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STEAM Programs at the Salida Library

STEAM Programs at the Salida Library

Join the Salida Library for a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) program every Thursday during the month of May. Each program is for children ages 10-14. Programs include:

· Engineering Space!………………………………..Thursday, May 5 at 4 p.m.

During this program, children will learn about space exploration and will have the opportunity to build a model rover or space shuttle.

· Build a Remote-Control Vehicle! ………………….Thursday, May 12 at 4 p.m.

During this program, children will have the opportunity to build a mechanized vehicle using building bricks.

· Magnets and Electricity! …………………………..Thursday, May 19 at 4 p.m.

During this program participants will conduct experiments with magnets and learn about magnetic levitation. Children will also build electric circuits to create an electromagnetic field.

· Snap Circuits! ………………………………………Thursday, May 26 at 4 p.m.

STEAM Programs at the Keyes Library

STEAM Programs at the Keyes Library

Join the Keyes Library for two STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) programs during the month of May. Each program is recommended for children ages 10-14.

First, join the library for Snap Circuits on Tuesday, May 10 at 3 p.m. During this program, children will learn about electricity and assemble electrical circuits to power a voice changer and other fun toys.

Children can then come to the library for Magnets and Electricity on Tuesday, May 17 at 3 p.m. During this program, participants will also build electric circuits to create an electromagnetic field.

These programs are supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. For more information, please call the Keyes Library at 664-8006.

Mental Health Seminar at the Keyes Library

Mental Health Seminar at the Keyes Library

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness in a given year. During the Mental Health Seminar on Thursday, March 17 at 5:30 p.m., Alberto Gonzalez and Erika Aguilar with Telecare will discuss mental health resources in the community. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to help yourself or those you love in this important seminar! This presentation will be in both English and Spanish. 

The Keyes Library is located on 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006.

Estate Planning Seminar at the Keyes Library

Estate Planning Seminar at the Keyes Library

Do you need assistance with estate planning? Find help during the Estate Planning Seminar on Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m. at the Keyes Library. During this seminar, attorney Julie Richardson will review the basics of estate planning, including a discussion of all of the documents you will need, plus other issues to consider. 

The Keyes Library is located on 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006.

Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Launched in 2009, ​Reading Partners empowers students to succeed in reading and in life by engaging volunteers from the Sacramento community to provide one-on-one tutoring. With the help of almost 800 volunteers, Reading Partners provided individualized literacy tutoring to more than 480 elementary school students in 9 schools in low-income communities across Sacramento County in the 2014-15 school year. Using a highly effective, evidence-based program, Reading Partners has helped tens of thousands of children across the country master the fundamental reading skills they need to succeed in school and beyond. 

Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Reading Volunteer opportunities available through Reading Partners

Launched in 2009, ​Reading Partners empowers students to succeed in reading and in life by engaging volunteers from the Sacramento community to provide one-on-one tutoring. With the help of almost 800 volunteers, Reading Partners provided individualized literacy tutoring to more than 480 elementary school students in 9 schools in low-income communities across Sacramento County in the 2014-15 school year. Using a highly effective, evidence-based program, Reading Partners has helped tens of thousands of children across the country master the fundamental reading skills they need to succeed in school and beyond.