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New Library Programming beginning Weds., 9/23!

Please attend these introductory sessions to learn more. Permanent times for meeting will be determined at these meetings.
All of the following meetings will be held on Wednesday, 9/23:
1:30-2PM PM Student Space/Time Management
For all students who both love to study and need help with studying. We are here for you!!! You can learn about new contests, challenges, and homework help. 
2:00-2:30PM Upperclassmen Helping Underclassmen 
Please attend this introductory session to indicate your interest in either being helped by or helping your fellow students. All disciplines would be appreciated. (Upperclassmen=Junior/Senior, Underclassmen=Freshmen/Sophomore)
2:30-3:00PM Bullet Journaling
Kelly Rowe will help us see the value in creating beautiful, useful journals. Bullet journaling can help with organization, habit tracking, and more. 
3:00-3:30PM Penpals
Many have indicated that they'd like to connect with students across the district and across the globe. We will start with a conversation about who we wish to contact and then go into likeminded breakout rooms. 
To keep things simple, all of these introductory meetings will share the same Zoom link. Please help us by being prompt so we can start each session right on time. 

Please see your school email for more information and the Zoom link.
TBA (these are also definitely happening, more details coming soon):
Music Appreciation 
Virtual Book Clubs
Build Your Best Go Bag 

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How to access independent reading books in FOUR DIFFERENT WAYS:

How to check out an EBOOK from Nevada COUNTY Library:
1. Google the phrase "Nevada County Library Online Resources"
2. Click on 1st link
3. Scroll down and click on "All Resources"
4. Scroll down and click on "Library to Go" 
5. Browse books and enter your Student Success Card to check out or put a hold on a book (username = nuhs+studentID)
6. Check out directly to your chromebook OR download Libby App for your phone or tablet
How to check out a PHYSICAL library book from the Nevada COUNTY Library: 
  • Curbside is available at Madelyn Helling Library Monday-Friday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. 
  • Front door pick-up is available at Grass Valley Library Monday-Friday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Front door pick-up is available at Penn Valley Library Monday-Friday Noon to 3:00 PM.
  • Pick-ups should be scheduled 24 hours in advance.
  • Call your branch location to schedule pickup and handle inquiries.
How to access over 60,000 of free, legal books from Project Gutenberg!
1. Google "Project Gutenberg" or click on this direct link:
2. Click on "search/browse"
3. Click on "Popular"
4. Click on the book you want and download in whichever way is best for you
How to do Curbside check out of physical books from the Nevada UNION library:
1. Call Ms. Sonnenberg directly at (530) 316-4536 M-F 1:00PM-3:30PM. 
2. Request individual titles or let us create a grab bag for you
3. Pick up every Wednesday from 1:30PM-3:30PM or by individual arrangement
Please contact Ms. Sonnenberg for help with this or any other library-related matter at (530) 316-4536 (phone or text OK)

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Physical Library hours:  
We are appointment-only until official return to school.
For textbooks and Chromebooks, please email Ms. McCormick at or call 273-4431 x2053 to make an appointment. 
For all other library inquiries, please email Ms. Sonnenberg at or text/call (530) 316-4536.

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Contact Us

Ms. Sonnenberg, Teacher Librarian (email)  phone/text: (530)316-4536
Ms. McCormick, Library Assistant/Textbooks/Chromebooks (email)  phone: 273-4431 x2053