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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.
graphic 12 Steps to Living with Low Vision
Friday, September 5, 10:00am

Author and Equal Access Advocate Elena Thomason presents her new book and discusses the challenges of and strategies for living with low vision.  Library Meeting Room: doors open at 9:45 am for refreshments and early seating.

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Learn How to Download Free E-Books
Friday, September 19, 10:00am

We are offering assistance for users who need basic e-reader help, such as creating a Library To Go account, browsing the collection and downloading library e-books. Bring your Folsom Public Library card and PIN (password); your device charged and registered; and Kindle users, know your Amazon account information. The program is free and no registration is required.
graphic Sunday Cinema Series: Spirited Away
Sunday, September 21, 1:00pm

In Hayao Miyazaki's animated classic, a 10 year-old girl enters a secret world ruled by gods, witches, monsters, and wondrous forest spirits.  Can she find her way back?  Oscar, Best Animated Feature 2002; Hong Kong Film Award, Best Asian Film; Japan Academy Award, Best Film.  Rated PG.  Hosted by the Folsom Film Society.
graphic Slow Revolutions: Poems of Love and Drought
Saturday, September 27, 2:00pm

Join poet and artist Lauren Camp for a poetry reading and discussion.  Lauren is the author of two volumes of poetry, most recently The Dailiness (Edwin E. Smith, 2013), winner of the New Mexico Press Women 2014 Poetry Book Prize and a World Literature Today “Editor’s Pick.” Her third book, One Hundred Hungers, won the Dorset Prize, and will be published by Tupelo Press in 2016.  Lauren is also a radio producer and host on Santa Fe Public Radio, as well as an acclaimed visual artist.  Library Meeting Room.
ESL Conversation Club

English Language Conversation Club
Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 7:30pm through September 2
NOTE:  Meeting day changes to Wednesdays beginning September 10, 2014, 6:30-7:30 pm, Library Meeting Room. 

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 Children's wing or Library Meeting Room; location varies.

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First Fridays @ the Library

Entertaini
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.

 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. or join the afternoon discussion on the third Thursday of the month at 1
- 2 p.m.

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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.  

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