What’s new at the GCCF?

123055-004-BC796582Join us for Story Hour!
Children five and under will share books, learning, and fun at a free Story Hour at the GCCF. This month’s theme is giving and thankfulness.

The event is at 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, November 6. Each child attending will receive a free book!

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Science Hour is for kids age 3 to 8
Families & childcare providers can learn easy ways to support science learning for young children, and take home a fun project to do together.

Join the fun at 4:15 p.m. on the following dates:  November 20:  Food Science
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Volunteers needed!
Love kids? Love books? Volunteer as a mentor for Start Making a Reader Today (SMART), and you can spend 2 hours a week reading with preschoolers.

To find out more, call Nathan Buck at 971.634.1607 or email nbuck@getsmartoregon.org.
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chinese_cultureGladstone schools add K-8 Chinese program
This year, Gladstone Schools will offer instruction in Chinese language and culture to students in grades K-8. Elementary and middle school students will learn Mandarin, while exploring Chinese culture, art, literature, foods, and music.

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imagesGladstone Schools open to transfer students
Students who wish to transfer to Gladstone Schools from other school districts can find out how the process works by visiting this site. To transfer in, you must apply for and receive release from your home district.