January 2018 Calendar


Teen Events in December


October Teen events!


October's Book Club selection is Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis

We will meet in the Blue Room on October 21st at 2pm. We're going to watch the 2007 film based on the book, then talk about both the book and the film. 
Call 559-713-2731 or email Carrie ( to pick up a copy of the book! 

Persepolis is a graphic novel, the autobiography of Marjane Satrapi's childhood and young adulthood in Iran during the Islamic revolution. 

Virtual Reality at the Visalia Branch Library

Visalia Branch Library has an Oculus Rift & Oculus Touch.  If you’ve ever wanted to try out Virtual Reality technology, you can, thanks to our grant award!* 

Excited? You should be! To say virtual reality is immersive is an understatement. You will feel like you could fall into the Grand Canyon with one misstep. You will really feel like you are experiencing zero G in Mission ISS.  You will want to reach out and touch aliens lifeforms standing right in front of you—or maybe you’ll want to run away!
VR is not just about the amazing experiences, either. We have programs for content creators—you can paint your own masterpiece in Quill, and your own 3D landscapes in Pantheon.  Some of the content you can experience as a user or creator includes:   Farlands, an interactive research mission of a gorgeously rendered alien planetGoogle Earth, which lets you virtually explore anywhere on Earth·Mission: ISS, where you can take a trip into orbit and experience life on the International Space Sta…

Teen Advisory Group starts Saturday, September 9th at 3pm

Teen Library Volunteers unite!
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) starts back up on September 9th at at 3pm. 
Saturday, October 7th at 3pm Friday, November 17th at 4pm   Saturday, December 2nd at 3pm.
We meet once a month to plan future programs, including Summer Reading Program, our first annual Fallfest, a (possible) Yule Ball, and more! Discuss current teen lit, movies, music, and anything else on your mind. Snacks served!
In between meetings, teen volunteers can work on a variety of different projects. 
You can:  ShelvePrepare crafts & craft samples for PreschoolersAssemble outreach kits Create displays and/or artwork for the teen area or kid's areaBe a Homework Room monitorWrite book reviews or articles for this blogHelp out at kid's events like our craft events, the FallFest, Stuffed Animal Sleepover, Dr. Seuss's Birthday Bash, and Star Wars DayHelp with our Virtual Reality Lab--this includes installing updates, new games, reviewing games and experiences, and assisting with patro…