“I expected it to be an interesting activity. I was sure people would take part, and hoped they would enjoy it. But they didn’t seem to care.” So begins the article “If They Come, They Care” by Kate Nonesuch on the … Read More »
May-June 2015 This newsletter and the last year’s newsletters can be found in the Newsletter Archive page, located on the blue menu bar on the home page.
Our spring tutor training class is fast approaching. Training dates are Wednesday, April 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (All 14 hours … Read More »
Readers appreciate a good story – and the annual Bay Area Storytelling Festival is April 24-26 at the Orinda Community Center! Featured tellers for the 2015 Bay Area Storytelling Festival are Tim Tingle, an Oklahoma Choctaw and an award-winning author … Read More »
Ron Shoop entertained and informed a full house of book enthusiasts with his review of 12 debut (or almost debut) books, listed below. If you missed this meeting, you have another chance on May 7 at the Concord Library, when … Read More »
Laurie R. King is the author of five contemporary novels featuring Kate Martinelli; the Stuyvesant & Grey novels Touchstone and The Bones of Paris; several stand-alone novels; and 13 Mary Russell mysteries, including Dreaming Spies (Bantam Books, February 17, 2015).She lives … Read More »
MarchApril 2015 This newsletter and the last year’s newsletters can be found in the Newsletter Archive page, located on the blue menu bar on the home page.
My name is Katia and I came to this country 8 years ago. My story is similar to other immigrant stories that come here to realize the American dream, leaving behind family, friends, habits, and memories. However, trying to realize … Read More »
Happy 2015! A new year offers an opportunity to start fresh and form some good habits. Here’s one that’s easy and will plant a love of reading in children and guarantee family bonding: read together 20 minutes per day. Long … Read More »
Megan Brown, a PSC staff member, interviewed tutor Sheryl and her student for this article. Sheryl: I went through the PSC tutor training over 2 years ago now. My favorite part of the training was witnessing the connection between the … Read More »