Thursday, November 29, 2012

Library Holiday Hours

In addition to their regularly-scheduled closure days, all libraries in the Tulare County Library system will be closed on December 25th and January 1st.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Christmas Countdown at the Visalia Branch

*Weekday Movie Times start at 2pm weekdays and 1pm on Saturdays* FREE!

Saturday, November 24th: the Muppet’s Christmas Carol, An Elf Story, Yes Virginia, Prep and Landing Naughty or Nice
Friday, November 30th: (2pm and 4pm) Arthur Christmas, An Elf Story  
Saturday, December 1st: Home Alone 1, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Friday, December 7th: Santa Buddies, Santa Paws, Charlie Brown Christmas
Saturday, December 8th: A Nightmare Before Christmas, Shrek the Halls, Ice Age: Mammoth Christmas, Kung Fu Panda Holiday, Merry Madagascar
Friday, December 14th: Prep and Landing, Prep and Landing Naughty or Nice, Ice Age: Mammoth Christmas, Merry Madagascar, Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
Saturday, December 15th: Arthur Christmas, Santa Buddies
Tuesday, December 18th: Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,  Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Yes Virginia, Santa Paws
Wednesday, December 19th: Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas, Kung Fu Panda Holiday, Prep and Landing, Santa Buddies
Thursday, December 20th: Shrek the Halls, Merry Madagascar, Ice Age: Mammoth Christmas, Charlie Brown Christmas, Arthur Christmas
Friday, December 21st: Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas, Prep and Landing, Prep and Landing: Naughty or Nice, Home Alone 1

Saturday December 22nd:
The Fratello Marionettes’ “The North Pole Review”!!!
Two shows @ 11am & 3pm

Looking for a unique way to celebrate the holiday season? Join the fun with our puppet extravaganza, The North Pole Review! This production showcases the high kicking antics of the Russian Trepak Dancers, our graceful ice skater Crystal Chandelier, and features the dazzling acrobatic penguins.

Thursday, November 15, 2012

ELF And Toddle On Over Book Club, December 7

The next ELF (Early Learning For Families) and Toddle On Over Book Club events will be held December 7, 2012. We will read Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Friends of the Tulare County Library Meeting, December 13

The Friends of the Tulare County Library will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, December 13, at 7 PM in the library's upstairs (blue) meeting room. Everyone is welcome to attend! Please contact Sheryll at 713-2709 for more information.

Independent Film Series, November 15

The independent film for November is King of Devil's Island. The film will be shown on November 15 at 6pm at the Visalia Library in the blue meeting room.

For more information, visit the Independent Film Movement Series page.

First Tuesday Book Club Meeting, December 4

The next First-Tuesday Book Club will meet on December 4 at 6:30 pm in the blue meeting room at the Visalia Library. This month we are reading Dreams of Joy: A Novel by Lisa See.

Book Summary: A continuation of "Shanghai Girls" finds a devastated Joy fleeing to China to search for her real father while her mother, Pearl, desperately pursues her, a dual quest marked by their encounters with the nation's intolerant Communist culture.

Socrates Cafe, December 11

Every second Tuesday of every month, the Visalia library will be hosting a Socrates Cafe at 6:30pm in the library's "blue" meeting room.

Socrates Cafe is a gathering of people who--with the help of a facilitator--engage in lively conversation about philosophical questions, posing questions, listening to others, raising challenges, and considering alternative answers.

Please join us for this fun and free event!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Mystery Readers' Meeting, December 19

The next Mystery Readers' Meeting will be held on December 19 at 6:30pm at the Visalia Library (upstairs, in the "blue" meeting room).

There is no book to read for December; just bring a gift-wrapped book (paperback, hardback, new or gently used) with no name on it. We will play the Yankee Swap game with the wrapped books.

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

Friday, November 2, 2012

Libraries Closed, November 22nd and 23rd

The Tulare County Library, and all of its branches, will be closed November 22nd and 23rd in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.