[News Release] – Community members of all ages are invited to enjoy engaging, interactive, FREE programming offered at all Santa Clarita Public Library branches this May, including:
Learn a Library Database: Ancestry Library Edition – Hosted on May 2, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library branch, attendees will learn how to use Ancestry.com to research personal genealogical information. The database provides the tools needed to assist in genealogy searches, including access to Census, SSDI & Military records, and Library staff will show how to make the most of your search.
May the Fourth Be With You – Hosted on May 4, 2014 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Canyon Country Library branch, community members are invited to celebrate the unofficial holiday of May 4 with Star Wars themed activities and crafts, including “making your own light saber.”
Princess & Pirate Party – Hosted May 10, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library branch, children ages 3-5 are invited to dress up in their prettiest princess or coolest pirate outfits and join the library for a themed storytime complete with activities and crafts.
Science Book Club: Gears – Hosted on May 17, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Canyon Country Library branch, residents can join Mike the Science Guy for an interactive science program that’s all about the purpose of gears and how they function.
Youth Chess Club – Hosted on May 29, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Valencia Library branch, school aged children and teens can learn the basic skills and strategies of the game and enjoy open chess play. Please bring your own chess set, as they will not be provided.
For more information about these events and other happenings at the Santa Clarita Public Library, visit SantaClaritaLibrary.com.
Due to an excessive heat forecast for the Santa Clarita Valley, the city of Santa Clarita will have its three branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library open as cooling centers beginning Tuesday, June 15.
SCV Water’s quick and proactive response to removing per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in its groundwater supply received top honors as the Best Environmental Project from the American Public Works Association (APWA) – High Desert Branch.