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3 Central Unified School District libraries open for summer

Monday, three libraries in the Central Unified School District opened their doors to kids for the summer.
Monday marked the first day of the opening of three Central Unified School District library sites to the public thanks to financial support from Kaiser Permanente and PG&E.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Monday, three libraries in the Central Unified School District opened their doors to kids for the summer.

Dozens of books are on display and many more are stacked, all ready for kids to dive right in to reading this summer.

While the room is usually reserved for students, it's now open to the public for learning for the summer.

Harvest Elementary School Principal Robert Perez said, "I know we let out for school on Wednesday, but Monday morning the libraries are open, kids can come over here, check books out, they can sit and read, they can sit and get on the computers. The learning doesn't stop."

Monday marked the first day of the opening of three Central Unified School District library sites to the public thanks to financial support from Kaiser Permanente and PG&E.

Harvest Elementary is just one of the sites. Students can also visit the air conditioned libraries at Herndon-Barstow Elementary and Central East High School.

Principal Robert Perez says it's a great community partnership for families.

"As a parent and having a student here in central unified, it's awesome that I can bring my son or daughter to come check out books all summer long," said Perez.

Perez hopes families take advantage of the free program by picking up a book of their choice. He says taking advantage of the service this summer, can help students when they return to the classroom.

"they got a lot of words in, they got a lot of books, they hit the ground running because the learning never stopped throughout the year," added Perez.

The three libraries in central unified will be open Monday through Friday until July 11th.

Harvest and Herndon-Barstow Elementary schools will also have a story time for young students.

In addition to the three library sites, Biola-Pershing Elementary and Teague will also be open through a partnership with the Fresno County library system.



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