News & Events (Programs)


Please check out this page (below) for any events or breaking library notices, the Dixie Fire (Library) page for resources and information about the fire or the Greenville Temporary Location and hours, and the COVID-19 page for the latest information and resources about the pandemic. 

Holidays: All Branches & Stations will be closed from Fri Dec 23 - Mon Dec 26 2022.

Zip Book Program restarted Oct 1, 2022!


The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is the replacement program to help low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices. More information can be found here.

Fire Season & Other Disaster Preparedness: Listos CA offers several disaster preparedness toolkits in a variety of languages - please check them out and get prepared before disaster strikes. You can check out your air quality here or here. Please also look at the County's Office of Emergency Services webpage for more information about how the county - and you - can prepare for emergencies. Firewise has plenty of resources for you and your community too. Virginia Tech’s Recovery Effort After Adult and Child Trauma (R.E.A.A.C.T.) Team created a helpful Guide to Fire Safety, Prevention, and Recovery. (Please note some resources mentioned in the document are Virginia-based only.) Also check out resources through Plumas County Fire Safe Council, the California Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection, and CalFire's Ready for Wildfire. CalOES offers MyHazards, a tool to discover hazards in your area (earthquake, flood, fire, and tsunami) and learn steps to reduce personal risk, and here's a link on how to prepare and deal with pets for disasters like wildfires. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has a disaster checklist here. For one of our 2021 SRP virtual programs we also did a skit with Owlbert and Scared Squirrel about wildfire prevention.




All events listed here are happening at all Plumas County Branches, including the Greenville Pop-Up. 

December 2022 Book Giveaway! From Dec 5 to Dec 30, 2022, pick up or print an activity sheet, complete it, and turn it in during open hours to receive a free book. Ages 0-18. (One free book per person per day.) Activity Sheets include coloring pages for Hello Winter, penguin, snowman, and winter solstice, as well as mazes for a snowflake or a scarf/hat.

Want to find a past activity? Looking for the recorded story times, or the 6 week drawing course? We have a new tab called Programming Archives where you will now be able to access all past digital programming!


All events at the library are free to the public. Age guidelines may be added to certain events.  

  1. Quincy Branch
  2. Portola Branch
  3. Chester Branch
  4. Greenville Pop-Up Branch
  5. Story Time

Quincy Events

Check this space later for more programs!


Quincy Large Quarterly Sale

Great bargains on used and nearly-new books, organized by subject and genre.

Thursday March 2 2023 - Saturday March 4 2023

Thanks for a great November sale!

  • Thurs March 2nd from 2pm-6pm, members only (you can sign up at the door)
  • Fri March 3rd from 10am-5pm 
  • Sat March 4th from 10am-2pm

The sale will be held as usual in the Community Room of the Plumas County Library in Quincy.

Children’s Books are FREE! Up to 20 books per family!

Please bring your reusable bag(s) to fill with great books.