Paws to Read @ the Sacramento Public Library
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Summer Reading Events
Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
For 20 years Steve and his partner, “Corny Crow,” have presented their unique show for children and adults throughout Canada, from the east to west coast in the U.S. for fairs, festivals, schools and libraries. Either performing his hilarious show on stage or presenting his humor with a message to schools, Steve’s warmth and humor comes through in all his performances.
This is a Summer Reading Program event.
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
August's theme: Paper Pet Portraits!

Participants of all ages will have the opportunity to create a portrait of their pets using fancy decorative papers, yarn, recycled scraps and much more!

This program is part of Sacramento Public Library's ‘Paws To Read’ Summer Reading Program.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Summer Reading! Want a new pet? Come to Southgate Library as we have fun creating pet rocks.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Learn to be a library Volunteer. This is a Summer Reading Program in June and August. Primarily, we need volunteers to shelve books. Thank you for thinking of the library.
Please note: NO MEETING JULY 4 2014, Library CLOSED.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
A lowly toy figure joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy.

Paws to Read Summer Reading Program
Library
North Sacramento-Hagginwood Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
After hours minecraft play in the library. Register for a spot to play minecraft with fellow enthusiasts. Bring your own account and equipment or play with ours. Snacks provided. For teens.
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Come watch a riveting Hollywood film and play Assassins (an advanced version of tag portrayed recently on Gossip Girl).
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Friday, August 01, 2014
Time
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Description
Join us for a free showing of The Lego Movie on the big screen in Belle Cooledge park next to the library. Grab a blanket, some pillows, and your family. Free popcorn will be available before the movie.

This program is generously sponsored by Councilmember Jay Schenirer (Sacramento City Council District 5) and the Friends of Belle Cooledge Library

This event is a part of Sacramento Public Library’s ‘Paws to Read’ Summer Reading Program.
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Like to take photos? Especially photos of your pets? Enter your photo in this contest for a chance to win prizes and have your photo displayed in the teen area through the month of August. Last day to submit photos is Saturday, August 2.
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Like to take photos? Especially photos of your pets? Enter your photo in this contest for a chance to win prizes and have your photo displayed in the library through the month of August. Last day to submit photos is Saturday, August 2. All ages welcome to participate.
Library
McClatchy Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Practice for the SAT with a real SAT test under real test conditions-just as if you were taking the actual SAT! Kaplan Test Prep will administer the practice test. The SAT practice test is open to all high school students.
Location
Galleria West Meeting Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join the Friends of the South Natomas Library and make a difference in your community! The Friends discuss fundraisers and ways to help support South Natomas Library programs and Lucky Day collections.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Calling all crafters! Come on out to the Del Paso Heights library to work on you special craft projects. Revieve help from our experienced members and maybe learn a trick or two!
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
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, August 02, 2014
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, August 02, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Share what your favorite books are, your favorite memories: let the conversation flow! This is a Summer Reading Program in June, July and August! Light refreshments will be served. First Saturday every month. Sponsored by the Rancho Cordova Branch Friends' Group.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 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.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
If you are a senior who would like some help learning how to use your laptop, set up an email account, or manage a mouse, we have teen volunteers who are ready to help!

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

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

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Now offering one on one, walk-in service most Saturdays for patrons who need basic computer help, such as creating e-mail accounts, using the internet or downloading ebooks for e-Readers. All sessions are first come, first served and last 30 minutes.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Now offering one on one, walk-in service most Saturdays for patrons who need basic computer help, such as creating e-mail accounts, using the internet or downloading ebooks for e-Readers. Also basic help offered for smart phones and tablets. All sessions are first come, first served and last 30 minutes.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Bring your child to the library to read aloud to a quiet, friendly dog and an adult volunteer, both part of Therapy Dogs, Inc., a nation-wide program. Children who read to the dogs are rewarded with stickers and, eventually, with a book they choose from a collection of books purchased by the Friends of the Galt-Marian O. Lawrence Library. Encourage your child to be a part of this important literacy program that engages children with the love of reading.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
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 December.
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Description
Find special books at terrific prices at our bi-monthly Friends of Sylvan Oaks Library Book Sale! You'll find great bargains on used books. The sale runs from 11:00 - 3:30, and we are located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard in Citrus Heights.
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Want to read free books on your tablet or eReader? Learn how to download ebooks from the library's website during a one-on-one appointment. Sign up at the Arden-Dimick library.
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Meet a variety of animals (and learn how we can help them) with biologist and educator Lisa Seto.

As a courtesy to our presenters, please plan to arrive on time.

This free program is a part of the Sacramento Public Library's "Paws to Read" Summer Reading Program.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Every Saturday is story time. Please join us at 11 a.m. and venture into your child’s stories!
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
This month we will be learning about water bath preserving, get a great salsa recipe to use at home, and learn the basics of canning and preserving. Our presenter will be from the Master Food Preservers, and will be able to answer any of your questions on food preservation and canning. 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
This is a Summer Reading Program event.
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
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, August 02, 2014
Time
11:05 AM - 11:55 AM
Description
Do you need help using the internet? Would you like to learn how to navigate your eReader? Do you need to learn new skills in programs such as Microsoft office? You can schedule a one on one session with our technology assistant.

