Tulare County Library invites everyone to celebrate the Grand Opening of
the new Farmersville Branch Library on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Farmersville,
California. The Grand Opening ceremony begins at 11 am followed by a ribbon
cutting. Festivities begin at 10 am with a resource fair coordinated by the
Boys and Girls Club of Farmersville. Following the ribbon cutting the library
will be open for check out, library cards, crafts, and story time until 2 pm.
The event will feature distinguished speakers including Kuyler
Crocker—Tulare County Supervisor District 1, Debbie Lagomarsino—Lea Conmigo and
Read for Life, Alice Lopez—Farmersville Unified School District, Mayor Paul
Boyer and Greg Gomez—Farmersville City Council, Tara Adams—the Office of
Assemblyman Devon Mathis, and others. Darla Wegener, County Librarian will have
the honor of hosting this event welcoming everyone to the new Farmersville
Farmersville, a community of 11,000, is located east of Visalia and
south of Highway 198. Thanks to Lea Conmigo, a group of concern citizens, local
community groups, the City of Farmersville, the Farmersville Unified School
District, and the Tulare County Library, the new branch will be able to provide
a portal to more information and resources for residents. The approximately 1540
square foot space located in the Farmersville Community Center will house
books, DVDs, magazines, and computers to assist the Farmersville community with
their informational, recreational, self-educational, and cultural needs.
The Tulare County Library is
proud of Farmersville returning to our library system. Celebrate with library
staff, citizens, guests, and other county staff on this opening day at the new
branch, located at 623 N. Avery Ave, in Farmersville. Thanks to the City of
Farmersville receiving a CDBG grant, the library will be open Tuesday,
Wednesday, and Thursday, 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm and staffed by Library
Assistant Janet Soriano.
Are you ready to get up close and personal with a Binturong? How would you like to meet a movie star, albeit one with fur, whiskers, and a tail? Some might say those are the most fun and delightful movie stars to spend time with!
The Friends of the Tulare County Library are inviting one and all to a fabulously entertaining AND educational evening with Jeff Lee of Steve Martin’s Working Wildlife. Jeff will share some of his expertise in animal behavior and give you an opportunity to experience wildlife in a way not possible when viewing animals at the zoo.
KIDS ‘WALK’ THE STORY AT TULARE COUNTY LIBRARY BRANCHES
celebrate National Library Week at all Tulare County
walk is now about reading during National Library Week. During the week of
April 9-15, our Branch Libraries ‘StoryWalk’ display panels from the Anne
Rockwell picture book Library Day. Children and families are invited to walk
through the Branches and read the posted story anytime during open hours. After
getting to ‘The End,’ kidsmay pick up a small prize and sign up to win
a grand prize– a tote bag with a
picture book and extra goodies.
particularly for children, StoryWalks are
open to everyone! Call your local branch for more details!
El Jeremías, a heartwarming comedy film about family love and the hard choices that come with opportunity, is directed by Anwar Safa and stars Martín Castro. After discovering his genius, Jeremías struggles between the new worlds his gifts open up to him and his loving, yet poor, family.