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Posted on: September 26, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Churchill County Library: October Events and Happenings

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October is “Teentober Month” with several activities geared to teenagers. Come by the Churchill County Library on Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m. for an activity. Find out more about spine poetry, book reviews, Teen Library Club and more during “Teentober month.” 

A reminder that the library is closed on Friday, October 27 to observe Nevada Day.

Special Events

Learn-to-fly-a-drone workshop happening on October 4 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Drop-in 3D printing workshop takes place October 11 and 25 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Using the library’s 3D printer, make objects, both useful and pretty, and learn more about this popular technology. 

Senator Rosen’s office representative at the library on October 12 for “office hours” at 1 p.m. Stop by and let the Senator’s staff know what your concerns are.

Reading with Rover takes place on October 12 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Children read books to dogs to improve their reading skills and confidence to a decidedly captive audience. Added bonus: our furry friends are great listeners!

Stop Motion Animation workshop happening on October 18 at 3:30 p.m. 

Need a career change? Let EmployNV help you with aspects of finding a new job on October 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library. EmployNV staff will help you with aspects of finding a new job!

Elementary Book Club meets on October 20 at 3 p.m. for those in elementary school.

Teen Library Council meeting on October 24 at 3:30 p.m. Council members help decide teen programming, books and other materials available in the library and earn volunteer hours at the same time. Attendance is free and snacks are provided.

New book discussion groups for adults continues on October 26 at 6 p.m.! To observe Halloween this month, bring your own book about ghosts to discuss. 

All Day Trick-or-Treat on October 31! Come by the library on Halloween to show us your costume and get a goodie for your trick-or-treat bag.

Ongoing Programs

“1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” encourages youngsters to read age-appropriate books before entering school. Book titles are suggested and offered by library staff. Recognition given for every 100 books read on the way to 1,000! Sign-ups accepted at any time at: bit.ly/CCL1000BBK. Geared to children ages 3-5, but all kids are welcome to participate.

Tuesdays

Knitting Club meets at 10 a.m. (except October 10) and welcomes both novice and advanced knitters. They are willing to offer advice and tips and offer encouragement on your project.

Virtual Reality drop-in sessions take place from 3:15 to 5 p.m. All welcome to stop by!

“Teentober” activities each week at 3:30 p.m.

Wednesdays

In-person children’s story time meets on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Each week’s story time will feature the same content. Children’s Librarian Miss J reads picture books to children and offers a craft to accompany most stories. 

Thursdays

Children’s story time is at 10 and 11 a.m. and Knitting Club meets again at 3 p.m. 

Fridays

STEAM sessions with VR are on Fridays at 1:30 p.m.

Have a problem with your computer or smartphone? Head over the William N. Pennington Life Center on Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. and get answers from Technical Services Librarian Joe Salsman, an expert in all things technology! 

Hours of operation

Library hours of operation are Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on Sundays and major holidays.

Call (775)423-7581 for more information on any of the activities above. The Churchill County Library is located at 553 South Maine Street in Fallon. The library website is: www.churchillcountylibrary.org   

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