3 Simple Ways To Get Art into Kids’ Lives @ SCPL

Art can be a powerful force of good in your child’s life. Regular exposure and positive hands-on experiences can not only lead to success at school, but also a stronger sense of confidence and empowerment through self expression. As your local library, we’re proud to offer lots of different opportunities…

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Audiobooks: Ideas for families

Audiobooks are a great medium for encouraging the love of literature for young readers! They help children become better listeners, and because of this, better readers. Listening to audiobooks is a great way for children to enjoy a book that is at their interest level, but that might be above…

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All About AWE Computers

The AWE computers are one of the most popular features in the children’s section of the library. If your child is already a fan, this will come as no surprise. With a wide variety of games featuring fun storylines and familiar characters like Dora the Explorer, it’s easy to understand…

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Listen up!

Listen up! Narrated eBooks are now supported on OverDrive!  These enhanced eBooks include professional narration along with the text. Some eBooks also include sound effects and soundtracks! Some also have the feature of highlighting the word that is being read aloud – perfect for children learning to read. Look for…

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Spotlight on Youth Services Librarian Emily Circhirillo

Enjoy reading the following about Youth Services Librarian Emily Circhirillo who works at the Valencia Branch. 1.What influenced you to become a children’s librarian? Since I was little, I always thought I would become a teacher. While I was pursing my undergraduate degree, I had an internship inside of the…

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