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December 1, 2017, All Day @ Eureka Main Library, Circulation Desk
Now you can check out a fun family experience, along with your books! Check out a free Sequoia Park Zoo Family Pass at the Library. Thanks to a partnership between the Sequoia Park Zoo and the Humboldt County Library, you and your family can visit the zoo at no cost. Each month starting on the first day of the month, four Family Passes will be available and four lucky families will be able to check them out. Just come to the circulation desk at the Eureka Main Library or your local branch library with your library card. Then visit the Zoo within 28 days. Where's the zoo? You'll find it at 3414 W St, Eureka, CA 95503.
December 1, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
Babies and their families are invited to share songs, rhymes, bouncing games, finger plays, and short stories at this early literacy event. Following the program, there's time for play with developmentally appropriate toys and socializing for both parents and children. The program is designed for children aged 3-24 months, and occurs on the first and third Friday of each month.
December 2, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library
All You've Wanted to Know About Victorian Architecture -- but Were Afraid to Ask. In this program, local historian Ray Hillman illuminates Victorian architecture by centering upon three essentials, the first being a consideration of the era’s namesake, Queen Victoria. The second is that Victorian architecture is not really a style, but a progression of styles, each more elaborate than the one before. Thirdly, one can recognize the different Victorian styles by the architectural details. Ray will show us how to do so with a slide show followed by a show-and-tell featuring actual ornamentation—redwood, iron, bronze, glass, and terra cotta—saved from long ago demolished Victorians, all from his personal collection amassed over nearly sixty years.
December 3, 2017, All Day
December 5, 2017, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
Members of the Board of Supervisors:
4th District / Chair
5th District / Vice Chair
The County of Humboldt is a general law county. The Board of Supervisors, which serves as the legislative and executive body of county government and many special districts, is comprised of 5 full-time members elected by their respective districts.
December 5, 2017, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Arcata Library
Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
December 6, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
Children will start with a cardboard box, and design, build, and decorate their own vehicle with the help of their families. When the cars are ready, kids will park at the drive-in theater in the library's meeting room to watch the video 'Dinosaur Bones' by Bob Barton. Participants can take their cars home to continue the fun.
December 8, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
(to your left as you enter the lobby)
This month everyone is invited to come to the book group to present a favorite holiday book, poem or story. Do you have a particular favorite? Stop by to give others the opportunity to share your enthusiasm.
December 9, 2017, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
Families and young children are invited to attend the Baby Sign Workshop together to learn and play. This month the theme is 'Family, Feelings, and Fun', and includes signs useful in everyday life. Sign language is a fine way to start communicating with your baby even before that baby can talk. The workshop includes time for individual and small group practice on signs based on participants' needs.
December 10, 2017, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Eureka Main Library
The library's programs and services are intended to be accessible to people with disabilities. Please call if you have questions about access, and please let us know if you require assistance in the library. Call the reference desk at 707-269-1905.
December 10, 2017, All Day
December 12, 2017, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
December 13, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
Meet Eele, a licensed therapy dog, and her human, Joan. Read to Eele, tell her a story, or just give her belly a rub. Reading to a dog is a low-pressure way for children to practice their reading skills, and fun besides! A parent or legal guardian must sign a permission form before children read with Eele. Stop by the desk in the children's room to complete the form and sign up for a turn with Eele.
December 15, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
December 17, 2017, All Day
The Library's programs and services are free, and are intended to be accessible to people with disabilities. Please let us know if you need assistance in using the library or attending library events by calling the library reference desk at 707-269-1905 during Eureka Main Library's open hours. You may also call that number if you have questions about library access.
December 19, 2017, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
December 20, 2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
It's Family Literacy Night! Sean Powers tells traditional and original stories with handcrafted shadow puppets, accompanied by music played on instruments from around the world. Each child may choose a free book to take home, provided by Tin Can Mailman.
December 23, 2017, All Day
All Humboldt County Public Library Branches, the Main Library in Eureka, and the Bookmobile will be closed on December 23 for the Christmas holiday.
December 25, 2017, All Day
County offices are closed today
December 30, 2017, All Day
December 31, 2017, All Day @ Agricultural Commissioner's Office
Restricted Materials Permits and/or Operator Identification numbers expire annually on December 31st. Need to be renewed prior to purchasing and applying any pesticides.