National Library Week and Teen Art Festival

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It’s time to celebrate National Library Week!  April 12 to April 18 are the official dates but the Corona Public Library’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC) is kicking it off a day early on Saturday, April 11 with a Teen Art Festival in the Community Room.  Students in grades 6-12 can join us from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  We will have seven art stations as well as three workshops.  Each workshop will have three 45-minute sessions during the festival.  We are excited to have Pat Snow (Instagram: packy_projex) presenting Character Chalk Art, staff member and art student Lourdes Alvarez presenting Observation...
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Traveling Student Art Exhibit Tour and Contest

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The City of Corona Department of Water and Power (DWP) is pleased to announce the return of the traveling student art exhibit. To view the winning posters from last year, visit the Corona Public Library at 650 S. Main St. Corona, CA 92882 between Tuesday, March 10, 2015 and Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The exhibit includes all of the student winners within Southern California. This year, Corona’s very own student Katelyn Boshnich will represent Corona in the show. The traveling art show will be displayed in over 20 different locations within Southern California. DWP, in partnership with Metropo...
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Job Readiness Programs at the Library

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Did you know that these services are available at your local library? Job Readiness Programs Getting Your 1st Job Workshops Mock Interview Practices One-on-One Career Counseling Sessions Online Career & Job Resources Are you or someone you know planning to enter the job market soon? Or do you want to explore your career options? Change jobs? Apply for internships?  Whether you’re still in high school or college, or you’ve recently graduated or have been out of work for a while and now are returning, the time is right to invest in yourself by developing strong job readiness...
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Corona Recreation Can Help You Land Your First Job

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You’re never too young to be an entrepreneur and it’s never too early to start thinking about working as it builds confidence, a sense of responsibility, self-reliance, as well as your bank account. If you’re interested in finding your first job or even looking to expand on an existing one, the Library and Recreation Services has a ton of options for you! Many people list babysitting as their first job. To ensure you’re prepared to start your own babysitting service, take the “Red Cross Babysitting/Pediatric CPR & First Aid” class. This course helps young entrepreneurs talk with potenti...
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Library Strengthens Teen and Young Adult Job Search Skills

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Corona Public Library received a state grant from the Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) which has brought to Corona the “Job Readiness for Young Adults, 16 to 24” program. The goal of this program is to offer new ways for young people to strengthen 21st century skills that they can use to ensure their success now and throughout their lives. Upcoming programs at the Corona Public Library include Getting Your First Job Workshop and Mock Interview Practice Sessions. Getting Your First Job Workshops– are a free six-hour workshop led by a career education consultant. Anyone 16 or olde...
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Star Wars Day at the Library!

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Calling all Star Wars fans: the Corona Public Library is hosting Star Wars Day on Oct. 18, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet and mingle with your favorite Star Wars characters and have your pictures taken, too!   Even R2D2 will be here roaming about the Library. In addition to photo ops, make a Star Wars craft, take a chance with an opportunity drawing, or really feel the power of the force and dress up in full Star Wars garb!  For children, there will be a Star Wars costume contest.  Prizes will be awarded in 3 age groups:  0-PreK; K-3rd grade, 4th – 6th grade. This event is free t...
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Did You Know…that the Corona Public Library never sits still?

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Storytimes? Check. Books to check out? Yes. Reference assistance? Of course. Read to a dog? Absolutely…wait, what? More on that later. The Corona Public Library has been in existence in Corona since 1895. The classic services of a public library remain in place, but the overall services have grown and changed. A snapshot of the activity during the 2013/2014 fiscal year looks like this: Patron Visits 418,063 Total Print Circulation 403,728 Total eBook Circulation 8,450 Reference Questions 32,150 Programs Offered 604 Program Attendees 22,427 Laptop Chec...
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