written a lot
about summer learning loss for kids who don't have engaging activities during vacation, but some children may also be vulnerable to
summer hunger or nutritional loss, without regular school-based meals.
Research shows that less than 20% of California children who receive a free/reduced school lunch during the year (which is based on family income), also participate in a school summer meal program.
A unique partnership between the Contra Costa County Library
and the West Contra Costa Unified School District is trying to prevent summer hunger by providing free, nutritious lunch at the
San Pablo and
El Sobrante libraries.
Lunch in the Library sessions include board games, arts & crafts, movies, music and more!
12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays until August 20.
El Sobrante Library, 4191 Appian Way, El Sobrante, 510-374-3991.
San Pablo Library, 2300 El Portal Drive, Suite D, 510-374-3998.
I hope you'll help get the word out about this wonderful program to anyone who may need it.