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Santa Clarita Public Library To Host Many Free Events At All Locations

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The Santa Clarita Public Library will host free, engaging, interactive programming for readers of all ages at all three locations in the coming months.


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Yum Chocolate! For Teens & Adults

Teens can taste a variety of chocolate, learn the history of the decadent treat, and try their hand at a few recipes - just in time for Valentine’s Day.  The program is sponsored by the Cultural Landscape Initiative and presented by local pastry chef and cook, Theresa Frederickson.  

Where: Valencia Library

When: On Saturday, Feb. 1 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Yum Chocolate! For Adults

Where: Old Town Newhall Library

When: Monday, Feb. 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Erica Bauermeister Author Event

The Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library will host national best-selling author Erica Bauermeister for an evening of food, rituals and family.  This free event will feature a discussion on her latest novel “The Lost Art of Mixing” and copies of her work will be available for purchase and signing.  Light refreshments will be served.

Where: Old Town Newhall Library

When: Thursday, Feb. 6 at 7:00 p.m.

Related article: Santa Clarita Public Library Celebrates A Year Of Success And Growth

Antique Appraisal Day

Residents can bring their family heirlooms or collectibles to be appraised by experienced professional appraisers for just $5.00 per item or $20 for five items.  All proceeds from this event will benefit the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library.    

Where: Old Town Newhall Library

When: Saturday, Feb. 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  

Gary Soto Author Event

Community members are invited to join acclaimed Mexican-American author Gary Soto for a special afternoon.  Sponsored by the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library and partially funded by the Cultural Landscape Initiative, this free event will feature discussions about Soto’s career and themes most prominent in his books, such as Mexican-American community and experience.  Copies of his work will be available for purchase and signing.        

Where: Savia, located at 23780 Newhall Rd.

When: Saturday, Feb. 8 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Related article: Santa Clarita Officials In Preliminary Planning Stages For Saugus Library

Start Smart Drivers Education

This informative program, presented by the California Highway Patrol, will educate newly-licensed and soon-to-be licensed drivers on ways to be a smart driver.  Topics will include driving responsibilities and ways to reduce teen-related accidents by making good decisions behind the wheel.  

Where&When: Old Town Newhall Library on Saturday, Feb. 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; Valencia Library on Saturday, March 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and Canyon County Library on Saturday, April 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

"Be Safe the Movie:  How to Interact Safely with the Police"

Enjoy a free, interactive screening of this movie which helps those with adaptive needs, learning differences and other special needs learn about potential encounters with law enforcement.  The movie will be presented by the writer and producer, Emily Iland, who is a Santa Clarita resident.  The film is in English with Spanish subtitles.  

Where: Valencia Library

When: Monday, March 10 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

For more information about these events and other happenings at the Santa Clarita Public Library, visit SantaClaritaLibrary.com.


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Library locations:

Valencia Library

23743 W. Valencia Blvd.

Santa Clarita, CA 91355

(661) 259-8942

Old Town Newhall Library

24500 Main St.

Santa Clarita, CA 91321

(661) 259-0750

Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library

18601 Soledad Canyon Rd.

Santa Clarita, CA 91351

(661) 251-2720

More information: Santa Clarita Events


Santa Clarita Public Library To Host Many Free Events At All Locations


Article: Santa Clarita Public Library To Host Many Free Events At All Locations
Source: Santa Clarita News
Author: Newsroom