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Reading volunteer opportunities available through Hands on Sacramento

Reading volunteer opportunities available through Hands on Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Hands on Sacramento is a program of Community Link (formerly Community Services Planning Council) and offers countless opportunities for residents to lend a hand and volunteer. Through their online matching system, Hands On Sacramento strives to inspire, equip and mobilize individuals and groups for meaningful volunteer experiences that change our community!

As the regions full-service volunteer action center, Hands on Sacramento welcomes new community partners looking for volunteers.  Whether your agency has one time or ongoing needs for volunteers, you can post opportunities on the Hands on Sacramento website.  Over 16,000 Sacramento residents are registered and looking to help!

Teen Music Jam

Teen Music Jam
Teen Music Jam
06-17-2015 - 06-17-2015
Sacramento Public Library
http://www.saclibrary.org/Locations/Franklin/
Admission: Free
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State Indian Museum Presents “Just for Kids” Native American Book Sale – 4/21-25

State Indian Museum Presents “Just for Kids” Native American Book Sale – 4/21-25

In celebration of the Museum’s 75th anniversary happening this year, the State Indian Museum and California State Parks are proud to present a “Just for Kids” Native American Book Sale on Tuesday, April 21 through Saturday, April 25, 2015.

Given the important role books and reading play in shaping the lives of youngsters, this is an important opportunity to provide education about Native American culture -- for now and for the future.  These books help youngsters learn Native stories and legends, and are suitable for storytelling both at home and in the classroom.  With special discounts offered only during the sale, this is a great opportunity for teachers and parents to stock up and save.

Midtown Business Association Launches Little Free Library® at the Midtown Farmers Market!

Midtown Business Association Launches  Little Free Library® at the Midtown Farmers Market!

Calling all book lovers and future “foodies”!  As part of the recent re-launch of the Midtown Farmers Market and designed to inspire a love for reading and eating fresh, the Midtown Business Association is proud to announce a new and ongoing addition – a Little Free Library® – starting on Saturday, April 4, 2015. 

El Dia de los Ninos Music Circle with Felipe Ferraz

El Dia de los Ninos Music Circle with Felipe Ferraz
El Dia de los Ninos Music Circle with Felipe Ferraz
05-02-2015 - 05-02-2015
Sacramento Public Library
http://www.saclibrary.org/Locations/Franklin/
Admission: Free
 
(916) 264-2920
 
Start Time(s): Sat 2pm-3pm
Celebrate “El Día de los Niños/Day of the Child” with the Franklin Library in a special musical program with Felipe Ferraz! 
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Books aren’t Dead : The Little Free Library

Books aren’t Dead : The Little Free Library

By Kellie Conway Edson

Kellie Edson

I am guilty of spending a LOT of time in front of screens. And a lot of time even reading on screens. Convenient? Sure.  But it’s not the same as the feeling of an actual book in your hands.  Used bookstores are still some of my favorite places.  Whenever my husband and I go on a trip, if I see a used bookstore, he rolls his eyes because he knows I just have to go in.  My favorite remains Green Apple Books in San Francisco. ... Read More

10th Annual African American Family History Seminar Next Saturday

10th Annual African American Family History Seminar Next Saturday

In a cooperative effort between the local African American Genealogist, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the California Pioneer Heritage Foundation, a seminar will be held to help families trace their heritage.
The seminar is scheduled to also mark the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment which abolished slavery in the United States. The event is being held next Saturday, March 14 at the Family Search Library, 2745 Eastern Ave., Sacramento. ... Read More