January 12, 2018 – The Nevada County Reads & Writes program for 2018 has officially begun! Copies of this year’s book choice, Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng, are stocked at all Nevada County Community Library branches. Everything I Never Told You explores love, loss, grief, expectations, gender and cultural bias through an engaging narrative that will generate meaningful discussion in our community.

Programs and events, begin this month and include:

Thursday, February 8, 5-7pm: Book discussion and presentation by Dr. Sarah Woerner, hosted in conjunction with our Rural Gateways Pushing the Limits program at the Smith Winery Tasting Room in Downtown Grass Valley.

Wednesday, February 21: Deadline for Nevada County Writes high school student submissions.

Thursday, April 12, 4-7pm: An Evening of Community Mental Health in the Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City.

Thursday, April 19, 7-8:30pm: Young Adult Author Panel and Book Signing with authors Emily Ziff Griffin, Jeff Garvin, Hilary T. Smith, and Kim Culbertson, moderated by Sands Hall at the Universalist Unitarian Community of the Mountains in Grass Valley.

Visit nevadacountyreads.com for more details, including writing submission guidelines, or register for these exciting programs on our event calendar at mynevadacounty.com/nc/library.

Nevada County Reads & Writes is a county-wide program designed to get the whole community reading, writing and discussing issues that affect us all. This program is sponsored by the Nevada County Community Library, the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools, and the CALIFA Group. This year’s Nevada County Reads & Writes programming is supported by Book to Action, a grant administered by the California Center for the Book, a program of the California Library Association, supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.