Farmer Veteran Coalition and Ground Operations Director at Screening

Fresno County Public Library will screen Ground Operations: Battlefields to Farmfields as part of the 2020 Community Conversations with Veterans initiative. The director of Ground Operations, Dulanie Ellis, and Michael O’Gorman, founder of the Farmer Veteran Coalition will host a Q&A and discussion as part of the event. Documentaries About Veterans Ground Operations is one…

2020 Writing Workshops in Rural California Communities

Between February and June 2020, writers will hold community writing workshops at rural locations throughout California as part of the Rural Libraries Tour. California Center for the Book continues to partner with Poets & Writers to provide these workshops free of charge to rural libraries and communities. Rural library staff work closely with community partners to…

Welcome Todd Deck to our Advisory Council

We are excited to welcome Todd Deck, Tehama County Librarian, to the California Center for the Book Advisory Council. Todd is the 2019 California Library Association Member of the Year and has actively participated in the Rural Libraries Tour. About Todd Deck A 2014 graduate of Emporia State Universities (Portland, OR Cohort) MLIS program, Todd Deck’s…

call for presenters is open

Symposium Call for Presenters Closes Jan 17 @ 5pm

The call for presenters for the 4th Annual Adult Services Symposium is now open! The Adult Services Symposium is designed to inspire, show, and share how libraries are successfully bringing adult and intergenerational groups in their communities together to read, learn, discuss, and connect. Learn more about the goals of this event and California Center…