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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 Hills book publisher to speak at Placerville library

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Calling all book lovers, writers and dreamers. Have you ever wondered how to get a book published? What are book publishers looking for in a manuscript? How has publishing changed with the rise of digital books? Come to the El Dorado County Library, 345 Fair Lane in Placerville, on Saturday, May 7 at 1 p.m. […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH Library needs support

EDITOR: El Dorado Hills has one of the best libraries in the state. Our library is innovative, informative and a vibrant community asset. One of the reasons our library has become a shining jewel in our community and an example to libraries elsewhere is because of the support of the Friends of the Library organization. […]

No Comment / November 16, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

EDH Library welcomes new branch manager

Jan Robbins, left, is the El Dorado Hills Library's new branch manager. Robbins will work with former manager Carolyn Brooks, right, who has been promoted to work with libraries throughout the county. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Jan Robbins has been named the El Dorado Hills Library’s new branch manager. Robbins, a Rescue resident, has lived in El Dorado County with her husband Jamie for 16 years. She most recently served as the children’s librarian at the Placerville Library. Former El Dorado Hills branch manager Carolyn Brooks has been promoted to library […]

No Comment / November 09, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Preserve our local treasure with a Night at the EDH Library

The El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library will host its annual Night at the EDH Library on Nov. 13. America’s third president, Thomas Jefferson, promoted public libraries as a resource for the good of all Americans.  Photo courtesy White House Historical Association
 

Not so long ago, pundits proclaimed “the end of the library.” E-books and Wikipedia were the wave of the future, “doncha know?” Today, over 65 percent of Americans own a tablet or smartphone. Access to knowledge exists as never before. And how is this machinery used? Sadly, many use this technology for watching videos of […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Teens help younger kids crack the code

Teen instructors Alex Dean and Cade Richard, in blue shirts, show students Mason Pifer, Tyler Pollet and Connor Rodriguez, left to right, computer coding basics at their first EDH Scratch Camp. Photo by Katie Yonano

Have you ever wondered what makes your favorite computer game work? Behind those rotating candies, movable cubes and letter boards computer programmers have entered intricate codes to make the games interactive. Oak Ridge High School students Alex Dean, Cade Richard and Braden Yonano have been coding since they were sixth graders at Rolling Hills Middle School. […]

Comments Off / July 13, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Tireless senior celebrated

Hal Erpenbeck

El Dorado Hills resident Hal Erpenbeck was recognized by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and recently honored with a proclamation for his “dedicated service to the citizens of El Dorado County and El Dorado Hills.” Erpenbeck and his wife Barbara moved to El Dorado Hills from the Bay Area in 2002. Since then, […]

Comments Off / May 17, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »



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