Things are ramping up in 2023 with some new and familiar events and happenings at the Churchill County Library.
Need a new job in the new year? Let EmployNV help you with aspects of finding a new job on February 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library. EmployNV staff will help you with most aspects of finding a new job!
Author Michael Branch will be at the Churchill Arts Council discussing his work on February 25 at 5 p.m. Sponsored by Nevada Humanities in conjunction with the Churchill County Library.
“1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” encourages youngsters to read age-appropriate books before entering school. Book titles are suggested and offered by library staff. Sign-ups accepted at any time.
In-person story time offered Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. Children’s Librarian Jeslyn MacDiarmid reads picture books to children and offers a craft to accompany most stories. Each session is recorded and posted to the library’s YouTube account for on-demand viewing at your convenience.
Reading with Rover takes place on February 9 from 3:30-4:30 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!
Learn about 3D printing at drop-in participatory workshops on February 1 from 3 to 5 p.m. Using the library’s 3D printer, make objects, both useful and pretty, and learn more about this popular technology.
Learn to fly a drone at one of the workshops on February 8 and 22 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and try your hand at this technology.
Virtual Reality drop-in sessions take place on Tuesdays from 3:15 to 5 p.m. All welcome to stop by!
STEAM sessions with VR are on Fridays from 1:30 to 3 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!
Writer’s Group meets Tuesdays at 5 p.m. Discover what area writers are inspired by and working on and bring your own manuscript.
Knitting Club meets on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at 4 p.m. All are welcome from the beginner to advanced skilled folks.
An exhibit of Nevada State Parks featuring photos from the Churchill County Museum is up all month.
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