December Update

by in Past Monthly Updates December 7, 2018


There is no First Friday members-only book sale on Friday, December 7.   The regular Saturday book sale on Saturday, December 8, open to the public, will feature all items at a 50% discount.  Be sure to take advantage of the many bargains to be found at the sale, taking place in the Chico library’s meeting room from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  And don’t forget the many items for sale at 50 cents each in the library’s lobby whenever the library is open.


With the holiday season upon us, your Chico Friends of the Library is sponsoring or supporting festive entertainment and programs for all library patrons.

On Sunday, December 2 at 2:00 p.m. a Jewish cultural program spotlighting Hanukkah takes place in the library’s meeting room.  Traditional songs, games, and foods for the holiday are featured.

On Friday, December 7 at 4:00 p.m. your CFOL will sponsor a performance by the local holiday band, the Yule Logs.  Past performances by this popular group have drawn standing-room-only audiences, so be sure to attend this entertaining program.

On Saturday, December 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.the Japanese Story Time group will present a crafts and bake sale.  In addition to delicious homemade treats, gifts will be available for purchase from $1 to $20.  


During the month of December, library friends and patrons will have an opportunity to add to the library’s collection.  Books selected by library staff will be on display near the library entrance.  Friends and patrons may choose one or more items to purchase and donate to the library.  Exercise your holiday spirit of generosity while enriching your library’s holdings!


All branches of the Butte County library, including the Chico branch, will be closed from December 23 through December 25.  The regular schedule wil resume on December 26.