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

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Get personalized assistance and explore Career Center, a web-based service with job coaches that can help you with resume writing and interview skills.

SATURDAY HOURS
12:00pm-1:00pm
1:00pm-2:00pm

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

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 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 in August is Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
The Courtland Library offers individual and personalized computer skills training to patrons in English and Spanish, every Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. Contact the branch to schedule an appointment with one of our trainers.

La Biblioteca de Courtland ofrece clases personales de computación en inglés y español, cada miércoles y sábado por la tarde. Comuníquese con la biblioteca para hacer una cita con nuestras entrenadoras bilingües.
Library
Courtland Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Learn to: Use social media, sell and buy stuff on craigslist, format your resume, create a website, or just navigate your computer!

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

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Get personalized assistance and explore Career Center, a web-based service with job coaches that can help you with resume writing and interview skills.

SATURDAY HOURS
12:00pm-1:00pm
1:00-2:00pm

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

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Find special books at terrific prices at our Friends of the Library Book Store, located at 440 Elkhorn Blvd., #7, (in the Food Source shopping center) in beautiful Rio Linda. You'll find great bargains on used books. Special sale: better books 75% off! The Book Store is open every Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Learn or practice chess!
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Drop in for one-on-one help learning how to download books to an eReader. Since the library offers free ebooks, this can be a real money saver. Half hour sessions are available on a first come first served basis.
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Summer Reading with a puppet show version of the story of Perez and Mondinga. Beautiful Mondinga the Cockroach marries Perez the Mouse but the evil Cat tries to ruin everything! See how they defeat the Cat and triumph, in this retelling of an old Mexican fable
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Bonnie Lockhart presents Paws to Sing! A sing-along Concert of Animal Songs from Far & Near. Bears, bunnies and a bevy of delightful creatures take center stage when Bonnie Lockhart shares animal songs from many different cultures to create this sing-along, move-along, play-along concert.

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

Sponsored by the Rancho Cordova Library.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
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.
This is a Summer Reading Program event.
Library
Orangevale Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Create your own Pet Art Box to look like a book. The interior of these “books” can hold small keepsakes. This program is for teens and adults. This is a Paws to Read Summer Reading program.
Location
North Natomas Meeting Room
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures. Join Artworks and learn how to create a menagerie of animals using paper napkins and origami paper. A Summer Reading event.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Python Ron (Ron McGee) lets you in on the world of reptiles and insects! Kids will observe, touch, and have the opportunity to hold reptiles and insects of various colors and sizes. A 'Paws to Read' Summer Reading Program!
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Musician Alan Candee presents an entertaining program of sing-along songs and engaging stories featuring humorous commentary about which animals make good pets. Young children will enjoy singing and laughing with folk tunes and original songs. Part of the Library's "Paws to Read" Summer Reading program.
Library
McClatchy Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Meet and learn about wild animals from five continents. Wild Things will be here with an African Vervet Monkey, a kangaroo, and other live animals!

A "Paws to Read" Summer Reading Program sponsored by the Friends of the South Natomas Library.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Come and meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach who will help you look for jobs, create an effective resume, and more! Each appointment lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Participants are encouraged to make a reservation online.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Now offering one on one, walk-in service for patrons who need basic computer help, such as creating e-mail accounts, and using the internet.

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

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
A trained volunteer is ready to help you, one-on-one, with job searching techniques, resume building, and interviewing skills. Sessions last for approximately 50 minutes. If you have a current resume on a flash drive or laptop bring them along. If not, we will get you started on one of our computers.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Come and meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach who will help you look for jobs, create an effective resume, and more! Each appointment lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Participants are encouraged to make a reservation online.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Put on your boogie shoes and dance the afternoon away! This is a summer reading activity for the whole family. We'll provide the disco tunes and bubble machine, you provide the dance moves.
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Having trouble downloading library ebooks and audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, ipad, or other mobile device? Sign up online or at the desk for help every week on Thursdays and Saturdays at 3pm. Friendly staff members will walk you through the steps of downloading successfully using the 3M cloud app and Overdrive.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Come and meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach who will help you look for jobs, create an effective resume, and more! Each appointment lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Participants are encouraged to make a reservation online.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come and meet one-on-one with a volunteer job coach who will help you look for jobs, create an effective resume, and more! Each appointment lasts for approximately 30 minutes. Participants are encouraged to make a reservation online.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 03, 2014
Time
12:10 PM - 12:45 PM
Description
Bond with your baby and make new friends! Baby Lapsit Storytime is designed to encourage early literacy development through shared reading, songs, games and movement. Recommended for birth through 24 months, but older kids are welcome. In Kids' Place on the lower level.
Location
Kids Place
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 03, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Families and children are invited to celebrate Summer Reading in Kids Place! Come see fantastic animals and learn about the diverse wildlife of the world.
Location
Kids Place
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 03, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Discover the artist within you at Art Day! We’re kicking off our second-annual Art in August with an afternoon of color and fun.

