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Churchill County Library: March Events and Happenings

Churchill County Library: March Events and Happenings
A man reads to a child on the floor of the library. Photo courtesy of CC Library.

 Special Events

Spice Club in March examines the sweet, floral spice new harvest turmeric that grows in southern India. Pick up some at the library desk, share your culinary creations on social media, and tag the library.

Senator Rosen’s office representative will be at the library on March 14 at 1 p.m. for “office hours.” Stop by and let the Senator’s staff know what your concerns are.

Reading with Rover also takes place on March 14 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. Bonus: our furry friends are great listeners.

Are you looking for work? Let EmployNV help you with aspects of finding a new job on March 7 and 21 at 2 p.m. at the library. 

Elementary Book Club meets March 29 in the Library Annex at 3 p.m. for those in elementary school. March’s book is “Unseen Magic” by Emily Lloyd-Jones. It can be reserved to take home at bit.ly/CCLElementaryBookClub.

Book discussion group for adults continues on March 28 at 6 p.m. in the library annex. This month’s topic is “women’s history,” and you are encouraged to bring your favorite read to discuss and share with others. Light refreshments will be served. 

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 is given for every 100 books read on the way to 1,000. Sign-ups are accepted at any time at bit.ly/CCL1000BBK

Tuesdays

The Knitting Club meets at 10 a.m. on March 5, 19, and 26 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. on March 5, 12, and 19. All are welcome to stop by.

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. Geared to children ages 3-5, but all kids are welcome to participate.

Open makerspace will be from 3:30-4:30 p.m. except for March 27. We open the library makerspace for 3D printing, video production, stop-motion animation, and more. Learn and experiment with our tools and materials and make something unique.

Enjoy family board games at the library on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.

Thursdays

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

Fridays

STEAM sessions with VR at 1:30 p.m.

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

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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Comment author: Claude EzzellComment text: Paul was one of the most manifest men I have ever met. He was a good friends with my Dad and always had an entertaining story for the occasion. One of my most favorite stories Paul told dated back to the late 60s or early 70s and it revolved around him killing a deer way out in the mountains. Naturally the deer ran down into a deep canyon and died. Knowing that it would take him forever to haul it out he devised an awesome plan. After preparing the deer he drove back to NAS Fallon and rustled up a SAR crew and they flew out and picked up the deer. Of course it was labeled as a training flight but what the hell in those days you could do that sort of thing. Rest in Peace my friend until we meet again!!Comment publication date: 4/11/24, 1:15 PMComment source: Obituary - LCDR Paul N PflimlinComment author: THughesComment text: So sad to hear. Prayers to the Goings family.Comment publication date: 4/5/24, 6:35 PMComment source: Obituary - Bill GoingsComment author: April SmithComment text: I love this beautiful woman and her family so much. Such a pure soul and I had a great pleasure taking care of her while she was at the homestead and being by her side for her last daysComment publication date: 4/2/24, 8:50 PMComment source: Obituary - Frances Elaine (Sanford) Atkinson V Comment author: Veronica BrandenburgComment text: Dee was the nicest lady! I remember her fondly from the days of my youth at Northside Elementary, many years ago. She and Mrs. Rowe were my favorite office ladies! I am so sorry to hear of her passing. My thoughts are with her family.Comment publication date: 4/1/24, 3:26 PMComment source: Obituary - Mary Delda “Dee Hewitt
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