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

Back by popular demand, Linda Trudeau is offering Genealogy Workshops at Arnold Library.


August 22nd at 11am, "DNA Basics and Follow the Leads" will discuss what we can learn, how we can connect, and why we would do it!

Space is limited - call the branch at 795-1009 to reserve your seat!

Hosted at Arnold Library - contact the branch for more information and to register! 795-1009


August 31st, 1:30 - 3pm: this class covers The Internet.

Glenn is a retired USAF Colonel, and known for his impersonation of the infamous Black Bart!

San Andreas FOTL will host a Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at the main branch, August 21st at 9:30am. They will provide viewing glasses, snacks, and plenty of information.

He is the author of two books, and numerous articles.

Glenn Wasson is our local author featured for August:



Join Copperopolis FOTL for a Solar Eclipse Viewing Party, August 21st 8:45 - 11:45am, at Tulloch Lake Plaza (by True Value). FREE viewing glasses for the first 100 participants, and learning activities for kids!

School may be out, but kids don't stop learning! It's time to participate in Summer Reading programs offered by your Calaveras libraries. Contact your local branch for more information about their program:


Murphys: For kids, teens, and adults - play Summer Reading BINGO and enter to win! BINGO cards will be available at the branch, or download a copy here - instructions, too; turn in your completed card during library hours (Tues - Sat, 11am - 4pm) between June 14th and Sept 1st. Cards with a complete BINGO (horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line) will be entered to win a $30 gift certificate to Sustenance Books; and cards with all 24 squares completed (BLACKOUT) will be entered to win a brand new Kindle e-reader!


Copperopolis:Family Summer Reading, "Build a Better World," begins June 27th and ends August 21st. For adults & teens, we have Bookshelf BINGO; for ages 6 - 12 we have Take-home Creativity Kits; and for ages 2 - 5, come talk, sing, read, play, and craft. Cool prizes will be given every week! Pick up your registration form at the library.​​

Reading is the Cure for Summertime Blues...

Kids at San Andreas Summer Reading Camp invented 3-stage simple machines to pop a balloon . 

Creative solutions involved pulleys, levers, a Pin-car, and a Killer Duck!

Pictured: Caden, Jaden, Marilyn, and Scarlett.

Murphys Library Spotlight:

Photo from Calaveras Enterprise

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Friends of the Library

FOTL Annual Meeting!

Building A Better World!

Genealogy at Arnold Library!

Calaveras County