This hands-on event will feature a variety of arts and crafts for budding artists of all ages and levels. Learn the basics of pop-up card making with Trina Drotar, sample Chinese calligraphy with Ken Chau, make pipe-cleaner jewelry, and much, much more!

We’ll have face painting with Kimberlee Wilson and Harmony Henna for kids and teens too!

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

Title
Date
Sunday, August 03, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Attend the Sakuramento Anime society weekly event and watch old and new Anime and Anime Music Videos (AMVs). Come play CCGs, practice your art skills and make AMVs. All adults welcome. NOT HELD Sunday March 23 2014 due to Maintenance Work Scheduled.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Monday, August 04, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
¡Póngase en forma y diviértase bailando!
Get in shape and have fun dancing!
Location
Walnut Grove Meeting Room
Library
Walnut Grove Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers, aged 3-5, are invited to join us for 30 minutes of interactive play with parent or caregiver followed by stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts at 10:30. In order to keep Preschool Story & Play safe and enjoyable for all, we limit participation to the first 40 children.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Please join us every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.for books, songs, stories and fun. Everyone is welcome to "stay and play" time with our great toys. Looking forward to seeing you there!
Library
McClatchy Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Cuentos Bilingües Pre-escolares para niños de 2 a 5 años. Únase con nosotros para cuentos y actividades dirigidas a los niños y sus cuidadores. Programa presentado en español e inglés.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
"Stay and Play" is an unstructured social time for babies and toddlers (ages 0 and up!--older siblings are welcome as long as everyone can play nicely together), and their caretakers. Developmental toys and board books will be available. These informal play sessions will be immediately followed by a storytime for babies and toddlers (ages 0-3 years) and their caretakers/families, except on the last Tuesday of each month, when we have a special performance by Mister Cooper instead.
Partially funded by the Pocket-Greenhaven Friends of the Library.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join us for this new program for you and your baby (0 to 18 months). We will encourage early literacy development and parent/child interaction through stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays and more.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
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, August 05, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Toddlers, accompanied by their parents or caregivers, are invited to a special storytime series.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
A combined toddler and baby storytime in which babies and toddlers (ages 0 to 3 years) and their caretakers are invited to join us for songs and rhymes in this language enrichment program designed to boost brain development. Please also note that on the last Tuesday of each month, we'll have a special musical performance by Mr. Cooper instead of storytime.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join us for a fun storytime for kids ages 18 mos. to 3 years, featuring books, music, crafts, play and more! No registration is required. See you there!
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Description
Come to the Friends monthly mini book sale, which will take place in the library's foyer. There will be a large variety of books to browse, and at these great prices, you can buy a stack to take home!
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Description
Have you had a Green Card for at least 4 1/2 years? Do you need help with the Naturalization application process and test preparation? Attend a series of free civics classes and English language practice for prospective new citizens.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Bring your baby (ages 0-18 months)to the library for a fun playtime!
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Have a computer issue? Can’t figure out how to get your laptop onto the wifi? Want to learn to get Zinio magazines or Overdrive e-books on to your tablet, phone or other device? Come get one-on-one tech help at the Arden-Dimick branch of the library. Sign up at the Service Desk in the library to make a half-hour appointment.
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

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

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

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for kids age 18 and under, provided by Elk Grove Unified School District Food and Nutrition Services, with support from the California Summer Meals Coalition.
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for kids age 18 and under, provided by Elk Grove Unified School District Food and Nutrition Services, with support from the California Summer Meals Coalition.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Do you need help with researching your family’s history? Central Library’s volunteer genealogists are available to assist you with a free, 45-minute session in the Genealogy Center on the 2nd Floor. Appointments are offered on Tuesdays at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 pm. To make an appointment, please call the library at 916-264-2920, or visit the Central Library in person.
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Do you have knitting projects you need to finish? Do you enjoy a little conversation with your knitting? Join our knitting group, learn some new tricks, and share your knowledge with others. We welcome all ages and skill levels.

Location
Arden-Dimick Meeting Room
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Every Tuesday, enjoy a relaxing afternoon of knitting with fellow yarn enthusiasts. Anyone interested in knitting and crocheting, even beginners, are welcome to join in. This is not an instructional class, but assistance is available. Bring your own supplies and a project to work on.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Do you need help using the internet? Would you like to learn how to navigate your eReader? Do you need to learn new skills in programs such as Microsoft office? You can schedule a one on one session with our technology assistant.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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.
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Stop by South Natomas for one-on-one, walk-in service for basic computer help, such as creating e-mail accounts, using the internet and downloading e-books.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Free, drop-in creative writing workshop led by 916ink. You will draw inspiration from playing with Legos and other writing exercises to create essays or stories. At the end of the workshop, your work will be featured in a 916ink zine.

Open to kids and teens from grade 3 through grade 12.

Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Read to a Dog is a fun and proven method for boosting a child’s reading skills by reading to a trained therapy dog and adult volunteer. Children may bring their own books to read to a furry friend, or they may borrow a book from the library’s collection.
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Having trouble downloading library ebooks and audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, ipad, or other mobile device? Sign up online for help every week on Tuesdays from 3-3:30 or 3:30-4 p.m. We will walk you through the steps of downloading using Overdrive and the 3M cloud app.
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Specially trained therapy dogs are waiting for children to come read to them. For kids ages 5 to 10 years old that are reading. Earn credit for the time spent reading and earn a book too!
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Decorate your very own pet rock at the Colonial Heights Library. A selection of rocks and decorative material will be provided, or bring your own pet rock and add a little sparkle. An event of the Sacramento Public Library Summer Reading Program "Paws to Read". Sign up for Summer Reading today!
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Having trouble downloading library ebooks and audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, ipad, or other mobile device? Sign up online for help every week on Tuesdays from 3-3:30 or 3:30-4 p.m. We will walk you through the steps of downloading using Overdrive and the 3M cloud app.
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Come to this special Summer Reading program to learn about this ancient, beautiful form of temporary body art, and adorn your hands and feet with intricate designs. Materials will be provided.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The Sacramento Fire Department will be here with Engine 16 to teach children how to stay safe.

Sign up for Summer Reading!
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Learn and create your own maker projects!
Must be 13-19 years old in order to participate.
This is a Summer Reading Program event.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Our Job Coach will help you look for jobs, get an email address, and create and upload a resume. Appointments are required and can be made at the Information Desk at the Southgate Library. If no appointments are scheduled on the help-session dates, service will be available on a first-come first-served basis.

Sessions last for thirty minutes. Please bring a current resume on a flash drive or laptop to get started. If you do not have a flash drive, please bring a hard copy of your current resume. The job seeker may meet with the Job Coach for a half-hour session per week for a total of two weeks.




Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Please join us at Central Library Tuesday, August 5 at 5:30 pm as we feature a 1964 nuclear war drama starring Henry Fonda, Larry Hagman, and Walter Matthau.

Drama, comedies, westerns and romances filmed between the 1930s through the 1970s will be screened the first Tuesday of the month* beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the West Meeting Room of the Central Library. (*April, September and October will be second Tuesday of the month.)

Please call 916-264-2920 for the monthly titles.
Location
Galleria West Meeting Room
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
First Tuesday of every month it’s a Lego Block Party! We supply loads of Lego and Duplo blocks – you supply your imagination. Come build with us in Kids Place at Central Library, street parking will be free after 6 pm!
Location
Kids Place
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Summer Reading with National Night Out! On the first Tuesday each August, National Night Out is "America's Night Out Against Crime." This event gives communities the opportunity to come out and get to know one another. Free children’s activities will include: Bounce House, Video Game Bus, Farm Animal Petting Zoo, and Pony Rides. Bring the whole family!
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for a fantastic family movie on the first Tuesday of each month! We'll have refreshments and a lot of fun. To find out what we are showing this month, please call 264-2920 for information or email Janet at jwininger@saclibrary.org.
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Celebrate Paws to Read@Galt Library and National Night Out at Meadowview Park, Meadowview & Kost Road, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Make magnetic bottle caps featuring critters, superheroes, favorite celebrities, or your own design. Temporary tattoos will be available for younger children along with free cool treats for everyone.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
If you have a basic computer/internet/e-mail question, or questions about your e-device (tablets, smartphones, e-Readers), feel free to drop-in for a one-on-one session. Appointments can be made at the service desk. If no appointments are made, sessions will be first come, first served. Bring your device, if possible, and your questions! Hope to see you there!
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Join us for a fun, relaxed introduction to computers for brand new users. Learn how to use a mouse and keyboard, start using the Internet, and more!
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Enjoy a bit of conversation and companionship at the Rio Linda Library Crochet and Knitting Circle! All ages and skill levels are welcome. This is not an instructional class, but some assistance will be available.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Bring your own book or read one of ours to a furry pal from the Lend-a-Heart Association. A fun way to practice your reading! When the library is a Voting Polling place every June and November, the program will be held inside the library instead.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Description
Started as a club for budget and independent travelers, No Reservations Travel Club has been in existence since July, 2001. The club meets at 7:00 pm the first Tuesday of each month, February to December, at the Arcade Library. Most meetings feature a speaker, plus time for exchanging information within the group. For more information, go to http://www.noreservationstravelclub.blogspot.com/.
Location
Arcade Meeting Room
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Description
¡Póngase en forma y diviértase bailando!
Get in shape and have fun dancing!
Location
Walnut Grove Meeting Room
Library
Walnut Grove Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
The Belle Cooledge Tea and Talk Book Club meets the first Wednesday of each month for a lively discussion and delicious goodies.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Toddlers, age 0-2, and their caregivers are invited for 30 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays and flannel boards. In order to keep Toddler Storytime safe and enjoyable for all, we limit participation to the first 30 children. This program is repeated at 10:30 AM. Due to space limitations, caregivers and children may attend the 10:00 AM storytime or the 10:30 AM storytime but not both.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Enjoy music and stories with Michael Hemsworth of NewSongs of Elk Grove!
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Join us at 10am for Toddler Time! For half an hour toddlers will have a storytime that is customized for children between the ages of two and three.
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Have you ever wondered what the Zumba craze is all about? Well wonder no more! The Isleton Library has four summer mornings of Zumba planned!
Local Isleton resident Sarah, a certified Zumba instructor will do one-hour Zumba sessions on the following Wednesday mornings from 10-11:

