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Homework Help & R.E.A.D.

Homework Help
Available free to all students under 18 years of age from Oct 2 - May 25, 2017. No appointment is needed.

Tuesdays 3-5p: La Selva Beach, Scotts Valley
Wednesdays 3-5p: Garfield Park

Week of October 2, 2016 to May 25, 2017

Holidays/Breaks Schedule:
Thanksgiving week: November 22 & 23
Winter break: December 18, 2016 to January 16, 2017 (resuming on 1/17/2017)

R.E.A.D. (Reach for Every Amazing Detail) is the Santa Cruz Public Libraries' reading comprehension program for students grades 2-12. Students receive 30 minutes of individual instruction from a California credentialed teacher!

Tuesdays 3-5p: Dowtown
Wednesdays 3-5p: La Selva Beach

October 2, 2016 to May 25, 2017

Holidays/Breaks Schedule:
Thanksgiving: November 22 & 23
Winter break: December 18, 2016 to January 16 (resuming on 1/17/2017)

Early Literacy, Homework Help
on Aug. 23, 2016 at 8:12 a.m.

2016 Outstanding International Books for Children

SCPL Kids' Page

Beginning in 2006 the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) has selected an honor list of international books for young people.

Presenting the 2016 USBBY Outstanding International Books List - Welcome Disruptions
(pdf download)
By Terry Hong -- School Library Journal, February 2016

The Outstanding International Books (OIB) committee is charged with selecting international books that are deemed most outstanding of those published during the calendar year. For the purposes of this honor list, the term "international book" is used to describe a book published or distributed in the United States that originated or was first published in a country other than the U.S.

Click for more lists and award winners HERE

Early Literacy, Summer Reading, Multicultural Picture Books, Books
on April 19, 2016 at 8:16 a.m.

2016 Amelia Bloomer List

SCPL Kids' Page

The Amelia Bloomer Book list is an annual list of the best feminist books for young readers. The list is created by the Amelia Bloomer Project, a committee of the American Library Association.

Printable Brochure of Kids’ (Early Readers & Middle Grade) Titles from the 2016 List:

Printable Brochure of Teen Titles from the 2016 List:

Early Literacy, Books
on March 26, 2016 at 9:59 a.m.

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