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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 »

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 »

Library goes high-tech

El Dorado County Office of Education Communications Director Dina Gentry, left, shows off a phone cover made with the El Dorado Hills Library’s new 3D printers during a recent demonstration. Standing next to her is tireless library volunteer Greg Self. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Thanks to an $8,000 donation from the Serrano Country Club Men’s Book Club earlier this year, the El Dorado Hills Library has purchased a 3D printer system, which is now available to anyone with an El Dorado County library card. “This is one of those Jetsons things that’s going to change the world,” said 3D […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Library celebrates its 10th birthday

The El Dorado Hills Library opened 10 years ago. Join the celebration this Saturday. File photo

It’s been a decade since the El Dorado Hills Library opened and a community celebration will take place April 2 to mark the milestone. Original member of the El Dorado Hills Friends of the Library and local historian Betty January, 84, recently recounted how the library came to be, taking seven years to realize and […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sisters in Crime to speak at Cameron Park Library

Join five members of Capitol Crimes, the Sacramento chapter of Sisters in Crime, to discuss why Writing is Murder on Thursday, March 10, at the Cameron Park Library, 2500 Country Club Drive in Cameron Park. Meet Elaine Faber, author of the Black Cat mysteries; Sherry Joyce, author of “The Dordogne Deception;” Cindy Sample, four-time Lefty […]

Comments Off / February 29, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Entertainment | Read More »

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