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Summer Reading Events
Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
An on going sale during open library hours of hardback and paperback books at very low prices. Current book prices are 25₵ per book or 5 books for $1.
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
Time
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
AARP is providing tax help to senior citizens by appointment only. Please call 2-1-1 to make an appointment.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Toddlers and their caregivers will enjoy fun songs, stories, and fingerplays!

Additional parking can be found south of the library at Journey Church, located at 9645 Elk Grove Florin Road.
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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.
Location
North Natomas Meeting Room
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Talk, sing, read, write, and play with us! Toddlers ages 18 months – 3 years and their caregivers are invited to join Ms. Julia for 30 minutes of fun songs, rhymes, stories, and fingerplays, all designed to build early literacy skills. A play-time with age-appropriate, educational toys follows this program.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Have fun with rhymes, songs, books and other language-building play for babies 0-24 months and their grownups.
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us for a fun "Mother Goose on the Loose" storytime for kids ages 1 - 3 yrs. old. We'll have rhymes, stories, fingerplays, music and more! Two sessions are available: 10:00am and 11:00am and no registration is required. See you there!
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us at the library for Wednesday morning storytimes for toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers! Each week we'll read three different stories, sing songs, do some activities, and meet afterward to play. Get ready to celebrate reading from your fingers to your toes!
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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, March 04, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) will be providing weekly ESL classes in the community room at the Arcade Library for their newly resettled refugees. The class will be family centered, meaning parents and children may both be present. Course cycles are meant to be 2 hours per week for a minimum of 8 weeks.
Location
Arcade Meeting Room
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Location
McKinley Room A East Sac Room
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Do you want to learn how to use a computer? Then join us for this free, self paced 6 week workshop. You will learn how to use the mouse and keyboard; how to access the internet, and much more! Bring your curiosity and your questions, and together we will find the answers.

This program is brought to you by the OASIS institute and Friends of the Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
Bond with your baby and make new friends! Babies ages birth – 24 months and their caregivers are invited to join Ms. Julia for this fun storytime full of songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories, designed just for babies’ early literacy development! This is a free program hosted by the Franklin Community Library.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Stories, songs, and more for children aged 3-5 and their grownups.
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a fun "Mother Goose on the Loose" storytime for kids ages 1 - 3 yrs. old. We'll have rhymes, stories, fingerplays, music and more! Two sessions are available: 10:00am and 11:00am and no registration is required. See you there!
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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.
Location
North Natomas Meeting Room
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Description
This advanced English as a Second Language class is taught by Toni
Chapralis to enhance conversational skills. All teens and adults are welcome to join this weekly class.
Location
Small Community Room
Library
McClatchy Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 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, March 04, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
AARP volunteers will provide free help filing your tax return. Preference is given to seniors and to low- and moderate-income filers. Reservations are required. Call 211 starting January 20 to register.
Location
Arden-Dimick Meeting Room
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Need help figuring out your homework or special assignment? A Homework Coach at the Galt-Marian O. Lawrence Library will be here every Wednesday afternoon at the large table in the children's area from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to help guide you to success. Free assistance is available to students in all grades from K-8 who may drop in for homework help any time during the posted hours. Coaches will provide students with a positive and consistent environment that helps students develop effective study skills, complete assignments, and learn from dedicated volunteers. homework@saclibrary.org
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Now offering one on one, walk-in service for patrons who need basic technology help, such as creating e-mail accounts, using the internet or downloading ebooks for e-Readers. All sessions are first come, first served and last 30 minutes.
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is a 1/2 hour. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is a 1/2 hour. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 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 an appointment online or at the Service Desk. Walk-ins are welcome when there are no prior reservations. Register at saclibrary.org or call 916-264-2920.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is a 1/2 hour. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Don’t get frustrated, get FREE help!

If you have questions about downloading library books on your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader feel free to drop-in for some tech help. Please be sure to bring your device along with your questions!

If you’re using a library computer or laptop, our tech volunteer will also be able to answer basic internet, printing, and e-mail questions.

