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Programs at the Davis Branch Library in July

Programs at the Davis Branch Library in July

(Woodland, CA) – The following special programs will be held during the month of July at Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis:

• July 10 & 24: Reducing Stress with Tai Chi, 12:15 p.m. Learn relaxing meditative exercises in this beginner Tai Chi class based on Chinese martial arts. All ages are welcome.

• July 16: Food Olympics, 2:00 p.m. Try our Brazilian-inspired menu to celebrate the Summer Olympics.

• July 16: Origami Club, 2:00 p.m. Join the Davis origami group and learn to fold. Open to all ages and abilities.

• July 28: Davis Library Book Group, 7:00 p.m. Join us for a discussion of Graeme Simsion’s The Rosie Project and distribution of the group’s next book, Robert Crais’ Suspect.

Dr. Bob's Medical Bag Tour

Dr. Bob's Medical Bag Tour

The major causes of death in the 19th century took their toll on many Sacramentans, and we’ll share their fascinating stories. We’ll also visit the graves of our fearless physicians of the 1800s and hear their contributions to early Sacramento, as well as the tragic story of how 17 died in several weeks’ time fighting the cholera epidemic.Saturday, July 2, 2016 10:00 a.m. Sacramento Old City Cemetery

July programs at the Esparto Regional Library

July programs at the Esparto Regional Library

(Woodland, CA) – All are welcome to participate in the following special programs held during the month of July at Yolo County’s Esparto Regional Library, located at 17065 Yolo Avenue in Esparto:

• June 1-August 15: Yolo County Library’s Summer Reading Program. All ages are welcome to sign up online or at your local library to receive a free prize and to enter into drawings by attending programs and completing reading challenges.

• July 5: Afternoon Movie, 1:30 p.m. Children and families are invited to view a family friendly movie rated G or PG. For movie title call: (530) 787-3426.

• July 7: Food Olympics at the Library, 6:00 p.m. Join us in celebrating Brazil as the location for the Summer Olympics 2016 by tasting a gold medal Brazilian-inspired menu!

• July 12 and July 26: Mini Maker Camp, 1:30 p.m. This hands-on family fun program will involve science, technology, engineering, art and math.

Yolo County Library’s summer reading program update

Yolo County Library’s summer reading program update

The Yolo County Library’s Summer Reading Program is off to a great start with more than 3,365 sign ups since the June 1 kick-off. The program continues through August 15 and all are welcome to sign up online or in person at their local Yolo County Library branch.

Participants will receive a ticket for prizes and a free gift. In addition, those who read five books will receive a book full of puzzles, games or coloring pages, and a ticket for finishing prizes, generously donated by the various Friends of the Library groups. Children, ages 0-12, will also receive a free pizza coupon to Round Table Pizza. New to the Summer Reading Program, participants will now receive an additional prize ticket for every completed reading log they turn in. Prizes, such as the free book or pizza coupon, will remain the same for the first reading log.

Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency hosts job fair June 23

Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency hosts job fair June 23

More than 40 employers will gather in Woodland on June 23 from 9:00 a.m. to noon to offer jobs to those seeking employment.

Participating employers include the Bureau of Reclamation, Auto Zone, California Highway Patrol, Clark Pacific, Allied Barton Security Services, DMG MORI, Goodwill Industries, Mariani Nut Company, Road Dogs, San Francisco Spice Company, Social Security, Motel 6, St. John’s Retirement Village, Teichert and Sons and Home Depot. Employment opportunities include machine tool engineers, application specialists, software designers, service technicians, administrative personnel, retail and warehouse workers, sorters and assembly line personnel, security and patrol officers, bus and truck drivers, cement workers, home healthcare associates and many more.

For more information about the June 23 job fair, contact the Yolo County Health & Human Services Employment Center at (530) 661-2641.

Temporary move for library branch in South Davis

Temporary move for library branch in South Davis

(Woodland, CA) – From June 14 through August 13, Yolo County’s South Davis library branch will be temporarily housed at Harper Junior High School, located at 4000 E. Covell Boulevard in Davis.

Library services such as holds, pick-up, returns, checkouts and Summer Reading Program sign-ups will be available to the public, as well as a small browsing collection and a bilingual story time on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. In addition, the Book Club will meet on the third Tuesday of June and July at 7:00 p.m. The branch will be open:

• Tuesdays: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

• Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The change in location is due to renovations occurring at the Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School, which normally houses the Yolo County Library’s South Davis branch.

Change in schedule at the Winters Community Library

Change in schedule at the Winters Community Library

(Woodland, CA) – The Winters Community Library, located at 708 Railroad Avenue in Winters, will revert to the following School Break Schedule from June 7 through August 20:

• Mondays and Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

• Tuesday and Thursdays: 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

• Fridays and Saturdays: 1:00 pm. To 5:00 p.m.

• Sundays: Closed

For more information, contact library staff at (530) 795-4955, visit the Yolo County Library at: www.yolocountylibrary.org or connect with us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/yolocountylibrary.org.