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Summer Reading Events
Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
Both Toddler and Preschool Storytimes will take a break in August. We will be back September 4th!
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join beloved Sacramento performer Mr. Cooper for a Thursday morning full of educational and original songs from 9:45-10:15am. And after the performance, stick around and meet some new friends as part of the library’s Stay & Play program for children ages 0-5.
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Preschool storytime for children, ages 3-5, includes stories, action rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts. Join us for this playful early literacy program happening every Thursday morning at the Galt-Marian O. Lawrence Library.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
"Stay and Play" is an unstructured social time for babies and toddlers (ages 0 and up!--older siblings are welcome as long as everyone can play nicely together), and their caretakers. Developmental toys and board books will be available. These informal play sessions will be immediately followed by a storytime for babies and toddlers (ages 0-3 years) and their caretakers/families, except on the last Tuesday of each month, when we have a special performance by Mister Cooper instead.
Partially funded by the Pocket-Greenhaven Friends of the Library.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join Miss Kathy for stories, songs, and a craft.
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Join us for songs, fingerplays and stories especially for ages 18 months to 5 years, followed by playtime! Make new friends and play with toys.
Location
McKinley Room A East Sac Room
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join Miss Caitlin for stories, songs and lots of fun! We aim to have a good time while building pre-literacy skills. Wigglers are welcome; no need to sit still!
Location
Kids Place
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Our Job Coach will help you look for jobs, get an email address, and create and upload a resume. Appointments are required and can be made at the Service Desk at the North Highlands-Antelope branch. If no appointments are scheduled on the help-session dates, then the service will be available on a first-come first-served basis.

Personal sessions last for an hour. Please bring a current resume on a flash drive or laptop to get started. If you do not have a flash drive, please bring a hard copy of your current resume. Patrons may meet with a volunteer job coach for assistance for a one hour session per week for a total of two weeks.
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to come to the library community room to play with our development toys and do some coloring. This event is designed for children ages 3-5.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is 30 minutes. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Talk, sing, read, write, and play with us! Join us most Thursday mornings for books, songs, and learning! No need to register. Preschool Dance Party takes place on the first Thursday of each month. Sponsored by the Friends of Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Learn about ladybugs and snack on their delicious treats with California Food Literacy!

This is a summer reading event. Because that's how we roll...
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
A combined toddler and baby storytime in which babies and toddlers (ages 0 to 3 years) and their caretakers are invited to join us for songs and rhymes in this language enrichment program designed to boost brain development. Please also note that on the last Tuesday of each month, we'll have a special musical performance by Mr. Cooper instead of storytime.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Babies and their caregivers are invited to the library to play with a variety of developmental baby toys and board books and meet other caregivers of babies. Make new friends and learn about easy and fun ways to develop your baby’s early literacy skills!
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come to the library for free, fun stories and activities for ages 3 to 5.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Preschool storytime is on break for the month of April, but families are welcome to come for stay and play during the regularly scheduled time. Thursdays 11-12.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is 30 minutes. Please arrange for your own childcare. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Join Miss Kathy for stories, songs, and just plain fun!
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is 30 minutes. Please arrange for your own childcare. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Description
Walnut Grove Affiliate Friends' "Book Keeper" book store is open every second Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with books, book bags, gifts: something for everyone.
Library
Walnut Grove Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Parents and caregivers are invited to bring in their babies, toddlers, and other children to "stay and play". We will put out toys for the children to play with while their parents socialize.
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is 30 minutes. Please arrange for your own childcare. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Do you need help with researching your family’s history? Central Library’s volunteer genealogists are available to assist you with a free, 45-minute session in the Genealogy Center on the 2nd Floor. Appointments are offered on Thursdays at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm. To make an appointment, please call the library at 916-264-2920, or visit the Central Library in person.
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Want a pet you don't have to clean up after, feed, or take to the vet? Are you into all things retro? We're making pet rocks.
Must be 13-18 in order to participate.

This is a Summer Reading Program event.
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Looking for a way to boost school-age reading skills? Join us for our Read to a Dog program and practice reading out loud to a registered therapy dog. Kids are invited to bring their own books or borrow one from our fabulous collection, then read aloud to Kori, the friendliest black lab you've ever met, who is accompanied by her trained adult volunteer.
This is a Summer Reading Program event.
Library
Orangevale Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Homework Help will return on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Having trouble downloading library ebooks and audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, ipad, or other mobile device? Sign up online or at the desk for help every week on Thursdays and Saturdays at 3pm. Friendly staff members will walk you through the steps of downloading successfully using the 3M cloud app and Overdrive.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Bring your friends and enjoy a movie @ Carmichael Library - Free! Visit Carmichael Library for a list of up-coming movie titles
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join us each month where we learn new and awesome crafts. We provide the materials, just bring yourself and a friend and get crafting.


Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Come build to your heart's content at the library. There will be plenty of bricks for everyone, so don't be shy. Come join the fun!
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Drop-in homework help for school-age and high school students is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades K-12 with homework assignments.
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Get drop-in homework help for students in grades K - 8 on Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Looking for something fun to do this summer? Join us on Thursday afternoons for the Explore & More program, presented by the Colonial Heights Neighborhood Association! Each week school aged children are welcome to join us for an hour of arts, crafts, board games, Lego building, science experiments, and more!
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
We have expert volunteers ready to help you with job searching and resume writing. Get free, personalized assistance and explore Career Center, a web-based service with job coaches that can help you with resume writing and interview skills.

THURSDAY HOURS
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Sessions are one hour and are held on the 2nd floor in the College and Career Center.
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen?
Have you had a Green Card for at least 5 years?

If yes, we at International Rescue Committee in Sacramento
can help you with the Naturalization application and process.
We offer FREE Civics classes to help you pass the test!

You can just come to class or contact us:
Cille at 530 748-5987 or email Cille.Bird@rescue.org
Location
Arcade Meeting Room
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Teens! Do you enjoy reading books about fantasy, ghosts, other galaxies, and life forms? This is a summer Reading Program in June, July and August 2014. Join our book discussion group once a month for fun talks about other worldly books that conjure the imagination.

*** This is a PAWS TO READ Summer Reading Program ***
Sign up for Summer Reading at www.saclibrary.org
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Manga, anime and other stuff (rated for teens)
Location
Martin Luther King, Jr. Meeting Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
We have expert volunteers ready to help you with job searching and resume writing. Get free, personalized assistance and explore Career Center, a web-based service with job coaches that can help you with resume writing and interview skills.

THURSDAY HOURS
3:30pm-4:30pm
4:30pm-5:30pm

Sessions are one hour and are held on the 2nd floor in the College and Career Center.
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The night before SacAnime, stop by Central Library for some Pre-Convention shenanigans. We'll have a costume lounge for last minute cosplay touch-up/repair, a video game room to practice some of SacAnime's tournament games and, of course, there will be some anime to watch. This event is open to all anime fans, not just con-goers.
Location
Galleria West Meeting Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
We have a volunteer ready to help individuals with job searching and using our database, JobNow, which offers live help fixing resumes and provides links to job websites. Our Job Coach is available every Thursday between 5:30 and 7:30 pm. Sign up for a one-hour appointment at the Service Desk in the library.

Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Have you had a green card for at least 5 years? International Rescue Committee offers free civics classes to help you pass the test and can help you with the naturalization application and process. Sign up with Cille Bird at (916) 482-0120 or email Cille.Bird@rescue.org. This series is 17 classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Enjoy a good book and stimulating conversation with great company! At this alternative book group, we bring books to share with the group (with a focus on book series) instead of the group reading the same chosen title.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Fun for children, ages 3 to 6. Join us for stories, crafts, and other fun activities! Programs are free and last about 60 minutes.
Location
Martin Luther King, Jr. Meeting Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join us for a discussion of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Loane. Everyone is welcome!
Location
North Natomas Meeting Room
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
¡Póngase en forma y diviértase bailando!
Get in shape and have fun dancing!
Library
Walnut Grove Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Knit with us at Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. For all skill levels!
Location
Martin Luther King, Jr. Meeting Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Do you knit? Crochet? Do needlework? Want to learn? Are you and expert who can help others? Bring a project to work on and a snack to share as we learn together!
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Carrie Parker, a Pocket-Greenhaven resident and self professed knit-a-holic is bringing her needles to the library. Anyone interested in knitting—even an absolute beginner--is invited to join us. Participants can learn to knit, get help on current projects, or general advice from expert knitters. There might even be some great conversations too. Don’t forget to bring your knitting needles and yarn! Local musicians are invited to bring their instruments for an informal acoustic jam session. All types of instruments and skill levels are welcome.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Every Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. get one-on-one help finding, applying to, and interviewing for your next job. We have a volunteer ready to help individuals, one-on-one, with job searching and using our database, Tutor.com, which offers live help fixing resumes and provides links to job websites. Drop-in visits are welcome. If you want to schedule an appointment, contact the library at 1(800)209-4627.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Do you love to knit or crochet? Or would you like to learn? Do you like sharing tips,tricks, and techniques? Need UFO (UnFinished Object)support? Then this is the group for you.
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Looking for a job? Need help?
Come meet one-on-one with a trained job coach who will help you spruce up your resume, build better job searching techniques, learn how to ace the interview, and more!

