Pictured left: Brooke Wooldridge accepts her award from County Librarian Nancy Giddens and Valley Springs rep Jackie Wietrick
Calaveras County Libraries with Hazel Fischer School held a Reading Fair, with 150 kids in attendance! This year's Summer Reading theme - "Reading Takes You Everywhere" - was represented with four craft tables and a tent full of books. Every student received a Calaveras Libraries Passport, inviting them to participate in our Summer Reading program.
Moke Hill Occasional Speaker Series
Irene Perbal, resident of Mokelumne Hill, spoke at the library for an attentive audience. She presented the story of her early life in Holland under Nazi occupation, telling of her family's harrowing experience
Pictured right: Seth Bakke received the Loretta Fox Memorial Scholarship from Murphys Library. Read more about Seth on their website.
hiding Jewish friends in their house. She will be speaking again to present Part Two of her story: her "new" life in the Belgium Congo from 1946 to 1960. Stay tuned for a date & time!
More Oodles of Doodles!
This year's theme is "Reading Takes You Everywhere!"
June 1st to August 1st, pick up a reading log at any Calaveras County Library branch and check out some great books. Just six hours of reading earns a ticket to LEGOLAND! More great prizes available for other benchmarks, too...
Pictured: Moke Hill FOTL President Janet Dock introduces Irene Perbal to the crowd.
Pictured right: Claudia Loomis receives her award from Diane Jarvi of Angels Camp FOTL
Thank you to all our branch volunteers for helping with the Friends of Calaveras County Libraries booth at the county fair. Pictured is a volunteer from Angels Camp signing up patrons for their new library cards!
Friends of the
Friday, June 15th, at Moke Hill Library:
FREE! All ages welcome from 1-3pm.
CONGRATULATIONS to our 2018 scholarship recipients:
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