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826 News
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…

826 News
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…

826 News
09.03.2013

Check out our new program at Buena Vista Horace Mann

At 826 Valencia, we get students excited to write, and we know the power of developing good habits around writing. This year, we’ve brought…

826 News
09.03.2013

8/26 Day and a brand new quarterly

Elliot Tam and family celebrate the release of 826 Quarterly 17 On Monday, August 26, we celebrated 826′s Youth Literacy Day with the release…