Sign up for a 1:30-2:30pm appointment online or at the Service Desk. Walk-ins are welcome when there are no prior reservations.
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Manipulate images and create striking graphics with GIMP, a free alternative to Photoshop with (virtually) the same capabilities.

Learn the difference between raster and vector graphics, get savvy with shortcuts and unleash your inner graphic designer!

Attendees should have their own laptops with GIMP downloaded (available for free from www.gimp.org/downloads).
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come and meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach who can help you look for jobs, create an effective resume, and more! Each appointment lasts for approximately 30 minutes, and participants are encouraged to sign-up in advance at the branch. If no appointments are scheduled, the service will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until 3:30pm.
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Looking for a job? Need help?
Come meet one-on-one with a trained job coach who will help you spruce up your resume, build better job searching techniques, learn how to ace the interview, and more!

Sign up for a 2:30-3:30pm appointment online or at the Service Desk. Walk-ins are welcome when there are no prior reservations.
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Social networking is a great way to keep in touch with family, friends, and people who have similar interests. In this class you will learn about the most popular sites used today: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn. We may also discuss email, online dating and Meetups.
Location
Martin Luther King, Jr. Meeting Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Build things - Spaceships, vehicles, buildings, you choose. Our Library LEGOs with your imagination, the possibilities are endless!
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Come join us to discuss some great books, hear about new books you might want to read, and make some new friends. This month we will be discussing The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen. Bring along a friend who loves to read or one who needs to start reading more!
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Did you know that we have one very special animal to thank for most of the foods we eat? Bees! Kids will learn what pollination is, learn about four types of native bees that help produce some of Californian's crops, and make their own mason bee house out of paper. We'll enjoy a snack of fresh fruits or vegetables that were pollinated by bees. We will also read 'Bee & Me' by Elle J. McGuinness.

Program presented by California Food Literacy.

*** This is a PAWS TO READ Summer Reading Program ***
Sign up for Summer Reading at www.saclibrary.org

Program made possible by the Friends of the Rancho Cordova Library.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come play an assortment of board and collectible card games until the library closes. Give your Magic: The Gathering deck a practice run before Friday Night Magic at the comic shop, or bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! deck for free play. Try out a session of tabletop games like Munchkin, Pandemic, Zombie Dice, Tsuro, and Ticket to Ride, or bring your own favorite board game to share with others.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
If you enjoy reading, eating, doing activities and discussing books with other readers and are around 9 – 12 years old, then you should join the Tween Book Club at Belle Cooledge Library! At our August 29th meeting we’ll be discussing the 2010 Newbery Award winner, When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead.

Stop by the branch today to ask about picking up a copy of the book.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 29, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
¡Póngase en forma y diviértase bailando!
Get in shape and have fun dancing!
Library
Walnut Grove Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This class has been cancelled. Please check sacramento.score.org for the current calendar of classes and events.
Location
North Natomas Meeting Room
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Calling all crafters! Come on out to the Del Paso Heights library to work on you special craft projects. Revieve help from our experienced members and maybe learn a trick or two!
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Baby/Toddler Storytime will return on Saturday, September 20, at 10 a.m.

Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
If you are a senior who would like some help learning how to use your laptop, set up an email account, or manage a mouse, we have teen volunteers who are ready to help!

Our teen volunteers will work with you one-one-one to help you learn how to use your computer. Just bring your laptop with you or use one of ours and start learning!

No advance registration is necessary; a sign-up sheet will be provided at the front desk. First come, first served.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Now offering one on one, walk-in service most Saturdays for patrons who need basic computer help, such as creating e-mail accounts, using the internet or downloading ebooks for e-Readers. Also basic help offered for smart phones and tablets. All sessions are first come, first served and last 30 minutes.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Bring your child to the library to read aloud to a quiet, friendly dog and an adult volunteer, both part of Therapy Dogs, Inc., a nation-wide program. Children who read to the dogs are rewarded with stickers and, eventually, with a book they choose from a collection of books purchased by the Friends of the Galt-Marian O. Lawrence Library. Encourage your child to be a part of this important literacy program that engages children with the love of reading.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Want to read free books on your tablet or eReader? Learn how to download ebooks from the library's website during a one-on-one appointment. Sign up at the Arden-Dimick library.
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Every Saturday is story time. Please join us at 11 a.m. and venture into your child’s stories!
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
Description
Do you need help using the internet? Would you like to learn how to navigate your eReader? Do you need to learn new skills in programs such as Microsoft office? You can schedule a one on one session with our technology assistant.