All you have to do is ask!
Library
Orangevale Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Students in grades K-12 can get help on homework assignments from volunteer homework coaches.
Location
North Natomas Meeting Room
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Drop-in homework help for school-age students is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades 1-8 with homework assignments.
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Come spend the afternoon playing and building with LEGO! Plenty of LEGO blocks await you. LEGO blocks are for ages 5 and up; we will have Duplo blocks for kids 4 and under.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Our Homework Coach will offer free homework assistance to students grades 1-8 on Wednesdays from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm.
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Through TAB, teens learn and develop leadership and teamwork skills , goal setting and management, select book titles and other materials, earn community service hours and have fun. This free teen program is hosted by the Franklin Community Library.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Drop-in homework help for school-age and high school students is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 pm. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades K-12 with homework assignments.
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is a 1/2 hour. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Drop-in homework help for school-age and high school students is available on Wednesdays from 4:00 - 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, March 04, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Select and watch 2 to 3 episodes of featured anime shows! Enjoy Japanese snacks and socialize with fellow fans, and don't forget to vote on what the club should watch next. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the North Highlands-Antelope Library.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 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 anappointment online or at the Service Desk. Walk-ins are welcome when there are no prior reservations. Register at saclibrary.org or call 916-264-2920.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Youth ages 12-18 are invited to create original projects with a variety of tools. New project every month, all materials provided. Learn about science and technology while creating cool things you can take home. Join the Maker movement!
This month: Design and build your own flying machine. We will discuss the science of physics in flight. Testing will be held on Thursday, March 12 @ 4:00 p.m. outside the library. Recognition for top performers in height and distance flown.
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
This course focuses on intermediate word processing skills like formatting longer documents, using clipart, using templates and styles, and creating and editing tables. This is a follow-up to the Oasis Connections course, Introduction to Microsoft Word. If you haven’t taken that course, you should at least be familiar with the basic features and functions of Microsoft Word. By registering for the March 4th class, you are committing to all six sessions--3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, and 4/8. Location: 3rd floor, Technology Lab
Location
3rd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Select a design template, pick your colors, assemble your beads, and TA-DA! Show off your perler bead design to any and all.
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Talk about the book, play games, and have fun! This month we will be reading "100 Cupboards," by N. D. Wilson.
Location
Arden-Dimick Meeting Room
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Trained volunteers serve as Homework Coaches and Teen Mentors to students in grades 1-8, offering free homework assistance in all subject areas.
Adults and teens interested in becoming part of our Homework Zone team are encouraged to speak with the Youth Services librarian at the front desk.
This program is made possible with the help of volunteers, and is subject to cancellation depending on their availability. If you would like to volunteer as a Homework Coach (and help us to keep our program running so we can help more kids!) feel free to inquire for more information at the front desk.
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Now offering one on one, walk-in service for patrons who need computer help, such as creating e-mail accounts, or using the internet. All sessions are first come, first served.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Join the Elk Grove Library book club.
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Join us for lively and engaging discussion of a wide variety of titles. In March we will discuss Petrostate: Putin, Power, and the New Russia by Marshall Goldman. Copies of the next month's title will be available at the meeting, and in the library the following day up until the next meeting.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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 One Summer: America 1927 by Bill Bryson.
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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 film for March is Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), the last in our Audrey Hepburn series.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
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, March 04, 2015
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

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This week's session - Emerson & Thoreau: Nature & Transcendentalism

In this six session, module-based class, participants will hear a brief lecture about the topic, read works of the great 19th century American poets together in class and write their own poems. Critiques are offered by the instructor and fellow classmates in a friendly and supportive workshop style environment.

Each session is its own entity, so that a participant may choose to attend one class or all six and never feel lost. Writers at any level are welcome. Instruction by editor and published poet Frank Dixon Graham.
Location
McKinley Room D
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
An on going sale during open library hours of hardback and paperback books at very low prices. Current book prices are 25₵ per book or 5 books for $1.
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
1:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Description
Learn how to make bracelets and other super cool crafts using the Rainbow Loom. All materials & supplies provided by the library.

