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Recruitment Note:
Plumas County Library System and Literacy Program are currently going through a recruitment process for several openings. Please visit the HR webpage for more detail.  [Last Updated: 6/20/18]

Loyalton Library: Will be closed on June 28 & 29 2018 and July 5 & 6 2018. Thank you for your understanding, and please visit our new library member when it reopens July 12 2018.   

Holiday: All library branches and stations will be closed for July 4, 2018. 


EVENTS
FOR KIDS: 

Baby Bounce Storytime
For babies & toddlers 0-36 months

Quincy Library -- Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.
[Program ends June 13th 2018 and will resume Sept 2018]

Preschool Storytime Programs

Quincy Library -- Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
[Program ends June 13, 2018 and will resume Sept 2018]

Portola Library -- 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. first & third Wednesdays of the month, Sept- May
[Program has ended and will resume Sept 2018]

Chester Library -- Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Older Storytime Programs

Greenville Library -- Tuesdays 11am - 12pm
For the Summer - July 10 - Aug 21
Aimed for ages 6 - 11 years old; includes stories and crafts

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Summer Reading Programs
There will be games, crafts, and books! Programs will be most suitable for ages 5-12, but all kids are welcome.

Reading Takes You...

Quincy Library - Tuesdays 11am - 12pm
July 17: To Outer Space!
July 24: To the Garden!
July 31: To a Comic Book!
Aug 7: To a Chocolate Factory!

Reading Logs run from June 25 to Aug 25; reach your weekly reading goals and get a prize!

Portola Library - Wednesdays 3:30pm - 4:30pm
July 11: To New Art Projects!
July 18: To Mexico and a Pinata!
July 25: To Explore Nature!
Aug 1: To Games to Play!

Reading logs run from June 18 to Aug 25; reach your weekly reading goals and get a prize!

Chester Library - Wednesdays 11am - 12:30pm
July 11: To Your Own Backyard!
July 18: Around the World!
July 25: To Outer Space!
Aug 1: Somewhere in Time!
Aug 8: To the World of Fantasy!

Readings logs run from June 18 to Aug 16.
Kids 7 & under get a free book for every 50 pages read! Kids 8 & over get a free book for every 100 pages read!


EVENTS
FOR EVERYONE:

Quincy Events

Watch this space for more events!

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Portola Events

Thanks for celebrating the 25th Anniversary with us!

Watch this space for more events!

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Chester Events

History Chat Series
Thurs 5:30 - 7pm at the Chester Branch


July 12 - The history of Big Meadows resorts: Bunnell's, Butterfield's, Costar and Lee families

July 26 - Northern Big Meadows, Johnson, Stovers, the first Chester Post Office

Aug 9 - Great Western Power Company and the building of Almanor Dam

Aug 23 - The Olsens and Martins - creators of the community; and Mt.Lassen's early eruptions

Sept 6 - Chester in the 1920s and 1930s, businesses and tourism

Sept 20 - History and local impact of Red River Lumber Company

Oct 4 - History of Collins Pine Company in the Almanor Basin

Oct 18 - Chester becomes "Progressive" in the 1940s - post WWII development

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Friends of the Library Book Sales

Ongoing sales are held at each branch during library open hours. In addition:

Quincy Large Quarterly Sale: 
Great bargains on used and nearly-new books, organized by subject and genre.
Thurs August 2 2018 - Sat August 4 2018 
Thurs 3pm - 7pm, members only, join at the door.
Fri 10am - 6 pm; Sat 10am - 3pm

Thanks for making the May sale great!

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Chester Library Book Sale
Sat August 4th - Sun August 5th 2018
9am - 3pm each day

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Adopt a Book for your local library

This year Plumas County Library has a reduced book budget.
You can help by adopting a book in honor or memory of a friend or family member. 
Forms are available at each branch.   All donations to Friends of the Library are tax-deductible.


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