Wednesdays : June 18th, July 2nd, July 16th, August 6th

This is a no-charge workout. Healthy snacks (NOT donuts) will be provided! ļ
Library
Isleton Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Toddlers, age 0-2, and their caregivers are invited for 30 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays and flannel boards. In order to keep Toddler Storytime safe and enjoyable for all, we limit participation to the first 30 children. Due to space limitations, caregivers and children may attend the 10:00 AM storytime or the 10:30 AM storytime but not both.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Every Wednesday is story time. Please join us at 10:30 a.m. and venture into your child’s stories!
Library
Del Paso Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Anne and Jason will be presenting an interactive program of original music for families, especially suited for kids age 5 and under as well as kids with special needs of all ages. This lively "Paws to Read" summer program includes songs about animals, animal sounds and movement, and they include Spanish, English, and American Sign Language. They also encourage LOTS of audience participation...so join us for this special morning program!
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
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, August 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, and stories designed to build early literacy skills.
Library
Orangevale Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Storytime with Miss Amanda is a story and song program for toddlers and their caregivers. Get ready to celebrate reading from your fingers to your toes! Don't forget to pick up your Summer Reading Program game sheet for your chance to win fabulous prizes.
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
NO STORYTIME AUGUST 27th! Join the youth services librarian at Central Library for a rockin' storytime full of songs, fingerplays and books galore! Designed for children ages 3-5.
Location
Kids Place
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Our Job Coach will help you look for jobs and create and upload a resume, along with teaching you to use JobNow, a powerful online tool for job hunters. Please bring a current resume on a flash drive to get started. If you do not have a flash drive, please bring a hard copy of your current resume. Session lasts for an hour.
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:55 AM
Description
Listen, sing, play, create and have FUN at our Toddler storytime program! Each week features either a craft activity or "stay and play" time featuring developmentally appropriate toys and sensory materials. Don't miss it!
Location
Arden-Dimick Meeting Room
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Our Job Coach will help you look for jobs and create and upload a resume, along with teaching you to use JobNow, a powerful online tool for job hunters. Please bring a current resume on a flash drive to get started. If you do not have a flash drive, please bring a hard copy of your current resume. Session lasts for an hour.
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
Description
Book an appointment with the Business Librarian and we will help you find the information you need.

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

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for kids age 18 and under, provided by Elk Grove Unified School District Food and Nutrition Services, with support from the California Summer Meals Coalition.
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for kids age 18 and under, provided by Elk Grove Unified School District Food and Nutrition Services, with support from the California Summer Meals Coalition.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Do you need help with researching your family’s history? Central Library’s volunteer genealogists are available to assist you with a free, 45-minute session in the Genealogy Center on the 2nd Floor. Appointments are offered on Wednesdays at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00 pm. To make an appointment, please call the library at 916-264-2920, or visit the Central Library in person.
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Learn to: Use social media, sell and buy stuff on craigslist, format your resume, create a website, or just navigate your computer!

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Kids and Teens come and swap your gently read book for two "new to you" titles!
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
The Courtland Library offers individual and personalized computer skills training to patrons in English and Spanish, every Wednesday and Saturday afternoons. Contact the branch to schedule an appointment with one of our trainers.

La Biblioteca de Courtland ofrece clases personales de computación en inglés y español, cada miércoles y sábado por la tarde. Comuníquese con la biblioteca para hacer una cita con nuestras entrenadoras bilingües.
Library
Courtland Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Homework Help will return on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at 2:00 p.m.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Do you need help using the internet? Would you like to learn how to navigate your eReader? Do you need to learn new skills in programs such as Microsoft office? You can schedule a one on one session with our technology assistant.

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
E-Reader Help is available from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Bring your device with you. Sign up at the service desk or stop by for the next
available appointment.
Library
McClatchy Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join ukulele and drum music duo, Musical Robot, for songs, dancing and fun! With their original songs, dances, puppetry and storytelling, this will be a fun show for the whole family. A “Paws to Read” Summer Reading Program.
Location
McKinley Room B & C (Upstairs)
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Free, drop-in creative writing workshop led by 916ink. You will draw inspiration from playing with Legos and other writing exercises to create essays or stories. At the end of the workshop, your work will be featured in a 916ink zine.

Open to kids and teens from grade 3 through grade 12.

Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the end of a summer of "Paws to Read" with a party featuring crafts, games, prizes, and, of course, ice cream.
Location
Arcade Meeting Room
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Looking for a job? Need help?
Come meet one-on-one with a trained job coach who will help you spruce up your resume, build better job searching techniques, learn how to ace the interview, and more!