Aprenda a hacer pulseras y otras manualidades usando el Telar de Arcoiris. Todos los materiales proveidos por la biblioteca.
Library
Courtland Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Toddlers and their caregivers will enjoy fun songs, stories, and fingerplays. After the storytime, we will have a stay and play group or a simple craft. To ensure that storytime is a positive experience for all, attendance is limited to 40 children (they can bring as many adults as they want!).
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
9:45 AM - 10:45 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, March 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Children ages 3-5, along with their favorite adults, will enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, and crafts in these free programs. Join us every week for a different theme!
Location
Arcade Meeting Room
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
Time
10:15 AM - 10:55 AM
Description
Listen, sing, play, create and have FUN at our Preschool 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
Thursday, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Talk, sing, read, and play with us! Grownups are welcome to accompany litte ones most Thursday mornings for a fun storytime with books, songs, letters, and numbers. No need to register. Sponsored by the Friends of Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for fun songs, stories, fingerplays, and movement activities, all designed to build early literacy skills.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
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, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Children 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
Thursday, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Preschoolers ages three and older and their caregivers are invited to join us for fun songs, stories, fingerplays and a craft or play activity, all designed to build early literacy skills.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Join us for a fun Family Storytime at our Sunrise Mall program location, next to the UA Sunrise movie theaters. We'll have stories, songs, feltboards, games, crafts and more. Our program is geared to kids ages 1-6--all are welcome!
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
Visit the library for Storytime fun. Preschoolers (3-5yrs) and their caregivers will enjoy picture books, songs and action rhymes. Storytime is held year-round except for the months of April, August and December.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Do you have basic technology questions? Would you like to access our online apps to download free books with your eReader (do you want to know all the terms used in this sentence)? Set up a One on One session with our knowledgeable staff! We can show you how to access all our digital services and answer and other inquiries. Please set up an appointment on our third floor information desk or over the phone at 916.264.2920.
Location
3rd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
AARP is providing free tax help to senior citizens by appointment only. Please call 2-1-1 to make your appointment.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
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, March 05, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
All members of Sisters in Crime and the general public are invited to attend this planning session on attending the Boucheron Awards Mystery Writers' Convention.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Visit the library for Storytime fun. Preschoolers (3-5yrs) and their caregivers will enjoy picture books, songs and action rhymes. After storytime, everyone is welcome to Stay & Play with our new developmental toys and board books. Storytime is held year-round except for the months of April, August and December.
Library
North Sacramento-Hagginwood Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
E-reader help is available every week from 2-3:00p.m. Bring your device with you. Sign up at the service desk or stop by for the first
available appointment.
Library
McClatchy Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Have no fear, the Library is here...to help! Are you in need of some assistance with your laptop, eReader, or tablet? Maybe that new smart phone too? Belle Cooledge Library's Technology Assistant is available to help you with all of that, and more! Call or come on by to schedule an appointment today. See you soon!
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Bring your friends and enjoy a movie @ Carmichael Library - Free!
When the Game Stands Tall PG © Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.
Visit Carmichael Library for a list of up-coming movie titles
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Having trouble downloading library ebooks and audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, ipad, or other mobile device? Come up to the public services 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 Overdrive and 3M cloud apps.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
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.
Library
Orangevale Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come learn to knit on a circular loom or learn how to knit hats, scarves and other clothing items. Please bring your own yarn and loom or learn what equipment you will need.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Having trouble downloading library ebooks and audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or other mobile device? Come to our drop-in eReader help hour Thursdays at 3 pm. Our Technology Assistant will walk you through the steps of downloading successfully using the Overdrive and 3M cloud apps.
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Play Minecraft, an open world, adventure building game. You will gather materials to build the best creation you can imagine.
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Drop-in homework help for school-age students is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades 1-8 with homework assignments.
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 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, March 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Are you a voracious reader? A lover of fine fiction? Enjoy discussing recent reads with others? The Teen Book Club @ Fair Oaks meets the First Thursday of every month in the Teen Area at 3:30 to discuss our book of the month.

Must be 13-17 to participate.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Looking for something fun to do after school? Join us for some homework help and fun with the Explore & More program, presented by the Colonial Heights Neighborhood Association! Each Thursday afternoon we’ll have an hour of homework help, as well as an hour of arts, crafts, board games, Lego building, science experiments, and more!
Location
Colonial Heights Meeting Room
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
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
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Need Homework Help?

Free drop-in Homework Help for students in grades 1-8 with trained teen volunteers.

Help is available in all subject areas, including support to develop reading skills.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
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 - 4:30 pm
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Get homework help with a volunteer homework coach! Available for students in grades kindergarten through 3rd grade throughout the school year. Sessions are first-come, first-served. Reservations are not needed.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Drop-in homework help for school-age and high school students is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 pm. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades K-12 with homework assignments.
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Come get your dress! Community donations of dresses, accessories, and other formal wear will be given away FREE to youth ages 13-19 (please bring your school ID).

How to participate:
1. Tell your friends and classmates to donate their lightly used formal wear, and invite them to a giveaway event.
2. Do not wear makeup that may get on the dresses.
3. Attend a giveaway event wearing under-clothing that makes it easy to change in and out of dresses (e.g. yoga shorts, sports bras, leotards) as there will be limited changing space/privacy.

