Tuolumne County Library will celebrate Library Month throughout April with events featuring timeless favorites like the Cat in the Hat, new ones like Lemony Snicket, a Space Age innovation – the wireless Internet installation at the county´s main library in Sonora – and much more.
“Most of America celebrates libraries for a week in mid-April,” said Director of Library Services Connie Corcoran. “We have lots to cheer about, so we´re going to celebrate all month long. “
Here´s a schedule of Library Month events at the main library, its four branches and its Worlds of Wonder mobile library:
April 1 – Miwuk Branch will host a book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
April 7 – Slides of the Lewis and Clark Trail will be shown at the Miwuk Branch at 2 p.m.
April 8 – The Cat in the Hat will entertain young children at the Tuolumne Branch.
April 9 – Groveland Branch will feature children´s crafts for ages 4 and up from 11 a.m. until noon.
April 13 – Lemony Snicket will be at the main library in Sonora at 3:30 p.m. to visit with children 5 years old and up.
April 14 – Grownups can learn to make greeting cards in a presentation at 2 p.m. at the Miwuk branch.
April 16 – An open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be held at the expanded Twain Harte branch.
April 16 – Friends of the Tuolumne County Library will hold a used book sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the meeting room at the main library.
April 19 – From 4:30 to 6 p.m., demonstrations of the new wireless Internet installation at the main library in Sonora will be hosted by Friends of the Tuolumne
County Library. Free refreshments will make for an Internet café atmosphere.
April 23 – Worlds of Wonder, the mobile library, will be at the ICES Fair at the fairgrounds in Sonora from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
April 28 – Local author Carol Biederman will sign copies of her new book, “The Oldest Inhabitant,” at the Miwuk branch at 2 p.m.
“Library Month provides a great opportunity to get better acquainted with the variety of resources our libraries provide,” Corcoran said. “It´s also an opportunity to learn more about the many important ways our hundreds of volunteers enhance our services.”