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The San Bernardino County Library celebrates Seuss

The San Bernardino County Library invites residents to join in the celebration of everyone’s favorite author, Dr. Seuss. A week-long celebration of reading and Dr. Seuss is in store, in support of the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read, and NEA’s Read Across America initiative. Starting Thursday, March 1 through Sunday, March 11, each of our 32 branch libraries will host a special-themed storytime or event featuring popular Dr. Seuss stories.

All SBCL branches will host fun programs for the whole family which include crafts and reading favorite Dr. Seuss stories. Select branches will offer opportunity drawings for prizes and more. Please check with your local County library for more details.

NEA’s Read Across America is an annual reading initiative and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit www.sbclib.org or call (909) 387-2220.

The New Book Festival returns to the Hesperia Branch Library

The San Bernardino County Library invites residents to the Hesperia Branch Library for the 3rd Annual New Book Festival. Once again, thousands of new books will be available for patrons for the very first time. Be among the first to crack open one of these wonderful new titles. Come and celebrate literacy and meet Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, and Spider Man. Don’t forget to take pictures. Check out the Batmobile, a fire engine, or a police car up close. Build memories in the Jumbo Block play area, make fun crafts, enjoy face painting and balloon artists, dance to a live DJ, and much more.

This event is another opportunity to celebrate and support the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read. The 3rd Annual Hesperia New Book Festival will take place on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 from 3 to 7 p.m. Visitors should bring their library card, as every 15 items checked out during the event earns visitors an opportunity drawing ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes. All activities are free and open to all ages.

The Hesperia Library is at 9650 7th Avenue in Hesperia.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community. For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org/or call (909) 387-2220.

Come to the Block Party at the Highland Branch Library

The San Bernardino County Library invites residents to the Highland Sam J. Racadio & Environmental Learning Center to let their constructive imaginations run wild at this Block Party event.  Build an amazing experience, meet and greet characters from the Lego Movie and build a LEGO car to race.  Don’t forget to take pictures.  Enjoy a variety of fun-filled crafts, a balloon artist, and more.

This event is another opportunity to celebrate and support the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read. The Block Party event will take place on Wednesday, January 24 from 4 to 6 p.m.  Visitors should bring their library card, as every 15 items checked out during the event earns visitors 10 minutes of playtime in our Jumbo Block Building Room and an opportunity drawing ticket for a chance to win awesome incentives!  All activities are free and open to all ages.

The Highland Sam J. Racadio & Environmental Learning Center is at 7863 Central Avenue in Highland.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org or call (909) 387-2220.

Come out to the Superhero Event at the Chino Hills Branch Library

The San Bernardino County Library invites residents to the Chino Hills James S. Thalman Library to embrace their inner heroes at this Superhero event.  Have an amazing experience and meet Captain America, Batman, and Wonder Woman. Don’t forget to take pictures.  Enjoy a variety of fun-filled crafts, face painting, and more.

This event is another opportunity to celebrate and support the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read. The Superhero event will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 23 from 4 to 7 p.m.  Visitors should bring their library card, as every 15 items checked out during the event earns visitors an opportunity drawing ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes.  All activities are free and open to all ages.

Join the San Bernardino County Library System as we attempt to meet our yearlong campaign goal of ONE MILLION circulations!

The Chino Hills James S. Thalman Library is at 14020 City Center Drive in Chino Hills.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org/ or call (909) 387-2220.

Come to the Wonderland Event at the Chino Hills Branch Library

The San Bernardino County Library invites residents to go a little mad at the Wonderland event at the Chino Hills James S. Thalman Branch Library. Visitors can enjoy an amazing experience as they get the chance to meet and greet Alice, the Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts.  Don’t forget to take photos. Enjoy a variety of fun-filled crafts, face painting, a balloon artist, and more.

This event is another opportunity to celebrate and support the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read. The Wonderland event will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m.  Visitors should bring a library card, as every 15 items checked out during the event earns participants an opportunity drawing ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes.  All activities are free and open to all ages.

Join the San Bernardino County Library System as we attempt to meet a year-long campaign goal of one million circulations at the Chino Hills branch.

The Chino Hills James S. Thalman Branch Library is at 14020 City Center Drive in Chino Hills.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org/ or call (909) 387-2220.

San Bernardino County Library hosts Baker’s Book Club

The San Bernardino County Library is once again partnering with Baker’s Drive Thru for the 4th Annual Baker’s Book Club, to help promote reading among children and teens this fall. This reading for rewards program will begin on Monday, Oct. 2 and will run through Saturday, Nov. 18. The Baker’s Book Club reading program will be offered exclusively at all of our San Bernardino County branch libraries. The Baker’s Book Club will encourage youths in all county communities to read and is perfectly timed to support students returning to school and help them get back into their school routines.

