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Alcatraz: Childhood on the Island
News Image"Raised on the Rock", Chuck Stucker, recalls his fascinating childhood living outside the prison walls.

Saturday, November 1
3 p.m.
Downtown Roseville Library
Free

Roseville Public Libraries closed Tuesday, November 11
News ImageAll Roseville Public Library locations are closed on Tuesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans' Day. The libraries reopen for regular business hours on Wednesday, November 12.

Innovating Your Library Today...for Tomorrow
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In keeping with our goal of providing excellent
service, we are installing new technology
to better serve you!

Coming soon in Fall 2014 - Early 2015

State of the art self - check out stations
All items check out simultaneously
One stop for check out, placing holds, & payments

Automated check in and sorting of library materials

Frightfully Fun Storytimes
News ImageSlightly shivery, slightly silly, entirely delightful storytimes for the whole family to enjoy. In addition to the many Hallowe'en story times, you can also read with a Mermaid and read with a Pirate at the Mike Shellito Indoor Pool.





Avant-Garde Historical Art Competition for Teens
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Roseville Teens are invited to showcase their creativity in this Avant-Garde competition bringing Roseville History to life in an unorthodox, daring, or radical manner. This competition is part of Roseville's local history festival during the month of October and hosted by the Roseville Public Library.

Judging by local artists and historians.
Prizes will be awarded in several categories.



Visit the Maidu Museum for Free: Dec 16-18, 2014
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Visit Maidu Museum & Historic Site for free December 16 - 18! Enjoy hot coffee, guided tours at 10am and 1pm plus free children's activities all day long.



Canned Food Drive, sponsored by Roseville's Teen Library Council
News ImageRoseville Public Library's Teen Library Council has partnered with the Placer Food Bank to collect canned and non-perishable food items to stock the Food Bank pantry for the holiday season. For more information about the food bank visit http://placerfoodbank.org .

Donation bins are at all Roseville Library locations from Oct 28 - Nov 27. Know a teen interested in joining the Teen Library Council? Visit our teen events page for more information.

International Games Day
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November 15
12:30 - 4 pm
FREE
All Roseville Public Library locations

Bring your friends and family to the library and play games at all the Roseville Public Libraries.


Town Square Spray Ground closing November 1
News ImageThe Vernon Street Town Square spray ground closes for the season on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Currently, the spray ground operates noon - 7 p.m. daily.

October - Local History Month
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Where the past meets the present...

Join us for a month of activities including a virtual walking tour, a teen art competition, interactive displays, an Alcatraz presentation, and a Museum Scavenger Hunt with prizes.

Click here for more details.



Winter Gala Tickets Now Available
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The Winter Gala, benefiting the Roseville Mobile Library, is an evening of fine food, drinks, dancing, and a silent auction. Featuring The Tim Stephenson Quintet. $50 per person / $85 per couple.

Friday, December 12, 7:00 - 10:00pm
Roseville Downtown Library, 225 Taylor Street

Click here for sponsorship information or to buy your tickets now.

Roseville's Historic Hunt
News ImageCome and sleuth through the historical treasures of Roseville during the entire month of October and seek your chance to win a prize. It's great fun for any age to discover the hidden past in Roseville. Fill out your Historic Pass by visiting each of the participating organizations and/or searching for clues online. Turn them in by October 31st at any open participating location for your chance at a prize. Drawing to be held November 7th.


Computer Classes
News ImageBasic computer classes are FREE and are held in the PowerOn Services Inc. Mac Lab in the Downtown Library. Email Basics II, Social Networks and Using the Cloud (Google Drive) have space available.


New "Research & Homework Help" pages replaces our "Online Databases & Resources" page
In an effort to make the Roseville Public Library's online services and information easier to find and use, we've updated our website!

Visit www.roseville.ca.us/research to find our online databases, resources, links to helpful websites, and the subject guides we compile, all listed by topic. Already know what you're looking for? The A-Z list has it listed alphabetically.


Roseville Genealogical Society: Open Docent Hours at Downtown Roseville Library
News ImageThe Roseville Genealogical Society is now offering docent open hours at the Roseville Downtown Library.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 10am - 2pm
2nd Tuesday of the month: 10am - noon
2nd and 4th Saturdays: noon - 5pm

Popular subject guides available
Looking for that next great book for you, your teen or child? Want to know how to download eBooks from the library to your Kindle, Nook, or other eReader? Have legal questions that you want some help on?

Find answers to your questions on the Roseville Libraries subjects guide page, available at http://rosevillepl.libguides.com/. Our librarians work hard to pull the best resources online and in-library together to help answer your questions.

Legal Information Reference Center Available Online
News ImageRoseville Libraries have a great source of legal information, available free with your Roseville Public Library card. The Legal Information Reference Center provides over 220 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. A majority of the books are from Nolo, a well-known source of consumer and small business legal information. This resource is available 24/7 any where you have an Internet connection.

Download e-books and audio books now!
News ImageThe Roseville Public Library has joined neighboring libraries to bring you "Library to Go" an online resource that has downloadable e-books and audio books compatible with most computers, listening devices and e-readers. Visit Library to Go to look at the great selection of titles available and be sure to check out the Quick Start Guide for an overview of how the program works.

Sign up for the online library newsletter!
Get all the latest news from the Roseville Libraries by signing up for the online newsletter! Just visit http://www.roseville.ca.us/enotify and enter your name and email address, and sign up for this and other great city newsletters.

Roseville Transit proposing Local route changes
News ImageRoseville Transit is proposing Local route changes to enhance service and maximize efficiency, including daytime service to Sierra College in Rocklin. Service changes occur on a regular basis to further develop a comprehensive transit system that supports the community’s residents, visitors and businesses.

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