The library will be closed on Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.

Meredith Sires, Children's Librarian, Arroyo Seco Regional Branch Library


Collage of picture books with Sephardic representation

How an Endangered Jewish Language Lives On

May 22, 2023

Last week, I came across a perfect Mother’s Day gift in the form of Mazal Bueno! a new board book by Sarah Aroeste sprinkled with Ladino, the Judeo-Spanish language of Sephardic Jews.

Collage of realistic middle-grade Jewish fiction books

Seeing Myself in Sally J. Freedman

May 23, 2022

I was a curious and strongly opinionated tween girl growing up in the 90s and the books I treasured centered around characters of the same mind: Kristy in The Baby-Sitters Club by