To participate in this program, visit any of the 32 San Bernardino County branch libraries to sign up. Participants must be between the ages of 4 and 17, and a parent or guardian will need to sign to acknowledge reading progress. Participants will be able to reach three levels of reading goals by reading and logging the number of pages read. Each reading goal met is paired with a reward provided by Baker’s Drive Thru. Rewards include certificates for free Hand Dipped Real Ice Cream Milkshakes, bean burritos, Single Baker Burgers, fries and more. Every child and teenager who reaches the level 3 reading goal will also be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab A, also provided by Baker’s Drive Thru.

In support and celebration of the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read, this program will strive to help improve literacy among children ages 4 to 17, with the help of incentives, by inspiring an excitement to read, providing achievable goals, and encouraging a reading routine at home.

The San Bernardino County Library system is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County Library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all the people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County Library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org/ or call (909) 387-2220.

New Book Festival returns to the Chino Hills Branch Library

The San Bernardino County Library invites readers of all ages to the 3rd Annual New Book Festival, Sept. 16 at the James S. Thalman Chino Hills Library.

The library will once again unveil thousands of new books, available to County Library patrons for the very first time.  Those who attend will be among the first to crack open one of these wonderful new titles.

This year, the New Book Festival will have a special Super Hero theme. The public is invited to come and celebrate literacy while getting the chance to meet and greet Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, and Spider Man. Those who come should not forget their cameras.  For those who have ever wanted to see the Batmobile, a Fire Engine, or a Police Car up close this is their chance!  Library patrons can build memories in the Jumbo Block play area, make fun crafts, enjoy face painting and balloon artists, dance to a live DJ, and much more.

This event is another opportunity to celebrate and support the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read, so attendees will be invited to visit the special Vision 2 Read photo station. The 3nd Annual Chino Hills New Book Festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 3 to 7 p.m.  Those who attend should bring their library card, as every 15 items checked out during the event earns an opportunity drawing ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes.  All activities are free and open to all ages.

Readers are invited to join the San Bernardino County Library System as it attempts to meet its yearlong campaign goal of 1 MILLION circulations at this branch.

The James S. Thalman Chino Hills Library is at 14020 City Center Drive in Chino Hills.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision, http://www.sbcounty.gov/visionby contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org/ or call (909) 387-2220.

Board appoints Michael Jimenez new County Librarian

Michael Jimenez, who rose through the ranks of the County Library system, was appointed County Librarian by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

Jimenez began his career with the County Library in 2007 as a Librarian I in Fontana in charge of Youth Services. He worked his way up as a library branch manager in Rialto and Hesperia. His most recent position was Library Regional Manager overseeing up to 25 branch libraries and most recently has been responsible for the day to day operations of Library Administration.

Jimenez’s leadership and passion for learning have been an asset to the department and communities served by the vast library system. This past fiscal year, he led the library team to exceed the summer reading sign-up performance goal while reaching an all-time circulation of 5.4 million books and materials.

Jimenez earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, San Bernardino and a master’s degree in library and information science from North Carolina Central University. In 2015, he received San Bernardino County’s Award for Excellence for the department.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision and its literacy campaign, Vision2Read, by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org/ or call (909) 387-2220.

Join us for a Library Luau at the Fontana Branch Library

The San Bernardino County Library invites you to join us at the Fontana Lewis Library & Technology Center as we celebrate our first Library Luau! Build an amazing experience as you get the chance to meet and greet Moana! Don’t forget your camera! Enjoy a variety of fun-filled crafts, a balloon artist, face painter, and more.

This event is another opportunity to celebrate and support the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read. The Library Luau will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. Be certain to bring your library card, as every 15 items checked out during the event earns you an opportunity drawing ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes. All activities are free and open to all ages.

The Fontana Lewis Library & Technology Center is at 8437 Sierra Avenue in Fontana.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org/ or call (909) 387-2220.

Join us for a Block Party at the Chino Hills Branch Library

The San Bernardino County Library invites you to join us at the Chino Hills James S. Thalman Branch Library as we let our constructive imaginations run wild at this Block Party event!  Build an amazing experience as you get the chance to meet and greet characters from the Lego Movie and build a LEGO car to race!  Don’t forget your camera.  Enjoy a variety of fun-filled crafts, a balloon artist, and more.

This event is another opportunity to celebrate and support the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read. The Block Party event will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 4 to 7 p.m.  Be certain to bring your library card, as every 15 items checked out during the event earns you 10 minutes of playtime in our Jumbo Block Building Room and an opportunity drawing ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes.  All activities are free and open to all ages.

Join the San Bernardino County Library System as we attempt to meet our yearlong campaign goal of 1 MILLION circulations at this branch.

The Chino Hills James S. Thalman Branch Library is at 14020 City Center Drive in Chino Hills.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org/ or call (909) 387-2220.

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