COLUSA COUNTY FREE LIBRARY

Raising A Reader registration is open!

Hazel RAR Sp 22 name outRaising A Reader, a literacy skills development program for children 0-5 years and their caregivers, is now accepting registrations! Programs are offered at the Princeton (Wednesdays, 10-10:45), Maxwell (Wednesdays, 12:30-1:15), Colusa (Thursdays, 9:15-10), Williams (Thursdays, 11:30-12:15), and Arbuckle (Fridays, 9:15-10) branches. This 10-week program of play, songs, stories, and activities runs August 31-November 4. 

Register at your library or download registration forms from the Family Literacy page. For more information, contact Literacy Coordinator Pam DaGrossa (pdagrossa@countyofcolusa.com, 530-458-0373).

NEW AT THE LIBRARY!

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Ancestry.com offers research tools and access to billions of records across U.S. and international collections for censuses, vital records, military documents, ship lists, directories and more.
Access to this database is free at all seven branch libraries, thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Colusa County Free Library. 

New York Times

The California State Library is pleased to offer the New York Times online to California public libraries! This offer features direct access to nytimes.com from 1851 to right now, including:

The State Library is supporting this resource for California public libraries for at least the next 18 months. You can sign up using the link above and a current email address. Registration is required, but is very simple. Enjoy!

Career Online High School

Colusa County Free Library’s Career Online High School (COHS) offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online. The library provides a limited number of scholarships to qualified adult learners who are looking to advance their careers, prepare for workforce entry or continue their education. This opportunity is open to all eligible County residents.

Applicants who successfully complete an online self-assessment and prerequisite course, followed by an in-person interview, will be considered for enrollment. Once enrolled, COHS pairs each student with an online academic coach, who provides the student with an individual career path, offers ongoing guidance, evaluates performance and connects the student with the resources needed to master the courses. Students have up to 18 months to complete the program.

Are you ready? If you are interested in the program, please contact the Literacy Coordinator at 530-458-0373.

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