FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Friends of the Library need your donation of gently-used books, DVDs and magazines for their book sales alcove and sale event. Drop off your donations at the bin outside the north wall of the library, at 1212 Merkley Avenue. The money they earn will benefit library programs. For [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – Yolo library card holders age 5-18 who have overdue book fines are invited to “read off your fines” between April 6-14. The library will give $1 credit against these fines for each 15 minutes spent reading a book of their choice at the library. Available hours vary; visit www.yolocountylibrary.org. Copyright News-Ledger 2012
GUEST COMMENTARY from the March 7, 2012 News-Ledger: By Patty Wong Yolo County Librarian When I came to Yolo County Library as the County Librarian, I got to know people from grass-roots community groups that have supported the Library for over one hundred years. Each branch of the Yolo County Library has local residents who [...]
The West Sacramento Friends of the Library have scheduled a book sale for this weekend (March 3-4) at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 4, and Sunday’s are 10-3. $1 for hardbacks, 50 cents for paperbacks, children’s books 10-25 cents, and there will also be VHS movies and videocassette books. [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Fathers can learn hands-on skills for helping to raise newborns – including the “ever-popular diaper toss,” promises First 5 Yolo. Three “Daddy’s Tool Bag,” workshops are planned, including one from 5:30-7 p.m. on Feb. 22 at West Sacramento’s library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. The free workshops are led by a dad, Ted [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The Yolo County Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal-winning children’s book “The Snowy Day,” which “was one of the first books to feature an African-American child in a main role that appeals to all children.” Storytime programs at the West Sacramento branch, 1212 Merkley Avenue, will feature [...]
FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The West Sacramento Friends of the Library plan an “Everybody has a Heritage” event beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 4 at the library, 1212 Merkley Avenue. Organizers plan a fun event with music and dancing from different cultures, centering around reading and literature. School-age children and their parents are invited.