Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by cacirc
Sometimes I'm not in the mood for taking on a long book, film, or CD, or, I want the satisfaction of finishing something in one day. Here are some of my picks for when I have a case of the short attention span blues.
Posted on Saturday, September 8, 2012 by campbell_manager
Come enjoy a special program presented by Carol Bost, Cosmetology Instructor at San Jose City College. Ms. Bost is both an experienced instructor as well as a skillful hair stylist. She has more than 30 years of experience in cutting and coloring hair. She has also taught at...
Posted on Friday, September 7, 2012 by Jennifer Weeks
Recently, School Library Journal, the go-to journal for Children’s Librarians, published a guide to the top 100 Children’s novels. Now that’s a lot of great books! The list contains some classics like A.A.
Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by Robyn McCreight
I am fascinated with the genre of graphic novels. Fans of graphic novels are incredibly passionate about their favorite titles, and discussions between fans can quickly lead to intense debates regarding such questions as which titles belong in the genre, how to define the genre or when...
Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2012 by Robyn McCreight
Today is the day all sci-fi geeks have been waiting for: Doctor Who returns!!
Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by campbell_manager
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012 by campbell_manager
Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012 by Jennifer Weeks
Back to school...hooray! Amazingly, summer vacation is coming to a close, and school is starting all over Silicon Valley. Whether preparing for the first day of Kindergarten or starting a new school, the Library has some fun stories to make the transition a little easier.
Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by Robyn McCreight
On August 22nd, 1920, one of the greatest names in science fiction writing was born. Ray Bradbury spent his early childhood in the small town of Waukegan, Illinois and moved to Los Angeles, California when he turned fourteen.
Posted on Monday, August 20, 2012 by campbell_manager
Campbell Library's on-going, free, English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) conversation class is offered by the Library and its partner, CACE (Campbell Adult and Community Education). CACE is an independent, self-funded program of the Campbell Union High School...
Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2012 by cacirc
Blame it on Mad Men, but Mid-Century Modern design is back! If you need a Mid-Century Modern fix while waiting for the next season of Mad Men, check out some of these examples.
Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by Christina Luna
Lately these sweltering days have me wishing for the end of summer. I can’t wait for fall, my favorite time of the year. There’s nothing like curling up on a cold brisk evening and reading a thriller or watching a spooky movie. Since I can’t control the weather, here are some...
Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 by Robyn McCreight
Genealogical Research has become a popular hobby these days, due in part to newer technologies and services that make researching your family history easy and accessible for everyone.
Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 by campbell_manager
Posted on Friday, August 10, 2012 by Karen Rose
Did you know that you can take free practice tests for ACT and SAT online through our website? From our website, choose Research from across the top and then Test Prep. Next, click on Brainfuse or LearningExpress Library to get started. If you are accessing these databases from...
Posted on Friday, August 10, 2012 by Jennifer Weeks
The 2012 Olympics are coming to a close this weekend, but what fun it has been to watch these spectacular athletes! While not all of us can win the gold for the USA in beach volleyball like Misty and Kerry or be the fastest man in the world like Usain Bolt, summer is a great time for taking...
Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2012 by Robyn McCreight
August 9th is Book Lover's Day!! Since we are all book lovers here at Campbell, we wanted to celebrate by sharing a list of our all-time favorite books. Choosing one single book is a difficult task for any book lover, but we faced the challenge head-on and discovered that we have a pretty...
Posted on Monday, August 6, 2012 by Klara Kim
Hey kids and parents, if you joined the children's Summer Reading Club then you can come down to the children's reference desk at Campbell Library and pick a free paperback book to take home from our prize cart.
There's still one more fantastic program left coming August...
Posted on Monday, August 6, 2012 by cacirc
If you are like me, the long hot days of summer bring on the urge for gooey s'mores, campfires, crafts, and all sorts of summer camp related goodness. If a trip to the lake isn't going to happen this year, let SCCLD bring summer camp home to you. Just take a deep...
Posted on Saturday, August 4, 2012 by Jennifer Weeks
New parents often come in to the library asking when they should start reading to their baby…the answer is always NOW! It is never too early to introduce the joy of reading. The Library has lots of wonderful picture books and board books just right for the smallest listeners...
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