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.
NEWS-LEDGER/From the Yolo Co. Library – The Yolo County Library is hosting presentations from the UCD Family Protection and Legal Assistance Clinic on anti-cyberbullying at several branch libraries through November. One remaining presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library in Davis. These presentations will [...]
You can now borrow a library book from the Internet to your digital reader. The “eBooks” of the Yolo County Library are now compatible with the Kindle digital book format, reports the library. Patrons can now download titles to read on any Kindle-compatible device. Visit www.yolocountylibrary.org. The library also offers eBooks and audiobooks for use [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – OCT 12, 2011 – The West Sacramento Friends of the Library will hold their annual dinner meeting on Oct. 25 at the VFW Hall, 905 Drever Street. 6 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner. $10, catered by the Club Pheasant. Open to the public. Mail check to WSFOL, P.O. Box 692, West Sacramento, [...]
NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 28, 2011 – The Yolo County Library now subscribes to a new reading program that can be accessed by parents, teachers and children from home. “Scholastic BookFlix” pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. There are Spanish-language versions of some pairings. For information, visit www.yolocountylibrary.org.