Make sure to stop by the front desk and ask for an appointment.
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Job coach sessions are cancelled for today. Our next Job Coach sessions will be offered on Thursday, September 4th and Saturday, September 6th.
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Learn to: Use social media, sell and buy stuff on craigslist, format your resume, create a website, or just navigate your computer!

Please include a brief description of the issue you are experiencing so we may better serve you.
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Job coach sessions are cancelled for today. Our next Job Coach sessions will be offered on Thursday, September 4th and Saturday, September 6th.

Location
2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Fantasy – Science Fiction – Mainstream Paranormal Fiction. This month's selection: Ring World by Larry Niven.
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Find special books at terrific prices at our Friends of the Library Book Store, located at 440 Elkhorn Blvd., #7, (in the Food Source shopping center) in beautiful Rio Linda. You'll find great bargains on used books. Special sale: better books 75% off! The Book Store is open every Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Arden-Dimick's Teen Technology assistant will be in the library to help with your technology needs. Bring your device (laptop, phone, tablet) or reserve a computer for the Saturday to receive some one-on-one help troubleshooting your issue.
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Drop in for one-on-one help learning how to download books to an eReader. Since the library offers free ebooks, this can be a real money saver. Half hour sessions are available on a first come first served basis.
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Come and meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach who will help you look for jobs, create an effective resume, and more! Each appointment lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Participants are encouraged to make a reservation online.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Have a computer issue? Can’t figure out how to get your laptop onto the wifi? Want to learn to get Zinio magazines or Overdrive e-books on to your tablet, phone or other device? Come get one-on-one tech help at the North Natomas branch of the library. Register at saclibrary.org or call 916-264-2920.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
A trained volunteer is ready to help you, one-on-one, with job searching techniques, resume building, and interviewing skills. Sessions last for approximately 50 minutes. If you have a current resume on a flash drive or laptop bring them along. If not, we will get you started on one of our computers.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Would you like to learn how to play chess or learn how to play better? If so, bring a friend, if you'd like to, and come to the large back table in the library where a chess instructor will have two boards set up for teaching moves and strategy in this game of kings.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach who will help you look for jobs, create an effective resume, and more! Each appointment lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Participants are encouraged to make a reservation online.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Having trouble downloading library ebooks and audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, ipad, or other mobile device? Sign up online or at the desk for help every week on Thursdays and Saturdays at 3pm. Friendly staff members will walk you through the steps of downloading successfully using the 3M cloud app and Overdrive.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Don’t miss our last program of the summer featuring a wonderful variety of live animals ambassadors from around the world from Wild Things. This is also your last chance to turn in any completed Summer Reading game cards! This program is part of the Sacramento Public Library's Summer Reading Program.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Come and meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach who will help you look for jobs, create an effective resume, and more! Each appointment lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Participants are encouraged to make a reservation online.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Have a computer issue? Can’t figure out how to get your laptop onto the wifi? Want to learn to get Zinio magazines or Overdrive e-books on to your tablet, phone or other device? Come get one-on-one tech help at the North Natomas branch of the library. Register at saclibrary.org or call 916-264-2920.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come and meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach who will help you look for jobs, create an effective resume, and more! Each appointment lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Participants are encouraged to make a reservation online.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Time
12:10 PM - 12:45 PM
Description
Bond with your baby and make new friends! Baby Lapsit Storytime is designed to encourage early literacy development through shared reading, songs, games and movement. Recommended for birth through 24 months, but older kids are welcome. In Kids' Place on the lower level.
Location
Kids Place
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Celebrate the end of Art in August and the end of summer by learning to create your own comic book. Comic artist Cole Johnson will introduce the medium of graphic storytelling and demonstrate how to make a minicomic using a single sheet of paper.

All materials will be provided.

This program is part of the Art in August series, and is made possible by the Friends of Central Library. Check out our event calendar for more free Art in August events.
Location
Galleria West Meeting Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Attend the Sakuramento Anime society weekly event and watch old and new Anime and Anime Music Videos (AMVs). Come play CCGs, practice your art skills and make AMVs. All adults welcome. NOT HELD Sunday March 23 2014 due to Maintenance Work Scheduled.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Description
Please join us for a special storytime for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Stick around for baby stay and play at the end of storytime.
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Please join us every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.for books, songs, stories and fun. Everyone is welcome to "stay and play" time with our great toys. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Library
McClatchy Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Cuentos Bilingües Pre-escolares para niños de 2 a 5 años. Únase con nosotros para cuentos y actividades dirigidas a los niños y sus cuidadores. Programa presentado en español e inglés.

