News & Events
Story Time, Quincy Library: There will be no story time on Wed July 24 2019 or Sept 25 2019 at the Quincy Library Branch.
Story Time, Chester Library: There will be no story time for the rest of July at the Chester Branch. Story time will resume August 6 2019. [Last updated 7-2-19]
Summer Meal Program: This summer, Plumas Unified School District is offering free healthy lunches for children and teens 18 and under through the USDA Summer Food Services Program. There is no sign-up, application, income verification or identification needed. Plumas County Library is providing books throughout the summer and pop-up programming at each site once during summer. (Greenville, Mon July 15 & Wed July 31; Chester, Wed July 17; Portola, Fri July 19; Quincy, Mon July 22.) Note: This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Supervision of children not provided. More information about the meal program can be found here; more information about the library pop up programming can be found here.
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 July 24 2019
** Cancelled for July; Story time will resume August 6 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
July 17 2019: The Overstory by Richard Powers
Film to Movie Night
hosted with Plumas County Probation Offices
Book Give Away
The first twenty kids who come to the Quincy Library starting on July 17th can claim a FREE copy of the book, Diary of A Wimpy Kid, while supplies last!
July 31st, 7:30 PM at the Plumas County Fairgrounds
Come watch a free screening of the movie, Diary of A Wimpy Kid, at Plumas County Fairgrounds. There will be a raffle of another 15 copies of the book, gift bags, and more!
Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Supervision of children not provided.
Chester Library Knitters - On hiatus from May until October 2019
Alternate Thursdays beginning July 11, from 5:45-7:00pm
(July 11, July 25, Aug 8, Aug 22, Sept 5, Sept 19, Oct 3)
A chance to get together and talk about food. Please bring a favorite recipe to the first meeting.
Please click here for details about the themes for each discussion.
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 - 2pm
Children's Books are FREE! Up to 20 books per family!
Chester Annual Sale
Our decades-old annual book sale is now two days!
Join us in the parking lot for an amazing selection of books, sorted by subject and genre.
Sat August 3 2019 & Sun August 4 2019
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.