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LA County Library will host a graduation ceremony for the adult students, including some from Acton, who recently completed its free Career Online High School program and will be receiving their high school diplomas. Attendees from the community are welcome.

WHAT: Career Online High School Graduation Ceremony

WHEN: Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 10:30 am

WHERE: East LA Library, 4837 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90022
Parking is available in a lot in front of the building and in a covered parking structure.

BACKGROUND:
Career Online High School is a free self-paced online high school diploma for adults 19 and over, offered by LA County Library to cardholders within its service area, in partnership with Gale, part of Cengage Learning. It is a fully accredited program that accepts eligible transfer courses. In addition to receiving a diploma, graduates receive a career certificate in one of eight fields, including child care and education, food and hospitality, transportation services, and more, and career guidance from a dedicated.

This is the second graduation event held by LA County Library for graduates of the program. The ceremony will be held outdoors on the patio of East Los Angeles Library, part of the LA County Library System. Graduates in their cap and gown will receive their certificates in front of an audience of family and community members. Graduates represent the communities of Acton, Diamond Bar, Gardena, Lancaster, Lynwood, and various regions of Los Angeles.

About LA County Library:
Founded in 1912, LA County Library is one of the largest and most innovative library systems in the US. It offers free public resources including books, music, multimedia materials, computer and internet access, as well as educational and recreational programs to 3.4 million residents through its 87 community libraries. LA County Library is dedicated to providing exceptional services to its customers by reducing any potential barriers and increasing access and equality of public services for the diverse communities it serves. For more information, visit colapublib.org.

CONTACT: Pamela Broussard
(562) 940.8415 or PBroussard@library.lacounty.gov

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