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February 2014 Events at the Rancho Cordova Library

Rancho Cordova Library, 9845 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento

Sunday & Monday: Closed; Tuesday & Wednesday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Thursday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Friday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For details, telephone the Sacramento Public Library at (916) 264-2920 or visit www.saclibrary.org.

 

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
COFFEE, TEA AND CONVERSATION FOR SENIORS AT RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Saturday, February 01, 2014
10:00 AM
Share what your favorite books are, your favorite memories: let the conversation flow! Light refreshments will be served. First Saturday every month except July 5 2014, Furlough Day. Sponsored by the Rancho Cordova Branch Friends' Group.

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
SAKURAMENTO ANIME SOCIETY @ RANCHO CORDOVA BRANCH (RECURRING)
Sunday, February 02, 2014
Other dates: Sundays 2/9/2014, 2/16/2014, 2/23/2014

3:00 PM
Attend the Sakuramento Anime society weekly event and watch old and new Anime and Anime Music Videos (AMVs). Come play CCGs, practice your art skills and make AMVs. All adults welcome.

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
AARP DOES TAXES FOR SENIORS AND LOW INCOME AT RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY(RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Other dates: 2/5/2014, 2/11/2014, 2/12/2014, 2/19/2014, 2/25/2014, 2/26/2014

12:30 PM
AARP does free Income Tax Preparation for Seniors and Low Income Patrons. Must sign up for appointments by calling 211. Each person must bring last year's tax return, ID and social security cards for all members on the form and all documentation for current year tax preparation. Appointments are given for SENIORS (over 60 yr.) and LOW INCOME. Sponsored by AARP.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
HOMEWORK ZONE @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Other dates: Tuesdays 2/11/2014, 2/18/2014, 2/25/2014

3:30 PM
Drop-in homework help for school-age students is available on Tuesdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades 1-8 with homework assignments.


SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
READ TO A DOG @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
6:30 PM
Bring your own book or read one of ours to a furry pal from the Lend-a-Heart Association. A fun way to practice your reading!

EARLY CHILDHOOD (0-5)
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
STORYTIME @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Other dates: Wednesdays 2/12/2014, 2/19/2014, 2/26/2014

10:30 AM
Build early literacy skills with fun rhymes, stories, songs and more! Sponsored by the Rancho Cordova Branch Friends' Group.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
HOMEWORK ZONE @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Other dates: Wednesdays 2/12/2014, 2/19/2014, 2/26/2014

3:30 PM
Drop-in homework help for school-age students is available on Wednesdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades 1-8 with homework assignments.

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
COVERED CALIFORNIA - IN SPANISH
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
6:00 PM
Most Americans who are presently uninsured or under-insured will soon have access to affordable health care. Starting in 2014, Covered California will begin offering a range of health care coverage that will make it easier for individuals and small businesses to purchase quality health care coverage. Find out what the new law means for you in this informational workshop. Presented by the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities. Presentation in Spanish.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
HOMEWORK ZONE @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Other dates: Thursdays 2/13/2014, 2/20/2014, 2/27/2014

3:30 PM
Drop-in homework help for school-age students is available on Thursdays from 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Volunteer homework coaches will be available to assist students in grades 1-8 with homework assignments.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
KENDAMA @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 06, 2014
5:00 PM
Become a "dama" enthusiast! Learn new tricks, showcase your skills, and have fun with this popular Japanese skill toy! Bring your own kendama or use one of ours. Beginners are welcome! Program made possible by the Friends of the Rancho Cordova Library.

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
GARDEN CLUB OF RANCHO CORDOVA BRANCH LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Friday, February 07, 2014
1:00 PM
Learn what you can be doing in your garden now, take an armchair garden tour, or share tips and information with other gardeners. Special guest gardeners at many of our meetings! We may plan field trips to gardens as well. Sponsored by the Rancho Cordova Branch Friends' Group.

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION AT THE RANCHO CORDOVA BRANCH (RECURRING)
Friday, February 07, 2014
4:00 PM
Learn to be a library Volunteer. Primarily, we need volunteers to shelve books. Thank you for thinking of the library.