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join magical ventriloquist Tony Borders as he uses humorous puppets and fantastic tricks to present a show filled with laughs and many surprises. Meet a detective dog, a princess cat, and a Zebra named Spot! We'll have some special treats as well for our "Paws to Read" summer reading Grand Finale-see you there!
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
There is an amazing diversity of life on earth. Meet animal ambassadors from 5 continents and hear their personal stories. You will laugh and cry as you learn about these animals that inhabit the corners of the earth. This program includes an African Vervet Monkey, Kangaroo, and others.
This is a Summer Reading Program event located at the Orangevale Community Center Auditorium, at 6826 Hazel Avenue in Orangevale.
Library
Orangevale Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for hands-on garden activities at the library’s Read & Feed Teaching and Demonstration Garden! We'll plant, water, harvest, make compost bins, and more—all teaching kids how to grow and maintain their own successful garden. Activities change during the season and depending on what crops are currently being grown.

A Read & Feed Teaching and Demonstration Garden event.
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Select and watch featured anime DVDs! Enjoy Japanese snacks while discussing new and classic anime shows. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the North Highlands-Antelope Library.

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Teen program for building, tinkering and exploring. This is a Paws to Read Summer Reading Program
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Join neighborhood favorite Mr. Cooper for 30 minutes of music time and freeze dancing for ages 3 to 7 years.
Location
Belle Cooledge Meeting Room
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Do you want to learn to play chess? Do you already know how to play? All skill levels are welcome to join us at our Chess Club! We will meet the first Wednesday of each month from 4:15-5:15 and we will have an instructor to teach beginners. All supplies will be provided. Bring a snack if you like.

Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Looking for a job? Need help?
Come meet one-on-one with a trained job coach who will help you spruce up your resume, build better job searching techniques, learn how to ace the interview, and more!

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

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Questions about how to use your computer? We can help you with basic functions, email, and using the Internet. Bring you own computer or practice with ours. Half-hour and one-hour sessions are available and an appointment is required. Sign up at the information desk at the Carmichael Library. If no appointments are scheduled on the help session dates, the service will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Join the Elk Grove Library book club. This month's selection is the Black Eyed Blonde: a Philip Marlowe novel by Benjamin Black. Copies are available at the 2nd Floor Desk.
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn how to properly preserve summer-fresh tomatoes and salsas for safe and delicious eating. The Sacramento Master Food Preservers will show you how! Please note that this is not a tasting demonstration.

A Summer Reading Paws To Read program
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
We're not experts but we love a good movie. Each month we watch a selected film at home and then meet to discuss it at the library. The film this month is The Apartment (1960) starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley Maclaine.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Carmichael Library History Book Club meets monthly to discuss a non-fiction or historical fiction book. Help us decide which is truer: fact or fiction! Please bring a snack to share and join us as we dive into history books. The month's title is The Year without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano that Darkened the World and Changed History by William K Klingaman and Nicholas P. Klingaman
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Time
6:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Bring your child to the library to read aloud to a quiet, friendly dog. Each dog is attended by an adult volunteer, and both are trained and licensed by Therapy Dogs, Inc. Children who read to the dogs can earn a book of their choice from our collection of books provided by the Friends of the Fair Oaks Library. And for our December program, we are encouraging participants to come in their pajamas!
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Affiliate Friends of Martin Luther King, Jr. Library will sponser their book sale during open hours.
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join beloved Sacramento performer Mr. Cooper for a Thursday morning full of educational and original songs from 9:45-10:15am. And after the performance, stick around and meet some new friends as part of the library’s Stay & Play program for children ages 0-5.
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:40 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, August 07, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Description
Preschool storytime for children, ages 3-5, includes stories, action rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts. Join us for this playful early literacy program happening every Thursday morning at the Galt-Marian O. Lawrence Library.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
It’s August. It’s beautiful out. So let’s move our preschool and toddler storytimes into the park!

Bring your blankets and sunglasses to Belle Cooledge Park (located to the west of the library) to enjoy an open air storytime, as well as, a storywalk throughout the park!

Please note that both preschool and toddler storytimes will be combined for this event.

This program is a part of our 'Paws To Read' Summer Reading Program.
Library
Belle Cooledge Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join Miss Kathy for stories, songs, and a craft.
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
"Stay and Play" is an unstructured social time for babies and toddlers (ages 0 and up!--older siblings are welcome as long as everyone can play nicely together), and their caretakers. Developmental toys and board books will be available. These informal play sessions will be immediately followed by a storytime for babies and toddlers (ages 0-3 years) and their caretakers/families, except on the last Tuesday of each month, when we have a special performance by Mister Cooper instead.
Partially funded by the Pocket-Greenhaven Friends of the Library.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Join us for songs, fingerplays and stories especially for ages 18 months to 5 years, followed by playtime! Make new friends and play with toys.
Location
McKinley Room A East Sac Room
Library
McKinley Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join Miss Caitlin for stories, songs and lots of fun! We aim to have a good time while building pre-literacy skills. Wigglers are welcome; no need to sit still!
Location
Kids Place
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Please join us for a Russian-language story time! Listen to stories, sing songs, do a craft, and more!
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
Our Job Coach will help you look for jobs, get an email address, and create and upload a resume. Appointments are required and can be made at the Service Desk at the North Highlands-Antelope branch. If no appointments are scheduled on the help-session dates, then the service will be available on a first-come first-served basis.