Must be 13-19 to participate in this program.
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Dr. Seuss' 111th birthday with reading and listening to your favorite Seuss' stories such as Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs & Ham, the Lorax and others. We will enjoy even more activities and prizes this year and don't forget--there will be plenty of cake and Grinch Punch. Teen and parent volunteers are welcome! Free admission.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Do you like to investigate, create and get messy? Join the afterschool science club at Southgate Library and explore every Thursday with fun hands-on science activities. Kids in grades K-8 welcome.
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Assistance is available every Thursday evening between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to learn how to download eBooks to any eReader. No appointment is necessary.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
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
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Become a "dama" enthusiast! Learn new tricks, showcase your skills, and have fun with this popular Japanese skill toy! Bring your own kendama or use one of ours. Beginners are welcome!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Rancho Cordova Library.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for a free movie and popcorn for all ages! This week: Mary Poppins (1964) from Walt Disney Pictures, starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. Rated G. This program is hosted by Franklin Community Library.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your knitting needles, crochet hooks, yarn, and projects to work on. Share your skills and pick up new ones. All skill levels are welcome.
Location
North Natomas Meeting Room
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
An on going sale during open library hours of hardback and paperback books at very low prices. Current book prices are 25₵ per book or 5 books for $1.
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
1:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Description
Learn how to make bracelets and other super cool crafts using the Rainbow Loom. All materials & supplies provided by the library.

Aprenda a hacer pulseras y otras manualidades usando el Telar de Arcoiris. Todos los materiales proveidos por la biblioteca.
Library
Courtland Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Description
The AARP Tax-Aide program provides free tax assistance for senior and people with low-to-moderate income. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 211.
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
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, March 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join us for an open sewing time for quilters, sewers, and embroiderers. Get together with fellow needlework enthusiasts to sew, work on any project you choose, meet some new people, and share ideas. Bring your own equipment and supplies and work on your own projects. We provide irons and ironing boards and extension cords. This program is offered in collaboration with the River City Quilters Guild.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
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, March 06, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
The Job Coach will return on Friday, March 13, at 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
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.
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 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!
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
The ESL Coach will return on Friday, March 13, at 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Learn what you can be doing in your garden now, take an armchair garden tour, or share tips and information with other gardeners. No Meeting in July 2014 due to Holiday Closure. Special guest gardeners at many of our meetings! We may plan field trips to gardens as well. Sponsored by the Rancho Cordova Branch Friends' Group.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Looking for a fun way to boost reading skills while making new friends? Then join us for our Read to a Dog program! Kids are invited to bring their own books or borrow one from our fabulous collection, then read aloud to a furry friend. Sign up inside the library for 10-15 minute sessions.

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

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 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 2:00-3:00pm appointment online or at the Service Desk. Walk-ins are welcome when there are no prior reservations.
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 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
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Are you between the ages of 8-12 years of age and do you love to read? If so, then you are invited to come to the library on the first Friday of the month to read a book chosen by the Reading Kids or by the librarian. Treats to eat will be served. Please check with staff to see if there is room to attend this month.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join the art beast in our March Art for All event "stained glass trees".

Exercise your creativity as you design beautiful & colorful collages layering materials like tissue paper, glue or construction paper.

Art for All is designed and intended for participants of all ages!
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come by the South Natomas Library and play some Minecraft! You may even win an official Minecraft book!
Location
South Natomas Meeting Room
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Come celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday with this Dr. Seuss-themed party! We will read a Dr. Seuss story, make slimy oobleck, create our own Dr. Seuss crafts and creations, and enjoy Dr. Seuss-themed snacks.
Location
McKinley Room B & C (Upstairs)
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come pour yourself a cup of tea, pick up a copy of the official book club pick or select another book of your own, and discuss them with other teens. Gush over the ones you love, rant about the ones you hate, and try out new authors to discover your next favorite book.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
Learn about Arcade's 3D printing center and do some 3d modeling with SketchUp.
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends and his robot companion Baymax in Disney Animation's adaptation of the popular Marvel Comics series.
Library
North Sacramento-Hagginwood Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Description
The Food Literacy Center will present a program featuring famous women chefs including Julia Child and Ruth Reichl. We will make inspiring cards for the special women in our lives, learn about French cooking, and make a tasty treat inspired by Julia Child. We’ll read I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child.
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
6:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join us for minecraft and wii at the Arden Dimick Library. We will play Wii games and create on a Minecraft server. Registration required for this after hours event
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
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, March 07, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
An on going sale during open library hours of hardback and paperback books at very low prices. Current book prices are 25₵ per book or 5 books for $1.
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Description
Attend volunteer training for teens at North Highlands-Antelope Library, and get a one-hour tutorial on quick and easy ways you can help out around the library. Take a tour and learn about how the shelves are organized, how to help with programs, and more. Come to the library any time after the training, and receive community service credit using what you've learned!
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join the Friends and support your library!
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Bring your baby or toddler (from birth to about 2 and a half years of age) to an early literacy-based storytime filled with songs, action rhymes, finger plays, and books. Besides sharing these activities with your child, you will discover new and favorite books to enjoy together. A play-time with age-appropriate, educational toys follows this program.

Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Are you curious about ebooks but not sure how to get started? Is your tablet or ereader a mystery? Do you need basic computer help such as creating e-mail accounts and using the internet? Come by the McKinley Library and meet with a Technology Assistant! Sessions are first come, first served and last 30 minutes.
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Kính mời quí vị tham gia chương trình tập Khí Công và Thực Hành Thiền để Cải Thiện Sức Khoẻ và Điều Hoà Thân Tâm tại Community Room. Xin mang theo Yoga Mat để tập Khí Công.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
You're invited to a special celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday (March 2). Sacramento Public Library Director Rivkah Sass (and her sidekick Abe), former City Councilmember Robbie Waters, Lt. Terrell Marshall, and award-winning author JaNay Brown-Wood will share some of their favorite stories.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Make new friends or meet up with old friends. Chat with others from the community while enjoying coffee, tea, and refreshments. First Saturday of every month. Sponsored by the Rancho Cordova Branch Friends' Group. Seniors count from age 55+ on.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
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, March 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 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!


By appointment only - please sign up in advance by filling out the form linked above, or with staff in the library.
Library
Orangevale Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
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, March 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Make a difference in your community by volunteering at the library.
Teen volunteer training is on the first Saturday of the month and begins at 10:30 a.m.

Teen volunteer training will not be offered in July, August, and December. Please check the branch for the most current volunteer training schedule.
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This is the second of a 6-month series on healthy living for boomers. This month we'll discuss preparing for spring time gardening. We'll make a garden craft and snack on some healthy cool weather gardening snacks.
Library
Isleton Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
This Saturday we will be hearing from Hawks, Honkers and Hoots about local birds, bird watching and conservation. Join us for this interesting and educational program!
We meet the first Saturday of each month in the Community Room from 11 AM - 1 PM

This program funded by the Friends of the Fair Oaks Library
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Want to help out at Sylvan Oaks Library? Let us show you the ropes!
Teens between the ages 14-17 are required to undergo training before volunteering at the library. Trainings are held on the first Saturday of every month of the school year (except November and December). Those attending the training will get 2 logged volunteer hours. We request volunteers schedule their shifts with their coordinator in advance, not to exceed 2 hours a day, Tuesday-Saturday. Please remember to visit our Volunteer page and fill out an application: http://www.saclibrary.org/FAQ/Volunteer/. Thank you for your volunteer service!
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for Big Hero 6. Rated PG.
Location
Martin Luther King, Jr. Meeting Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Boost school-age reading ability by reading to a specially trained therapy dog! Dogs are accompanied by their trained adult volunteers. Bring a favorite book or select one from the library’s collection and enjoy reading to a furry friend. This free program is hosted by the Franklin Community Library and is open to the public.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Want to read free books on your tablet, eReader, or smart phone? 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, March 07, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Interested in volunteering at the Central Library? It's a great way to serve the community and earn valuable experience! Join us at 11:00 AM for volunteer orientation. Parents are not required to attend with their teens (ages 12-17), but are welcome to if they prefer. Please remember to visit our Volunteer page and fill out an application: http://www.saclibrary.org/FAQ/Volunteer/. Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the library!
Location
Teen Underground
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Description
If you like to read and you like to talk about books, look no further than the Pocket Library book discussion group. The group reads a wide variety of books to challenge the minds and interests of all group members. The title for discussion is The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Having trouble translating your skills to paper? Or does your resume just need a final polish? Librarian (and former English teacher) Nathan Milos will lead a two hour session on how to improve your existing resume or create one from scratch. (Nathan will also schedule appointments to meet with each participant on dates following the initial session for one-on-one help and feedback). Space is limited, so please register in advance on our webpage or at the library front desk.
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
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, March 07, 2015
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, March 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Every Saturday is story time. Please join us at 1 P.M. and venture into your child’s stories!
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Drop in for one-on-one help learning how to download books to any 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, March 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 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.
Library
Orangevale Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
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, March 07, 2015
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, March 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Need help using your computer, mobile, or eReader devices? Need help with email, Microsoft Word, or just using the internet?
Come in and meet with our Technology Assistant!
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come get your dress! Community donations of dresses, accessories, and other formal wear will be given away FREE to youth ages 13-19 (please bring your school ID). Please wear under-clothing that makes it easy to change in and out of dresses (e.g., yoga shorts, sports bras, leotards) as there will be limited changing space/privacy.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Join historian Annette Kassis on an exploration of this wet – and dry – snapshot of the River City, which had ties to rum-running up and down the California coast. Annette will sign copies of “Prohibition in Sacramento,” available for purchase at the program.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
2:00 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 Cleo, who is accompanied by her trained adult volunteer.
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
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, March 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Having trouble downloading library ebooks and audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, ipad, or other mobile device? Come up to the public services 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 Overdrive and 3M cloud apps.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
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, March 07, 2015
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, March 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Let's get artistic, messy, and creative with watercolor paints. Learn to lift, wash, and mingle paints. You may end up with something spectacular! This program is sponsored by the Friends of Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Do you have basic technology questions? Would you like to access our online apps to download free books with your eReader (do you want to know all the terms used in this sentence)? Set up a One on One session with our knowledgeable staff! We can show you how to access all our digital services and answer and other inquiries. Please set up an appointment on our third floor information desk or over the phone at 916.264.2920.
Location
3rd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Have fun with us at Del Paso Heights Library and our Lego collection.
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
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
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Description
A Who Dun' It at the library. Come interview our cast of characters and see if you can figure out who murdered the librarian!
Location
Arden-Dimick Meeting Room
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Stop by the Teen Underground to pick up your copy of the Website Scavenger Hunt - the answers to all of the questions can be found by exploring our website! Return your completed answer sheet to the desk in the Teen Underground by closing on Saturday, March 14. You get a piece of candy for entering, and the person with the most correct answers wins a prize! (In the event of a tie, a winner will be drawn at random from the highest-scoring entries.) Good luck!

