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The First Partner’s Summer Book Club June 13 – August 12 From the Office of the First Partner in the State of California, the First Partner’s Summer Book Club is a 9-week initiative to promote children’s literacy and participation in summer reading programs hosted by local libraries throughout the state. Launched in partnership with the California […]

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Book Talk Podcasts, Book Clubs, and More!

Subscribe to Library Booklists  From Armchair Travel to Christian Fiction to Picture Books, choose your booklist interests and get handpicked recommendations straight to your inbox with direct links to our collection (including direct links to our eBooks!). To get started, subscribe here. Book Talk Bakersfield  Join Kern County Library staff members, Fahra and Jasmin, as […]

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