Out with the old (data) and in with the new (data)

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2013 by Reading_Program

The results are in! The Reading Program just completed its annual number-crunching for 2012-2013. The compiled data goes to the California Library Literacy Services agency for incorporation into the annual report to the legislature on its state-wide literacy campaign. We are very excited to report some great outcomes for students and tutors. Here are highlights from the fiscal year: A total of 220 students participated . . . more »

End of Summer Reading

Posted on Monday, September 16, 2013 by Reading_Program

Kudos to everyone who participated in the 2013 Summer Reading Challenge. The theme for the contest was Read Across America, and students were encouraged to complete a travel postcard once they finished reading their books or stories. Students also wrote about their favorite parts of the stories. Staff created a display to promote the challenge, and it was fun to see everyone reading together, finding . . . more »

New ESL Resources Appearing on Library Shelves

Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2013 by Reading_Program

In the past few weeks, I have been spotting lots of new ESL materials, books as well as media, on the shelves in the libraries. These materials can be found in the English as a Second Language section or in the English Language Learning section. If you are not sure where to find these collections in your library, be sure to ask a librarian. This . . . more »