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The children's picture books are now a browsing collection

August 25, 2014 

The picture book section of the children's area is now organized into ten general "subject areas" to make it easier for browsing. For instance, if you want books on trucks, you can simply go to the "Things that go" area. Books about the first day of school? Stop by "Growing up." Come on over and let us know what you think!


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Little Free Libraries popping up around Woodland

July 31, 2014 
Have you noticed little wooden kiosks around town containing lots of fun books for you to read? They are part of the Library's "Little Free Library" program, where Woodlanders are free to both leave and take books.  They are at different locations around the city, including Ferns Park, Woodside Park, Beamer Park, City Park, The Senior and Community Center, and  the courtyard behind Steve’s Pizza. More are coming soon too! They should have a rotating collection of books, including titles for kids!

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Lego Club at the Library

July 31, 2014 
Lego Club has started at the Woodland Public Library. There are two more sessions in the summer, on Saturdays August 9 and 23, from 1-3 pm. During the school year the club will meet after school, schedule to be announced. Come show your Lego creativity at the library!

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Last week for Summer Reading Program

July 29, 2014 
This is the last week for kids to come in and receive tickets and prizes for our Summer Reading Program. Don't forget your reading logs!

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"IndepenDANCE" Friday Art Walk on July 11

July 1, 2014 
Usually held on the first Friday of the month, the July Art Walk in downtown Woodland will be held one week later on Friday, July 11. The date change is due to July 4 falling on the first Friday. The theme for the July 11 event is "Independence" and will include music, dance, and art exhibitions in downtown Woodland.
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March After School Program

March 15, 2014 
Here is the March Calendar for the After School Program. So much fun to be had!


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Children's mural looking beautiful!

March 15, 2014 
We are so excited about the gorgeous mural being painted by local artist Rebecca England. Come take a look at the many vignettes on the wall!

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New Toy Area!

March 15, 2014 
Thanks to a generous grant from the California State Library, we have a beautiful new toy area for kids of all ages to enjoy. There are blocks, magnet builders, puzzles, and many more cool toys to play with!

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Picture Book reorganization

March 15, 2014 
Noticed some extra chaos in the children's picture book section? We're reorganizing the collection into subjects! That means if you're looking for books on potty training, dinosaurs, or trucks, you'll know right where to go instead of looking among authors last names. This is a big undertaking though, so please excuse our mess for a couple weeks while we get to work!

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