COMING SOON! WINE AND WORDS 2018 The second in a new series celebrating authors and written word. You will enjoy an evening of words, wine, and inspiration. Author: Rev. Msgr. Craig F. Harrison in conversation about his new book Pax et Bonum: Reflections of My Journey Through Assissi Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 5:30 P.M.
Location: Mengha Sanghera Family Collaborative Learning Center Garces High School
A Great Summer of Events! See Gallery for pictures
BOOKS IN MOTION Summer Reading Challenge Combines DANCE + LITERACY for KERN COUNTY CHILDREN In collaboration with Kern County dance organizations (Dancer’s Turnout Academy, Downtown Dance Arts, Mojave Movement Arts Center), families will have the opportunity to visit Kern County Library branches to watch dance performances based upon a well---known children’s book, learn choreography, and create a craft that coincides with the book’ theme.
As part of the Library’s Summer Reading Challenge, nine, 1-‐hour, performances will be offered between June 1 and August 1, 2017. Free books will be offered to families that pre‐register for Books in Motion on a first come, first serve basis. Books in Motion will be offered for FREE to all participants. Books in Motion has been generously funded by the Arts Council of Kern County, the Bakersfield Californian Foundation, Golden Queen, and Terra-Gen.
WINE AND WORDS A new series celebrating authors and written word was launched on August 10, 2017 with Timothy Lemucchi as the inaugural author. His book is Luigi's: 100 Years Then and Now. Guests enjoyed an evening of words, wine, and inspiration at Luigi's (of course!).
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS! Champagne & Classics: Dr. David and Judy Fritch, LeBeau Thelen LLP & Grimmway Farms Pinot & Poetry: Joan Dezember & Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Merlot & Memoir: Dr. Richard Alexan, Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce & Taft College
KLC at BCSD Parent Academy Encouraging parents to read to their children. This workshop will review reading strategies and the importance of reading out loud with children at least 15 minutes per day. Parents will receive a complimentary book which includes interactive worksheets. There will be free raffles of books to build up home libraries. This program was funded by The Bakersfield Californian Foundation.
Schools Served Fremont Horace Mann Jefferson Pauly Pioneer Roosevelt Thorner