Intro to Canning



Introduction to CanningFood preservation is a lost art that is making a strong comeback as families try to save money and eat healthier food.  Explore the possibilities of canning your own food at the Vacaville Public Library-Cultural Center.  Participants will learn how to can fruit, make tomato salsa and jam.


Sessions will be presented on Wednesday, July 30 at 1:00 p.m., and Thursday, July 31 at 7:00 p..m.; pick the one that is most convenient.  This free program is presented by UC Cooperative Extension Nutrition and Family Consumer Science Advisor Emeritus Diane Metz.  No registration is required, but space is limited.  The library is located at 1020 Ulatis Drive.  For more information, call the library at 866-572-7587.



Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Fairfield Cordelia Library


Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Fairfield Cordelia Library, July 24, 6:30 pm.


Big Messy Art Day at the Springtowne Library


Big Messy Art Day at the Springstowne Library. More pics on Flickr.


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Solano County Library's 100th


There's something for everyone. Check out our centennial celebrations and more.


Be Book Smart


Thank you Macy's customers for bringing books to kids who need them.


Best Sellers Through the Decades: 1914-2014


What was the most popular novel the year you were born? Check out Bestsellers through the Decades.


2014 Teen Summer Reading Challenge


Dare yourself, dare your friends. The summer reading game for teens begins June 9.


2014 Kids Summer Reading Fun!


Craft, performers and prizes, June 9 - Aug 9. Sign-ups for the summer reading game begins June 9. Pre-readers welcome!




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