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  • SJ Engage: Immigration in the United StatesSJ Engage Logo

    The United States is the most diverse nation on Earth. It has been built by millions of immigrants coming to our shores from all the nations of the world. Immigrants have enriched our culture and contributed mightily to our economic growth. Countless numbers have put down roots and found new opportunities in the United States. The process has not always been easy. As newcomers, immigrants have faced poverty, prejudice, hostility, and even violence. The United States has long struggled in its relationship with its immigrant communities throughout history; and the "nation of immigrants" faces yet another turning point today.
    Posted by: TeenHQ on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Summer on the Farm in the South BayHistoric Milk Barn and Tank House at McClellan Ranch Preserve

    June can be a great month to get out with your kids! The longer daylight hours stretch the window of opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Not sure where to go? Luckily the Bay Area has many options whether you’re focusing on the South Bay or beyond. It can be helpful to have a point of interest as an incentive. This month, as part of the Take a Hike (with the kids) series, the featured hikes are farm-centric, giving those youngest hikers a chance to explore farm life and farm animals with a little hiking mixed in. Many baby farm animals have recently arrived in the spring to add to the fun!
    Posted by: Anonymous on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 5:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight - Introducing the Beanstack Tracker Alexa Skill!Beanstack Logo

    Tracking your Reading just got easier!
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 6:45 AM | Comments: 2
  • The Genealogy Sojourner: Traditions Of ServiceBook Cover For The Secret Solider

    Posted by: John Muller on Monday, June 10, 2019 - 12:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • YA Friday: Tropes Spring Eternal - The Love TriangleYA Friday white text on pink background logo

    Who will they choose? Characters in these books often find themselves torn between two loves in the most controversial plot device in YA literature: The Love Triangle.
    Posted by: Megan Maloy on Friday, June 7, 2019 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0