News & Stories

Oct 16, 2019
Seed Library
Borrow a seed, plant it, and then bring back seeds from the food you grow
Sep 26, 2019
From power washers to telescopes

Library of Things grows

Sep 26, 2019
Library named best place
SN&R readers pick their favorite music venues, art shows and local artists
Sep 26, 2019
Banned Books with Librarian Justin Azevedo
Recognizing your freedom to read.
Sep 25, 2019
Beyond the Books
Sabrina Silva talks with us about how we lend more than just books
Sep 20, 2019
High school diploma program, graduation
The latest class graduates from the library's Career Online Career High School
Sep 3, 2019
Universal preschool is a long way off
Libraries can help in the meantime
Aug 29, 2019
Sacramento’s library chief:
‘We are kind of awesome,’ but there’s work to be done
Aug 27, 2019
What is Sacramento reading?
Here are the books we love at libraries across the region
Aug 27, 2019
New library hours on Sept. 1
Eight libraries adjust hours for improved access
Jul 19, 2019
Rivkah Remarks
Role models matter because they inspire us to do better and be better.
Jul 16, 2019
SMUD Promotes Energy Conservation with Library
Workshop series helps families save money and the environment
Jul 16, 2019
Award-Winning All-Girl Robotics Team Breaking Barriers
Thunderbots help patrons learn about robotics
Jul 15, 2019
Chat now with the library
Library offering greater access with increased hours, new customer-service access and reduced fees
Jul 15, 2019
Library Challenges Sacramento to Read 650,000 Books
How a community reading together can help local kids
Jun 20, 2019
Sign up for Summer Reading
Read for Sacramento kids.
Jun 5, 2019
Taking Pride in the Library
LGBTQ experience reflected in Lavender Collection
May 31, 2019
The Power of One
Bob Tribe serves as a conduit to the past
May 31, 2019
Images of America: Sacramento
Understand Sacramento’s story from its primary source — the photograph
May 31, 2019
A Day at the Algonquin Round Table
Who said what? Who wrote what? Fresh gossip from the 1920s
May 16, 2019
Fast Five with ABC10’s Rob Carlmark
Meet him at this week’s Summer Reading kick-off event
Apr 3, 2019
Austin Kleon shows us how to Keep Going on April 16
Creative block is real. Kleon has 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad
Mar 28, 2019
Autism Awareness Month
Event series highlights programs providing greater access
Feb 20, 2019
The New York Times Now Available
All you need is an email address and your Library card
Jan 30, 2019
Get to Know Your Library
How the Library’s new website might make you say ahhhhhhhhhh... mazing!
Jan 29, 2019
Jan 11, 2019
According to Us
The best fiction and nonfiction reads of 2018... according to us
Jan 9, 2019
Digitizing a Dig Through History
Hundreds of images added to the Sacramento Room Digital Collection
Jan 9, 2019
What We Read: Social Change & Upheaval in 1969
Donation further expands Sacramento Room's reading trend records
Jan 9, 2019
Mather 100
The City of Sacramento’s lengthy love affair with Mather Field
Jan 9, 2019
Waiting To Be Told: Maud Dorsey
Stories of the people we discover in the archive
Dec 7, 2018
How an Overdue Book Led to a $2 Million Donation
Erin & Heidi Hurst leave a lasting legacy at the Library
Dec 7, 2018
The Joy of Being a Creative Kid
Ina finds her happy place at the Library’s Makerspace
Dec 7, 2018
Local Graduates Join Thousands in New Trend
Program bolsters students and the local economy
Aug 30, 2018
8 Free Online Classes to Boost Your Creative Know-How
Library offers Lynda.com service for everything from photography to game development
Jul 18, 2018
Program Offers Free Meals to Kids During Summer
Fox 40 reports on the goal of this year's summer meal program
Apr 13, 2018
Taking Literature to the Next Level
Tech & Creation | 7-minute read
Jun 15, 2017
Fifth grade and a world of their creation
Walnut Grove students develop video game with the help of the Library
Jan 17, 2013
Digitized Local Historical Maps Now Available Online
Research local history with our collection of historical Sanborn maps of California towns and cities.