESL Class for adults: Learn basic writing and pronunciation, American speech and culture. Tuesdays from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. at Rocklin Library. Starts April 5, 2016. Instruction by Placer School for Adults. No charge.For more information, contact Angela at 530-886-4530 
  • Not Just for Kids Picture Book Chat. 1st Tuesday of the month from 5:15-5:45 p.m. at Colfax Library. 
  • Booksales: See the Booksale Schedule for times and locations of all Placer County Friends of the Library Booksales. 
  • Book Clubs (in person): Check the Scheduled Events calendar (above) for library book club meetings
  • Book Clubs (Online): Each month, the Kings Beach Library chooses a new book. Participants have a month to read the book and post comments online: KB Online Book Group.  (The book choice is posted there as well.)   

Technology   

  • Computer (Skills) Club: Learn computer skills at Colfax Library. Must pre-register. View flyer for details or call 530-346-8211.
  • Drop-in Computer & eBooks Help. Fridays, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Penryn Library. No appointment necessary.
  • eBooks by Appointment- Get help downloading eBooks. Call Rocklin Library or email lestes@placer.ca.gov to schedule an appointment.
  • Drop-in Tech Help -  Get help downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks to eReaders, Tablets, & Smart Phones. Thursdays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Applegate Library. No appointment necessary.
  • One-on-One Computer Help. Colfax Library. Call for an appointment: 530-346-8211
  • One-on-One Computer Help. Rocklin Library. Call for an appointment: 916-624-3133
  • Drop In Computer Help. Kings Beach Library. 1st Thursday of each month, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • iPhone Support Group. Kings Beach Library. 3rd Thursday of each month, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
  • Computer Q&A with an Expert. Kings Beach Library, 2nd Thursday of each month, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Drop-in Tech Help. Meadow Vista Library. Get help downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks to eReaders, Tablets, & Smart Phones. Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. No appointment necessary.

Legal

  • Legal Self-Help Clinic, every Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - Noon at Sparks Law Library of Placer County. 1523 Lincoln Way, Auburn. For more information, call: 530-823-2573 

 

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