Children’s Book Awards

Each winter, the American Library Association gives awards for special books that were published during the previous year.  Winners for 2015 were announced last week, and – as happens every year – there was excitement, chatter, and surprises! Choosing the winners is a long process.  Committees made up of professional librarians from all…

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Scholastic Content for Common Core

  Our Scholastic databases America the Beautiful, The New Book of Knowledge, and Amazing Animals are your go-to digital resource for students seeking authentic nonfiction content and literacy skills. Scholastic offers Award-winning curriculum-aligned content. Scholastic databases help students: Build vocabulary and analytic skills Strive to comprehend increasing levels of text…

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Reading During the Holidays

  The holidays are a great time to read with family! Whether you read books to each other, or near each other, make a holiday book a part of the celebration.                     Holiday themed books can be found in many different areas of the Children’s Collection.  While you will find…

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Frozen at the Library

Our winters in Santa Clarita might not be Frozen, but Santa Clarita Library has books that are! We have DVDs, picture books, board books, ICRs and Frozen novels.  Every book pictured below can be found and borrowed from Valencia, Old Town Newhall and Canyon Country libraries.                         …

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Literacy and Arts Festival

Join us for Santa Clarita’s 8th Annual Literacy & Arts Festival! Serving up books, music and the arts.”   Say ‘Hello’ to your favorite children’s librarian (we’ll all be there), partake in fun activities and celebrate literacy! Shuttles will be available to take you back and forth from the parking…

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