Bilingual Pre-school Storytime for ages 2-5. Join us for stories and activities directed at children and their caregivers. Program presented in Spanish and English.
Location
Walnut Grove Meeting Room
Library
Walnut Grove Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Description
Come to this program designed for you and your baby (0-18 months). We will encourage early literacy development and parent/child interaction through stories, songs, rhymes, finger plays, and more. Stay afterwards (until 11:20 a.m.) for play time with age-appropriate toys and a chance for caregivers to socialize.
Location
Arcade Meeting Room
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for this new program for you and your baby (0 to 18 months). We will encourage early literacy development and parent/child interaction through stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays and more.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Come join us for books, singing, and stories every Tuesday morning at 10:30. This program is appropriate for children who are 18 months to 3 years old.
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to come to the library community room to play with our development toys. This event is designed for children walking to 3 years old.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Toddlers, accompanied by their parents or caregivers, are invited to a special storytime series.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
Baby/Toddler Storytime is taking a break for the month of September, but please join us for stay and plays on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:15-11:15am and a performance by Mr. Cooper on Tuesday, April 29 at 11am.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Description
Come to the Friends monthly mini book sale, which will take place in the library's foyer. There will be a large variety of books to browse, and at these great prices, you can buy a stack to take home!
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Join us for a fun storytime for kids ages 18 mos. to 3 years, featuring books, music, crafts, play and more! No registration is required.
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Description
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays, designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Join us for play time before the program (at 10:50 am), which gives toddlers a chance to play with age-appropriate toys and caregivers a chance to socialize.
Location
Arcade Meeting Room
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Enjoy weekly storytime fun with us -- join us for stories and songs!
For ages 3-5 years.
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Looking for a fun, fabulous and educational program for you and your baby? Join library staff for an interactive experience focused on babies from birth through 18 months! This program encourages early literacy development through movement, songs and shared reading followed by stay and play activities.

Additional parking is available south of the library at Journey Church, which is located at 9645 Elk Grove-Florin Road.
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Have a computer issue? Can’t figure out how to get your laptop onto the wifi? Want to learn to get Zinio magazines or Overdrive e-books on to your tablet, phone or other device? Come get one-on-one tech help at the Arden-Dimick branch of the library. Sign up at the Service Desk in the library to make a half-hour appointment.
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
Description
Book an appointment with the Business Librarian and we will help you find the information you need.

Whether you are thinking of starting a business, are in business and need help locating an answer, or just want to learn more about the
Library’s business resources, the Business Librarian is eager to help you get started today.

Sessions are fifty minutes and meet in the GED Center on the second floor of the Central Library.
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Looking for a job? Need help? Come meet one-on-one with a trained job coach who will help you spruce up your resume, build better job searching techniques, learn how to ace the interview, and more! Walk-ins are welcome for a 30- minute appointment.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Join us for nursery rhymes, fingerplays, simple stories, and songs designed to encourage a range of early literacy skills.

This program is for children up to about 18 months old or until they are ready for toddler storytime. Each child must be accompanied by a participating adult. Following the program, babies and their caregivers are invited to stay and play with activity learning toys.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Do you need help with researching your family’s history? Central Library’s volunteer genealogists are available to assist you with a free, 45-minute session in the Genealogy Center on the 2nd Floor. Appointments are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 pm. To make an appointment, please call the library at 916-264-2920, or visit the Central Library in person.
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Do you have knitting projects you need to finish? Do you enjoy a little conversation with your knitting? Join our knitting group, learn some new tricks, and share your knowledge with others. We welcome all ages and skill levels.

Location
Arden-Dimick Meeting Room
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Every Tuesday, enjoy a relaxing afternoon of knitting with fellow yarn enthusiasts. Anyone interested in knitting and crocheting, even beginners, are welcome to join in. This is not an instructional class, but assistance is available. Bring your own supplies and a project to work on.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Do you need help using the internet? Would you like to learn how to navigate your eReader? Do you need to learn new skills in programs such as Microsoft office? You can schedule a one on one session with our technology assistant.

Make sure to stop by the front desk and ask for an appointment.
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Stop by South Natomas for one-on-one, walk-in service for basic computer help, such as creating e-mail accounts, using the internet and downloading e-books.

