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1918 - Box-office superstar William S. Hart promotes 4th series of Liberty Loan (World War I) bonds, which went on sale Sept. 28 [story]
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The Santa Clarita Library has released its lineup for upcoming events.

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Karen BoederMeet Karen Boeder, adult services library assistant at Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Branch

Q: What are your areas of expertise?
I began my library career as a part-time library aide and, during that time, I learned a lot about working in the library. I enjoy keeping our collections organized so patrons can find the items they are looking for. My degree is in history and I love helping patrons dig deeper into an area of interest. I am a certified passport acceptance agent too. Getting a passport can seem intimidating, so it is gratifying to help our community members navigate the process. I am also an avid knitter and look forward to leading the program “Sit and Stitch” at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Branch this fall.

Q: What’s your next adventure?
I am in the midst of my best adventure. Six years ago, my family moved to California from Texas and we are still exploring our new home. I would love to rent an Airstream travel trailer and camp with my husband and dogs in the beautiful state and national parks.

Food for Fines

Throughout the month of September, patrons can get $5 in overdue item fees or replacement library card fees waived for every non-perishable food or toiletry item brought in to any branch for donation through our Food for Fines program! Collected items will be donated to the Santa Clarita Valley Food PantrySanta Clarita Grocery and The Salvation Army. There is a maximum of $20 waived per Santa Clarita Public Library account.

Join Us This Fall

We have an awesome array of activities for all ages this fall! Join us September 12 through November 18 for a variety of programs, including Storytime, Cuenta Cuentos, Little Explorers, LEGO® Block Party, Read to a Dog, Science Explorers, Wild Things, Crafternoon, Now What??, S.T.E.A.M. for Teens, Teen Crafts & Stuff, Teen Library Eats, Adult Crafts, Cult Classic Movies, Dungeons & Dragons at the Library, Gaming Meetup, Let’s Learn, Sit and Stitch, Spice Travels, Family Flix and more. Check our events calendar for details and information.

Happening This Month

We have some cool and creative activities this month! Join us to sculpt and shape at Clay Play, create memories at Scrap Book and Journaling, learn how to Macrame, write Black-Out Poetry, paint Kindness Rocks, enjoy a Hispanic Heritage Film Screening, soak yourself in a Soundbath with Thermal Horizons, make DIY Essential Oil Spritzers and meet a very special guest at It’s a Wonder Party. Be sure to visit our calendar to see what other fun things are happening!

Passport to Adventure

Celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month this September by getting a Santa Clarita Public Library card! It is a passport to your next adventure and is free for California residents. With a library card, you have free access to books, newspapers, magazines, entertainment, educational resources, technology and so much more. Visit any of our branches to sign up and get a card that is ready to take you anywhere you can imagine!

Stuffed Animal Fun

We are having a Stuffed Animal Sleepover on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Old Town Newhall Branch! Bring one of your favorite stuffed animals and join us from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. for a story, snacks and a fun craft before you tuck them in and say goodnight. We will let you know what fun adventures your stuffie and their new furry friends have been up to in the library when you pick them up the next day!

For Homeschoolers

Join us for Home at the Library, a special program geared towards homeschool students ages 6-11! Cool technology will be the theme on Sept. 28 at the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Branch, science experiments with a Halloween twist will be featured on Oct. 26 at the Valencia Branch and using library resources to enhance learning and develop research skills will be the focus on Nov. 16 at the Old Town Newhall Branch. See you there!

Holiday Closure

All Santa Clarita Public Library branches will be closed on Sunday, Sept. 4, and Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day.

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