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Upland City Library

Literacy News

Literacy Tutor Training

Friday, May 23rd, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Carnegie Cultural Center
In this workshop, volunteers learn about instructional methods and materials for adult students.Interested adult volunteers must pre-register by Tuesday, May 20th, 5 p.m. with the Adult Literacy Program, (909) 931-4211.

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12th Annual Literacy Trivia Bee & Silent Auction

Congratulations to Team Rutherford, the champion of the 12th Annual Literacy Trivia Bee and Silent Auction on March 28th! Francie’s Fanatics (Library staff), the Justice League (City Attorney’s team), The Tutor Titans, intrepid newbies from the Pacific Christian Center, You Bee History (UHS teachers), and last year’s champs, the Upland Highlanders all presented a valiant effort. Nevertheless, County Supervisor Janice Rutherford led her team members Lisa Jeffers and Gayla Sanchez (who always happens to be her mother) to victory. Trivia Judges Tom Thomas and Renuka Balakrishnan awarded points for correct answers, plus bonus or make-up points for flair, presentation, and/or Bee Bucks. Master of Ceremony Bob Cable presided over the mayhem (when Scorekeeper Ann Thomas allowed him), as the teams guesstimated, sketched, sang, and sometimes provided the correct answer for the most points. A light dinner and dessert was provided by Jersey Mike’s, Pine Haven Catering, Progressive Catering, Claro’s Italian Market, and the Brandt Family Winery.
Many thanks to the team sponsors and auction donors:

  • Aria Restaurant
  • Renuka Balakrishnan
  • Ann-Marie Biden
  • Black Angus, Ontario
  • Boomers! Family Fun Center
  • Jeryl Boring
  • Brandt Family Winery
  • Brunswick Bowling, RC
  • Brunswick Bowling, Upland
  • Randee Bybee
  • Caffe Allegro
  • Claro’s Italian Market
  • Wyndee Clements
  • Cucamonga Quakes
  • Eden Garden Fusion Grill
  • Fitness 19, Upland
  • John Elway’s Crown Toyota
  • Friends of the Upland Public Library
  • Graber Olive House
  • Hair Connection, Claremont
  • Kimberly Hall-Barlow
  • The Hat, Upland
  • Rosemary Hoerning
  • Jersey Mike’s, Upland
  • Jim Coiner Nursery
  • Keri Johnson
  • Jones & Mayer, Fullerton
  • Roberta Knighten
  • Lantz Diamond Center
  • Latta Interiors
  • Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Julie Maloney
  • Massage Envy, Upland
  • Massages by Suzie Harris
  • Pine Haven Catering
  • Progressive Catering
  • Kathy Pruitt & Family
  • Purvis Gallery, Upland
  • Janice Rutherford, County Supervisor
  • Salon Panache
  • San Biagio’s New York Pizza
  • Loren and Kay Sanchez
  • Scheu Family YMCA of Upland
  • Southern California Gas Company
  • The Sideboard, Upland
  • Spaggi’s Restaurant
  • Maria Sunio
  • Temecula Olive Oil Company
  • Thread at Work
  • Dedria Tillett
  • Shawn Townsend
  • Vince’s Spaghetti
  • WalMart, Upland
  • Debra Watson.

Team supporters and silent auction bidders helped to raise over $5,000 to support the Adult Literacy Program! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!