Fall programs are here!

Fall is here and there are lots of fun programs at the library! All programs are FREE and open to everyone! Here is a quick look at some of our ongoing children’s programming for each branch. Canyon Country Storytimes: Monday – Thursday at 9:30 and 11am Toddler Programs: First 4…

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STEM Magic at the Santa Clarita Public Libraries

    S is for Science  – a universe to explore. T is for Technology – where we seem to always want more. E is for Engineer – where you can design and build to your dreams desire. M is for Math – with practice you will be the one…

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Get Ready for Summer Reading!

April 27th marked the end of our Spring Storytime Season! Over the next month, librarians across Santa Clarita will be working hard to prepare for a stellar Summer Reading Program for our patrons. Everyone—and we do mean everyone, babies through adults!—will be able to sign up to track their reading…

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Diversity in Books for Children

  Being able to see oneself represented in books and other media is an incredibly positive experience for children. However, “when children cannot find themselves reflected in the books they read, or when the images they see are distorted, negative, or laughable, they learn a powerful lesson about how they…

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The History of Summer Reading

Summer reading programs began in the 1890s as a way to encourage school children, particularly those in urban areas and not needed for farm work, to read during their summer vacation, use the library and develop the habit of reading. Traditionally, summer reading programs are designed to encourage children to…

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