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Free LINK+ Service Available at the Yolo County Library

Free LINK+ Service Available at the Yolo County Library

(Woodland, CA) – Have you ever tried to borrow a book from the library but it wasn’t available?  Yolo County Library cardholders now have access to LINK+, a free resource-sharing library consortium, to browse and borrow more than 11 million books, CDs, DVDs and audiobooks from over 50 participating public and academic libraries in California and Nevada!

“LINK+ is an amazing service,” said Yolo County Librarian Patty Wong.  “Cardholders get free access to millions of items not currently available in our own collection.”

Davis Library Parcel Tax Exemption Deadline June 1, 2016

Davis Library Parcel Tax Exemption Deadline June 1, 2016

(Woodland, CA) – The deadline to file for an exemption from the Davis special library parcel tax is June 1, 2016.  Exemptions to the special tax are granted for the following:

1.      Property zoned and used for agriculture and not containing a residence.

2.      Property which is not buildable or developable because of some reasonably permanent incapacity.  This contemplates odd parcels or pieces which for historic or other reasons have not been merged into adjacent parcels, but which, because of size or other reasonably permanent disability, do not or cannot comprise a separate building site.

Earn an Accredited High School Diploma at the Yolo County Library

Earn an Accredited High School Diploma at the Yolo County Library

(Woodland, CA) – The Yolo County Library is offering community members an opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate through Career Online High School (COHS), a program brought to public libraries by Gale, a for profit company a part of Cengage Learning.

COHS is a pilot project, recently signed by Governor Brown, with a $1 million budget aimed at helping Californians earn a high school diploma online.  The California State Library is assisting with the program’s implementation and working to create partnerships and funding opportunities at the local and state levels.  The Yolo County Office of Education has agreed to generously give $10,000 of the $17,000 in matching funds required by the State Library.  The Yolo County Library is continuing to work with the Yolo County Office of Education and Yolo County school districts to raise the remaining funds.

Additional Open Hours at Knights Landing and Yolo Branch Libraries

Additional Open Hours at Knights Landing and Yolo Branch Libraries

(Woodland, CA) – Come celebrate the addition of open hours at Yolo County’s Yolo Branch Library on March 19 and at the Knights Landing Branch Library on March 29 with refreshments, special programming and prizes!

Starting March 19 the Yolo Branch Library, located at 37750 Sacramento Street in Yolo, will be open on Saturdays from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. and on March 29 the Knights Landing Branch Library, located at 42351 Third Street in Knights Landing, will be open on Tuesdays from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. 

“Yes, We Have! Yes, We Will!” at the Davis Branch Library

“Yes, We Have! Yes, We Will!” at the Davis Branch Library

(Woodland, CA) – Storyteller and educator, Lellingby Boyce, will honor and address the International Day of Remembrance for victims of slavery from the Transatlantic Slave Trade with “Yes, We Have! Yes, We Will!” on March 13 at 2:00 p.m.in the Blanchard Room of the Mary L. Stephens - Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street.

Programs at the Davis Branch Library in March

Programs at the Davis Branch Library in March

(Woodland, CA) – The following programs for adults will be held during the month of March at Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis:

March Programs at the Esparto Regional Library

March Programs at the Esparto Regional Library

(Woodland, CA) – All are welcome to participate in the following special programs held during the month of March at Yolo County’s Esparto Regional Library, located at 17065 Yolo Avenue in Esparto: