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June 01, 2020

10 Ways to Keep Children Reading this Summer

The Summer Slide is a term educators use to refer to the loss of learning and tendency to forget grade-level material during time away from school....more»

June 01, 2020

Teachers of the Year & 54 Honorees

Amazing Educators Recognized in Kern County and Beyond

One teacher can make an amazing difference in the life of a child. The ability to adapt to specific needs is a characteristic Kern County's outstanding teachers share....more»
May 01, 2020

Bakersfield Museum or Art Offers Digital Tours and Activities

The Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMOA) might be closed physically, but its website ...more»

May 01, 2020

Kern County Library Services Expand Online Offerings, Including New eLibrary Card Option

Libraries across the country have never looked so empty. However, their services have also never been more vital and more accessible, thanks to online components available through websites and social media....more»
May 01, 2020

Making the Grade: School Year Q&A for Parents Teaching from Home

Change has been the only constant in 2020, due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic. The forced closure of schools and businesses has made terms like "shelter-in-place," "social distancing" and "distance-learning" everyday phrases....more»
April 01, 2020

Check Out Kern County Library Online

The Kern County Library has vast online resources from A to Z. Not only can you download eBook and eAudiobooks using Overdrive, Hoopla, RBDigital, CloudLibrary, and OpenLibrary, but you can find all kinds of fun activities....more»

March 01, 2020

THESE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED Find Census-Themed Programming Throughout Kern County Library Branches

Census-themed events will bring history to life at local library branches throughout Kern County this March —just in time for the national census taking place in towns and counties throughout the United States....more»

March 01, 2020

COVID-19 and the New Normal: Advice for Local Parents, From Local Parents

At Kern County Family Magazine, we know this is a sensitive time for families. We recently asked parents for their best advice and what's helping them get through this unprecedented period....more»
February 01, 2020

Everyone Counts

How Kern County Libraries Are Encouraging Local Participation in the 2020 Census

The 2020 Census is the theme for upcoming programming at a Kern County Library branch near you....more»

January 01, 2020

Inclusive Employment and a Model to Follow

How Taft College's Transition to Independent Living Program is Bringing International Recognition for the Differently-Abled

Photos courtesy Mahea Maui, Taft College Foundation 


The town of Taft, with its population of fewer than 10,000 residents, isn’t an area always associated with international acclaim....more»

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