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

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is 30 minutes. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
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, August 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Put your dancin' shoes on, and let's boogie to some groovy tunes! This fun preschool event is hosted the first Thursday of each month. Dance, sing, and play with us! This Paws to Read Summer Reading program is sponsored by the Friends of Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Read about bees, make a “hive” and enjoy a bee-pollinated snack with California Food Literacy!

This is a summer reading event. Reading is AWESOME!
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Description
A combined toddler and baby storytime in which babies and toddlers (ages 0 to 3 years) and their caretakers are invited to join us for songs and rhymes in this language enrichment program designed to boost brain development. Please also note that on the last Tuesday of each month, we'll have a special musical performance by Mr. Cooper instead of storytime.
Location
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Meeting Room
Library
Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Babies and their caregivers are invited to the library to play with a variety of developmental baby toys and board books and meet other caregivers of babies. Make new friends and learn about easy and fun ways to develop your baby’s early literacy skills!
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is 30 minutes. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come to the library for free, fun stories and activities for ages 3 to 5.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Preschool storytime is on break for the month of April, but families are welcome to come for stay and play during the regularly scheduled time. Thursdays 11-12.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Please join us for a Russian-language storytime! Every first and third Thursday of the month, come listen to stories, sing songs, and have a wonderful time.
This program is perfect for young children and their caregivers.
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Join Miss Kathy for stories, songs, and just plain fun!
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Description
Have you had a Green Card for at least 4 1/2 years? Do you need help with the Naturalization application process and test preparation? Attend a series of free civics classes and English language practice for prospective new citizens.
Location
Rancho Cordova Meeting Room
Library
Rancho Cordova Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is 30 minutes. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Description
Walnut Grove Affiliate Friends' "Book Keeper" book store is open every second Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with books, book bags, gifts: something for everyone.
Library
Walnut Grove Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Description
Parents and caregivers are invited to bring in their babies, toddlers, and other children to "stay and play". We will put out toys for the children to play with while their parents socialize.
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Description
Get help with your job search, resume, interview skills, and more with a live job coach! By appointment; each appointment is 30 minutes. Register online or by calling (916) 264-2920.
Library
South Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
Description
Book an appointment with the Business Librarian and we will help you find the information you need.

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

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

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join us at our end of the summer party! The Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus Truck will have Hula-Hoop and Juggling demonstrations, Prize wheel to win circus-themed merchandise, Discount flyer tickets, a photo booth and Circus show footage on LED Tv's on the side of the circus truck. Games, refreshments, prizes! School starts next week! Finish up the summer reading program and have some fun. We'll finish up the afternoon with cupcakes or ice cream! The kids have been voting all summer long-the votes will be counted and we'll eat up the results! Summer Reading Program - Paws to Read!
Library
Isleton Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for kids age 18 and under, provided by Elk Grove Unified School District Food and Nutrition Services, with support from the California Summer Meals Coalition.
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Free lunches for kids age 18 and under, provided by Elk Grove Unified School District Food and Nutrition Services, with support from the California Summer Meals Coalition.
Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Do you need help with researching your family’s history? Central Library’s volunteer genealogists are available to assist you with a free, 45-minute session in the Genealogy Center on the 2nd Floor. Appointments are offered on Thursdays at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm. To make an appointment, please call the library at 916-264-2920, or visit the Central Library in person.
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Teens will meet to discuss future programming and discuss Every Day by David Levithan
Location
Valley Hi - North Laguna Meeting Room
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Looking for a way to boost school-age reading skills? Practice reading with Tucker, a registered service dog. Sign-ups begin at 2:30pm in the Kids’ Place. Space may be limited depending on demand. This is a Paws to Read Summer Reading program.
Library
North Natomas Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Free, drop-in creative writing workshop led by 916ink. You will draw inspiration from playing with Legos and other writing exercises to create essays or stories. At the end of the workshop, your work will be featured in a 916ink zine.

Open to kids and teens from grade 3 through grade 12.

Location
Southgate Meeting Room
Library
Southgate Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Looking for a way to boost school-age reading skills? Join us for our Read to a Dog program and practice reading out loud to a registered therapy dog. Kids are invited to bring their own books or borrow one from our fabulous collection, then read aloud to Kori, the friendliest black lab you've ever met, who is accompanied by her trained adult volunteer.
This is a Summer Reading Program event.
Library
Orangevale Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Homework Help will return on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Having trouble downloading library ebooks and audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, ipad, or other mobile device? Sign up online or at the desk for help every week on Thursdays and Saturdays at 3pm. Friendly staff members will walk you through the steps of downloading successfully using the 3M cloud app and Overdrive.
Library
Galt - Marian O. Lawrence Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Bring your friends and enjoy a movie @ Carmichael Library - Free! Visit Carmichael Library for a list of up-coming movie titles
Location
Carmichael Meeting Room
Library
Carmichael Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Golden 1 Credit Union presents a free workshop on how to protect your identity and money from theft. Know your rights! For youth ages 12-19.
Location
Sylvan Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Summer Reading
Location
Fair Oaks Meeting Room
Library
Fair Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Our job coach is here Thursdays from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm to assist customers with job hunting, resume help, interviewing tips, etc.
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
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, August 07, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Get drop-in homework help for students in grades K - 8 on Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Library
Valley Hi - North Laguna Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Looking for something fun to do this summer? Join us on Thursday afternoons for the Explore & More program, presented by the Colonial Heights Neighborhood Association! Each week school aged children are welcome to join us for an hour of arts, crafts, board games, Lego building, science experiments, and more!
Library
Colonial Heights Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
We have expert volunteers ready to help you with job searching and resume writing. Get free, personalized assistance and explore Career Center, a web-based service with job coaches that can help you with resume writing and interview skills.

