Monika is the Director and Editor-in-Chief at Manzanita Writers Press, in Angels Camp. 

Adults: Call 209-795-1009 to reserve your FREE seat for the Mystery Writers Panel & Book Signing, 2-4pm, Friday May 26th at Ebbetts Pass Fire Station.

Calaveras County

Spring forward to APRIL!

Murphys Library held an Appreciation Brunch for volunteers and staff to thank them for years of helping to make the library a success. 

Meet the writers. Join us for a lively conversation and book-signings with five award-winning Northern California Mystery rWiters. Books will be available for purchase. Featured authors are: 

  • Robin Burcell
  • ​Catriona McPherson
  • Eileen Rendahl
  • ​Allison Brennan
  • Cindy Sample

Visit Arnold Library for Fun Family Events, Raffles, a GIANT Book Sale, and More...

Kids: Join us for a special Storytime with a Firefighter, Wednesday May 24th, 2:30pm at Arnold Library. Students at Hazel Fischer Elementary, and Avery Middle Schools can also look forward to a visit on Thursday from several children's authors:

  • Simone Shin
  • ​Beth McMullen
  • Linda Joy Singleton
  • ​Ashlyn Anstee

Murphys Library Spotlight:

Anniversary Celebration!

​​April 26th, 2017

10:30 - 11:45am

at San Andreas Library

Monika Rose is our local author featured for April (National Poetry Month):



Friends of the Library

April 22nd is DRESSUP DAY 

at Murphys Library!

First 5 Calaveras & FOTL present

STORYTIME SPRING CELEBRATION!


​For kids ages 1-5, enjoy music, books, and spring-themed crafts.​

Earth Day

1 - 3pm, dress in your favorite costume and visit the library to enjoy games, crafts, food, face-painting, and more...

Copyright Calaveras County Friends of the Library

Open to grades TK through 8th.

Pick up your entry form at the Arnold Library

Entries must be submitted by April 28th, 2017.

Winners will be notified by May 15th, 2017.


 Board members provided food and drinks, and a beautiful cake from Butter & Cream bakery. Volunteers have been particularly essential to the growth and development of this library, which has depended greatly on community support. 

Volunteer Appreciation!

Bookmark Contest!