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Be Eco-Friendly #SRPMission

Be Eco-Friendly #SRPMission

Mission: Be Eco-Friendly!!

How do you complete this mission? Simple just follow these steps and check off when you finish on your Summer Reading account!!

  •  Repurpose recyclables into art Make something old new again at one of our summer programs: Upcycled Crafts, Stop Motion Animation, or our Mashup Session of programs you missed!
    • Just attend one of the listed programs at any branch and you have completed this step of the mission!
  • Read up: Find an online article (yes, Buzzfeed counts), book (fiction or non-fiction), or magazine about any environmental issue that interests you. Climate change, endangered species, whatever floats your boat!
    • Bonus to this…whatever you read counts towards your Read 5 Challenge!!
  • Recycle, Reduce, Reuse. Find one way to reduce waste or make a more eco-friendly choice in your daily life. Write it below.
    • Need ideas? Check out websites for different trash companies or electric companies!

Find A Role Model #SRPMission

Find A Role Model #SRPMission

Mission Set 2: Find a Role Model


  • Learn about Do-Gooder Careers. Join the summer session of Career Conversations or watch a Feel Good Flick about someone who changed the world and get inspired for your own future.
    • Come check out these awesome programs! Each library will have different speakers for Career Conversations and on July 5th and 6th we will be showing some awesome films at the Feel Good Flick!
      • Feel Good Flick:
        • Valencia – July 5th at 4pm
        • Canyon Country – July 5th at 4pm
        • Newhall – July 6th at 4pm
      • Career Conversations
        • Newhall – June 15th at 5pm
        • Canyon Country – June 21st at 5pm
        • Valencia – June 27th at 5pm
  • Find a changemaker.  Read an interview, magazine or book (fiction or non-fiction) about a young person making a difference in the world. It can be anyone who inspires you to make a difference. You can also check out our booklist on do-gooders.
    • Tip: Whatever you read will count towards the Read 5 Challenge!
  • Compliment someone you admire. Does someone in your life kill it at being a person in the world? Tell them so in person or text or in an old-fashioned note (and get good karma points in the process).

Escape Room at the Library!

Escape Room at the Library!


One of the awesome programs this year at the library for summer reading will be an Escape Room!!

What is an Escape Room? Well an escape room is a like a live version of clue only instead of figuring out who done it, you are trying to get out based on the different clues. Players are given a set time limit to unveil the secret plot which is hidden within the room.


For this program you will be put into groups and you will have to work together to escape the room!


Times and locations:

Valencia – June 13th from 1:30 – 3:30

Newhall – June 29th from 1:30 – 3:30

Canyon Country – July 12th from 1:30 – 3:30


Summer Reading Has Begun!!

Summer Reading Has Begun!!

Summer Reading 2017 has begun!! This year we are Building A Better World!


The 2017 Summer Reading Program will have loads of awesome programs at every branch and amazing prizes!


What you need to know:
  • Every Monday all three libraries will have Summer Staycation where you can come and hang out, play games and have snacks!
  • Each library will have programs during the week and they will alternate between each library, so if you miss one you can always catch it at a different library on a different week!!
  • Valencia will have weekly programs every Tuesday, Canyon Country will have their programs every Wednesday and Newhall will have theirs every Thursday!!
  • For every mission you complete you will either win earbuds, a gift card or get entered into a drawing to win a bigger gift card!
  • When you complete the Read 5 Book Challenge you will win a free book!
  • Prizes can be picked up at any location!


Sign up for Summer Reading by clicking the image below!

Library Career Resources

Library Career Resources
School is almost out so it’s time to start applying to those summer jobs!
Your eLibrary has a wealth of information for FREE! We have career resources that include LIVE job coaches, practice videos to nail your next interview and more! Make sure you have your library barcode number handy and click on the links below:
Learning Express provides the most comprehensive selection of educational resources—including more than 1,000 tutorials, practice exams, and eBooks—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement.

JobNow – Provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.

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