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New words=better words=better readers: Early Literacy tip of the week

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2013 by Jennifer Weeks

New words=better words=better readers: Early Literacy tip of the week This week at story time we discussed the importance of growing children's vocabulary by using better and more descriptive words.   Kitten's First Full Moon

All Things "The Host": Read the Book Before You Watch the Movie!

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by Klara Kim

All Things Hey everyone, spring has sprung!     Hooray, that means Stephenie Meyer's book The Host is finally going to be out as a movie on March 29th, 2013!

Comics 'n' Classics: Graphic Novel Adaptations

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 by Klara Kim

  Ever since publishers figured out that young people love to read graphic novels, the book industry has been working hard to adapt all kinds of classic books into novels. Some of these are okay, but are we satisfied with okay? No, we want awesome! One example of an awesome graphic novel...

Teen Bestsellers Are Back from the Dead

Posted on Friday, March 8, 2013 by Klara Kim

Teen Bestsellers Are Back from the Dead They were gone but now they're back! Usually you have to be on a waiting list to get a popular book. Now's your chance to read the most hard to get teen books without waiting because Teen Bestsellers can’t be placed on hold. That means you see them on the shelf more often and can...

Every child ready to read! Story Time Tip of the Week

Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2013 by Jennifer Weeks

Every parent wants to help her child learn and succeed.  And, really its not so hard to do. There are 5 basic practices that support early literacy: singing, talking, reading, writing and playing.  Don't you already do all of that?  Of course, you do!

Looking for Tax Forms?

Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by Karen Rose

Looking for Tax Forms?   Campbell Library has the basic tax forms and instruction booklets. This is a list of what we have so far: State Forms/Instruction Booklets: 540/540A 540 2EZ 540NR Federal Forms: 1040 1040A 1040EZ Federal Instruction booklets:

Spotlight on Bay Area Authors

Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2013 by Robyn McCreight

The Bay Area is an inspiring place. Authors and poets ranging Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Frost, Jack London, and even Mark Twain found inspiration here. The tradition continues, and many of today's bestsellers are created by authors who grew up or moved to the bay area. Here is...

Do The Dewey!

Posted on Monday, February 18, 2013 by campbell_manager

Do The Dewey! Books in public libraries are arranged on the shelves using the Dewey Decimal Classification system, a numerical system that organizes nonfiction by subject.  Each nonfiction book is assigned a "call number."   The call number groups books together by subject...

Classic Romance from Beyond the Grave

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by Robyn McCreight

Romance lovers, eat your heart out --literally. Celebrate Valentine’s day with one of these classic love stories; or explore the darker side of “undying love” with each classic’s grisly counterpart.  

From the Food Pyramid to MyPlate: A Change on the Dietary Guideline

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 by Health and Fitness

Are you familiar with the look of this food pyramid?

Silicon Valley Reads: Trivia Contest

Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by Jeannie Takagi Hsu

Silicon Valley Reads: Trivia Contest   Enter our Purple Heart Trivia Contest for Teens, where answering 5 multiple choice questions can win you a $25 gift card! Even if you haven’t read the book yet, you can still answer the questions by using the library catalog or going online.

Electronic Resources on Health and Wellness

Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by campbell_manager

Running for Health

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013 by Health and Fitness

Running for Health   What is on your New Year’s resolution list?  Whether you have a short list, or a long one, being healthy should right on top.  

Top 10 Children's Books Checked out at the Campbell Library in January!

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013 by Lisa Dearborn

Drumroll, please.... Diary of a Wimpy Kid is #1 again! In fact, the top 3 are the same as last month, but Rose and Riley and The Possum Always Rings Twice are two titles new to the list! 1) Diary of A Wimpy Kid

Silicon Valley Reads 2013: TEEN Selection Purple Heart

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013 by

The Invisible Wounds of War Get ready, because Silicon Valley Reads(SVR) is back for the 1-3. Not only is it back, and better than ever, but SVR now has an entire program just for teens!

Rock Out with the Alphabet Rockers!

Posted on Monday, January 28, 2013 by Klara Kim

Rock Out with the Alphabet Rockers!    

Top 12 Music Artists Checked Out at Campbell Library in Dec-Jan

Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013 by Karen Rose

Top 12 Music Artists Checked Out at Campbell Library in Dec-Jan These were the top Artists checked out  over the Holidays… 1.     Swift, Taylor

Grimm Tales

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by Robyn McCreight

This month will see the release of Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, yet another film in a string of recent movie adaptations and television series that transform the lives and tales of The Brothers Grimm into crime-fighters and detectives.

New regulation: calorie post on vending machine

Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013 by Health and Fitness

New regulation: calorie post on vending machine We get drinks from vending machines all the time.  Many of us probably don’t pay much attention to how many calories are in those beverages….but times are changing.

Snowflakes for All Seasons: Spring Edition!

Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013 by Klara Kim

Snowflakes for All Seasons: Spring Edition! We don't get much of our own snow in the Bay area so we have to make our own out of paper. The library has snowflakes for President's Day, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, and more!     We'll teach kids in grades 3 and above how to make their own paper...

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