May is SCLF Month at Fentons

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Your dollars support:

Ro&R

Reach Out and Read, our pediatric literacy program has handed out over 219,000 books in Solano County to children 6 months to 5 years of age. Pediatricians discuss the importance of reading to children and at each well child checkup the child receives a new age appropriate book. In some of the eleven health clinics served, this is the child's first book. Research has proven that children who participate in Reach Out and Read are three to six months ahead when they enter school.

Tutor.com, on line homework help that reduces the dropout rate of high school students and gives resume help to adults entering the workplace.

Adult Literacy and English as a second language provides tutors to adults learning to read. Learning to read improves the quality of life and the hope for a better future.

Solano Kids Read, brings the joy of reading and sharing books to students in grades 4 - 8. Free books are distributed to participating classes, the children discuss the book and meet the author. Each child has the opportunity to have their own book signed by the author.

Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope and you are helping build that bridge in Solano County with the help of our Solano County Library's Literacy Programs. Together we are making a difference.

Authors Luncheon 2017

For more than a decade Solano County Library Foundation's Authors Luncheon has been the premier social event for Literacy. In 2016 we continued to honor those who helped create this signature community event, as well as special sponsors and friends who support it.

In 2017 our annual event will be on Sunday, November 5th. Mark your calendars now for this gala event.



Solano Library newsletter

Click to download and read the latest issue. Contents include:

• Library Volunteers Pay it Forward
• The Art of Conversation
• Speaker Saturdays
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Become a member

To foster better communication with our supporters and to encourage more participation in Foundation and Library events and projects, we began our membership program in November 2006.

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Welcome / About Us

Learn more about the work of the Foundation and how we came to be.

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Donate

Donate to the Foundation to help us continue our important work toward literacy here in Solano County.

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Programs

The Foundation supports several of the literacy and learning programs of the Solano County Library. Among them are Reach Out and Read, Tutor.Com and Solano Kids Read. Click here to learn more.

• Reach Out and Read
• Tutor.com

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Events

The Foundation holds several fund-raising event throughout the year. Learn more about our annual Authors Luncheon and Literacy and Cultural Tour here.

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Help Us & Memberships

Learn how you can volunteer at our events and join the Foundation as a Member in good standing.

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Contact Us / Stay in Touch

Find out how to reach us and how to get our occasional newsletters.

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