All sessions are on a first come, first served.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Read to a Dog is a fun and proven method for boosting a child’s reading skills by reading to a trained therapy dog and adult volunteer. Children may bring their own books to read to a furry friend, or they may borrow a book from the library’s collection.
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Specially trained therapy dogs are waiting for children to come read to them. For kids ages 5 to 10 years old that are reading. Earn credit for the time spent reading and earn a book too!
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Drop-in homework help for school-age and high school students is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades K-12 with homework assignments.
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Kids, come spend the afternoon playing and building with Legos! Plenty of Legos await you. For ages 5 and up; no registration required.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The North Natomas Teen Advisory Board (TAB) helps to shape library programs for teens. Come see what TAB is doing. Share your ideas about teen programming at the library.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join the Teen Book Club for a discussion of the first installment in the Lunar Chronicles quintet, Cinder.

Be ready to share your opinion of the book. Bring your book suggestions, or a theme you want to focus on, for future meetings. Bringing friends and snacks is encouraged.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Our Job Coach will help you look for jobs, get an email address, and create and upload a resume. Appointments are required and can be made at the Service Desk at the Carmichael Library.
Sessions may be scheduled for 1 hour. Please bring a current resume on a flash drive and your laptop if you have one to get started. If you do not have a flash drive, please bring a hard copy of your current resume.
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Learn how to score higher on admissions tests using key Kaplan strategies. Students and parents are given a study plan for success. Participants who attended the SAT/ACT Combo Practice Test on August 23rd will receive their scores.

This event is hosted by staff from Kaplan Test Prep.
Location
North Natomas Meeting Room
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
First Tuesday of every month it’s a Lego Block Party! We supply loads of Lego and Duplo blocks – you supply your imagination. Come build with us in Kids Place at Central Library, street parking will be free after 6 pm!
Location
Kids Place
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Enjoy playing board games? Visit the library for a fun family game night.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for a fantastic family movie on the first Tuesday of each month! This month we are showing "MUPPETS MOST WANTED" (2014). We'll have refreshments and a lot of fun. Please call 264-2920 for more information or email Janet at jwininger@saclibrary.org.
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
If you have a basic computer/internet/e-mail question, or questions about your e-device (tablets, smartphones, e-Readers), feel free to drop-in for a one-on-one session. Appointments can be made at the service desk. If no appointments are made, sessions will be first come, first served. Bring your device, if possible, and your questions! Hope to see you there!
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 6:40 PM
Description
We have a volunteer ready to help individuals one-on-one with job searching and using our database, Career Center, which offers live help fixing resumes and provides links to job websites.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Enjoy a bit of conversation and companionship at the Rio Linda Library Crochet and Knitting Circle! All ages and skill levels are welcome. This is not an instructional class, but some assistance will be available.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Bring your own book or read one of ours to a furry pal from the Lend-a-Heart Association. A fun way to practice your reading! When the library is a Voting Polling place every June and November, the program will be held inside the library instead.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
6:45 PM - 7:25 PM
Description
We have a volunteer ready to help individuals one-on-one with job searching and using our database, Career Center, which offers live help fixing resumes and provides links to job websites.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Description
Started as a club for budget and independent travelers, No Reservations Travel Club has been in existence since July, 2001. The club meets at 7:00 pm the first Tuesday of each month, February to December, at the Arcade Library. Most meetings feature a speaker, plus time for exchanging information within the group. For more information, go to http://www.noreservationstravelclub.blogspot.com/.
Location
Arcade Meeting Room
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
¡Póngase en forma y diviértase bailando!
Get in shape and have fun dancing!
Library
Walnut Grove Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The Belle Cooledge Tea and Talk Book Club meets the first Wednesday of each month for a lively discussion and delicious goodies.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Toddlers are invited to enjoy stories, music and more!

