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News & Events

All events are free and no registration is required unless noted. Programs take place at the Folsom Public Library, 411 Stafford St.
Call (916) 355-7357 for more information.

eReader workshop

Learn How to Download Free Library eBooks
Friday, April 18, 10:00am - noon
Bring your eReader device and library card to learn how to search and download free library e-books and e-audiobooks.


Mental Illness: What Everybody Needs to Know
Saturday, April 26 at 10:00am - noon
Join us for an informative discussion of the many aspects of mental illness, including crisis intervention training, access to services, assisted outpatient treatment (Laura’s Law), early signs and symptoms of illness, and what to do if you suspect someone needs help.


Sunday Cinema Series: Stories We Tell
Sunday, April 27 at 1:00pm
In this genre-twisting documentary, Oscar-nominated writer-director Sarah Polley explores the elusive nature of truth and memory. The Folsom Film Society and the Folsom Public Library present free showings of thought-provoking Indie films once a month at 1 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room.

Cuba: Past and Present Images
Friday, May 2  10:00-11:00 am
Do you enjoy armchair travel?  Join us for a presentation by Barbara Leary, who will share photographs from her 2013 National Geographic trip to Cuba.


How to Win with Internet Marketing
Saturday, May 3  9:00 am-noon
Learn web-based strategies and techniques to promote your business in this free class taught by experienced SCORE instructors. Registration required @
or call (916) 635-9085.

ESL Conversation Club English Language Conversation Club
Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The ESL Conversation Club offers a comfortable environment for adults with limited English language skills to practice speaking and listening in English. No registration is required and everyone is welcome!  Meets in Storytime Room.
IRC Civics Classes IRC Civics Classes
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am - noon, through June 12
These free classes prepare you for the U.S. Naturalization application process and test. No registration is required. Contact instructor Cille Bird for more information
(916)482-0120 x 315 or email Cille.Bird@rescue.org
More information about the Green Gardener Series Green Gardener at Home Series
Wednesdays, April 9 - June 11, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Register for the 10 week series at (916) 355-7357.
Gather a wealth of information and skills to save money and conserve water. Learn how to design and maintain a beautiful water efficient landscape. Class is full. Wait list available.
 Book Club

Join our Book Club
Join other readers at the Folsom Public Library for lively,monthly book discussions. Meetings held on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., first Wednesday of the month at 10 - 11 a.m. or join the afternoon discussion on the third Thursday of the month at 1 - 2 p.m.

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First Fridays @ the Library
ng, educational, and informative programs for adults. Plan on joining us the 1st Friday of each month at 10 - 11 a.m. in the Library Meeting Room.

Tax Help

AARP Tax Appointments
February - April
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers - especially those 60 and older. If you are in the 916 area code simply dial 211 or call (916) 498-1000 or (800) 500-4931 between the hours of 8am - 5pm to set up an appointment at a location near you.
Internal Revenue Service
Franchise Tax Board

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Check out a Book Club in a Bag today
Share a Folsom Public Library Book Club Bag with your book club. Bags contain 10 books of one title, a Book Discussion Guide, and a Lending Log to help keep track of books shared with your members. View available titles.

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Small Business Classes
Are you interested in starting your own business?  Sacramento SCORE wants to help you succeed by offering free workshops and seminars for both start-up and in-business entrepreneurs.  

Summer Reading Summer Reading 2014

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