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Carolyn Brooks named new El Dorado Hills Library manager

Photo by Mike Roberts

Fresh off her final interview for the top job at the El Dorado Hills Library, Youth Librarian Carolyn Brooks helps young readers Quentin Hardy, 5, and twins MacKenzie and Gavin Hardy, 6 expand their “read at night” material with some “James and the Giant Peach.”El Dorado Hills mom Trish Hardy, not pictured, said she appreciated Brooks’ hands-on philosophy. Outgoing branch Library […]

Comments Off / March 21, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

El Dorado Community Foundation gives more

The El Dorado Community Foundation Board of Directors recently approved another round of grants brought to the directors by the El Dorado Hills Cabinet for the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund, the South Lake Tahoe Cabinet for the South Lake Tahoe Endowment, the Foundation Grants Committee for the Endow El Dorado Fund and the Veterans Services Commission for their Welcome […]

Comments Off / December 04, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Get ready for A Night at the Library

Stroll through books while sipping wine, nibbling epicurean delights, listening to music and viewing beautiful artwork at the El Dorado Hills Library’s second A Night at the Library on Sunday, Nov. 16. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, all proceeds benefit the library and are used for adult programming, resources and books. At last year’s event, […]

Comments Off / November 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hands4Hope helps students

Riley Peick, Hands4Hope college intern, along with Hands4Hope youth volunteers collect school supplies outside of Office Max in Placerville. This was one of many outreaches Hansd4Hope hosted during its first School Supply Drive to collect school supplies for students in El Dorado County. Courtesy photo

This summer Hands4Hope held its first School Supply Drive to benefit children in need in El Dorado County. In the weeks leading up to the start of the 2014-15 school year, Hands4Hope youth and adult volunteers, led by college intern Riley Peick, collaborated with multiple local businesses, organizations and residents to collect backpacks and school […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Donner Party novel featured at Wine for Words

The compelling, tragic story of the Donner Party — told through the eyes of one of its young survivors — is the centerpiece of the ninth annual Wine for Words fundraiser for the Placerville Main Library on Aug. 17. The event sponsored by the Placerville Friends of the Library and will be held at the […]

Comments Off / July 30, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

Best Housing Development: Serrano

Courtesy photo

With its gated villages and quiet streets, Serrano offers serenity and security. About 17 miles of hiking trails wind through the Serrano community, providing access to approximately 1,000 acres of natural areas – open fields, restored wetlands, creeks and oak groves. Spectacular views include the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Folsom Lake, Serrano Country Club Golf Course and […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2014 | Posted in Best of 2013 | Read More »

Brooks Elementary celebrates its 50th

Park Village Elementary Principal John Taylor greets students on the very first day in January 1964. Courtesy photo

The community is invited to William Brooks Elementary’s golden anniversary May 9. The celebration will include live entertainment, an open house and school memorabilia on display in the library. El Dorado Hills’ first elementary school was Park Village Elementary when it opened its doors to 120 kindergarten to fifth-grade students in January 1964. John Taylor […]

1 Comment / May 05, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

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