header image

[Sign Up Now] to Receive Our FREE Daily SCVTV-SCVNews Digest by E-Mail

Inside
Weather
Santa Clarita CA
Mostly cloudy
Mostly cloudy
56°F
 
Calendar
Today in
S.C.V. History
June 5
1968 - Saugus resident Elizabeth Evans struck by bullet meant for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy [story]
Elizabeth Evans


New book clubs for kids meet monthly starting in January at Valencia branch
| Thursday, Dec 8, 2011

Harry Potter Children’s Book Club

The Children’s Book Club meets on the third Tuesday of every month from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Valencia Library starting Jan. 17, 2012.

The first book will be Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and each month we will talk about the next book in the series.

Participants will need to read the book before the meeting so that we can have a lively discussion.

Sign-ups for the first meeting will be at the Children’s Reference Desk starting in December and will continue until all the spots have been filled. Ages 8-12.

Jan. 17 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Feb. 21 – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

March 20 – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

April 17 – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

May 15 – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

 

Children’s Science Book Club

The Science Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of every month from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Valencia Library starting Jan. 18, 2012.

Do you want to know how the steam engine changed the world or how images are captured by cameras? Come explore books about science, technology and inventions. 4th grade and up.

Jan. 18 – How steam changed the world

Feb. 15 – The light bulb from glowing wires to Light Emitting Diodes

March 21 – The telephone from Bell to Verizon and beyond

April 18 – Tele- and Microscopes from simple lenses to Nanos and Hubble

May 16 – The Camera from Daguerre to Digital

Comment On This Story
COMMENT POLICY: We welcome comments from individuals and businesses. All comments are moderated. Comments are subject to rejection if they are vulgar, combative, or in poor taste.
REAL NAMES ONLY: All posters must use their real individual or business name. This applies equally to Twitter account holders who use a nickname.

No Comments

    Leave a Comment


    LATEST CITY HEADLINES
    Friday, Jun 2, 2023
    The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will meet on Thursday, June 8 at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd. First Floor,  Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
    Friday, Jun 2, 2023
    The Santa Clarita Library's annual Summer Reading challenge will kick off on June 12. The event, sponsored by Friends of the Santa Clarita Public Library, will boast the theme "Find Your Voice!"
    Friday, Jun 2, 2023
    The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will meet June 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd. First Floor, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
    Friday, Jun 2, 2023
    The city of Santa Clarita is seeking artwork for an upcoming exhibit located in the First Floor Gallery of City Hall. This art exhibition is seeking artwork depicting the theme of "Pop Culture."
    Friday, Jun 2, 2023
    In collaboration with the Saugus Unified School District, the city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce playground construction plans for Northbridge Park. The project aims to provide recreational space for Charles Helmers Elementary School students and the surrounding Northbridge community. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer.

    Keep Up With Our Facebook
    Latest Additions to SCVNews.com
    1968 - Saugus resident Elizabeth Evans struck by bullet meant for Sen. Robert F. Kennedy [story]
    Elizabeth Evans
    1925 - Newhall Constable Jack Pilcher killed in the line of duty in handgun accident [story]
    Jack Pilcher
    1855 - Ship leaves New York harbor bound for Tunis to acquire animals for the United States Camel Corps [story]
    Camel Corps
    The Santa Clarita Arts Commission will meet on Thursday, June 8 at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd. First Floor,  Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
    June 8: Arts Commission Meets to Review Master Plan, Public Art
    Raising the Curtain Foundation, through their Grand Ovation program, honored Jim Sudik and Paco Vela on Thursday, June 1 by naming the dressing rooms at the Newhall Family Theatre for the Performing Arts after the duo.
    Sudik, Vela Honored by Raising the Curtain Foundation
    The Santa Clarita Library's annual Summer Reading challenge will kick off on June 12. The event, sponsored by Friends of the Santa Clarita Public Library, will boast the theme "Find Your Voice!"
    June 12: Summer Reading Program Kicks Off
    Join instructor Katie Pinto at Bouquet Canyon Park on Tuesday, June 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for a fun and interactive Hula Hoop class for adults and seniors.
    June 20: Hula Hoop Yoga at Bouquet Canyon Park
    The city of Santa Clarita Planning Commission will meet June 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd. First Floor, Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
    June 6: Planning Commission Hearings on Soccer Field, Warehouse
    City Cinemas in the Park will screen the film "The Little Rascals" on June 23 at 8:30 p.m. The film will be shown in Newhall Park, 24923 Newhall Ave., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.
    June 23: ‘The Little Rascals’ Film at Newhall Park
    The city of Santa Clarita is seeking artwork for an upcoming exhibit located in the First Floor Gallery of City Hall. This art exhibition is seeking artwork depicting the theme of "Pop Culture."
    Call for Artists for Theme of Pop Culture
    By now you have no doubt heard about the waste hauler transition coming to the city of Santa Clarita. Beginning July 1, all residents in our city will begin the process of switching over to Burrtec Waste Industries for their trash service.
    Ken Striplin | Let’s Talk Trash!
    California State Assemblywoman Pilar Schiavo (D-Chatsworth) successfully passed eight bills off the Assembly Floor, bringing her total number of bills now in the Senate to 11. Notably, more than half of her bills received bipartisan support.
    Schiavo’s 11 Bills Advance Off Assembly Floor, Head to Senate
    In collaboration with the Saugus Unified School District, the city of Santa Clarita is excited to announce playground construction plans for Northbridge Park. The project aims to provide recreational space for Charles Helmers Elementary School students and the surrounding Northbridge community. Construction is scheduled to begin this summer.
    Northbridge Park Playground Enhancements
    1945 - Local residents vote 432-2 to approve $300,000 bond measure to build SCV's first high school [story]
    Hart High
    The Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps is excited to welcome the community to a free open house on Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at their local headquarters at 22935 Lyons Avenue.
    June 3: Salvation Army Santa Clarita Corps Open House
    California State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, issued the following statement Thursday regarding the decision by the State Water Resources Control Board to re-notice CEMEX’s application for a water right permit.
    Wilk Releases Statement on CEMEX Permit Re-Notice
    RICK Engineering Company, a multidisciplinary planning, design and engineering firm serving the western United States, has opened its 11th office in Santa Clarita.
    RICK Engineering Takes Expansion to Santa Clarita
    Can you believe it's already June? May was a whirlwind of excitement, laughter and a few mischievous moments.
    Message from JCI Santa Clarita President Cindy Curtis
    The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center Spotlight Series will feature an eclectic lineup of talented musicians and performers, as well as family-friendly programs as part of its Fall 2023 programming.
    PAC Releases 2023 Fall Spotlight Series Lineup
    Beginning Saturday, June 3, residents can once again board Santa Clarita Transit’s Summer Beach Bus to travel to Ventura Harbor on Saturdays and Sundays.
    Santa Clarita Summer Beach Bus Returns June 3
    For 25 years, one of the biggest hurdles standing between Daniel Andrade and a college degree was his math anxiety.
    Veteran Earns COC Degree Despite Years of Struggle
    Adding a powerful local voice to policies and decisions that directly affect residents, Santa Clarita City Councilwoman Marsha McLean has been tapped for leadership roles with the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments and Southern California Association of Governments.
    McLean Tapped for Regional Leadership Roles
    The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency, in partnership with the Association of California Water Agencies, is proud to announce that the first Edward G. “Jerry” Gladbach Scholarship has been awarded to Elizabeth Peña.
    SCV Water Announces Gladbach Scholarship Recipient
    SCVNews.com
    %d bloggers like this: