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Turlock Library Book Club

Turlock Library Book Club

Join fellow book lovers at Turlock Library on Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 10:30 a.m. for the Turlock Library Book Club. January’s book club pick is “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford.  Readers will be captivated by the story of Henry Lee, a Chinese-American, and his recollections of wartime Seattle.  

For more information, please call the Turlock Library at 664-8100. The library is located at 550 Minaret Ave.

Turlock Library Book Club

Turlock Library Book Club

Join fellow book lovers at Turlock Library on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 10:30 a.m. for the Turlock Library Book Club. December’s book club pick is “Cutting for Stone” by Abraham Verghese.  This story of two brothers and their journey together will captivate readers.

For more information, please call the Turlock Library at 664-8100. The library is located at 550 Minaret Ave.

Saturday Movie at the Oakdale Library

Saturday Movie at the Oakdale Library

Come watch a family favorite at the Oakdale Library on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m.  Participants will have the opportunity to watch “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” the 2010 comedy film based on the hilarious children’s novel of the same name by Jeff Kinney.  The audience is sure to be entertained by the misadventures of Greg Heffley.  Books will also be displayed and available for checkout at the showing.

For more information, please call the Oakdale Library at 847-4204.

And the "Kids Reading to Pets" Sweepstakes Contest Winner is...

And the "Kids Reading to Pets" Sweepstakes Contest Winner is...

Last month News10 My Neighborhood gave a shout out to our communities and ask you to send us a picture of a child reading to a pet. The pictures were then put into our photo gallery article and the names were submitted into our random drawing, where the winner was to receive a prize.

PHOTOS: Kids Reading to Pets

This contest was part of News10's Reading Connects campaign, which is our effort at improving the literacy rate in our area.

Research has shown that children's reading skills improve when they read to their pets, hence the inspiration for this contest.

The winner of our "Kids Reading to Pets" sweepstakes contest random drawing was Jill, who submitted a picture of her son, Devin, reading to his dog, Jake.

Devin was around a year old when the