This is a Teen Tech Week program.
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Please note that this storytime will be held at Verge Center for the Arts, 625 S St., Sacramento!

Be a part of Verge's Couch Bleacher Installation!

Cozy up on a wall of couches and hear stories with Mr. Nate, from Belle Cooledge Library.

Parents and kids ages 2 to 9 years old are invited to take part in this fun, interactive storytime with a hands-on activity from 11am to 12pm.

Bring your imaginations and leave those couch potatoes at home!

Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
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, March 08, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 2:30 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.

SUNDAY HOURS (two walk-in slots available):
12:30pm - 1:30pm and 1:30pm - 2:30pm

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

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
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 the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sundays of the month 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.
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Families and children are invited to Kids' Place to see a truly incredible magic show. Prepared to be dazzled by the incredible magic of Andy Amyx!

Street parking is free on Sundays.
Location
Kids Place
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Are you interested in learning how herbs and food contribute to your well-being? Or how acupuncture and acupressure impact the body's sensation? If so, come join us as we host Mi Kuen Wong for a special presentation on the use of Chinese Medicine to improve your health. Mi Kuen Wong, a third generation Chinese Medicine Practioner, has over 20 years of clinical experience in practicing acupuncture, herbal medicine, and acupressure, and is a licensed of acupuncturist in California.
This presentation is the third part of a four part series emphasizing the cultural contributions of Chinese and Chinese Americans in the Sacramento region.
Location
Galleria West Meeting Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
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
Monday, March 09, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Stop by the Teen Underground to pick up your copy of the Website Scavenger Hunt - the answers to all of the questions can be found by exploring our website! Return your completed answer sheet to the desk in the Teen Underground by closing on Saturday, March 14. You get a piece of candy for entering, and the person with the most correct answers wins a prize! (In the event of a tie, a winner will be drawn at random from the highest-scoring entries.) Good luck!

This is a Teen Tech Week program.
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 09, 2015
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
Monday, March 09, 2015
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
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Stop by the Teen Underground to pick up your copy of the Website Scavenger Hunt - the answers to all of the questions can be found by exploring our website! Return your completed answer sheet to the desk in the Teen Underground by closing on Saturday, March 14. You get a piece of candy for entering, and the person with the most correct answers wins a prize! (In the event of a tie, a winner will be drawn at random from the highest-scoring entries.) Good luck!

