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 NEW FOR ALL MONO COUNTY RESIDENTS!   Click through the image below to learn more and register for our new series of FREE livestreamed online author talks beginning in July!  

Sponsored by Mammoth Lakes Friends of the Library. Times vary each session, watch from home, work or library (if open during session time!)

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NEW!  A FREE Self-Help Legal EBook Collection for Mono County Library Cardholders! 

Check them out from home, office or school!  Click the image below or find it on the Law Library page under the PROGRAMS menu above.

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Bilingual Story time

 

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The American Library Association's Youth Media Awards have been announced!  Click here for the list.

 

Our ONLINE LIBRARY>JOB & CAREER RESOURCES PAGE INCLUDES NEW FREE ONLINE RESOURCES TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR JOB HUNT!  CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ONE OF THEM-LEARNINGEXPRESS.   

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WATCH MOVIES AND TV SHOWS ONLINE!  

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 CLICK BELOW FOR OUR NEW JOB SEARCH RESOURCES!

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NEW CURRENT ISSUES BOOK LISTS - Check out our Staff Recommendations page to see our expanding multiple-viewpoint lists of books on current topics to help you understand the issues and better equip yourself for your kitchen table conversations on what you're hearing and reading about in the news.

DID YOU KNOW WE OFFER EBOOKS AND EAUDIOBOOKS YOU CAN CHECK OUT FROM HOME?  Expore the "ONLINE LIBRARY" menu at the top of this page to see all the online resources you can access for free from home, and check back frequently as we look to add more!

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Free New York Times Digital Access

Britannica School Edition Links in English and Spanish (Use library Card Number to access information):

Storytime

Mammoth Lakes Library is pleased to announce we are resuming in person storytimes each Wednesday morning at 10.30 in English, with bilingual English/Spanish storytimes taking place once a month at the same time. Storytime includes songs, storie and hands-on activities to help promote early learning skills such as executive function, fine and gross motor skills & imaginative play.

 La hora del cuento bilingüe se llevará a cabo una vez al mes los miércoles a las 10:30 en la Biblioteca de Mammoth Lakes. Storytime incluye canciones, cuentos y actividades prácticas para ayudar a promover las habilidades de aprendizaje temprano, como la función ejecutiva, las habilidades motoras finas y gruesas y el juego imaginativo.

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Stay Connected

Looking for more details on whats happening at the library for early learners? ¿Está buscando más detalles sobre lo que está sucediendo en la biblioteca para los primeros estudiantes? Follow @Mammoth Lake Library on Facebook and/or Instagram, or check out the addtional resources below. Siga @Mammoth Lake Library en Facebook y/o Instagram, o consulte los recursos adicionales a continuación. 

Mono County Early Literacy Facebook Group

Early Literacy Newsletter

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Musical Story Time from the Felici Trio

Ensemble-in-Residence with Chamber Music Unbound

Mono County Library and the Mammoth Lakes Friends of the Library Foundation are pleased to share this year's virtual version of Musical Story Hour from the Felici Trio.   Click through the images below to explore and learn from these wonderful performances.

Meet the Music Makers (all grades including pre-school)

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Frederick the Field Mouse (for Kindergarten students)

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Wolfie Mozart (Grade 1)

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J.S. Bach and His Musical Family (Grade 2)

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The Friends of the Library groups for three branch libraries are exhibiting art work by local, up-and-coming artist within their branches. These Gallery Walls offer the opportunity for the artists to place their work for public view and sale, and the Friends receive a portion of the proceeds of any sale.

Mammoth Lakes:

Now through June 30th - Quilt Wall Hangings by Outside the Box quilting group out of Bishop.

July through Spetember - Photographs by Eastern Sierra Photographers group from the Eastern Sierra.

The Law Library Collections in the Mammoth Lakes and Bridgeport public libraries contain materials for use by the public, for free, to assist in researching common legal questions or issues.  Many of the materials are available to check out with your Mono County library card.   Library staff can help you locate and navigate materials and refer you to additional legal resources and experts.  Library staff cannot provide legal advice or comments on specific scenarios or laws.    

USEFUL LOCAL ONLINE LEGAL RESOURCES AND WEBSITES:

The Superior Court of Mono County website contains information about the county court system, as well as numerous resources including:

 

Local ordinances can be found at these links:

 

The nearest California Tribal Court is the Bishop Paiute Tribal Court.

Findlaw's directory of lawyers serving Mono County.

NEW!  EBSCO's Legal Information Reference Center contains full-text e-books to help you navigate everyday legal issues from home/work/school.  All you need is a valid Mono County Library card to use these books for free!  Many of the titles are the digital versions of the same Nolo Press books we have in our print Mammoth Lakes and Bridgeport collections.  Please contact your local Mono County Library branch location to get a library card.

 

ADDITIONAL CALIFORNIA STATE AND FEDERAL ONLINE LEGAL RESOURCES:

Additional information about common legal topics, the California court system, and programs administered by the California Judicial Branch can be found on the California Courts website, including additional Self-Help categories in English and Spanish, and free online legal forms, many available in Spanish.

The State Bar of California provides many resources for the public, including lawyer referral services, legal resources relating to immigration, and information for finding free legal help.

California's county public law libraries have created an online service that lets you chat live with a law librarian. The librarian can suggest or guide you to free online legal resources, recommend books and research techniques, and answer factual questions. Law librarians CANNOT interpret the law or give legal advice. Use the online Ask a Law Librarian service for research advice.   

Online video tutorials on basic legal research issues are available for viewing for free from these resources:

 

The Council of California County Law Libraries has created a 'mini-research guide' designed to step an individual through the basics of legal research.

TheLawDictionary.org features Black's Law Dictionary Free Online Legal Dictionary 2nd Edition.  Black's Law Dictionary is the leading law dictionary in the United States.

FindLaw has a number of basic legal resources free for the public to use.

STATE AND FEDERAL CODES, REGULATIONS, EXECUTIVE ORDERS AND JUDICIAL OPINIONS CAN BE FOUND IN THESE ONLINE RESOURCES:

 

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Use this section to find additional resources for Children and links to external websites and recommended reading lists. Click Here for Young Adults.

New at the Library

Sign up for January's #WinterRead2022 reading challenge!   Here's a handy video on how to use Beanstack, the online website and app that we'll be using to track your progress!

 

We are excited to share we now offer access to TeachingBooks.net for our parents, teachers, and young people. Use your Mono County library card to log in and find information on children's and young adult titles, authors, program ideas, as well as information for reading assignments and book reports.

Library Programs

Mono County Library Early Literacy Newsletter

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Storytimes

ABCMouse - Early Learning Resource you can use at the library for free, or sign up for at home account (monthly subscription cost).

Raising A Reader- Our early literacy outreach program for pre-school age children. 

Reading & Book Sites for Children

Award Winners 

Reading list & Recommended Reading Sites 

Children Book Podcasts: 

 

Recommended New Children's Books at Mammoth Lakes Library -- Summer 2019:

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