Happy National Poetry Month! Celebrate California’s literary giants with us by reviewing our research guide Poetry in California! While you’re at it, please feel free to check out the resources we have either created or highlighted in honor of local governments and historical societies. If you see something in our guides that looks particularly interesting please feel free to drop by in person to let us know during National Library Week!

  City of the Month

Birds-eye view of Auburn and surrounding countryside with snow capped Sierra Nevada mountains in the distance at left. Center image of Auburn surrounded by thirty-one vignettes of residences, businesses, orchards, and agricultural views; border illustrations of fruits and vegetation; map of railroad connections; Feodor Closs, Auburn Calif. is the supplier of the print.

Do you love Gold Rush history? How about railroad engineering? Then check out our latest city of the month, Auburn!

  County of the Month

Shows snow-covered mountains, pines, piers and buildings in background, group of men and women in foreground. Probably Zephyr Cove. '05/129' - handwritten on cover glass.

Are you curious about mining in the mother Lode? How about foothills agriculture, railroads or Lake Tahoe? Then check out our County of the Month, Placer!