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Spring is in full swing at the Churchill County Library with a full calendar of fun events for the community. No need to sign-up or preregister, except if noted, so just come on down to the library!
Author reading by Michael P. Branch on May 20 at Oats Park Art Center at 5:30 p.m. This event is free to the public and presented in cooperation with the Churchill Library Association and supported by Nevada Humanities.
Learn-to-fly-a-drone workshops happening on May 10 and 24 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Drop-in 3D printing workshops take place May 3 and 17 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Using the library’s 3D printer, make objects, both useful and pretty, and learn more about this popular technology.
Reading with Rover takes place on May 18 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Children read books to dogs to improve their reading skills and confidence to a decidedly captive audience. Added bonus: our furry friends are great listeners!
Need a career change? Let EmployNV help you with aspects of finding a new job on May 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library. EmployNV staff will help you with aspects of finding a new job!
“1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” encourages youngsters to read age-appropriate books before entering school. Book titles are suggested and offered by library staff. Recognition given for every 100 books read on the way to 1,000! Sign-ups accepted at any time.
The Knitting Club meets at 10 a.m. and welcomes both novice and advanced knitters. They are willing to offer advice and tips and offer encouragement on your project.
Virtual Reality drop-in sessions take place from 3:15 to 5 p.m. All welcome to stop by!
The Writer’s Group meets at 5 p.m. and welcomes you to discover what area writers are inspired by and working on. Bring your own manuscript to add a few paragraphs.
In-person children’s story time is expanding! Now meeting on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. and Thursdays at 10 and 11 a.m. Each week’s story time will feature the same content. Children’s Librarian Miss J reads picture books to children and offers a craft to accompany most stories. Each session is recorded and posted to the library’s YouTube account for on-demand viewing at your convenience.
Children’s story time at 10 and 11 a.m. and Knitting Club meets again at 4 p.m.
STEAM sessions with VR are on Fridays from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Have a problem with your computer or smartphone? Head over the William N. Pennington Life Center on Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. and get answers from Technical Services Librarian Joe Salsman, an expert in all things technology!
Library hours of operation are Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Sundays and major holidays.
Call (775)423-7581 for more information on any of the activities above. The Churchill County Library is located at 553 South Maine Street in Fallon. The library website is: www.churchillcountylibrary.org
Photo: A man reads to a child at the Churchill County Library.