Programs and Events

All programs and events are free and open to the public. CP=Cameron Park, EDH=El Dorado Hills, GT=Georgetown, PP=Pollock Pines, PV=Placerville, SLT=South Lake Tahoe.
Limit by location:      Limit by event type:
EDH - Y.E.L.L. - You
Thursday, Oct. 17, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Youth volunteers meet every week to plan community events, assist with work projects, and brainstorm ideas to improve the library for teens. Y.E.L.L. is open to middle school and high school students, 6th - 12th grade. 

New members are welcome to join at anytime. We meet every Thursday, except during school holidays. 

Past events hosted by Y.E.L.L. include:
  • Harry Potter Halloween
  • Painting with Bob Ross
  • Hamilton Sing-A-Long
  • National Novel Writing Month
  • Cupcake Wars
  • Escape Rooms
  • Movie marathons
  • Gaming tournaments
  • and more!
EDH - Pillow Cases f
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1:00 - 3:30 pm
The Care Package Club at Oak Ridge High School is hosting an event to make cheerful pillowcases for patients at Shriners Children's Hospital. We will provide sewing machines. It is a great way to spend a Saturday and learn how to sew.

For ages 7+ and older.

What to bring:
  • 1 1/2 yards of colorful cotton or flannel fabric
  • 1/2 yard of contrasting color for top of case
  • Matching thread

Contact: orhscarepackageclub@gmail.com Sponsored by Y.E.L.L. Youth Executive League at the Library.
SLT - Young Adult Wr
Saturday, Oct. 19, 3-4 pm

Teens and young adults are invited to share their love of writing during this meetup.

 

 

CP- Council of Advis
Monday, Oct. 21, 3:30-5:00
Calling all teens in 6th-12th grade! Join The Cameron Park Library Council of Advisory Teens (CATS)! CATS is here to inspire students in grades 6th-12th to become life-long users of the library and give teens a place to express their opinions, make friends and connect with the community. This is to be achieved by promoting reading and library use and developing and implementing programs that serve local teens.

Our CATS meet every 3rd Monday of the month at 3:30 at the Cameron Park Library! Have questions? Please contact Youth Services Librarian Ashleigh Torres at ashleigh.torres@edcgov.us or at (530) 621-5723. 

  Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Placerville- Teen Tu
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4:00-5:30 pm
CreepyPastas are creepy, scary or horror related short stories or legends that have been shared around the internet. For our Creepy Pasta party we will listen to a few to get us started and write our own scary short stories. Come by on October 22nd at 4:00 pm if you are in for a fright!

This is a Teen Tuesday event and is for teens in grades 6-12. In order to create an environment appropriate for teens, age limits will be enforced.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library .
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1:30 pm (Wednesday, Oct 9 & 23, Nov13, Dec 11, 2019, 1:30 pm)
Come join in the fun for activities every 2nd & 4th Wednesday @ 1:30-2:30 pm
Sept 11:  New School Year Ice Scream Social!
Sept 25:  Pancake Art
Oct 9:      Emoji Paint Party
Oct 23:    Haunted Houses/Scary Stories
Nov 13:   Blindfolded Pringle Challenge
Dec 11:   Santa Pot
GT- Knit and Crochet
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:00-4:30 pm
All levels of experience are welcome at this fun knitting and crochet group. Sponsored by Georgetown Friends of the Library.
EDH - Teen Craft Clu
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
A club for crafty teens who like to explore art!
Grades 6-12, only.

September - Sharpie Tye Dye: Bring a t-shirt, socks, canvas bag, etc...to decorate. We will have some shirts on hand, but it's first some first served!
October - Hogwarts Crafting: Wand making, tiny magic books, and owl needle felting.
November - Painting with Bob Ross: We'll watch an episode of the classic show and paint along.
December - Felt Holiday Ornaments 


  Sponsored by Y.E.L.L. Youth Executive League at the Library.
EDH - Y.E.L.L. - You
Thursday, Oct. 24, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Youth volunteers meet every week to plan community events, assist with work projects, and brainstorm ideas to improve the library for teens. Y.E.L.L. is open to middle school and high school students, 6th - 12th grade. 

New members are welcome to join at anytime. We meet every Thursday, except during school holidays. 

