Feb 162012
 

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 [...]

Feb 032012
 

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.

Nov 112011
 

  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 [...]

Oct 152011
 

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 [...]

Oct 042011
 

    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.