New Crop of Library Users is Born
Members of the Boys & Girls Club’s Education and Technology Center took a walking field trip over the winter break to the Laguna Beach Public Library.
Rebecca Porter, the director of children’s literature, explained the library system and challenged the children in a scavenger hunt to find library resources. She concluded by reading a story and assisting them obtain their own library cards.
A Day On Instead of a Day Off
The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was honored through deed on Monday, Jan. 20, as some Laguna Beach youths spent their day-off feeding and assisting others.
The Torch Club, a leadership and service group of 11 to 13 year olds within the Boys & Girls Club, this year partnered with the Friendship Shelter of Laguna Beach to coordinate the MLK Day of Service.
Eight youths prepared a meal of hamburgers and ravioli for 25 Friendship Shelter residents.
“Our Torch Club members are inspired by Dr. King’s lessons of compassion and community-building,” said Christina Pellecchia, program coordinator and Torch Club advisor.