Past events hosted by Y.E.L.L. include:
  • Harry Potter Halloween
  • Painting with Bob Ross
  • Hamilton Sing-A-Long
  • National Novel Writing Month
  • Cupcake Wars
  • Escape Rooms
  • Movie marathons
  • Gaming tournaments
  • and more!
EDH - YELL-oween
Thursday, Oct. 24, 3:30-4:30 pm
Y.E.L.L. is hosting a Halloween party for 6th - 12th grade
  • Free Food!
  • Fun Games!
  • Zombie Make Up station
  • Pumpkin Decorating
Sponsored by Y.E.L.L. Youth Executive League at the Library.
SLT - Kids Nature Jo
Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 - 11:30 am
Do you love Lake Tahoe and the outdoors? Come learn skills for exploring the natural world around you and how to capture your adventures in a nature journal.  We’ll learn to see more when we’re out in the wilderness, try to identify what we encounter, and practice drawing and writing about all of it! Some materials will be provided but bring a notebook and pen if you have them and make sure to dress for the weather—we’ll be going out exploring! Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
SLT - Setting the St
Saturday, Oct. 26, 3 pm

Join local author and artist Angelica R. Jackson as she shares how real-life places, like the former Preston School of Industry in Ione, have shaped her fiction. Angelica's Faerie Crossed series include a fictional castle based on Preston and the surrounding Mother Lode area. Plus, her ten years of photographing the landmark building led to a book of art photos (along with some ghostly experiences). Join us for a fun and fascinating afternoon! Book sale and signing to follow.

 

CP- TEENtober Virtua
Monday, Oct. 28, 2:30
Stop by the Cameron Park Library and test our our VR headset! Teens in grades 6th-12th are invited to come by and play some games in virtual reality! 

Parent signed permission slips are required. They can be picked up at the Cameron Park Library front desk or can be found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Up8g9zV2uKdgo1XxOMD1qzOzA7hu2jnkdHhtsPHE8Ug/edit?usp=sharing. All teens must have a permission slip turned in by 10/28 to participate.

This is a TeenTober event and is for teen sin 6th-12th grade. Age limits will be enforced. 
  Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
GT- Knit and Crochet
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3:00-4:30 pm
All levels of experience are welcome at this fun knitting and crochet group. Sponsored by Georgetown Friends of the Library.
EDH - Trick or Treat
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2:00 - 7:00 pm
Visit the library in costume from 2:00 - 7:00 pm for a special Halloween treat!
 
SLT - Young Adult Wr
Saturday, Nov. 2, 3-4 pm

Teens and young adults are invited to share their love of writing during this meetup.

 

 

Monday, Nov. 4, 2:30
Come get your game on at the Cameron Park Library! Teens in grades 6th through 12th are invited to come play board games, card games, video games, minute-to-win-it games... ALL sorts of games! Snacks will be provided. 

This is a Teen Time event and is for teens in grades 6-12. In order to create an environment appropriate for teens, age limits will be enforced. 

  Sponsored by Friends of the Library.
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 3:30 to 4:30 pm (1st & 3rd Wednesdays, Sept 18, Oct 2 & 16, Nov 6 & 20, Dec 4 & 18, 2019, 3:30 to 4:30 pm)
It's back!!  Meet new people and learn basic rules to Dungeons and Dragons, Pokemon and Magic the Gathering!
EDH - Y.E.L.L. - You
Thursday, Nov. 7, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Youth volunteers meet every week to plan community events, assist with work projects, and brainstorm ideas to improve the library for teens. Y.E.L.L. is open to middle school and high school students, 6th - 12th grade. 

New members are welcome to join at anytime. We meet every Thursday, except during school holidays. 

Past events hosted by Y.E.L.L. include:
  • Harry Potter Halloween
  • Painting with Bob Ross
  • Hamilton Sing-A-Long
  • National Novel Writing Month
  • Cupcake Wars
  • Escape Rooms
  • Movie marathons
  • Gaming tournaments
  • and more!
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 1:30 pm (Wednesday, Oct 9 & 23, Nov13, Dec 11, 2019, 1:30 pm)
Come join in the fun for activities every 2nd & 4th Wednesday @ 1:30-2:30 pm
Sept 11:  New School Year Ice Scream Social!
Sept 25:  Pancake Art
Oct 9:      Emoji Paint Party
Oct 23:    Haunted Houses/Scary Stories
Nov 13:   Blindfolded Pringle Challenge
Dec 11:   Santa Pot
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