Library offers activities during January |

Library offers activities during January

Staff reports

The Douglas County Library will offer various programs during the month of January.

Displays include the Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School Art Show at the main library in Minden and at the Zephyr Cove branch library an exhibit from the U.S. Forest Service on Chinese workers in logging camps.

Storytimes in Minden are Jan. 13, 20 and 27, 9:15 to 10:30 a.m., and at Tahoe, Jan. 14, 21 and 28 at 11 a.m.

Bedtime storytime will be held in Minden on Jan. 11, 7 to 7:45 p.m.

Television storytimes on Cable Access Channel 26 are aired weekdays at 4 p.m. (if time is available) and Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. To be shown Jan. 9-10 is cars; Jan. 16-17, polar bears; Jan. 23-24, dreams; and Jan. 30-31, soup.

The special puppet program, BABES (Beginning Alcohol and Addictions Basic Education Studies) will be held on Tuesdays, Jan. 12 through Feb. 9, 4:15 to 5 p.m., in Minden for ages 4 and up.

Also scheduled are meetings of the library board of trustees at the Minden library, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 8:30 a.m.; Tahoe Douglas Library League at the Tahoe library, Saturday, Jan 23, 10 a.m.; and Friends of the Library at the Minden library, Monday, Jan. 25, 5:30 p.m.

Adult programs and services include Department of Motor Vehicles driver’s license test, Tahoe library, first, second, third and fourth Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and income tax forms, both federal and California forms, which are available at both libraries.

On Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 18, Minden and Lake Tahoe libraries will be closed.

The Tahoe Douglas Library League is soliciting matching donations for a $10,000 gift given by Allan Schiffman and Phyllis Ooi to create the Lake Tahoe Heritage Collection. For information, call 588-6411.

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