January 2017

 1/5     Activist Art, 6-9 pm
 1/7     Introduction to Letterpress, 10 am - 5 pm
 1/9     Maker's Monday: Mail Art, 6-8:30
1/10    Tahoe Writers Works, 6:30-9 pm
1/14    Open Studio, 12-4 pm
1/16    Maker's Monday: Print Club, 6-9 pm
1/19    Open Studio, 3-9 pm
1/21    Open Studio, 12-4 pm
1/24   Tahoe Writers Works, 6:30-9 pm
1/26   Open Studio, 3-9 pm
1/28   Open Studio, 12-4 pm

January 5, 6-9 pm • Bona Fide HQ • free

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Fight the power with a zine, print, or chapbook!

January 7, 10 am - 5 pm • Bona Fide HQ • $50


Join experienced letterpress printer Steve Robison in a fun, informative workshop. You’ll learn how to use a composing stick, set type, and print your own cards or broadsides. The class includes materials and open studio hours at Tahoe Letterpress to work on your projects.

Class size is limited; sign up below.

MAKER’S MONDAYS • 6-9 pm • Bona Fide HQ •free

Jan. 9: Mail Art

Jan. 16: Print Club
Create amazing correspondence and prints!

Jan. 23: Bring a project to work on, brainstorm, or share

Jan 21, 28 (Saturdays) 12-4 pm
Jan 19, 26 (Thursdays) 2-6 pm
Work on your letterpress or print projects.


Tahoe Writers Works, Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm

Tahoe Writers Works, an open workshop for writers of any genre, meets every other Tuesday, 6:30 pm, at Charter Advertising. Next meetings: November 15 & 29.


Friends of the Library

All events take place at the South Lake Tahoe Library at 1000 Rufus Allen Blvd. Free and open to the public. A selection can be found below; click here for complete offerings.

Saturday, November 5, 19 • Young Adult Writers Meetup, 3-4 pm
Working on a book, story, or poem? Meet with fellow teen and young adult writers for an afternoon of socializing, discussion, and—of course—writing! Free! Snacks! Laptops available for use in the library.

Saturday, November 12, 26 • Kids Nature Journal Club, 10-11:30 am
Come explore the natural world 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!

Saturday, November 19, Book Sale, 10 am. Hundreds of previously loved and many new books will be available for purchase. Friends of the Library members are allowed to come in at 9 AM. If you're not a member already, you may join the morning of. Support the Friends and expand your winter library.

Wednesday, Dec. 14, 6 pm Author John Hindmarsh
Enjoy a Friends of the Library presentation featuring South Lake Tahoe author John Hindmarsh, who writes science fiction and thrillers, sometimes with crossover appeal.

The Greater Tahoe-Reno Region


Truckee, Tangled Roots Writing For information on writing workshops and classes in Truckee, check out Karen Terrey's Tangled Roots Writing.

Literary Arts & Wine is a monthly reading series held the third Sunday of every month at 6:00 pm at Art Obsessions in Truckee, CA.


Sundance Books
Check out the Sundance line up here.