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Programs at the West Sacramento Library in February

Programs at the West Sacramento Library in February

The following special programs will be held during the month of February at Yolo County’s Arthur F. Turner Community Library, located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in West Sacramento:

Yolo County Library Collaborates with UC Davis Campus Community Book Project

Yolo County Library Collaborates with UC Davis Campus Community Book Project

(Woodland, CA) – Join the Yolo County Library and the UC Davis Campus Community Book Project for an interactive workshop entitled, “Equitable, Inclusive and Just Communities: Exploring historical policies, constructs and practices to create healthier societies” on January 31 from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Blanchard Room of the Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis.

West Sacramento Library Provides U.S. Citizenship Resources

West Sacramento Library Provides U.S. Citizenship Resources

Individuals interested in becoming U.S. citizens can now find resources at the new ‘U.S. Citizenship Corner’ at Yolo County’s Arthur F. Turner Community Library, located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in West Sacramento.

The U.S. Citizenship Corner, located inside the library by the government materials section, provides free information and resources for individuals to take home, as well as a U.S. Citizenship Kit that cardholders can check out.

In addition, the library is hosting a series of free workshops on U.S. citizenship.  The first workshop, entitled ‘How to Become a U.S. Citizen’, is scheduled for February 25 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and features special guest Vilaysay Chang from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services of District 22.  She will be available to answer questions about the naturalization process.  All programs and workshops are free to attend and no reservations are required.

Rural Libraries Receiving Increased Broadband Service

Rural Libraries Receiving Increased Broadband Service

This past November, Yolo County’s library branches in Esparto, Knights Landing and Yolo increased broadband service to one gigabyte, thus increasing the Internet speed at these locations.

 

The Yolo County Library obtained funds for these improvements through the State Library’s partnership with the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC).  CENIC, along with Governor Brown and the legislature’s “Lighting Up Libraries” initiative, has allowed for the deployment of improved, lower cost broadband services to public libraries across the state, now including rural libraries within Yolo County.

 

By supporting the critical and long-term connectivity needs of Yolo County’s residents, users will be able to more easily access the Internet to job search, find local government or healthcare resources and engage in online education. 

 

West Sacramento Library Programs and Events in January

West Sacramento Library Programs and Events in January

The following programs will be held during the month of January at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library, located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in West Sacramento:

December Programs at the Clarksburg Branch Library

December Programs at the Clarksburg Branch Library

The following special programs will be held during the month of December at Yolo County’s Clarksburg Branch Library, located at 52915 Netherlands Avenue in Clarksburg:

  • December 3: Thursday Theatre, 3:30 p.m.  All children and their families are invited to view a family-friendly movie (G or PG) at the library.  For movie title, call (916) 744-1755.
  • December 16: Winter Holiday Crafts, 6:00 p.m.  Come celebrate the winter season by making festive holiday decorations!

NOTICES: Yolo County Library branches will close at 6:00 p.m. on December 24 and 31 and will be closed all day on December 25 and January 1.

Programs at the West Sacramento Branch Library in December

Programs at the West Sacramento Branch Library in December

The following programs will be held during the month of December at the Yolo County Library’s Arthur F. Turner Community Library, located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in West Sacramento: