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Worlds of Whimsy Book Club Review: All Systems Red

Our July pick for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Bookclub, Worlds of Whimsy.


All Systems Red by Martha Wells (The Murderbot Diaries #1)

All Systems Red by Martha Wells

In the future, vast solar system spanning corporations control the majority of the galaxy. Anyone who wants […]

2021-08-10T16:49:34-07:00August 10th, 2021|

Fun Fiction Finale

Indulge in some Eye Candy Reading…

A few months ago Book Riot wrote an article about the one and only Fabio and his shirtless Romance book cover craze that sizzled the shelves (and book bags) during the 80’s. You can read it here:  Let’s face it “Eye Candy” sparks interest, anything visually appealing […]

2021-07-31T15:13:22-07:00August 2nd, 2021|

CRAFTS UNDER THE SUN: SRP Grab N’ Go Kit “Hammered Flower Prints”

Reading Colors Your World!

The Santa Clarita Public Library has several craft programs for all ages for our yearly Summer Reading. Pick up this free Grab N Go Kit from any of our three branches on Tuesday, June 22nd. Also, if you feel comfortable sign-up for limited in-person programming to join the library and make the […]

2021-06-22T11:06:51-07:00June 22nd, 2021|

Paper Hearts Book Review: Unmasked by the Marquess

This month we discussed Unmasked by the Marquess by Cat Sebastian. This is the story of Charity Church, a former housemaid masquerading as her deceased- and male- employer in order to act as his younger sister’s guardian. Charity- or Robert Selby- enjoys the freedoms that come with being a […]

2021-08-26T17:22:41-07:00June 21st, 2021|

LGBTQIA Pride Month Books and Movies, and More

The month of June is the start of summer, but it is also Pride Month. If you stop by Old Town Newhall Library, check out one of the books on display for Pride month. If you don’t feel comfortable coming into the library, we have eBooks and audiobooks that can be checked out using a […]

2021-06-01T17:10:24-07:00June 1st, 2021|

Paper Hearts Book Review: An Extraordinary Union

At our May meeting of Paper Hearts, we discussed An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole. Unlike last month’s book, this one included some “spicy” sections- quite a few of them. The plot follows Elle, a free black woman during the Civil War with an eidetic memory who poses as […]

2021-08-26T17:26:22-07:00June 1st, 2021|

CRAFTS UNDER THE SUN: SRP Grab N’ Go Kit “Painted Clay Dish”

Welcome back to the Library. The Summer Reading Program has begun and so has our crafting fun! This weeks Grab N’ Go kit for Adults is crafting with clay and is sure to bring out your colorful creative side. Pick up your kit in person at either of our three branches. Join the fun.

Painted […]

2021-06-02T10:23:25-07:00June 1st, 2021|

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month


For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, I put together adult book recommendations available at one of our libraries. If you prefer eAudiobook or eBooks you will also find a curated list created by our Public Services Librarians. You will also find a list of books currently on display at the Old Town Newhall […]

2021-05-04T10:37:54-07:00May 4th, 2021|

Paper Hearts Book Review: Ayesha at Last

At the last meeting of Paper Hearts, we read Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin. This was one of the clubs favorite books to date! Ayesha at Last is a yet another modern-day retelling of Pride and Prejudice, but this version is set in Toronto in the Muslim community. This novel has wonderful characters and characters […]

2021-04-28T10:20:39-07:00April 28th, 2021|