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Monthly Archives: February 2016
As part of Black History Month and efforts to promote literacy throughout San Bernardino County, San Bernardino County Schools is having a book signing with educator and author Margaret Hill on Feb. 29.
The event will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at 601 North E Street in San Bernardino. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (909) 386-2413.
For more information about literacy in San Bernardino County, visit www.Vision2Read.com.
Join the San Bernardino County Library as we partner with In-N-Out Burger again this year to promote reading among children this spring. The Cover to Cover program kicks off on Saturday, March 5 and will run through Saturday, April 16. This program will encourage students to read in all communities across the County.
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 12 and a parent or guardian will need to sign to acknowledge reading accomplishments. For every five books read an achievement award and voucher for a free hamburger or cheeseburger will be issued. Each child may earn a total of three awards and vouchers for the duration of the program.
In support of the Countywide Vision’s Vision2Read literacy campaign, this program will help to improve literacy among children ages 4 to12, with the help of incentives, by inspiring an excitement to read, providing achievement goals and encouraging a reading routine.
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.
A Reading Hero is an individual who helps achieve or has achieved literacy in San Bernardino County. Vision2Read is seeking nominees for Reading Heroes in hopes of recognizing people in our community who have made a difference with regard to literacy or who have improved their own lives by learning to read.
Examples of Reading Heroes:
- A teacher or a librarian who goes above and beyond their call of duty to motivate others to read;
- A neighbor or parent who reads to local children;
- An adult who learned to read later in life and secured a better job;
- A business person who promotes literacy to improve the local economy;
- A child who encourages friends and classmates to read;
- An individual who donates books in their community or takes the time to teach someone to read.
The San Bernardino County Library invites you 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 Saturday Feb. 27 through Saturday, March 5, each of our 32 branch libraries will host a special-themed storytime or event featuring popular Dr. Seuss stories.
During Dr. Seuss Celebration week, the Library will give a free decorative book bag for every 20 items checked out, while supplies last.
All SBCL branches will host fun programs for the whole family which include crafts and, of course, reading favorite Dr. Seuss stories. Select branches will offer photo booths, opportunity drawings 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 http://www.sbclib.org/ or call (909) 387-2220.