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Anti Bullying Program at Library

The Placer County Library will host an anti-bullying program geared primarily for junior high and high school students Saturday, Aug. 10 at the branch library in Rocklin from 2 to 4 p.m. The Rocklin branch is located at 4890 Granite Dr.

The program is sponsored by the Placer County Library and is being organized by the Rocklin and Penryn branches. Penryn Branch Manager Amie Toepfer (Toe-fur) says the bullying kids suffer today is different than when we were growing up.

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The Placer County Sheriff’s Office will present a slide show on bullying and be available to answer questions. The presentation will provide information that will be useful to both youths and their parents. Toepfer says they want it to be a fun event.

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“The library decided to organize the program because of recent events at local schools that involved bullying,” and she says they hope bullies and those being bullied will join the event.

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During the event, the library will give out bookmarks with resource information and will have books and movies that deal with bullying on display for participants to check out.

Friends of the Penryn Library and Rocklin Friends of the Library are providing support for the pizza, crafts and door prizes.

For more information, contact the Rocklin branch library at 916-624-3133 or the Penryn branch at 916-663-3621.

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