Books for Celebrating Black History Month

National African American History Month or Black History Month is celebrated every February in the United States to recognize the accomplishments of African Americans.  It acknowledges their struggle for equal rights in as citizens in our country and focuses on the important roles African Americans have played in shaping our…

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Gray skies got you down?

Put more color in your life with a trip to the library. When rain clouds and raindrops make the days feel boring or gray, I start dreaming of colorful illustrations and picture books. My favorite line from Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat says it best, “I know it is…

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Los niños y la tecnología / Children and Technology

Los niños y la tecnología En la actualidad, la tecnología está incorporada en casi todas las actividades de la vida cotidiana ya que es usada para facilitar el trabajo diario de las personas en las diferentes áreas. La capacidad de usar una computadora y eventualmente navegar por internet les permite…

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STEAM On: Bring Lit Fest Home!

                                Thousands came out last weekend to join in the STEAM-themed fun of the annual literacy festival at the Newhall Library. With five hubs spotlighting different STEAM components (the acronym stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics), families had a chance to…

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