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  1. Art Jackson Pollock inspired

    Jackson Pollock Paint Party at Madelyn Helling Library

    Join us to celebrate the artwork of Jackson Pollock Friday at 3:00 PM. We'll create our own Pollock inspired public art piece by splattering paint on one shared canvas to show at the Nevada County Community Library table at the Fair! Read on...
  2. Terracotta pots on vertical rack with plants

    Plant Drop Off at Grass Valley Library

    Drop off a plant to the front desk at Grass Valley any time during open hours this week and receive one ticket to this Friday's plant swap! Bring your ticket to the plant swap, browse the available plants, and take one home! Read on...
  3. Cactus

    Backyard Plant Swap! At the Grass Valley Library

    Today is the day! Head to Grass Valley's backyard from 10am to 2pm to browse plants. If you dropped off a plant to swap during the week, then make sure you bring the ticket you received! Trade your ticket in for a brand new plant to take home! Additional Info...
  4. The Song of the Jade Lily book jacket

    Penn Valley Page Turners Book Club Meeting

    Penn Valley has a book club! Meet on line to discuss good books with other Penn Valley patrons. July's Penn Valley Page Turner's book is "Song of the Jade Lilly" by Kirsty Manning. Read on...
  5. blue lighted art supplies

    Grab & Go Craft at Penn Valley Library

    Swing by the Penn Valley Library and pick up a Grab & Go Craft each week. Crafts are designed for all ages and will include most or all of the supplies needed plus instructions. No registration needed. Available while supplies last. Additional Info...
  6. Box of Crayons Summer Learning 2021 Italy

    Adventure Bag Italy! (All Branches)

    This fun filled adventure bag is focused on the country of Italy. Available at all of the Nevada County Library branches, while supplies last. Read on...
  7. Vintage typewriter

    Just My Type

    Join us on Zoom for a writing session! Whether you're new to writing, journal every day, or if you're a published author - we'd love to have you! Read on...
  8. DIY tape, pencils, supplies

    Crafts and DIY at Madelyn Helling Library

    Join Madelyn Helling Adult Services staff member Sydney in her home crafting series. Grab bags will be available during open hours every Thursday! Additional Info...
  9. Tailgate Storytime

    Storytime Tailgate Party at Madelyn Helling Library

    Join Jill and Teri for a fun Storytime Tailgate Party! Grab your juice boxes and your snacks while we read stories, sing and rhyme! Read on...
  10. Star 94.1 radio logo

    Radio Storytime on STAR 94.1 FM

    Tune in to the Youth Services team on the radio for silly songs, rhymes and Storytime. Every Thursday morning at 9 a.m. on Star 94.1 FM. Read on...
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    Short Story Book Club for Teens at Grass Valley Library

    Each week, we will focus on a short story from Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America. Please sign up for the book club so we can send you an invite to our Zoom event in case you can't make it in person at 4:00 PM. Read on...
  12. Black Enough book jacket

    Short Story Book Club for Teens at Madelyn Helling Library

    Each week, we will focus on a short story from Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America. We'll be meeting outside at the outdoor amphitheater at the Madelyn Helling Library at 4:00 PM Read on...
  13. Hand holding a pile of dice

    D&D at the Library at Grass Valley Library

    Join us at the Grass Valley Library for a weekly Dungeons and Dragons game. This event will follow current safety protocols. Additional Info...
  14. Young children and a parent work on a painting craft together while seated at a table

    Saturday Family Crafts

    Brittany will demonstrate how to create a Saturday Family Craft that can be used to decorate your home. Read on...
  15. Girl with a bowl of cereal

    Summer Breakfast at Grass Valley Library

    Stop by the library and pick up a nutritious breakfast you can eat at home from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Monday -Friday. Available for kids and 0-18. Read on...
  16. Bagged lunch with apple next to it

    Summer Lunches for Kids at Madelyn Helling Library

    Come by the Madelyn Helling Library to pick up a free lunch for kids 0-18 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Monday - Friday. Lunches will be available to take away and enjoy at home. Read on...
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    Summer Lunches at Grass Valley Library

    Join us at the Grass Valley Library for lunch in our beautiful backyard for children ages 0 to 18. No registration required. Monday-Friday from noon-12:30pm. Read on...