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Sat Hours: Exciting News! Starting Nov 3, 2018, all four branches will now be open on Saturdays, from 11am-3pm.

Overdrive: Patron checkout limits have been extended! Patrons may now check out 10 items at a time.

New York Times: Plumas County Library will now be providing free access to the New York Times digital content. There will be two ways to access it: a link on the Library homepage that is available to all public members when at a Plumas or Sierra County library location (except for Alleghany), or get a library card and access it through plumaslibrary.org (you must be signed in for the link to be visible.) Instructions are available, or contact the front desk of your local library.  If you still run into a paywall after following the instructions, please inform your local library about the issue. 

Portola Movie Night: Portola will now be offering a second showing of the movie of the month on the second Saturday of the month, from 3-5pm. For more details please see the Monthly Movie Night tab





STORY TIME

Baby Bounce Story Time
For babies & toddlers 0-36 months

Quincy Library -- Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.


Preschool Story Time

Quincy Library -- Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.


Portola Library -- First & Third Wednesdays of the month, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Sept - May


Children's Story Time
 
Chester Library -- Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.


EVENTS
All library events are free to the public. Age guidelines may be added to certain events. Some of 

Quincy Events

Join the Community Book Club
hosted with Barn Owl Books
Every Third Wednesday of the month, 4pm - 5:30pm, Library Meeting Room

March 20, 2019: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Books available at Quincy Library and Barn Owl Books

More information can be found here or on the Barn Owl Books website.


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Portola Events

Monthly Movie Night
Every Second Thursday of the month, 4pm - 6pm & Every Second Saturday of the month, 3pm-5pm
Library Meeting Room

Thurs March 14, 2019 - Sat March 16, 2019: The Maze Runner Trilogy
Additional showing on Fri March 15 2019 from 4-6pm!

Thurs March 14 from 4-6pm: The Maze Runner [Running Time: 1 hour, 53 minutes];
Fri March 15 from 4-6pm: The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials [Running Time: 2 hours, 11 minutes];
Sat March 16 from 3-5pm: The Maze Runner: The Death Cure [Running Time: 2 hours, 23 minutes]


Please visit the Monthly Movie Night tab (or click here) for more information about the movie, including the summary, warnings, rating, and what book(s) the movie is based on. 


Board Game Day
Thursday Feb 24, 2019 from 12pm-2pm 
Welcome kids, to an afternoon of fun board games.

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Chester Events

Chester Library Knitters
Every Other Saturday of the month, 12pm - 2pm, at the Chester Library

If you are interested in joining,
please call the Chester Library at 258-2742 for information regarding this month's schedule.

Bring your own project but supplies can be shared.


The Jane Austen Tea Fundraiser
presented by The Friends of Chester Library
April 13, 2019 2pm-4pm, The Almanor Recreation Center Meadowbrook Loop

Tickets are $25 each (available at Chester Library) and seating is limited. For more details please contact the library at 258-2742 or scroll down to the Friends of the Library section of this page.


Poetry Workshop with Susan Wooldridge
in partnership with Poets & Writers, the CA Center for the Book, and Chester Friends of the Library
Sat May 4 2019, 12pm - 2pm, Chester Library

Please call 258-2742 to register for the free workshop; we will also be accepting people at the door until we reach the max capacity of 20 people. All ages welcome.

The first ten people to sign up get a free copy of Poemcrazy by Susan Wooldridge!

Check out her books
from our system (just click on the title)

Find out more information about the poet here.


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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 May 2 2019 - Sat May 4 2019
Thurs 2pm - 6pm, members only, join at the door.
Fri 10am - 6 pm; Sat 10am - 3pm



Friends of the Library Fundraisers

The Jane Austen Tea Fundraiser
presented by The Friends of Chester Library
April 13, 2019 2pm-4pm, The Almanor Recreation Center Meadowbrook Loop

Tickets are $25 each (available at Chester Library) and seating is limited. For more details please contact the library at 258-2742 or see the attached flier.

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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.


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