2013 Book-To-Action Libraries

COLUSA COUNTY LIBRARY
BOOKS: A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron and A Dog on his Own by Mary Jane Auch
SERVICE PARTNER: Colusa County Animal Shelter and three rescue organizations
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: pet adoption day

CORONA PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOOKS: Scent of the Missing and The Possibility Dogs by Susannah Charleson
SERVICE PARTNER: Corona Animal Control Department
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: supply drive and possible pet adoption day

DIXON PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOOKS: The Warrior's Heart (YA) and The Heart and the Fist, both by Eric Greitens
SERVICE PARTNER: Airman and Family Readiness Center at Travis Air Force Base
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: care package assembly and donation

GLEN AVON LIBRARY (RIVERSIDE COUNTY LIBRARY)
BOOK: Without Sin by David McCabe
SERVICE PARTNER: Operation Safehouse
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: donation dropoff event

HERCULES LIBRARY (CONTRA COSTA COUNTY LIBRARY)
BOOK: Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
SERVICE PARTNER: Hercules Community Sustainable Garden
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: clean-up work party

LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOOK: Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets by Carissa Phelps
SERVICE PARTNER: Women's Shelter of Long Beach, Pathways to Independence, and Love in the Mirror
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: food and supply drive, mentor program for women and teens

MONO COUNTY FREE LIBRARY
BOOK: Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by Luis Carlos Montalvan
SERVICE PARTNER: Eastern Sierra Dog Rescue, Paws 4 Healing, Guide Dogs for the Blind
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: adoption days and pet food drives for shelter, guide dog puppy-raising recruitment

OVITT FAMILY COMMUNITY LIBRARY (ONTARIO CITY LIBRARY)
BOOK: Full of Heart: My Story of Survival, Strength and Spirit by J.R. Martinez
SERVICE PARTNER: Operation Supply Drop, nonprofit that distributes refurbished video games and game systems to troops in Afghanistan
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: donation drive and packing/shipping party

REEDLEY BRANCH (FRESNO COUNTY)
BOOK: Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash by Edward Humes
SERVICE PARTNER: city water division and public works department; Reedley College Forestry Department.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: cleaning up two nature trails

SACRAMENTO PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOOK: The Quarter-Acre Farm: How I Kept the Patio, Lost the Lawn, and Fed my Family for a Year by Spring Warren
SERVICE PARTNER: Soil Born Farms
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: creation of community garden

SANTA ANA PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOOK: True Notebooks: A Writer's Year at Juvenile Hall by Mark Salzman
SERVICE PARTNER: Women Helping Women*Men to Work
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: youth project organizing and sorting donations

SANTA MONICA PUBLIC LIBRARY
BOOKS: You Had Me At Woof by Julie Klam and Finding Danny by Linzi Glass
SERVICE PARTNER: Santa Monica Animal Shelter
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: recruiting volunteers for the shelter, clean-up and licensing awareness day at the dog park

SOLANO COUNTY LIBRARY
BOOK: The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child by Francisco Jiménez
SERVICE PARTNER: Northern California Counties' Migrant Education Program, Vaca Produce Pipeline, Rio Vista Community Services, Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: food drives, volunteering for migrant literacy program, produce picking for food banks