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Savvy Stacks

Savvy Stacks shares information regarding common societal themes in the local community that affect the Truckee Library and its readers, as well as Moonshine Ink’s readers. The column will address the changing dynamics of media, multimedia, culture, books, and reading habits and will review several books and other tools found at the library that are relevant to the theme.

The Donner Party — How Well Do You Really Know Their...


One hundred years ago on June 6, 1918, a tribute to the Donner Party and all the 19th century pioneers who ventured across the plains to California was unveiled at Donner Memorial State Park. These three books will help readers learn more.

Creativity Abounds

Truckee’s Public Arts Commission sets into motion groundwork laid by the town’s Public Arts Master Plan. Read about the significance of what having a Public Arts Commission means for local artists.

Words Matter: Holiday Picks for Those on Your Gift List

The experts at Word After Word Books share their picks for your holidays shopping lists. From memoirs and travel tales to kid vampire slayers and nature, you’re sure to find the perfect gift.

Sugar and Spice to Readers Entice

Word Up: The fine folks at Word After Word Books share some of their favorite holiday gift picks.

Truckee’s Maker Mindset

Judi Morales-Meyer and Meghan Litchfield are two Truckee woman entrepreneurs are making their marks on the textile industry, each in her own unique way.

Words Matter: Recommendations for Your Summer Reading List

Searching for a great book to dive into next while you chill out this summer? Look no further because the team from Word After Word Books shares some of their top picks for your reading pleasure.

Get Involved in Your Community’s Future


Here are four books to spark and inspire your interest in local community and social development.

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live


Here are five books by literary icon Joan Didion, known for the brilliant prose of her essays, novels, and screenplays, and for the groundbreaking role she played in the evolution of “new journalism” in the mid-20th century.

Back in the Groove

What’s old is new again as InnerRhythms dance studio sees new life in Truckee.