By Revalee Hemken My family did not have much extra cash when I was growing up in Redlands, California in the 50’s and 60’s. We didn’t have air-conditioning to combat the unbelievably hot summers. We didn’t have a bookshelf full of books to read. What would an avid reader do to survive June, July, August? […]
Winters Shakespeare Workshop presents our first ever virtual show, A Comedy with Errors, on Saturday, July 18 at 8 PM. The community is invited to our live event streamed on our Winters Friends of the Library FaceBook page. Admission is free. Scroll down the page to watch the video of the show. Donations to support […]
Of course you probably already know our small but mighty organization is powered by volunteers. Did you know that even the pandemic has not stopped our volunteer efforts? They may look different, but there is still lots to do even though we can’t gather in person. What’s Going On? Our WFoL Board continues to work […]
WSW 2020 Virtual Challenge – A Comedy with Errors – You are invited to paritcipate!
Join Yolo County Library’s virtual Summer Reading Program, running from May 18 through August 28. Although all Yolo County Library branches are closed until further notice, children, teens and adults can celebrate this year’s theme, Dig Deeper: Read, Investigate, Discover, by logging their reading, earning prizes, and participating in special virtual programs and activities that […]
Thank you! Despite these challenging times, we saw an outpouring of support yesterday, and received over $10,000 in donations through the Big Day of Giving! This amount includes a generous donation of $3,000 in matching funds from an anonymous donor. All of these dollars will go directly to support the library and it’s programs as […]
Here are two coloring pages if you’d like to use them.
During the current stay-at-home orders, the Little Free Libraries around Winters are not being filled by WFoL volunteers, and that makes it a perfect time to refurbish them. All-around-handyman and volunteer extraordinaire, Bruce Bailey is doing just that. He removes one book-house from its pedestal and takes it to his home where he fixes the […]
written by Patricia Willers, ESL instructor This spring, Yolo County Library/Winters Community Library introduced animpactful new program for community members. Thanks to the generosity of Winters Friends of the Library, each Friday night mid-January to mid-March, the lights of the meeting room burned bright as participants came to study English as a Second Language. “Beginning […]
por Patricia Willers, maestra de ESL En enero, febrero y marzo, cada viernes por dos horas, en la biblioteca en Winters Toni no apaga las luces después de la puesta del sol. Con dedicación y energía, 25 participantes vinieron a la sala de reuniones para aprender y estudiar inglés. Esta clase de ESL especial, ESL […]
(Woodland, CA) – Yolo County residents are invited to join Yolo County Library online for a wide range of information and entertainment – free from home during the County’s shelter-in-place order. Wondering if you need to return your library materials? Please keep your materials at home until the library re-opens. Due dates have been extended until May […]
Since April 10 is National Encourage a Young Writer Day and many of us have more time at home with our young ones right now, here are some tips from three of our Winters Friends of the Library volunteers to encourage young writers. 1. Read, Read, Read! Eileen Rendahl, a multi talented author of thrillers, […]