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Have you noticed? Little Free Libraries have been popping up all over Calaveras County, thanks to First 5 Calaveras and our County Library Commission.    

Look for them:

  • Resource Connection Head Start, 30 Vista Del Lago Drive, Valley Springs
  • ​Sierra Station, 8048 Highway 12, Wallace
  • The Resource Connection Food Bank, 206 George Reed Dr, San Andreas
  • ​Calaveras County Visitors Bureau, 1192 South Main Street, Angels Camp
  • Rancho Calaveras Clubhouse, 3995 S Highway 26, Valley Springs
  • Burson Market, 3185 W Highway 12, Burson
  • Sender's Market, 8111 Garabaldi Street, Mountain Ranch
  • ​Calaveras County Health and Human Services, 509 E Saint Charles St,  San Andreas

Denella is author of two books, and also produces two radio shows for KAAD-LP 103.5, in Sonora.

History Day!

Join Master Gardener Claudia Beymer at Arnold Library, Saturday October 14th at 11am, to learn about native and drought-resistance plants for the Arnold area.


This workshop will focus on design basics, as well as plant recommendations and where to find them. Space is limited - contact the branch to register!

September 12th was History Day in Mokelumne Hill.    Janet Dock gave presentations at the library about Chinese immigrants. She was joined by County Archaeologist Julia Costello, who brought pottery samples to share.

Back to School!

Summer Reading is ended, and kids are headed back to school. Thanks to all our participants!

Below: Congratulations to Acacia!  She completed an entire BINGO card to win a new Kindle from Murphys Library.

Denella Kimura is our local author featured for August:



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Even MORE Little Free Libraries!

Reserve your seat NOW for Calaveras County FOTL Annual Meeting, including dinner at Historic Murphys Hotel: Wednesday, October 18th, 2017, starting at 5pm. Space is limited!

Reservation forms will be available at Calaveras library branches, or download a copy, here. Mail y​our form with payment to:

Attn: Mary Hultgren

PO Box 702

​Murphys, CA 95247

Murphys Library will be showing 'Day of the Animials' on Friday, October 13th. Doors open at 6:30pm and the movie will start at 7pm. Drinks & snacks will be provided!


This 1977 natural horror film, starring Leslie Neilsen, was filmed in the town of Murphys. Content may not be suitable for young viewers; parental discretion is advised.

Gardening Workshop!

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Friends of the Library

FOTL Annual Meeting!

Library Movie Night!

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