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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Reading Takes You Everywhere

With summer approaching, and the end of the school year almost here, The Santa Clarita Public Library gives parents no reasons to fear. How can kids stay sharp while out of school? Read at least 5 books and you’ll be totally cool.   If you read 5 then when you…

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Hello, May!

Summer is right around the corner! They say that March winds, and April showers, bring forth May flowers! May also means that another school year is coming to a close! We hope you’ve all had a productive and enjoyable year!   May 1: May Day!   May Day dates back…

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Save The Frogs!

April 28th Is Save The Frogs Day! Frog populations have been declining worldwide at unprecedented rates, and nearly one-third of the world’s amphibian species are threatened with extinction. Up to 200 species have completely disappeared since 1980, which is not normal. Amphibians naturally go extinct at a rate of only…

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