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Summer Writing Workshop, Free Introductory Session

OAKHURST — Do you have a book in your head, perhaps partially written, or even a full manuscript? Maybe you’ve written the greatest novel of our time but can’t get an agent or a publisher’s attention? In this Fiction Writing Workshop participants will learn the secrets that all the professional writers know: what must be in every story. This is ...

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Bohemian Rhapsody At The North Fork Library

NORTH FORK — Looking for a foot-stomping good time that’s free? Want to add on some bonus points for free child care? If so, you’re invited to attend Movie Night at the North Fork Library on Saturday, Feb.23 for a no-charge screening of the award-winning film Bohemian Rhapsody. There’s a lot of Oscar buzz about this movie that’s a celebration of Queen, ...

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Free Showing Of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

OAKHURST — Grab someone you love and get ready for an afternoon of nostalgia as the Oakhurst Branch Library invites everyone to a free family movie matinee, celebrating gratitude. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving will be screened on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. in the library’s community room. Water, soda and popcorn will be available to purchase for a discounted ...

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Library Workshop: Landscaping Under Native Oaks

OAKHURST — When she was younger, Linda Hancock and her siblings often played under the native oaks trees that grew on their parents’ property in North Fork. Today, Hancock is a Master Gardener in Madera County who volunteers to teach people about oak trees native to the mountain area and how to landscape under them. On Saturday, Oct. 13, Hancock ...

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Free Library Workshop: Book Marketing For Authors

OAKHURST — If you’re a published author, the next step is marketing your book, says local author and web developer Jennifer Moss. But, you may wonder, how do you begin that process? She’s got the answer for you, and it’s free. On Saturday, Aug. 25, Moss presents the second of a two-part workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library, focusing on ...

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Free Library Workshops On Self-Publishing For Authors

OAKHURST — As president and creative director of Ball Point Creative Design, Inc., local author Lauren Ball consults with clients to ensure the design of their book “captures the tone and vision” they had in mind. On Saturday, Aug. 11, Ball will present Part 1 of a two-part workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library entitled “Self Publishing for Authors.” Ball’s ...

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Library Workshop: Learn Basic Computer Skills  

OAKHURST — Want to tackle some simple technology but not sure just how to jump in? Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 20, the Oakhurst Branch Library will be offering a basic computer skills class. It’s scheduled from 9 – 10 a.m. weekly on Wednesdays until Oct. 25, at the library located at at 49044 Civic Circle Dr., Oakhurst. The class will be ...

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Frugal Friends’ Fashion Show At Bandit Town

NORTH FORK — The Friends of the North Fork Library invite your participation in their second annual Frugal Friends’ Fashion Show at Bandit Town. The event is set for Saturday, Aug. 19 and doors open at noon. “Come enjoy watching family and friends model thrift store fashions of their own creation,” organizers say, as guests will be shopping for nearly new ...

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Library Workshop: Mosquito Awareness 2017

OAKHURST — Trinidad Reyes, an assistant biologist with the Madera County Vector Control District, says part of his job is “promoting public awareness about mosquitoes in an effort to make our communities safer.” On Saturday, Aug. 12, Reyes will present a workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library about the lifestyle and habitats of mosquitoes. His presentation is scheduled from 10:30 ...

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Library Presentation: Quilts, From Traditional To Art

OAKHURST — Creating art is a big part of Vivian Helena Aumond-Capone’s day, but mixed-media fiber art gives her “free rein” to create and surprise the viewer with a surface that is touchable. On Saturday, July 15,  Vivian Helena will conduct a special workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library from 10:30 a.m. – noon entitled “From the Traditional to the ...

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