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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 Street, Folsom, California 95630 
Call (916) 355-7357 for more information.
FIRST FRIDAY SERIES
A Folsom Builder: Giuseppe Murer and the Murer House
Friday, September 4, 2015, 10:00 am

Builder, entrepreneur and Renaissance man Giuseppe Murer immigrated from Italy in 1906 and became one of Folsom's leading citizens, constructing many notable buildings in Old Town.  His Murer House, considered one of the best examples of Italianate architecture in the area, is now a center for teaching and appreciation of Italian culture.  Join us for a presentation by Cindy Baker, Murer House Foundation Board Chair, about this fascinating aspect of Folsom heritage.
U.S. Citizenship Workshop
Saturday, September 5, 2015, 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Topics covered in this free session include the naturalization process, the new naturalization test, and the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship. Taught by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services for legal permanent residents and interested naturalization applicants.  No registration required. 
TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTION
Downloading Free e-Books with your Folsom Library Account
Saturday, September 12, 2015, 10:00 am-12:00 pm by appointment

Learn how to use your Folsom Library account to download free e-books and e-audiobooks with personalized instruction.  Bring your fully charged device, Library card, and account PIN/password.  Kindle users please also know your Amazon account information.  This program is free, but registration is required.  Call Adult Services at 916-355-7357 to make your reservation.
SUNDAY CINEMA SERIES
Moonrise Kingdom
Sunday, September 20, 1:00 pm

Join the Folsom Film Society for a special screening of Wes Anderson’s award-winning adventure drama, which premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival to universal acclaim.  Set on an island off the coast of New England in the 1960s, the film tells the story of a young boy and girl who fall in love and are moved to run away together.  “Warm, whimsical, and poignant, the immaculately framed and beautifully acted Moonrise Kingdom presents writer/director Wes Anderson at his idiosyncratic best.”   - Rotten Tomatoes.  Rated PG-13.
SCORE BUSINESS CLASS
How to Develop an Idea into a Business
Thursday, October 22, 2015   1:00-3:30 p.m.

If you are thinking of starting your own business, this class is a great place to begin!  Learn the formula that most successful companies follow.  An experienced SCORE instructor will help you evaluate all of the elements involved, preparing you to take the right steps in the right order.  
SCORE BUSINESS CLASS
How to Attract More Customers
Thursday, October 29, 2015   1:00-4:00 p.m.

Many small business owners spend a lot of time and money on advertising and promotion that don't work.  The message and the  means you use to attract clients is vital.  Let experienced SCORE instructors help you to develop a marketing strategy that is simple and effective.

English Language Conversation Club
Wednesdays, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm or
Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:00 am

The Library's Conversation Club is a fun, relaxed place for adults learning English to practice talking with native speakers. Join us to improve your English, learn about American culture, and meet new friends. Drop in for a chat; no registration is required and all levels are welcome. Evening and morning sessions are available - come to one or both in the Library Meeting Room! 

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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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