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Book Clubs, Classes & Events

Scheduled Events

April 2015

Library Booksales: FOL Booksales happen every month. For times and locations, see the Friends of the Library Booksale Schedule.

4/29/15 - Book Club: Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland. Wednesday, April 29 from 6:00-6:50 p.m.at Meadow Vista Library.

4/30/15 - Book Club: Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd. Thursday, April 30 from 4:00- 5:00 p.m. at Applegate Library.

May 2015

Library Booksales: FOL Booksales happen every month. For times and locations, see the Friends of the Library Booksale Schedule.

5/7/15-Presentation: Introduction to Dyslexia. Presentation on dyslexia given by nonprofit organization Dyslexia Alliance. Parents and caregivers will learn what dyslexia is; myths about the disability; symptoms and solutions. Thursday, May 7 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Granite Bay Library.

5/9/15-eBooks Help by Appointment: Saturday, May 9 from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. at Rocklin Library. Call 916-624-3133 to schedule an appointment.

5/14/15 - Book Club: State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. Thursday, May 14 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Rocklin Library.

5/27/15 - Book Club: All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg. Wednesday, May 27 from 6:00-6:50 p.m.at Meadow Vista Library.

5/28/15 - Book Club: Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Thursday, May 28 from 4:00- 5:00 p.m. at Applegate Library.

5/28/15 - Tech Class: "Picassa Photo editing and storage" Learn how to use this free online photo editing tool and photo storage website. Thursday, May 28 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

June 2015

Library Booksales: FOL Booksales happen every month. For times and locations, see the Friends of the Library Booksale Schedule.

6/11/15 - Book Club: Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok. Thursday, June 11 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Rocklin Library.

6/25/15 - Tech Class: "Introduction to Computers" Learn basic computer skills including using the mouse and keyboard, working in Microsoft Windows, using Word, surfing the Internet and using email. Thursday, June 25 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

July 2015

7/10/15 - Book Club: The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott. Thursday, July 10 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Rocklin Library.

7/23/15 – Tech Class: “Free Alternatives to Name brand Software”. Software can be expensive. Let’s explore some free alternatives commonly known as open source software. Thursday, July 23, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

August 2015

8/13/15 - Book Club: The Little Book by Seldon Edwards. Thursday, August 13 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Rocklin Library.

8/20/15 - Tech Class: "Exploring Google" Google is a leading search engine. Learn to utilize other useful features such as: maps, videos, calendars and health and financial info. Thursday, Sept. 24, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

September 2015

9/24/15 - Tech Class: "Fun with Facebook" Learn about adding photos, good security habits, private messaging and much more. Thursday, Sept. 24, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

October 2015

10/3/15 - Talk"Reducing Stress Through Meditation" William Smith, Ret. Army Colonel & long time meditator will discuss how meditation can reduce stress and enhance mental equilibrium. Saturday, October 3 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. at Rocklin Library.

10/22/15 - Tech Class: "New Trends in Technology" Learn about using passwords, good security habits, virus protection, firewalls and much more. Thursday, Oct. 22, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Kings Beach Library. Call 530-546-2021 to sign up.

Ongoing Events

Arts  

Books

  • 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.)
  • One Book One Community featuring "The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America" by Hannah Nordhaus runs March 26 - April 16. For event listings visit Auburn One Book One Community. For more information contact the Auburn Library

Technology

  • Basic Tech Help -  Get help downloading eBooks to eReaders & Tablets. Thursdays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.& Fridays 10:00 a.m.-Noon. 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, 2nd Thursday of each month, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Kings Beach Library
  • iPhone Support Group, 3rd Thursday of each month, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Kings Beach Library.
  • Computer Basics in Spanish, 1st Friday of each month, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Kings Beach Library.
  • Basic Tech Help Get help downloading eBooks to eReaders & Tablets. Wednesdays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Meadow Vista Library. Call for an appointment:530-878-2647
  • Teens & Tweens: Check out Teen Space for ongoing Teen Events

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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