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King Fire Update: The King fire which started on September 13th in El Dorado County near Pollock Pines, CA, has grown to more than 18,000 acres and has crossed into Placer County on National Forest lands. More »

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It's.... Back to School!

Whether you're old school or new school, going back to school can be exciting or scary. Our staff has gathered a few resources to help ease the transition: Back to School Titles for Kids.Back to School Resources for Parents & Teens.

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Family Literacy Day at the Auburn Library

Join us on Saturday, September 20th from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for free family oriented activities including: storytimes, crafts, books and more, PLUS a special appearance by "Sweetie" the dog. View the flyer here

Need TUTORING? Let Brainfuse ignite your mind! 

Live Tutoring, Homework Help, and Skill Building. Access it via any computer connected to the Internet. Access it outside the library with your Placer County Library Card. Generously supported by the Placer County Literacy Support Council! Visit Homework Help to find out more about Brainfuse and find even MORE homework help resources.

Zip Books 

Zip Books is Back!

Can't find what you want at the Library? No problem! If your title is available on Amazon.com and eligible for a Zip Book request, we will order it. Amazon.com ships it to your address at no charge. Read it and return it to us within 90 days of receipt & place your next Zip Books Request. Zip Books is a California State Library supported project. See the flyer for more details. 

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Library Strategic Plan Approved

The Placer County Library Strategic Plan was approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 10, 2013. You can download the full document here: Library Strategic Plan

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JobScout

JobScout teaches you the basic Internet skills you need: to find a job, help build your resume, and run job searches. Sign up is free. Try out JobScout.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Get involved- volunteer at your library! Visit the Library Volunteer Match website to get started. 

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