This is a Teen Tech Week program.
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
An on going sale during open library hours of hardback and paperback books at very low prices. Current book prices are 25₵ per book or 5 books for $1.
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Description

The AARP Tax-Aide program provides free tax assistance for seniors and people with low-to-moderate income. Appointments are required, and can be made by calling 211.


Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Talk, sing, read, write, and play with us! Preschoolers ages 3 - 5 years and their caregivers are invited to join Ms. Julia for 30 minutes of fun songs, rhymes, stories, and fingerplays, all designed to build early literacy skills. A play-time with age-appropriate, educational toys follows this program. This is a free program hosted by the Franklin Community Library.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Please join us every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. for books, songs, stories and fun. Miss Lindsey and her guitar always make this story time a fun event. Everyone is welcome to "stay and play" after with our fabulous toys.
Location
Large Community Room
Library
McClatchy Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, and 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
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Description
Teens are invited to craft on the go, ask for a DIY grab bag available thru Saturday, March 21, celebrating Teen Tech week 2015!
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Description
Can you guess what 2 old school technology machines once comprised the many items in the jar? Examine the pieces carefully, including the items next to the jar, and write down your guesses of the names of those 2 machines. On Saturday, March 14, at 3:00 p.m., the winner will be announced. In case of several correct answers, there will be a drawing from the correct guesses for one winner who will receive a gift card from a local yogurt shop.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 10:55 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, March 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for fun songs, rhymes, stories, and movement activities designed for children who are walking to 3 years old.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description

Get help with your job search, resume, and 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
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us in celebrating the opening of our Veterans Resource Station and War Comes Home: The Legacy exhibit. The center provides assistance through trained volunteers who can connect veterans and their families to benefits, resources and provides access to books, DVDs and other materials.
The station is made possible by the Library Services & Technology Act (LSTA) Grant.
War Comes Home: The Legacy shares personal correspondence of veterans from nearly every conflict in U. S. history. The exhibit offers insight into the thoughts and emotions of veterans and their families upon homecoming. Exhibit located in the library lobby.
The exhibit is a partnership between Cal Humanities, California State Library and Exhibit Envoy.
Location
2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
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
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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, March 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, and 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
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Do you have basic technology questions? Would you like to access our online apps to download free books with your eReader (do you want to know all the terms used in this sentence)? Set up a One on One session with our knowledgeable staff! We can show you how to access all our digital services and answer and other inquiries. Please set up an appointment on our third floor information desk or over the phone at 916.264.2920.
Location
3rd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
Time
11:25 AM - 11:55 AM
Description
7th and 8th graders are invited to talk about books over lunch. This program is scheduled to coincide with the School of Engineering and Sciences' middle school lunch period, but homeschoolers are also welcome to join!
The middle school book group will take place inside the Teen Room.
Sponsored in part by the Pocket-Greenhaven Friends of the Library.
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, and 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
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, and 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
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Don't get frustrated, get help! Book a one-on-one technology help session with your local librarian. Bring your own device. We will help you troubleshoot it. Email, web pages and library services - we can walk you through it. Stop by the library or call (916)264-2920 to register.
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
12:30 PM - 12:55 PM
Description
9th-12th graders are invited to talk about books over lunch. This program is scheduled to coincide with the School of Engineering and Sciences' high school lunch period, but homeschoolers are also welcome to join!
The high school book group will usually take place inside the Community Room, but if we're not in there, look for us inside the Teen Room.
Sponsored in part by the Pocket-Greenhaven Friends of the Library.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Local teens in need can come to the library and get a gently-used prom dress for free!

Over the months of January and February, North Highlands-Antelope Library will be accepting donations of clean dresses in good condition, and give them away to teens attending the Prom Dress Drive event. Dress availability is first come, first served. Visit the library to ask about the event, or to donate a dress. Dresses can also be donated and picked up at Sylvan Oaks Library, Fair Oaks Library, Rancho Cordova Library, South Natomas Library, and Valley Hi-North Laguna Library.

Sponsored by the North Highlands-Antelope Teen Advisory Board.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
On Tuesdays, 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, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Need help figuring out your homework or special assignment? A Homework Coach at the Galt-Marian O. Lawrence Library will be here every Tuesday afternoon at the large table in the children's area from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to help guide you to success. Free assistance is available to students in all grades from K-8 who may drop in for homework help any time during the posted hours. Coaches will provide students with a positive and consistent environment that helps students develop effective study skills, complete assignments, and learn from dedicated volunteers. homework@saclibrary.org
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Learn the essentials of online safety.
Location
Martin Luther King, Jr. Meeting Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
If you have a basic computer/internet/e-mail question, or questions about your e-device (tablets, smartphones, e-Readers), make an appointment to talk with our technology assistant. If no appointments are made, sessions will be fist come, first served. Bring your device, if possible, and your questions. Hope to see you there.
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Free homework help for grades 1 through 8 on a drop-in basis, Tuesdays 3:30-5:30pm in the community room and Wednesdays 5:30-7:30pm inside the kids' area of the library. Please note that March 31 and April 1 fall over Spring Break and thus we will not have Homework Zone that week.

