Join us for a Library Luau at the Fontana Branch Library


The San Bernardino County Library invites you to join us at the Fontana Lewis Library & Technology Center as we celebrate our first Library Luau! Build an amazing experience as you get the chance to meet and greet Moana! Don’t forget your camera! Enjoy a variety of fun-filled crafts, a balloon artist, face painter, and more.

This event is another opportunity to celebrate and support the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read. The Library Luau will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. Be certain to bring your library card, as every 15 items checked out during the event earns you an opportunity drawing ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes. All activities are free and open to all ages.

The Fontana Lewis Library & Technology Center is at 8437 Sierra Avenue in Fontana.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org/ or call (909) 387-2220.


Published August 17, 2017 | By County of San Bernardino | Leave a comment | Number of Views (13)




Join us for a Block Party at the Chino Hills Branch Library


The San Bernardino County Library invites you to join us at the Chino Hills James S. Thalman Branch Library as we let our constructive imaginations run wild at this Block Party event!  Build an amazing experience as you get the chance to meet and greet characters from the Lego Movie and build a LEGO car to race!  Don’t forget your camera.  Enjoy a variety of fun-filled crafts, a balloon artist, and more.

This event is another opportunity to celebrate and support the Countywide Vision’s literacy campaign, Vision2Read. The Block Party event will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 22 from 4 to 7 p.m.  Be certain to bring your library card, as every 15 items checked out during the event earns you 10 minutes of playtime in our Jumbo Block Building Room and an opportunity drawing ticket for a chance to win awesome prizes.  All activities are free and open to all ages.

Join the San Bernardino County Library System as we attempt to meet our yearlong campaign goal of 1 MILLION circulations at this branch.

The Chino Hills James S. Thalman Branch Library is at 14020 City Center Drive in Chino Hills.

The San Bernardino County Library System is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. The County library system strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all people who call San Bernardino County home.

The library plays a key role in the achievement of the Countywide Vision by contributing to educational, cultural, and historical development of our County community.

For more information on the San Bernardino County library system, please visit http://www.sbclib.org/ or call (909) 387-2220.


Published August 17, 2017 | By County of San Bernardino | Leave a comment | Number of Views (9)




Registration now open for Children’s Network Conference


Ron Powell

The 31st Annual Children’s Network Conference will be Sept. 20 to 21 at the Ontario Convention Center. This conference is one of the Inland Empire’s premier training events for professionals in the fields of social work, mental health, juvenile justice, child development, child welfare, medicine and nursing and is open to the public. Contact Children’s Network at (909) 383-9677 for more information or visit http://hs.sbcounty.gov/CN. The conference will feature a number of sessions for professionals who work with children.

“The 48 workshops at this year’s Children’s Network Conference will highlight topics including early childhood development, child and family welfare, issues affecting teens, education/self help, father involvement, domestic minor human trafficking, youth suicide prevention, and Trauma Informed Early Intervention,” said Kathy Turnbull, Network Officer.

Tim Burns

The Sept. 20 keynote speaker, Ron Powell, Ph.D. has over 40 years of experience in public education as a special education teacher, consultant, administrator, and adjunct faculty at the University of California, Riverside. As an author, speaker, and expert in the administration of school-based mental health services, Powell has been instrumental in the development of exemplary programs for at-risk youth. The Sept. 21 keynote speaker, Tim Burns, is an educator and author whose background includes 40 years as a high school teacher, counselor, First Offender Program facilitator, adolescent and family drug-treatment program director, and university instructor.

Watch the Video: https://youtu.be/CDY3ir-JKi8


Published August 15, 2017 | By County of San Bernardino | Leave a comment | Number of Views (44)




The Cars and Stars Show


After much anticipation, plans for the second Cars and Stars Car Show have been unveiled.

The event, on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Quakes Stadium in Rancho Cucamonga, will have fun for the entire family. Tons of beautiful cars and motorcycles, food, live entertainment, kids activities, specialty vendors, an opportunity drawing, and much more. If you’re coming just to view the cars and partake in the festivities … guess what, it’s free!

Pre-Registrants will receive discounted pricing at $25 (includes a T-shirt and goodie bag). So get them while they’re hot! Must be purchased prior to Oct. 16. If you’re interested in being a vendor please contact us at carsandstarscarshow@gmail.com.

Cars & Stars was established in 2015 by members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and is a non-profit 501(c)(3) event. The primary function is to provide support and assistance to local charities within the Inland Empire.

The organizers are excited to announce that this year they have partnered with Stater Bros Charities. Proceeds from this event will go to breast cancer organizations throughout the Inland Empire. These organizations provide support and assistance while focusing on detection, education and guidance. To learn more about these outstanding organizations please click the links below.

https://michellesplace.org/

http://www.thepinkribbonplace.org/

For registration and additional info please visit our website at: www.carsnstarscarshow.com

Click here for more information and here for details on a commemorative coin offer.


Published August 15, 2017 | By Administrator | Leave a comment | Number of Views (12)




Museum opens long anticipated Sculpted by Time exhibit


Explore the Mountains, Faults, Lakes, Caves, and Fossils of our Region

“Sculpted by Time: Our Mountains, Faults, Lakes and Caves” opens Aug. 26 in the San Bernardino County Museum’s Hall of Earth Sciences. The new series of exhibits highlights the dynamic geological and paleontological history in San Bernardino County and inland Southern California. Rock and fossil specimens on display help tell the story of the evolution of our region’s landscape, animals, and changing climates.

“The displays in ‘Sculpted by Time’ encourage visitors to explore our region’s geologic past,” said Ian Gilbert, the museum’s curator of earth sciences. “This is truly an interactive learning experience. All senses will be engaged: there are things to see, things to hear, things to touch, even things to smell!

The displays are full of exciting discoveries – finds that excited us when they were first unearthed will continue to excite visitors as they rediscover them in the museum.”

County Board of Supervisors Chair Robert Lovingood said, “This new exhibit, in development for several years, is an example of the exciting work being done at the museum to educate our citizens about the county’s extraordinary history.”

Visitors learn that the Mojave wasn’t a desert until the San Andreas Fault recently uplifted the San Bernardino and San Gabriel mountains. Our now arid region was once a lush landscape filled with rivers, streams, and lakes that nourished a rich diversity of plants and animals, many of which are now extinct. Fossils unearthed in the Cajon Pass of an ancient dolphin and a huge marine reptile, called an elasmosaur, demonstrate that our now mountainous region was covered by ocean waters for millions of years. A giant Ice Age ground sloth, whose fossils were found in a cave in the Mojave Desert, stands guard over the exhibit floor.

The San Bernardino County Museum’s exhibits of regional cultural and natural history, and the Museum’s other exciting events and programs, reflect the effort by the Board of Supervisors to achieve the Countywide Vision by celebrating arts, culture, and education in the county, creating quality of life for residents and visitors. “Sculpted by Time” was funded by the County of San Bernardino with support from the estate of Billie Vaughn.

The San Bernardino County Museum is at 2024 Orange Tree Lane, at the California Street exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $10 (adult), $8 (military or senior), $7 (student), and $5 (child aged 5 to 12). Children under five and Museum Association members are admitted free. Parking is free. For more information, visit www.sbcounty.gov/museum. The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities.


Published August 14, 2017 | By County of San Bernardino | Leave a comment | Number of Views (12)





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