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Top 5 Summer Downloads From Your Library!

Top 5 Summer Downloads From Your Library!

Summer is finally here! That means plenty of time hanging out with friends, summer vacations, and amazing road trips.


Take your library with you all summer long with these amazing free downloads available from your Digital Library!



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Everything Everything Ticket Giveaway

Everything Everything Ticket Giveaway

Participate in teen programming during the week of May 15th for a chance to win a *FREE pair of tickets to watch Everything Everything in theaters!

Canyon Country

  • Level Up! – Tuesday, May 16th from 4:00-5:30pm
  • Teen Study Hall – Wednesday, May 17th from 4:00-6:00pm
  • Fandom Friday – Friday, May 19th from 4:00-5:30pm

Old Town Newhall

  • Teen Study Hall – Tuesday, May 16th from 4:00-6:00pm
  • Movie Madness – Wednesday, May 17th from 3:30-5:30pm
  • Fandom Friday – Friday, May 19th from 3:30-5:00pm


  • Creation Station: Ultimate Maker Challenge – Monday, May 15th from 3:30-5:30pm
  • Youth Chess Club – Thursday, May 18th from 3:30-5:00pm

We’ve read the book, have you?

Already read Everything, Everything? Check out these other fantastic titles.

*FREE tickets and promotional items provided courtesy of Allied Integrated Marketing.

30 Reasons to love Your Library

30 Reasons to love Your Library

 The City of Santa Clarita is celebrating 30 years of cityhood! In celebration of this milestone, check out the 30 reasons why you should love your Santa Clarita Public Library!


  1. Use the library’s computers free of charge
  2. Check out the latest teen bestsellers and releases
  3. Prepare to tackle home improvement projects with our Home Improvement Reference Center database
  4. Borrow newly released DVDs for free
  5. Enjoy comfortable group study rooms
  6. Research your health concerns on Consumer Health Complete database
  7. Participate in a book club
  8. Get help with term papers and homework from online tutoring Brainfuse HelpNow!
  9. Research Santa Clarita local history
  10. Take a free computer class
  11. Catch up on classic literature
  12. Find a selection of foreign language books
  13. Plan your next vacation with a wide variety of travel books
  14. Enjoy the air conditioning during hot summer months
  15. Take a practice test for becoming a policeman, fireman, US Citizen and more 
  16. Find templates and forms for preparing your will or trust
  17. Learn how to write a new resume 
  18. Check out books on CD for long drives
  19. Print forms for federal financial aid
  20. Get community hours by volunteering!
  21. Read the latest comic books before they become movies
  22. Use the library’s free wifi while in the building
  23. Learn a language for free with Pronunciator from the library
  24. Stream movies right on your mobile device from OverDrive
  25. Join TAB (Teen Advisory Board) at your local library and help plan fun teen events
  26. Learn how to crochet with others at free library programs
  27. Research your heritage with genealogy databases inside the library
  28. Keep up with the library on social media to see the latest events and free programs
  29. Receive $1.00 towards printing for free every single day
  30. Make your own playlist with 5 free song downloads a week from Freegal Music

So Funny It’s Scary…

So Funny It’s Scary…

Want to get into the spirit of Halloween without spooking yourself silly? We got you covered! Check out these books and movies that are light on the horror and heavy on the humor.

See something you like? Click on the image to put it on hold at your local library, or download it as an e-book. You can also always ask your teen librarian for more suggestions to brighten your Halloween week.

Our selection of slightly scary (but mostly silly) movies is also on point.  Check it:

Going on a vacay?

Going on a vacay?

Planning a vacation, getaway, or road trip this summer? Let us help you pack!

Things you will need:

  • A tablet or smartphone

  • A Library card

(that’s it!) 🙂

For movies, audiobooks and eBooks
App: OverDrive
Search Overdrive in your app store, install the app then select your library to begin searching.
Get eBooks, audiobooks and streaming movies directly on your device!
For magazines
App: Flipster
To access the app: Search Flipster in your app store. Available for Android and Apple iPad.
Have your favorite magazines available at your fingertips, digitally!
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App: Freegal
To access the app: Search Freegal in your app store and install the app. Once the app is installed you can begin downloading music.
Create your very own road trip mix with all your favorite artists.

Got a Favorite Summer Blockbuster? We Want To Know!

Got a Favorite Summer Blockbuster? We Want To Know!

Do you have strong feelings on the Cap vs. Iron Man debate? Are you dying to see Melissa McCarthy as a ghostbuster? Tell us about it by choosing your favorite (or the movie you’re most excited to see) below.

Why, you ask? Because we love showing free movies at the library and this will help us know which ones to order ahead when they come out on DVD. That way if you miss it in theaters or just can’t get enough, we’ve got you covered.

Wondering when you can catch a free movie next? Each branch will be hosting a double feature on the week of July 3rd. Check out the times below:

Tuesday, July 5 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. @ Valencia
Wednesday, July 6 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. @ Canyon Country
Thursday, July 7 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. @ Old Town Newhall

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