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Our Countywide Summer Reading Program is running through the month of July!  Click the Summer Reading Challenge 2022 link under QUICK LINKS to the right to learn more and sign up!  A big thank you to Footloose, Mammoth Mountain, and our Friends groups for their support!

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NEW FOR ALL MONO COUNTY RESIDENTS! Click through the image below to learn more and register for the 3rd in our new series of FREE livestreamed online author talks, Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Pulitzer-winning author of Franchise: the Golden Arches in Black America on August 3rd at 11 a.m.!

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

Register for this author talk and check out other online author talks here: https://libraryc.org/monocolibraries 

NEW! A FREE Self-Help Legal EBook Collection for Mono County Library Cardholders!  Check them out from home, office or school! Click here or find it on the Law Library page under the PROGRAMS menu above.

DID YOU KNOW WE OFFER MANY MORE EBOOKS, EAUDIOBOOKS AND STREAMING VIDEO FOR ALL AGES THAT 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

 

 

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UPDATE SUMMER 2022: ZIP BOOKS ARE ON PAUSE UNTIL THE CALIFORNIA STATE LIBRARY GIVES US THE GO AHEAD TO BEGIN AGAIN.  

Thanks to the California State Library, we able to continue requesting books through the Zipbook program. The Zipbook program is grant funded purchasing through Amazon.com.

Registered patrons in good standing may request tangible books or audiobooks (no e-books). Requested items will be shipped directly to you from Amazon.com. When you are done with the book, please return it to your local branch through the book drop!

There is a two-tier expenditure cap of $75 pre-tax for audiobooks and foreign-language items, and $50 pre-tax for all other allowable items. You may order 3 items at any one time.    DVDs, Music CDs, e-Books, e-Audiobooks and other non-book materials are not eligible for this program.

When submitting a request, you must include a valid Amazon mailing address:

    • If you have home USPS delivery: land address
    • If you do NOT have USPS delivery: land address AND PO Box
    • Phone number

 

To make a request through Zipbooks please send the link for a qualifying item on Amazon.com and your valid Amazon mailing address to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please carefully and completely include the following for your request to be processed:

    • Amazon link to the book
    • Title & Author
    • Your name
    • Your email
    • Your telephone
    • Your library card #
    • Your full address (please include BOTH the land address and PO Box if you do not have USPS delivery)

 

You must return the book to your nearest Mono County Library when you are finished reading it.  Lost or damaged Zip Books will incur a replacement fee similar to other library books.

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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:

Mono County has seven library locations, visit their pages via the drop down menu for more detail or use the information below.

Benton

25553 Hwy 6 (on the Edna Beaman School campus)

760-933-2542

Bridgeport

94 N. School Street

760-932-7482

Coleville

111591 Hw 395 (on the Coleville school campus)

530-495-2788

Crowley Lake

3627 Crowley Lake Drive

760-935-4505

June Lake

90 West Granite Ave.

760-648-7284

Lee Vining

51710 Hwy 395

760-647-6123

Mammoth Lakes

400 Sierra Park Rd

760-934-4777

 

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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