Thursday, August 31, 2017

Storytime & Toddler Time Re-Starting in September at the Visalia Branch Library

Storytime will be re-starting in September in the Visalia Branch!
Toddler Storytime (ages 0-2) will be on Tuesdays at 10 am
Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) will be on Wednesday at 10 am

Storytime is a FREE program and no registration required.  For more information, call 559-713-2731

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Children's September Crafts at the Tulare County Library

September is Library Card Sign Up Month, so it is fitting that our first craft in the branch libraries lets children design their own library card! In the weeks that follow, honor 9/11, craft your own R2-D2, and make a crocodile.  Here is the schedule for kids to enjoy:
September 5 through 8 – Design Your Own Library Card
September 12 through 15 – 9/11 Hearts
September 19 through 22 – R2-D2
September 26 through 29– Paper Crocodile
For more information on craft days and times at these branches or other Tulare County Library programs, please call the branches:

Alpaugh               (559) 949-8355
Earlimart             (661) 849-2525
Dinuba                 (559) 591-5829
Exeter                  (559) 592-5361
Farmersville       (559) 592-0001
Ivanhoe               (559) 798-1264
Lindsay                (559) 562-3021
London                (559) 591-1017
Orosi                    (559) 591-5830
Strathmore         (559) 568-1087
Springville           (559) 539-2624
Three Rivers       (559) 561-4564
Tipton                  (559) 752-4236
Woodlake           (559) 564-8424

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Teen Advisory Group, Fall 2017, Visalia Branch Library

Did you know TAG involvement counts toward your school service hours? TAG members must be at least 14. You’ll learn about volunteering, and help plan teen programs, including the Teen Summer Reading Program! Snacks served at all meetings.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tulare County Library Branches open late Friday 8/25/17

All Tulare County Branches will open late on Friday, 8/25/17. Please check with your local branch to see what time they will open.

September Funtastic Fridays at the Visalia Branch

Visalia Branch Children’s Wing
Films Fridays at 2:00pm & 4:00pm
Board Games & Xbox (Kinect) from 3:00-5:30pm

Sep 1:     Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG; 90 min)
Sep 8:     Boss Baby (PG; 97 min)
Sep 15:   Wall-e (G; 98 min)
Sep 22:   Mulan (G; 88 min)
Sep 29:   The Adventures of Tintin (PG; 106 min)

Friday, August 18, 2017

Computer Classes at the Visalia Branch Library starting in September

The Visalia Branch Library will begin holding classes in the Computer Lab starting in September.
The classes will range from beginning computer classes to drop in sessions for people with questions about other computer issues.
There are only 14 seats per class and you must sign up in the Computer Lab for all Sessions. Drop in sessions are limited to 15 minutes per person per session. Call 559-713-2719 for more information.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gary Soto, Thu 9/7 at 4pm, Visalia Library

With more than forty books for children, young adults and adults, Gary Soto joins us to talk about his new book Meatballs for the People: Proverbs to Chew On.

The author of “Oranges,” the most anthologized poem in contemporary literature, Soto was awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts (twice). His New and Selected Poems placed as a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. His books have sold four million copies nationwide and have been translated into many languages.

Soto grew up in the Central Valley and is a graduate of Cal State Fresno. He now lives in Berkeley, California.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Bring Out Your Dead, Thu 8/10 at 6:30 pm, Three Rivers Lib

Bring Out Your Dead!
Three Rivers Branch Library
Thursday, August 10, 2017
6:30 pm
Dressed in period costume, Dr. Mark Eberle, Professor of Biological Sciences presents the historical and medical aspects of the dreaded black plague.  He’ll share works of art he photographed while he was in Europe. Including a surprising amount of humor for such a grim topic, he sheds light on the connection between the black plague and our current world.

Three Rivers Branch Library
42052 Eggers Drive
Three Rivers, CA 93271


Wednesday, August 2, 2017