THURSDAY HOURS
3:30 pm-5:30 pm

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

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Have you ever wanted to learn computer coding but didn't know where to start? Then come to the Elk Grove Library! We will go through the basics, the move on to making fun interactive. Together we will work towards 20 hours of coding, both during this series and on our own. Join us on these dates:

Thursday, June 5th @ 3:30 pm
Thursday, June 19th @ 3:30 pm
Thursday, July 10th @ 3:30 pm
Thursday, July 24th @ 3:30 pm
Thursday, August 7th @ 3:45 pm
Thursday, August 21st @ 3:45 pm

Some computers will be available, yet it is advisable to bring your own device. Please bring your own ear buds.
Location
Elk Grove Meeting Room
Library
Elk Grove Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Create your own animal-themed picture book stories with old magazines and picture books, which are no longer in our library collection. Free admission.
Location
N.Highlands-Antelope Meeting Room
Library
N.Highlands-Antelope

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Manga, anime and other stuff (rated for teens)
Location
Martin Luther King, Jr. Meeting Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Make your own pet using only duct tape and your imagination.
Location
Arcade Meeting Room
Library
Arcade Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Performer and educator Doug Nolan brings his high energy show to the library for our Paws to Read summer reading program. Doug's juggling virtuosity combined with comedic antics and audience participation make it a delightful event. Plus it's our summer Grand Finale program so we'll see you there!!
Location
Arden-Dimick Meeting Room
Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the Japanese Tanabata Star Festival! Storycard Theater will entertain you with the kamishibai format of storytelling. Kamishibai, or "paper theater," format of visual storytelling was used by Buddhist monks in the 12th century, and modern kamishibai can be seen today in Japan, wherever children are gathered. Join us for this exciting, dramatic performance! This Paws to Read Summer Reading program is sponsored by the Friends of Rio Linda Library.
Library
Rio Linda Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Do you like robots? Come and build an inchworm robot with Bricks 4 Kidz, and inch your way to Mindstorm master! This program is geared to kids in 4th grade and up. Kids work in pairs. Registration is required and limited to the first 20 participants ages 9 and up. A Summer Reading event.
Library
Franklin Community Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
We have expert volunteers ready to help you with job searching and resume writing. Get free, personalized assistance and explore Career Center, a web-based service with job coaches that can help you with resume writing and interview skills.

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

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

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 5:45 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!

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

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

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
We have a volunteer ready to help individuals with job searching and using our database, JobNow, which offers live help fixing resumes and provides links to job websites. Our Job Coach is available every Thursday between 5:30 and 7:30 pm. Sign up for a one-hour appointment at the Service Desk in the library.

Library
Arden-Dimick Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Have you had a green card for at least 5 years? International Rescue Committee offers free civics classes to help you pass the test and can help you with the naturalization application and process. Sign up with Cille Bird at (916) 482-0120 or email Cille.Bird@rescue.org. This series is 17 classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Library
Sylvan Oaks Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Fun for children, ages 3 to 6. Join us for stories, crafts, and other fun activities! Programs are free and last about 60 minutes.
Location
Martin Luther King, Jr. Meeting Room
Library
Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Title
Date
Thursday, August 07, 2014
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

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

Log in and track the books you read.

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

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

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

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



Reviews
The Silent Blade
Books Read:
The Silent Blade
Review
This book is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!! R.A. Salvatore is one of my favorite authours!  The Silent Blade
Author
R.A. Salvatore
Genre
Science-Fiction
The Unfairest of Them All
Books Read:
The Unfairest of Them All
Review
Raven Queen and Apple White have to follow their fairy tale parents. Raven Queen mother is the Evil Queen and Raven doesn't want to be evil so she thinks she should have her own destiny. Apple White wants Raven to give her the poisoned apple because she wants her Prince Charming and happily ever after.   The Unfairest of Them All
Author
shannon hale
Genre
Fantasy
Carpe Jugulum
Books Read:
Carpe Jugulum
Review
Starts off excellent, with witch lore and humour. Then it deteriorates somewhat.   Carpe Jugulum
Author
Terry Pratchett
Genre
Other
New Nanny
Books Read:
New Nanny
Review
I love Jessie!   New Nanny
Genre
Early Chapter Book
Field of prey
Books Read:
Field of prey
Review
I enjoyed the humor in this book. The people in the prey series are the reason I keep reading them.  Field of prey
Author
John Sansford
Genre
Mystery