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
JUNIOR LEAGUE GARDEN BEAUTIFICATION @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
Saturday, February 08, 2014
9:00 AM
The Junior League does garden beautification on the "Read and Feed" Children's Training Garden. This garden is to teach children how to grow food and eat healthy.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
KIDS' FUN PROGRAM @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
Saturday, February 08, 2014
1:30 PM
The Junior League of Sacramento's Kids' Fun Program focuses on building healthy lifestyles based on nutrition and fun activities. We will explore different fruits and vegetables by incorporating them into snacks, activities and games. Free program for children ages 6-12 years old.

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
SYSTEM FRIENDS RENEWAL MEMBERSHIP MAILINGS (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
10:00 AM
System Friends Renewal Membership Mailings.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
KIDS' SNACKS PROGRAM @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Thursday, February 13, 2014
3:30 PM
The Junior League of Sacramento's After School Snack Program provides activities that promote the health and well-being of children and youth in our communities. This program provides students with a tasty nutritional boost and encourages participation in supervised snack preparation using local and seasonal produce. We provide activities that are safe, fun and filled with learning opportunities. Co-sponsored by Sacramento Public Library. Free program for school age children ages 6 - 12 years old.

TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTION
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
LEARN TO USE THE LIBRARY CATALOG AND DATABASES
Friday, February 14, 2014
9:30 AM
Learn how to use the library catalog and find alternative ways to find what you need. Discover all the databases the library subscribes to, and how you can access them for free.

FAMILY/ALL AGES
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
DESIGN VALENTINES @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
Friday, February 14, 2014
4:00 PM
Let's celebrate Valentine's Day by designing one-of-a-kind Valentine cards! Paper, markers, and glitter will be available to create cards.

BOOK CLUB
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY MYSTERY LOVERS BOOK CLUB (RECURRING)
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
3:00 PM
This library book club is for lovers of mysteries. We are a friendly, informal group that meets the third Tuesday of each month from 3 pm to 4:30 pm in our Community Room. Please join us for exciting discussions.

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
COVERED CALIFORNIA - IN RUSSIAN
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
6:00 PM
Most Americans who are presently uninsured or under-insured will soon have access to affordable health care. Starting in 2014, Covered California will begin offering a range of health care coverage that will make it easier for individuals and small businesses to purchase quality health care coverage. Find out what the new law means for you in this informational workshop. Presented by the UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities. Presentation in Russian.

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
URBAN PERFORMANCY POETRY, A BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
Thursday, February 20, 2014
6:00 PM
Poet Bob Stanley presents Urban Poetry In America, featuring poets Lawrence Dinkins, Jr. (aka NSAA), V.S. Chochezi and Khiry Malik performing their spoken word art for Black History Month. They talk about current events in our community and country. Everyone is invited to this free program. Light refreshments will be served. This is funded by the Friends of the Rancho Cordova library and Sacramento Poetry Center.

SCHOOL AGE (6-12)
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
FROM AFRICA TO THE AMERICAS @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
Friday, February 21, 2014
4:00 PM
Fenix Drum and Dance Company present a special program to celebrate Black History Month. History with a twist - travel from Africa to the United States and to the Caribbean through interactive music, dance, and storytelling. Sponsored by the Library and the Rancho Cordova Branch Friends' Group. Program made possible by the Friends of the Rancho Cordova Library.

ADULT
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
SPANISH CONVERSATION CIRCLE FOR ADULTS AT RANCHO CORDOVA BRANCH LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Saturday, February 22, 2014
3:00 PM
Join a friendly group of adults to practice your conversational Spanish. We all help each other learn. All knowledge-levels welcome, including beginners. NO CLASSES if there is a Furlough scheduled and none in NOVEMBER or DECEMBER due to the Holidays! Sponsored by the Rancho Cordova Branch Friends' Group and meetup.com

FAMILY/ALL AGES
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
DRUMBEAT! HEARTBEAT! @ RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
Thursday, February 27, 2014
3:30 PM
Let's celebrate Black History Month! Interactive drum circle playing a variety of African and African inspired drums. Everyone participates by playing exciting West African and Afro-Caribbean rhythms while learning facts about the various drums. Program made possible by the Friends of the Rancho Cordova Library.

FAMILY/ALL AGES
RANCHO CORDOVA LIBRARY
LEGO MANIA! @ RANCHO CORODVA LIBRARY (RECURRING)
Friday, February 28, 2014
3:30 PM
Build cool things with LEGOs - racers, space ships, bridges, inventions, whatever you choose. Our LEGOs, your creativity!





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