Colfax Library

Railway has new books chugging into Colfax library this summer

Colfax Library received a grant for $3,000 from Union Pacific Foundation to replace used books and buy new ones, according to Sue Carmichael, volunteer for the Friends of the Colfa ...

Looking back at top stories in 2010

The top stories in 2010 range from the fire that destroyed Placer County’s oldest restaurant to the budget crisis at Colfax Elementary School, from the unfortunate decision b ...

Friends of Library find home for used book sale

For years, Friends of the Library volunteers have hauled heavy boxes from one location to another for their book sales. Now the used book collection has a permanent place. Loca ...

Check out the library

More than 275 people attended the Colfax Friends of the Library grand opening celebration of the renovated Colfax Library at the corner of Main and Church Streets. Saturday’s fe ...

Friends of Library hosting celebration

The Colfax Friends of the Library are hosting a celebration on Saturday at the Colfax Library.For more than 30 years, the Colfax library collection was squeezed into 1,870 square f ...

Cure for the summer blues

Bored? Hot? Free and low-cost activities and classes are being offered this summer in Colfax.Check out the librarySummer reading fun for all ages will be offered through Aug. 15 at ...

Past, future shine through library's new window

Colfax’s newly restored library hasn’t forgotten its roots, figuratively or literally. Along with a replaced tin ceiling and restored tile flooring that honor the 93-year-old ...

Library reopens

A portion of the Colfax Library reopened Tuesday. Temporarily set up in the renovated portion of the building at 2 Church Street, the library has a smaller interim collection, two ...

Treasures from 1880s found

The Colfax Branch Library will be closed starting Tuesday and continuing through Monday, Jan. 25 to allow library staff to move the collection to the newly remodeled side of the bu ...

Treasure found at library

While renovating the building at the corner of Church and Main Streets, construction workers have unearthed a variety of items dating back to the 1880s. Found were a lantern, hing ...

End of the road for Dinky Way?

Colfax City Council members approved temporary closure of the Dinky Way railroad crossing at Tuesday’s council meeting, in compliance with a California Public Utilities Commi ...

Library display cabinet equals Eagle Scout rank

Sierra College student Christian Hollingsworth received his Eagle Scout award, the Boy Scout highest award, during ceremonies held in March at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter ...

Juggler, storyteller at Arbor Park Wednesday

Izzi Tooinsky, a noted juggler and storyteller, will open the Colfax Library's Summer Reading Program on Wednesday. His performance will start at 3:30 p.m. in Arbor Park at the co ...

Library renovation starts this summer

Renovation of the Colfax Library will get underway this summer. The project got a big boost earlier this month when the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to app ...

Expansion of Colfax's tiny library starting in spring

Colfax’s tiny library will get a much-needed expansion starting this spring. In December 2006, the Placer County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to buy the building that ...