Library Blog

Sounds of the Holidays

December 6, 2023

Winter holiday season is upon us, and that means it is time for holiday music! You can listen to plenty songs and instrumental music in the Music Online: Popular Music Collection.

Thanksgiving In History

November 3, 2023
Thanksgiving Greetings with turkey

Thanksgiving Day is the last Thursday in November, and a big turkey dinner is traditional. How did this holiday start?

It’s alive! Experience Science learning in a new way.

November 1, 2023
SCCLD Student Portal

“Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure ‘science.’” – Edwin Powell Hubble Famed astronomer Hubble articulated simply that science is based on exploration, interaction, and engagement. When students connect with concepts in an interactive way, they learn in a more meaningful way. … Read more

Crafts to Dye For

October 3, 2023

With CreativeBug you have unlimited access to over 1,000 online art and craft classes that you can watch anytime, anywhere and at your own pace. We’ve collected some of our favorite crafts that involve dyeing! Orizomegami Upcycling: Transform Your Wardrobe with Dye Make an Ice-Dyed Top Easy … Read more

Investigate the California Missions

October 2, 2023

California has 21 historical missions along the coast from San Diego to San Francisco. They were built by the Spanish between 1769 and 1822. These historic buildings can be visited and toured. Some are still active Catholic parishes. They are each about a day’s travel apart by walking, although these days you can drive the whole distance in one day.

Back to School with LearningExpress

September 1, 2023
Learning Express School Center

When you go back to school after a summer of fun, it can be hard to get back to work. The LearningExpress Student Centers, one for Grades 4-8 and one for High School, are a good place to practice study skills and get homework help!

Why Aren’t They Dancing?

August 14, 2023
SCCLD Student Portal

Have you ever started watching something and thought “why aren’t they dancing?” Then‘s Ballets might be just right for you! Ballet is a unique artform that blends the athleticism of dancing with the storytelling of theater. With you can stream ballets from around the world. Watch exciting performances … Read more