San Rafael Public Library

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Math Club

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Join us for Math Club at the Library! Math club provides students the opportunity to practice and train their math skills in a fun and non-competitive environment. Students work on level-appropriate assigned work to strengthen their foundation and learn useful tricks.

On-going on Thursdays* @ 4-5pm, 9/28-12/14

For students in grades 4-7. Reserve your space by visiting us at the Children’s Reference Desk, or by calling us at (415)485-3322.

*No club on 10/5 or 11/23

 

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Reading Buddies are Back!

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Monday September 25th through Friday December 15th Reading Buddies will be available for appointments after school Monday through Thursday and Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Please stop by the Children’s Desk, call us at 415-485-3322, or email library@cityofsanrafael.org for specific dates and times and to make an appointment.

Reading Buddies pairs adult and teen volunteers with elementary school aged youth (grades 1-3) for 20 minute appointments. During the appointment, the child will practice reading with their Reading Buddy one-on-one, and receive help and guidance with difficult words, comprehension, and other reading skills.

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Stories of Immigration

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Check out a new recommended book list for youth, Stories of Immigration: Perspectives from Pura Belpré Medal and Honor Books. The Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) and REFORMA’s 2018 Pura Belpré Award Committee has compiled a list of past Belpré medal and honor books that address the Latino/a immigration experience and provide young readers with insight into the very real struggles and choices faced by families every day.

The Pura Belpré Award is given annually to latino/a children’s authors and illustrators whose work best represents and celebrates latino cultural experiences.

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