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Pumpkin palooza kicks off at Kings Beach Library

Local children and residents are encouraged to decorate an uncarved pumpkin with a literary theme and bring it to Kings Beach Library to display October 15-31.

On Halloween, Oct. 31, at 4 p.m., library staff will vote for the best in multiple categories and award fun and creepy prizes. And, guess how many candy corns are in the jar and be entered in

Below are other events planned this month at the library:

An iPhone Support Group with Larry and Candy Dowdle is held the third Thursday of each month. The Dowdle's understand all things iPhone and can help residents fully utilize that great tool. The next class is 2-3 p.m. Oct. 16.

Another volunteer, Doug Greenwood of Alpensoftware, teaches a thematic computer class on the fourth Thursday of each month. On Oct. 23, from 2-3 p.m., "Understanding Microsoft Suite" is the topic. Learn what you have available for making documents, presentations, posters and databases. Call to reserve a spot for any of these classesat 530-546-2021.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m. is the monthly Friends of the Kings Beach Library meeting.

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Preschool Storytime continues every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., and Crazy Craft-time is Thursday at 11 a.m. Come by for books, song, feltboard stories, nursery rhymes and to meet new friends.

The library also is looking for art to display inside, according to a press release. If you have 10 "ready-to-hang" pieces of art that you would like to display, contact Greenwood at the library.

Kings Beach Library is located at 301 Secline Street in Kings Beach. Visit placer.ca.gov/departments/library, or call 530-546-2021 to learn more.

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