***The next book sale is April 8, 9, 10 - 2011 at the American Legion, Jackson.

FACL Member Appreciation Events

Community Party: Amador County Library Centennial Celebration
and Summer Reading Program Kickoff -- June 15, 2019

The Amador County Library is celebrating 100 years of service with a Community Party on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Jackson Main Library, 530 Sutter Street in Jackson. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Amador County Library.

Bring the family and celebrate 100 years of the Amador County Library with food, entertainment, birthday cake, library fun, and poetry! Enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages, fun entertainment for kids, and an opportunity to discover all that the library has to offer.

  • Take a Story Walk and marvel at laminated pages from a children's picture book displayed on special display posts starting at the outdoor archway.
  • Enjoy "California Listens" videos. These oral histories recounted by long-time Amador County residents will be running in a loop on a large-screen TV.
  • Watch the 3D printer in action.
  • Discover library services like Google Chromebooks, the Law Library computer.
  •, ABC Mouse, learning games for the littlest kids, and so much more.
  • Pick up your Summer Reading Program reading log. This year's theme: "It's Showtime! ".
  • Outside in the parking lot: Face painting, balloon animals, free books for kids and adults, and much more.
  • 12 noon – 12:30 p. m.: Amador County Folklorico Dancers perform
  • 12:45 p. m. – 2:00 p. m. Birthday Cake Cutting with local celebrities followed by a program featuring Kat Everitt, Amador County Poet Laureate.


State Librarian Spoke at our Member Appreciation Event

State Librarian Greg Lucas

members enjoy refreshmentsState Librarian Greg Lucas was the special guest who addressed FACL members at the Member Appreciation Night held at the main library, Jackson on February 25, 2016. Lucas, an engaging and animated speaker, spoke on a variety of topics ranging from the challenges facing rural libraries, to the future of libraries in the internet age. On the latter point, he is optimistic, noting that libraries have evolved over the years to meet the changing needs of their patrons. Attendees enjoyed hors d'oeuvres provided by Mother Lode Catering.