Additional parking is available south of the library at Journey Church, located at 9645 Elk Grove Florin Rd.
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Story time will return next week (September 10th). In the meantime, we will provide toys and a welcoming atmosphere.
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us at 10am for Toddler Time! For half an hour toddlers will have a storytime that is customized for children between the ages of two and three.
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Description
Join us for songs, rhymes, stories and movement activities for children approximately 1.5 to 3 years of age along with a caregiver.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for a fun Storytime for ages 3 yrs. to 6 yrs. old featuring books, music, crafts, play and more. See you there!
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Build early literacy skills with fun rhymes, stories, songs and more!
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Every Wednesday is story time. Please join us at 10:30 a.m. and venture into your child’s stories!
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, and stories designed to build early literacy skills.
Library
Orangevale Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime with Miss Amanda is a story and song program for toddlers and their caregivers. Get ready to celebrate reading from your fingers to your toes! Don't forget to pick up your Summer Reading Program game sheet for your chance to win fabulous prizes.
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
NO STORYTIME AUGUST 27th! Join the youth services librarian at Central Library for a rockin' storytime full of songs, fingerplays and books galore! Designed for children ages 3-5.
Location
Kids Place
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Join Miss Amanda for a storytime especially for prereaders and their caregivers. We'll sing songs, act out rhymes, and share great books.
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Our Job Coach will help you look for jobs and create and upload a resume, along with teaching you to use JobNow, a powerful online tool for job hunters. Please bring a current resume on a flash drive to get started. If you do not have a flash drive, please bring a hard copy of your current resume. Session lasts for an hour.
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Preschoolers age 3 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplay activities designed to build early literacy skills.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Toddlers and their caregivers will enjoy fun songs, stories and action rhymes. Toddler storytime is 25 minutes long.

Storytime is held year-round except for the months of December, April, and August.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Story time returns next week (September 10th). Prepare by making bookmarks with stamp pads or stickers.
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
The Rules of #OITNB Book Club
1. You do not talk about #OITNB Book Club
2. You do not talk about #OITNB Book Club
3. One episode at a time
4. No notes
5. Conversations will go on as long as they have to
6. If this is your first day at #OITNB Book Club, you have to talk
Library
North Sacramento-Hagginwood Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:55 AM
Description
Listen, sing, play, create and have FUN at our Toddler storytime program! Each week features either a craft activity or "stay and play" time featuring developmentally appropriate toys and sensory materials. Don't miss it!
Location
Arden-Dimick Meeting Room
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Our Job Coach will help you look for jobs and create and upload a resume, along with teaching you to use JobNow, a powerful online tool for job hunters. Please bring a current resume on a flash drive to get started. If you do not have a flash drive, please bring a hard copy of your current resume. Session lasts for an hour.
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
Description
Book an appointment with the Business Librarian and we will help you find the information you need.

Whether you are thinking of starting a business, are in business and need help locating an answer, or just want to learn more about the
Library’s business resources, the Business Librarian is eager to help you get started today.

Sessions are fifty minutes and meet in the GED Center on the second floor of the Central Library.
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Do you need help with researching your family’s history? Central Library’s volunteer genealogists are available to assist you with a free, 45-minute session in the Genealogy Center on the 2nd Floor. Appointments are offered on Wednesdays at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 pm. To make an appointment, please call the library at 916-264-2920, or visit the Central Library in person.
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Learn to: Use social media, sell and buy stuff on craigslist, format your resume, create a website, or just navigate your computer!

Please include a brief description of the issue you are experiencing so we may better serve you.
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Homework Help will return on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at 2:00 p.m.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Do you need help using the internet? Would you like to learn how to navigate your eReader? Do you need to learn new skills in programs such as Microsoft office? You can schedule a one on one session with our technology assistant.

Make sure to stop by the front desk and ask for an appointment.
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
E-Reader Help is available from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Bring your device with you. Sign up at the service desk or stop by for the next
available appointment.
Library
McClatchy Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Have a computer issue? Can’t figure out how to get your laptop onto the wifi? Want to learn to get Zinio magazines or Overdrive e-books on to your tablet, phone or other device? Come get one-on-one tech help at the North Natomas branch of the library. Register at saclibrary.org or call 916-264-2920.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Want to know more about the resources the library has to offer? Looking for tips and tools to use for school? If yes, drop in to our open house to learn about our valuable databases, materials and more! For those who don’t have library cards yet be sure to bring photo ID (and proof of address if it is not current on your ID) so we can hook you up with the best deal in town!
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Looking for a job? Need help?
Come meet one-on-one with a trained job coach who will help you spruce up your resume, build better job searching techniques, learn how to ace the interview, and more!

Sign up for a 3:30-4:30pm appointment online or at the Service Desk. Walk-ins are welcome when there are no prior reservations.
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Drop-in homework help for school-age and high school students is available on Wednesdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades K-12 with homework assignments.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Get drop-in homework help for students in grades Kindergarten through 8th every Wednesday.
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Which is best? The book? Or the movie made from the book? Should you read the book first or see the movie? You may pick up the book at our first meeting, and see the movie at the end of the month at the Franklin Community Library. In October, at our second meeting, we will compare the two, and you will receive the next book in our series. Bring your thoughts, opinions, and ideas to share in our books to movies to help determine the format for discussion, and choose the titles for books to movies! This free program is for teens only.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Our job coach is here Wednesdays from 1-3 pm to assist customers with job hunting, resume help, interviewing tips, etc.
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Select and watch featured anime DVDs! Enjoy Japanese snacks while discussing new and classic anime shows. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the North Highlands-Antelope Library.

