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Jim Gill's Butte County Tour

Butte County Library, Literacy Services, in collaboration with Strengthening Families Network and the support of our local First 5 Butte County Children & Families Commission s happy to announce renowned child development specialist, musician and author Jim Gill, is coming to Butte County. His tour will include 4 family concerts and 4 parent, teacher, librarian workshops.

FREE Family Concerts:

Each concert is an opportunity for family play! Get ready to sing, clap, dance, and even sneeze along during this visit by award-winning musician and author Jim Gill. 

Bring a blanket so everyone can sit and enjoy the concert together. No tickets required!


Oroville: Monday, May 11th 6:30 PM 
Gridley: Tuesday, May 12th 6:30 PM 
Chico: Wednesday, May 13th 6:30 PM 
Paradise: Thursday, May 14th 6:30 PM

FREE Workshops:

The Best Learning is Learning through Play
Child development experts agree that the best preparation for a child’s school success is play.
In this lively workshop, author, musician and child development specialist Jim Gill spreads the news that play time is also a joyous way to learn…… for everyone involved! 

Caregivers, teachers, and librarians are invited to a FREE 1-hour workshop.  No sign-ups required!

Oroville: Monday, May 11th 4:00 PM 
Gridley: Tuesday, May 12th 4:00 PM 
Chico: Wednesday, May 13th 4:00 PM
Paradise: Thursday, May 14th 4:00 PM  

Trivia Bee for Literacy!

2014 Trivia Champions of Butte County

Trivia Bee Champions 2013

'Da Bookies sponsored by Teacher's Book Connection

The 2014 Trivia Bee was a blast, check out the photos!


Get ready to bumble!

Save the Date:
9th Annual Trivia Bee for Literacy
Friday November 6, 2015


For more information, please call 1.888.538.7198 or email

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