The Palmdale City Library, located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd. has announced the winners of its Native American Heritage and History Month Essay Context.
The winners are: 9th to 12th grade Ambernai Todd, 1st place and Cruz Anthony Herrera, 2nd place; 6th to 8th grade Lincoln Erfle, 1st place, Jacob Erfle, 2nd place; Cleofe Bustillo, 3rd place; and Sa’Nye Marie Todd, 4th place.
The essay contest theme was “Why is it important to represent Native American voices, experiences, and perspectives?” The contest ran from Nov. 1 through Nov. 30.
“Here at Palmdale City Library, we love to encourage discovery, learning, inclusiveness and sharing of ideas,” said Library Director Robert Shupe. “That’s why we encourage youth in our community to participate in our essay contests. We will honor the contest winners at the Library Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, and invite the public to attend.”
The Palmdale City Library is open seven days a week. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm; Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm; and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm.
For more information, please call the Palmdale City Library at 661/267-5600 or TDD 267-5167 or visit www.cityofpalmdale.org/library.