Tag Archives: books

Books in Hand: Pocket youth collected books for foster children

Thirteen-year-old Billy T. Hernandez, member of the Boy Scouts Troop 259, earned his Eagle Award for Boy Scouts on Nov. 20. For his Eagle project, he decided to run a book drive, “Books In Hand” in October to benefit foster

McClatchy HS Seniors Look to Promote Literacy with Bound Together Libraries

McClatchy High School seniors Allison Yamamoto and JasMin Khoe needed to come up with an idea for their senior project. As they both had a far-reaching love books and libraries, they decided to do a project to promote literacy. Yamamoto

Pocket-Greenhaven library held 2nd annual spring after-hours celebration

On Saturday, April 27, the Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven Library celebrated spring with its second annual spring after-hours celebration. The event was open only to the Friends of the Library. The event featured books, food, wine, art, music and fun. The

Sacramento Steampunk Society Aims to Introduce Community to its Culture Through Emporium and Swap Meet

During the day, Jennifer Brown works for a bank, doing a lot of data work and problem solving. On her off time, Brown has found an outlet for her creativity as a member of the Sacramento Steampunk Society. “It’s that

Know your neighbor: Land Park author releases first children’s book in series

When a rainy day threatens to spoil a little girl’s plans to play outside, her disappointment quickly disappears when her mother shares a “magical” hat with her.  This “magical” hat has the power to whisk the little girl away to

One Book Sacramento 2012 celebrates our nation’s founding documents

The Sacramento Public Library invites all ages to join the community’s biggest book club – One Book Sacramento 2012.  This year’s book selections celebrate our nation’s founding documents: The Penguin Guide to the U.S. Constitution, edited by Richard Beeman, Ph.D; and Constitution Café by Christopher Phillips,

Read all about it: Sacramento Public Library Adult Literacy Services makes learning to read a priority

Once a week, Sacramento resident Shelley Petazini spends more than two hours at the Arden-Dimick Library. She’s not there to check out the latest bestseller – she’s there to help a 54-year-old man learn how to read. For the past

Belle Cooledge library gives patrons what they want

Since 1958, the Belle Cooledge Community Library has been serving the Land Park community, and Library Branch Supervisor Vicki Rondeau says the Library has been doing its homework to make sure they’re staying a vital part of the community. For