FREE Mini Lending Library Opens on Literacy Day

YOU’RE INVITED TO A SPECIAL UNVEILING!

Once upon a time, there was a phone booth that lived in Henderson Center …

…but thanks to a little LOVE from its community, it was transformed into a…

Free Mini-Lending Library for all of Henderson Center to read happily ever after!

Details:

Continue reading FREE Mini Lending Library Opens on Literacy Day

Literacy Day in Eureka on Sat August 19

Celebrate Books, Reading & Literacy in Eureka on Saturday August 19, 2017.

Schedule of Activities

Continue reading Literacy Day in Eureka on Sat August 19

Official Launch of ABC Traveling Library August 19

The ABC (Accessible Books from CAPE) Traveling Library is a new program that
brings books directly to adults, children and families in need who experience
barriers to be able to visit a traditional library.

A book drive was started in April and already over 2,000 have been generously donated by the community.

Schedule for Saturday, August 19:

Continue reading Official Launch of ABC Traveling Library August 19

Sequoia Park Community Focus Group

Your Park. Your Community. Your Voice.

The State Parks Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) is developing and producing a statewide video project about the value of Parks & Recreation. They are traveling to parks all over California, and will be making a stop at Sequoia Park.

Details:

Continue reading Sequoia Park Community Focus Group

Community Organizations at Get Out and Play Day

Get Out and Play Day is a huge event and lots of community organizations will have tables at Sequoia Park from 11:00AM to 4:00PM on July 29.

Here’s the list; come by and take part!

Who will be there and what they’ll be doing

Continue reading Community Organizations at Get Out and Play Day

Parks and Rec Gets Art Grant!

Ink People & City of Eureka Awarded California Arts Council  “Creative California Communities” Grant

State funds will leverage local arts project to address community needs

Eureka, CA – The California Arts Council announced its plans to award $90,000 to the Ink People & City of Eureka as part of its Creative California Communities program.  The program supports collaborative projects that harness arts and culture as a creative placemaking strategy. Projects will benefit residents and visitors by utilizing area artists, cultural organizations and arts-related businesses to address community needs or priorities. Continue reading Parks and Rec Gets Art Grant!

Book Drive for All Ages Going on Now

Eureka Parks & Recreation is collecting books for youth and adults of ALL ages for the launch of the ABC Traveling Library.

The ABC (Accessible Books From CAPE) Traveling Library is a new program through the Community Access Project for Eureka that brings books DIRECTLY to adults, children and families in need who experience barriers to be able to visit a traditional library.

To get this program launched, Parks & Recreation is looking for new or gently used books of any genre for all ages. Please bring books down to the Adorni Center at 1011 Waterfront Drive in Eureka during April. Please call 707-441-4374 for more information. Continue reading Book Drive for All Ages Going on Now