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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.
Ai Wei Wei: the Fake Case

Sunday, April 18, 2015   1:00 p.m.
Join the Folsom Film Society for this special screening of Andreas Johnsen's award-winning documentary about the Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei.  This event is a collaboration with POV, the independent non-fiction film series on PBS, www.pbs.org/pov. Please note: The annual Folsom Renaissance Faire is also happening this afternoon, so please allow extra time for parking.
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.  This workshop is free, but registration is required @ http://sacramento.score.org or by calling the score office at (916) 635-9085.
Free Women's Health Workshop
Breast Cancer Awareness
Friday, October 23, 2015   1:00-2:00 p.m.

China Tolliver, AS, BS, LPT, Health Educator with Every Woman Counts, will discuss breast cancer risk factors, cancer myths and facts, free screening options, and educational resources.  All participants will be entered into a free drawing for a Susan G. Komen t-shirt.
Downloading Free e-Books with your Folsom Library Account
Saturday, October 24, 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.
California History Documentary
Chinese Builders of Gold Mountain
Saturday, October 24, 2015   1:00 pm

Award-winning filmmaker and author Bill George screens his new documentary celebrating the courage, hard work, and determination of the Chinese pioneers of California.  Join Bill for a virtual tour and discussion of Chinese Gold Rush sites, temples, and historic levies, and learn about the importance of the Chinese contribution to California’s history.

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.  This workshop is free, but registration is required @ http://sacramento.score.org or by calling the score office at (916) 635-9085.
Grief and the Holidays
Friday, November 6, 2015, 10:00 am

Chaplain Christine Pobanz-Stelter from VITAS Hospice will provide support and discuss strategies for coping with grief around the holidays.  Share with others, light a candle, and make a memory stone to take away with you from this non-denominational program.  Everyone is welcome!
U.S. Citizenship Workshop
Saturday, December 12, 2015, 9:00 am-11:00 am

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. 

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
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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