Around Town: Book sale and more (6-10-13)

June 10, 2013 

Friends of the Library holds annual book sale

The Friends of the Merced County Library will hold their annual book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the library's Gracey Room, 2100 O St.

Fun summer reading

LIVINGSTON — The Livingston Branch Library will host a summer reading program, Reading is Delicious, from June 12 through Aug. 7, at 4 p.m. Wednesdays, at 1212 Main St. Call (209) 394-7330.

College for Kids

College for Kids will have a class this summer for students interested in microscopes. Students will be able to look at prepared slides and make their own. Call (209) 384-6224.

Flea, farmers market

The Merced Flea and Farmers Market runs from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays behind the Merced County Fairgrounds, 900 G St. EBT is accepted.

Castle Air Museum

ATWATER — The Castle Air Museum Foundation is a nonprofit that is seeking volunteers. People interested in guided tours for schools and clubs, special events, and the hours of operation can call (209) 723-2178

Help for businesses

The Service Corps of Retired Executives provides free counseling to small businesses, whether they are new or seasoned operations. Experienced SCORE volunteers offer advice on becoming a fully functioning, successful small business. Counseling is available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. Sessions take place at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment, call (209) 724-2033.

Do you love animals?

New Beginnings Merced, a non-profit group dedicated to finding new homes for shelter animals, needs volunteers — especially those who can care for kittens for a few days or dogs with new puppies. Also needed are people to help take photos of the animals or help transport them to rescue groups. Personal vehicles are not needed. Call (209) 769-2122.

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