Teens only!
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join neighborhood favorite Mr. Cooper for 30 minutes of music time and freeze dancing for ages 3 to 7 years.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Have a computer issue? Can’t figure out how to get your laptop onto the wifi? Want to learn to get Zinio magazines or Overdrive e-books on to your tablet, phone or other device? Come get one-on-one tech help at the North Natomas branch of the library. Register at saclibrary.org or call 916-264-2920.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Do you want to learn to play chess? Do you already know how to play? All skill levels are welcome to join us at our Chess Club! We will meet the first Wednesday of each month from 4:15-5:15 and we will have an instructor to teach beginners. All supplies will be provided. Bring a snack if you like.

Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Looking for a job? Need help?
Come meet one-on-one with a trained job coach who will help you spruce up your resume, build better job searching techniques, learn how to ace the interview, and more!

Sign up for a 4:30-5:30pm appointment online or at the Service Desk. Walk-ins are welcome when there are no prior reservations.
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
916 Ink: Rio Youth Writer's Guild is a workshop for young people, age 6 to 17. Over the course of this free, twelve week program, local authors will work with students on various forms of writing, including: fiction; poetry; and songwriting. We will meet each Wednesday from 4:30 to 5:45 beginning September 3rd. No need to register. The only requirements are an imagination and the ability to write. Come join us and prepare to be amazing. The program will led by local singer/songwriter and author Danny (DJ) Stipe.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Questions about how to use your computer? We can help you with basic functions, email, and using the Internet. Bring you own computer or practice with ours. Half-hour and one-hour sessions are available and an appointment is required. Sign up at the information desk at the Carmichael Library. If no appointments are scheduled on the help session dates, the service will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Join the Elk Grove Library book club. This month's title is the Orphan Train Christina Baker Kline.
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us for a great Open House at the library, featuring musicians The Poodlums, database demonstrations, library card signups, raffles, free henna tattoos, refreshments and more. Check it out: Get A FREE Library Card....and books are just the beginning!
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Talk about the book, play games, and have fun! This month we will be discussing "Treasure Hunters," by James Patterson. Pick up a copy at the front desk! (Ebooks also available in Overdrive and 3M Cloud).
Location
Arden-Dimick Meeting Room
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Carmichael Library History Book Club meets monthly to discuss a non-fiction or historical fiction book. Help us decide which is truer: fact or fiction! Please bring a snack to share and join us as we dive into history books. This month's title is A Disposition to be Rich by Geoffrey C. Ward
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
We're not experts but we love a good movie. Each month we watch a selected film at home and then discuss it at the library. The movie for September is The Odd Couple (1967) starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
¡Póngase en forma y diviértase bailando!
Get in shape and have fun dancing!
Library
Walnut Grove Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Love your library! Come join us and find out how you can support the Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Time
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Bring your child to the library to read aloud to a quiet, friendly dog. Each dog is attended by an adult volunteer, and both are trained and licensed by Therapy Dogs, Inc. Children who read to the dogs can earn a book of their choice from our collection of books provided by the Friends of the Fair Oaks Library. And for our December program, we are encouraging participants to come in their pajamas!
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

If you have registered for a program before, enter your user name and password and click on the Login button. New users click on the Sign Me Up button.
Instructions
Sign up and receive a complimentary ticket to a Kings game! Must be accompanied by a paying adult ticket. Available to the first 40,000 patrons signed up.

Log in and track the books you read.

Keep reading all summer long!
Your First 5 logged books will win you a free book (kids and teens) or book bag (adults) and enter you into the prize drawing.
Every additional 5 books you log earns an entry in the prize drawing.

You could win an iPad mini (one for each age group)
or a Barnes and Noble gift card (three per location)!

For Teens Only: Badges!
Use your Credly to store the badges that you earn by reading over the summer. You can then share your badges on your social network. You will get badges for:

Author Stalker – read 4 books by the same author
Genre Monogamist – Read 4 books in the same genre
Chronicler – Review 5 books
Bibliophile – Log 5 books during summer reading
Bibliomaniac – Log 10 books during summer reading



Reviews
Books Read:
McBroom the Rainmaker
Author
Sid Fleischman
Genre
Other
Books Read:
The English Girl
Author
Daniel Silva
Books Read:
Nancy drew sleight of Dan
Books Read:
Plane Pals
Books Read:
fancy nancy: pajama day