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09.26.2013

Slalom donates to 826

Slalom employees in 826 Valencia's Pirate Supply Store At its 2013 Escape Silent Auction, Slalom Bay Area raised $4,500 for 826 Valencia.  Slalom…

826 News
09.24.2013

Get ready for Personal Statement Weekend 2013

Photo of students working at the 2010 PSW by Monty Suwannukul, featured in Mother Jones 826 Valencia is proud to announce our fifth weekend-long…

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09.24.2013

826 wins the first-ever Library of Congress American Literacy Award

On Sunday, September 22, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington awarded 826 National the 2013 Library of Congress American Literacy Award, a new…

826 News
09.17.2013

September 19 is Talk Like A Pirate Day

Pirates line up to purchase peg legs, eyepatches, and scurvy begone on Talk Like a Pirate Day. As Shakespeare once said, and…

826 News
09.17.2013

Fresh off the press: My Underwater Hiding Spot

Cover art and design by Nolan Jones 826 Valencia’s Exploring Words Summer Camp is a five-week program for second through sixth graders…

826 News
09.17.2013

Chronicle Curates gives to 826!

This Thursday, September 19, Turntable Kitchen and Chronicle Books are giving you an opportunity to purchase some delightful cookbooks at 25% off and support…

826 News
09.17.2013

826 is back in schools with narrative writing

Students and tutors hard at work in the James Lick Writers’ Room 826 Valencia’s In-Schools program is back in full swing! In our inaugural…

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09.16.2013

E. Eastman is our September Volunteer of the Month

E. Eastman is a stylish man, but look deeper and you’ll also find an amazing tutor who wears many hats at 826 Valencia. In…

826 News
09.04.2013

Teens spend a week in our Young Authors’ Workshop

students writing up a storm at the 2013 Young Authors' Workshop From August 5 through 9, an amazing group of twenty-two high school students…