The East Porterville Drought Resource Center will be hosting a resource fair TODAY Thursday, Aug. 27th from 5-7 p.m. Join us for refreshments, bottled water, information on drought services and more! Community partners with booths at the event include the Family HealthCare Network, Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency, Proteus, Inc., Self-Help Enterprises, and United Way of Tulare County.
The Resource Center is staffed by Community Services & Employment Training, Inc. (CSET) and is provided in partnership with the County of Tulare. The center is intended to be a one-stop shop for residents suffering from the devastating effects of the drought.
Questions? Please call Angie Villa at (559) 667-9309.
Kids love the ‘Minions’ from
the movies? Now they can make their own versions of Kevin, Stuart, Bob or even
an original Minion at many of the Tulare County Library branches in September.
The crafts for each week are:
September 1 through 5 – Minion
September 7 through 12 – Minion
September 14 through 19 – Minion
September 21 through 26 – Minion
September 28 – October 3 –
Minion Sidewalk Art (Prizes!)
Craft sessions are offered at the Alpaugh, Earlimart, Exeter, Ivanhoe,
Lindsay, Orosi, Springville, Strathmore, Three Rivers, Tipton and Woodlake
The Tulare County Department of Child Support Services will be available at four Tulare County Library locations during the month of August.
Servicios suportivas para niños en la Biblioteca del Condado de Tulare.
Staff will have a table set up with brochures and informational sheets about programs.
Individuals will have the opportunity to complete a Case Review for Information Form to be reviewed at a later time, which will give them the most up to date information on their case. Answers to questions about Child Support, genetic testing, court hearings, and modification of orders will be answered by a Child Support Officer. Spanish translation will be available. Tradución en español disponible. For more information contact Tulare County Department of Child Support Services at 559-713-5708.
The new date for Child Support Services to be in Dinuba is Thursday, September 3rd starting at 11 am.
For September, we're reading Wonder by R. J. Palacio.
Summary: Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with
extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being
home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan,
which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles
to be seen as just another student.
We will be meeting in the Visalia Branch Blue Room to discuss this book on September 1 from 6:30pm - 7:45pm.
After big brothers and sisters
are back in school, wee ones ages three to six can enjoy their own
"school" with Storytimes at the Tulare County Library branches!
Storytime at the Visalia branch resumes on September 2. Join us every Wednesday
at 10 am in the Fall, Winter and Spring months. The Visalia library
is located at 200 W. Oak Avenue in Visalia.
The days and times for the other Tulare County Library branches are posted
on the library website at: www.tularecountylibrary.org.
Choose the "Kids &Teens" tab, then
"Storytime" for countywide information on preschool children's
programs. Please call the appropriate branch to find the start date
for the branch library's Storytime.
Tulare County Library serves all the citizens of Tulare County
with locations in fifteen communities, five book machines, and a website
The Friends of the Tulare County Library will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, September 10, at 7:00pm in the library's upstairs (blue) meeting room. Absolutely everyone is welcome to attend, including and especially current Friends, prospective Friends, and anyone who is interested in learning more! Please contact the Visalia Reference Desk at 713-2703 for more information.
Teens, feel like you have read everything? Or you can't find your next read? Answer a few questions and we'll put a personalized rec on hold for you once a month (or more often, if you'd prefer!).
This service is for teens only.
Find out more about Tulare County Library Teen Services at tclteens.org/ or by calling 713-2703.