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Goleta Valley Library hands out library cards to students in hopes of promoting services to community

Goleta students receive library card
City of Goleta

GOLETA, Calif. - Goleta Valley Public Library handed out library cards to students of Dos Pueblo High School on Tuesday.

Goleta Valley Library hopes to achieve its goal of getting library cards in the hands of every student in Goleta Valley.

Goleta Valley library hopes the library cards will allow students access to resources and services, in the library and on their website, that will be beneficial to their academic success.

The library cards will allow students access to Hoopla, a great site for downloading free e-books, e-audiobooks, comic books, movies, TV shows and music.

Goleta Valley Public Library has a new program called Brainfuse that offer online tutoring after hours to students.

The library cards will also allow students free full text access to the New York Times to help with homework.

The effort was made possible by the Student Success Initiative Grant, the goal of the grant is to ensure all school-aged children in the area have a library card.

So far, students from Goleta Valley Junior High, El Camino Elementary, Mountain View Elementary, Brandon Elementary and Coastline Christian Academy have received library cards.

Ellwood Elementary is the next school to receive library cards which is planned for January 2020.

The City of Goleta manages the Goleta Valley Library along with four others in the Santa Ynez Valley, they serve approximately 116,000 residents.

To know more about services and programs they offer, click here.

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