Thursday, May 27, 2010

Wednesday, June 2nd @ 10AM: Preschool Storytime

Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays at our preschool story time every Wednesday @ 10:00AM.

Tuesday, June 1st @ 10AM: Baby/Toddler Time

Every Tuesday at 10AM, we will have a special time for babies (ages 0-2) to play and interact with one another while building early literacy skills!

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Meet Illustrator and Author, Kadir Nelson

Meet award-winning illustrator and author, Kadir Nelson, at the Visalia Library on June 12, 2010 at 11:00AM. Help us celebrate the Tulare County Library's 100 Year Anniversary by joining us for this Centennial Celebration event!

For more information, please contact Sheryll Strachan at 713-2709.

Visit Nelson's web site

View a sample of Nelson's illustrations in this short (23 seconds) video:

Dramatic Reading of Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

Actor, Duffy Hudson, will do a dramatic reading of John Steinbeck's play, Of Mice and Men, at the Visalia Library on May 27th at 6:30PM. Please contact Judith Wood at 713-2706 for more information on this exciting event!

Visit Hudson's web site

Friday, May 7, 2010

Next Mystery Readers Meeting is May 19th

The next Mystery Readers meeting will be held on May 19th at 6:30 PM in the Visalia Library's upstairs "blue" meeting room. For this month's meeting, read any mystery written by a Mystery Award-winning author.

Some Mystery Awards are:

The Agatha Award
The Edgar Award
The Anthony Award
The Gumshoe Award
The Dagger Award
The Shamus Award

Visit for more ideas.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Friends of the Library Book Sale is May 15th

The next Friends of the Library book sale will be held on May 15, 2010 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the north/east lawn. Come and see our selection of fiction, non-fiction, and children's books. We will also have a large selection of vintage books and VHS movies for sale. See you there!

Library Branches Opening Late on May 7th

All branches of the Tulare County Library will open at 2 PM on Friday, May 7, due to a staff meeting. The Visalia library, will open at it's regular time: 12PM. We are sorry for any inconvenience this might cause.