News & Events
Quincy Library: There will be no story time on Wed June 26 2019 at the Quincy Library Branch.
Lending Library: Quincy has started a pilot program for a tool lending library. We are asking for donations (please see list and guidelines about donating items.) Items can be checked out for one week (no renewals) and are charged $.50 per late day; each item has its own price tag. The majority of items are housed at the Quincy Branch but can now be put on hold at other branches.
For babies & toddlers 0-36 months
Preschool Story Time
Quincy Library -- Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.*
* Cancelled Wed June 26 2019
SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Mon June 17 - Fri Aug 16 2019
Sign up for your reading log, reach your weekly reading goals, and get a prize. You can do it once or every week of summer. Reading logs are independent of the activity programs being offered.
Mon July 8 - Thurs Aug 1 2019; dates vary by branch
Programs include fun activities, games, crafts, and of course... books!
Programs will be most suitable for ages 5-12, but all are welcome! Check out the themes each week at your branch (click on branch name to see attached flyer.) Feel free to go to all four programs at all four branches!
July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29
July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30
July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31
July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1
All events at the library are free to the public. Age guidelines may be added to certain events.
Join the Community Book Club
hosted with Barn Owl Books
June 19 2019: Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy
June 13, 2019 and June 15, 2019: The Boy Would Be King
Please visit the Monthly Movie Night tab (or click here) for more information about the movie, including the summary, running time, warnings, rating, and what book(s) the movie is based on.
Chester Library Knitters - on hiatus from May until October 2019
May 16 2019 - Sept 19 2019, every other Thursday
June 27: Our native Californians, the Maidu people and their culture.
July 11: The Gold Rush in northern Plumas County, the discovery of gold and gold mining, and the founding of Seneca Township.
July 25: The settlement of Big Meadows in the 1850s and 60s with the Hamilton, Holmes, and Bidwell families.
August 8: The Benners and Pratts and the founding of Prattville, the social and economic center of Big Meadows.
August 22: Tourism and resorts, with the Bunnell, Lee, Butterfield, and Costar families.
September 5: Northern Big Meadows and the Johnson, Stover, Olsen, and Martin families, the roots of Chester.
September 19: Great Western Power Company and the creation of Lake Almanor.
Fine Forgiveness for Children (Chester Branch Only)
In partnership with the Lake Almanor Elk Lodge #2626, we now have a program in place for children (any age) to work off their fines from late fees and lost items by reading and/or doing homework. Please talk to the front desk at the Chester branch to discuss details: 530-258-2742.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
Friends of the Library Book Sales
Ongoing sales are held at each branch during library open hours. In addition:
Quincy Large Quarterly Sale
Great bargains on used and nearly-new books, organized by subject and genre.
Thurs August 1 2019 - Sat August 3 2019
Thurs 2pm - 6pm, members only, join at the door.
Fri 10am - 6 pm; Sat 10am - 3pm
Thanks for making a great May sale!
Friends of the Library Fundraisers
Thank you for joining us at the The Jane Austen Tea Fundraiser!
Adopt a Book for your local library
This year Plumas County Library has a reduced book budget.
You can help by adopting a book in honor or memory of a friend or family member.
Forms are available at each branch. All donations to Friends of the Library are tax-deductible.