Colfax Library

Colfax library offers new events for summer program

The Colfax library has shifted its scope this summer, according to branch manager and librarian Amie Toepfer.  “We are not focused just on reading this year but instead ...

Colfax Library 'Storytime' event a big hit with kids

When it comes to their favorite books, children love playful and interactive stories. The sillier the story, the better the kids like it, according to Amie Toepfer, the Colfax Lib ...

Colfax Library offers free summer reading program for kids and adults

If children continue to read over the long summer break, the practice can benefit them in many ways, according to library officials. Reading just five books over the summer can pr ...

Railroad books back on the shelf at library

Railroad history buffs may be happy to learn that a collection of railroad history books has been returned to local library shelves as of this week. That’s according to Pla ...

Library branch manager stepping down

Gunda Pramuk doesn’t like attention and is uncomfortable talking about herself. However, Pramuk, who is retiring Nov. 14 as the branch manager of the Colfax Library, said T ...

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 ...

Grant money helping Sierra Vista programs

Adding to the quality of life of Colfax-area residents is the aim of a wellness project now underway. The Sierra Vista Community Center will assess and enhance the mental well be ...

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 ...