Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to launch the First Library Card Program for children in our community. The specially designed “First Library Cards” will be issued to children up to 6-years-old when they sign up for their first card.
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The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to launch its 2020 Summer Reading Program, running from Monday, June 8 – Saturday, July 25.
This year’s theme invites children, teens and adults to “Imagine Your Story,” by participating in a summer filled with reading challenges, virtual events,...
Read to Succeed this School Year
Did you know that children who read for enjoyment perform better in school, develop a broader vocabulary, have a larger base of general knowledge and a better understanding of other cultures? Researchers from Pearson have found that reading for pleasure is more likely...
The Santa Clarita Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program is set to return June 11 – July 28. This year’s theme is “Reading Takes You Everywhere” and focuses on worldly topics such as travel, art and cultures from around the world.
The program encourages children, teens and adults...
CSUN Department of Africana Studies professor Cedric Hackett. Photo credit: CSUN website
The significant gap in literacy and reading between white students and students of color has roots in the income disparities between races.
Statistics from Reading is Fundamental indicates that 50 percent of African-American,...
Los Angeles County Library is rolling out a new student card as part of the Library Card Challenge, a national effort to ensure that every child enrolled in school has access to the books and valuable learning resources of America’s public libraries.
The Challenge was launched in 2015 by President...
After five months of communication in a program designed to encourage elementary-age school children to read and write, a group of students and their Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department correspondents finally met in person at George Washington Carver Elementary School on Friday, May 26.
In an effort...
The City of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Public Library and the Friends of the Santa Clarita Public Library will join to host the free 9th Annual Family Literacy Festival on Saturday, Nov. 14.
The event will showcase stories, theatrical productions, songs, dance and crafts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
Nearly 25,000 graduating high school students across California this summer have earned state recognition for achieving proficiency in multiple languages, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Wednesday.
California pioneered the “State Seal of Biliteracy,”...
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy new books at home or on vacation, and the Santa Clarita Public Library wants to help readers of all ages ‘dig in’ to reading this season as part of the 2013 “Reading is so Delicious” summer reading program. Participation in the summer reading program is free,...
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 24 new deaths and 4,544 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as officials called for tightened safety measures set to take effect on Monday.
As new COVID-19 cases remain at alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continues to increase, a temporary Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be issued to require additional safety measures across sectors.
Hundreds of local, older adults could not break bread together this year for the annual Thanksgiving feast at the Bella Vida Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, but many still showed, some even dressed up for a drive-thru version Thursday.
Zonta International’s “16 days of Activism” is held annually from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10. Since 2016, Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley has participated in the annual "Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women" campaign in collaboration with the Child and Family Center.
On Monday, Nov. 30, College of the Canyons will host a virtual soft opening of its Multicultural Center, which will provide safe and brave spaces for historically minoritized and marginalized groups on campus with the goal of increased diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the college’s fabric.
Travel through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, past the sea of twirly-swirly gum drops and into a month of non-stop fun and entertainment with the city of Santa Clarita’s virtual events in December.
While local health care officials have been asking for the community’s help in creating personal protective equipment since the onset of the pandemic, now the message is simpler: Abide by public health guidelines.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 49 new deaths and 4,311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide since Tuesday, including 96 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, as Henry Mayo on Wednesday afternoon reported its second death this week.
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
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