This program is made possible with the help of volunteers, and is subject to cancellation depending on their availability. If you would like to volunteer as a Homework Coach (and help us to keep our program running so we can help more kids!) feel free to inquire for more information at the front desk.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Drop-in homework help for school-age students is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades 1-8 with homework assignments.
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Get drop-in homework help for school-age students on Tuesdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to help students in grades K-8 with homework assignments.
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Are you an aspiring playwright? Creating comics? Writing the next great American novel? Each month on the second Tuesday, teen writers can gather at the Fair Oaks Library to share their writing, trade tips and talk about new ideas. You can also just drop by for some quality writing time.

Must be 12-18 years old in order to participate.
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Enjoy a movie at the library. Seating is limited! This free movie program is for teens only and is hosted by Franklin Community Library.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Drop-in homework help for school-age and high school students is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 pm. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades K-12 with homework assignments.
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Learn about the power of magnets, their impact on the world, and then design your own!
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
If you have a basic computer/internet/e-mail question, or questions about your e-device (tablets, smartphones, e-Readers), make an appointment to talk with our technology assistant. If no appointments are made, sessions will be fist come, first served. Bring your device, if possible, and your questions. Hope to see you there.
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
3:45 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
Get drop-in homework help for students in grades Kindergarten through 8th every Tuesday.
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Need volunteer hours? Apply online and then drop by for an interview and orientation.
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Play Minecraft, an open world, adventure/building game. You will gather materials to build the best creation you can imagine.
We will have 12 laptops reserved for this special event, first come first served.
Teen Tuesdays is every second Tuesday of the month.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Kids will learn about famous women chefs including Julia Child and Ruth Reichl. We'll make inspiring cards for the special women in our lives, learn about French cooking and make a tasty treat. The featured book is: I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child.
See you there!
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join our monthly block party and make a mess creatively with an amazing selection of Legos, Duplos, and Megablocks. Engineer something new or build something classic!

This month we'll learn about and build cars - with a set of hot wheel tracks to build with!

For builders of all ages!
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
We have a volunteer ready to help individuals one-on-one with job searching and using online library resources. Our database, Career Center, offers live help fixing resumes and provides links to job websites.

For questions or to schedule an appointment,
call (916) 264-2920 or
email: JobCoachSOU@gmail.com
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Have you always wanted to build your own robot? Here's your chance! We will have LEGO robot building kits to lend out for the afternoon to anyone who wants to stretch their LEGO building muscles. This Teen Tech Week program is sponsored by the Friends of Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come join the fun with The Poodlums! Their interactive musical performances consist of original music focusing on movement, learning, language, imagination, and creativity. Don't miss it!
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Come on over to Belle Cooledge to schedule an appointment with our highly knowledgeable and very friendly Technology Assistant today to get some help or pointers with your eReader, tablet and smartphone needs.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Do you have basic technology questions? Would you like to access our online apps to download free books with your eReader (do you want to know all the terms used in this sentence)? Set up a One on One session with our knowledgeable staff! We can show you how to access all our digital services and answer and other inquiries. Please set up an appointment on our third floor information desk or over the phone at 916.264.2920.
Location
3rd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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, March 10, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle is a scholar-led film and discussion series. Created Equal is a National Endowment for the Humanities initiative to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Created Equal encourages discussion to revisit the history of civil rights in America and to reflect on the ideals of freedom and equality. Poet, social worker and social justice advocate Abe Sass will share his poetry and his personal experiences from the March on Washington. Clips from the film, Freedom Summer will be shown and discussed.
Created Equal is a project of National Endowment for the Humanities and Gelder Lehrman Institute of American History.
Location
Galleria West Meeting Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Have a book inside? We can print it for you. Join us to learn all about publishing your own book on the Espresso Book Machine.

In room 409 at the Central Library. Street parking free after 6:00PM. Free parking available Saturdays in the Jury Parking Lot at 8th and G.
Location
4th Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
This is the monthly All Friends' Board Meeting. The public is invited to attend.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova 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



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