Virtual Programs

While our doors are closed, fun virtual library programs are still happening.

Join us for live virtual programs including storytime, reading recommendations and happy hour. There is something for everyone.

Weekly programs
Storytime

Enjoy storytimes featuring popular childrens' books and activities to grow your child’s vocabulary. Follow us on Facebook and catch our live storytimes every Monday (pre-recorded), Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Dial-A-Story 
Call to hear children’s stories read in English and Spanish. Stories are available 24/7 and change every week. Call (916) 441-1234 or (866) 241-7490.

Escucha un cuento en español para niños. Cuento nuevo cada semana. Llame (916) 264-2987 o (866) 241-7491.

Dial-A-Poem
Call (916) 575-4590 all to hear a new poem read to you daily.

Happy Hour
Grab your favorite beverage and cozy on up for a fun-filled discussion covering books, movies and more. Join us on Zoom every Thursday night at 5 p.m.

Virtual Teen Programming
We've created a fun and energetic program for teens every Friday at 4 p.m. 
First Friday – Virtual Teen Space 
Second Friday – Tween Comic Book Club
Third Friday – No Book Required Book Club
Fourth Friday – Anime Trivia​

Monthly programs
Quarantainment Book Club
The Adult Book Group invites you the first Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. Travel to a different time and place through the pages of a good book. We will meet on Zoom.

BYOB Book Club Section
Join us on the last Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. for a themed virtual book club. Get ready to share what books you’re loving and get some new ideas to add to you must-read list. This virtual book club will meet on Zoom. 

Reading Recommendations
Join us on Facebook and Twitter every second Wednesday of each month from 4 to 6 p.m. We’ll be hosting a live reading recommendation where you can post titles of your favorite reads and we’ll give you recommendations in real time.  

Library AF Book Club
Enjoy monthly book club discussions for young adult readers (and those young at heart), including lively pop-culture banter and enjoyable, non-traditional topics. This virtual book club will meet on Zoom on the second and last Saturday of each month at 11 a.m.

Between the Covers: A Romance Book Club
Join us on Zoom to discuss a delightfully diverse collection of romance novels on the second Saturday of the month at 1 p.m. We'll also be discussing what romance novels are making you happy while staying safe at home.

One-time events
Hell and Other Destination Book Club
Join us on Zoom on Wednesday, June 3, at 5 p.m. to discuss "Hell and Other Destinations" by six-time New York Times bestselling author and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Her latest memoir reflects on the final stages of one’s career, and working productively into your later decades. It reveals this remarkable figure at her bluntest, most intimate and most serious.

Book Club: "Until Tuesday"
A lively and engaging online discussion featuring "Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever who Saved Him," by Luis Carlos Montalvan. "Until Tuesday" is the story of an Iraq vet who enlists the help of a service dog named Tuesday to help him re-acclimate after returning home from war with PTSD. Ebook copies of "Until Tuesday" are available for immediate download on OverDrive. We'll meet on Tuesday, June 23, at 12 p.m. on Zoom. 

Summer Reading Tea Party
Join librarians Brendle and Katie as they host Nami Thompson from Tea Cozy on Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event will be in place of Library AF Book Club for this one time. We'll be chatting about our favorite teas, its health benefits and also share some of our recommended reads. So, brew your favorite cup and join our virtual tea party.