April 15, 2019 – When you turn off your phones and TVs, what else is there to do? During Screen-Free Week this year, the Nevada County Community Library has you covered.

The international celebration, hosted by the nonprofit Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, takes place April 29 through May 5th. Schools, libraries, communities, and families around the world will organize events designed to help children turn off screens to connect with family, friends, nature, and their own creativity.

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Every branch will have Screen-Free pledges to support reflection and healthy habits around screens. At the Truckee Library, everyone who fills out a pledge gets a free book.

For parents looking to learn more about screen-time and their children, the Madelyn Helling Library is hosting two

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