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Virtual Lawyers in the Library @ SCCLD

Posted on Friday, October 4, 2013 by cupertino_manager

Virtual Lawyers in the Library @ SCCLD WHAT:  A Virtual Lawyers in the Library program, a virtual legal advice clinic, connects experienced volunteer attorneys from local corporations and commercial law firms with community members.  Virtual meetings between participants and qualified

Out with the old (data) and in with the new (data)

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2013 by

Out with the old (data) and in with the new (data) The results are in! The Reading Program just completed its annual number-crunching for 2012-2013. The compiled data goes to the California Library Literacy Services agency for incorporation into the annual report to the legislature on its state-wide literacy campaign. We are very excited to...

Harry Potter Book Cover Design Contest

Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2013 by Lora Cokolat

Harry Potter Book Cover Design Contest The Harry Potter series is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a

Staff Pick: Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies

Posted on Monday, September 16, 2013 by Shoshana Francis

Staff Pick: Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies by Chris Kluwe

Wooo Wooo! Chugga! Chugga!

Posted on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 by los_altos_manager

Children are fascinated by trains!  They love to watch a train coming and going.  They are excited to hear the train’s rumbling noise.  They want to ride on one and feel the trains moving rhythms.  The Los Altos History Museum has scheduled Train Days on Sept. 14th and...

September is Happy Cat Month!

Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by los_altos_manager

September is Happy Cat Month! September is the month to remember your furry friends. It is Happy Cat Month as proclaimed by the CATalyst Council. Come into the Los Altos Library to see the many books waiting on the shelves about housecats from shorthairs to persians and everything in-between.

Library Measure A Special Tax Passes

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by

Library Measure A Special Tax Passes Measure A, the all-mail ballot recently sent to residents in the Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) service area, has passed by 81%.

Return on Investment

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 by

Return on Investment Library District Residents receive as much as 400% Return on Investment A new independent study recently revealed as much as a 400% return on taxpayers’ investment

Library Measure A Ballot

Posted on Friday, July 26, 2013 by

Library Measure A Ballot Expiring soon, the Library Measure A Ballot continues current funding at existing rates with no increase in taxes.   Measure A: Is an all-mail ballot requiring a two-thirds vote to pass Ballots are mailed out July 29 to library district residents Benefits every...

Be An Informed Voter!

Posted on Friday, July 26, 2013 by

Be An Informed Voter! There is only one item on the August, 2013 mail-in ballot – the Library’s Measure A.

Back to School: Recommended Apps

Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 by Jane Cronkhite

Back to School: Recommended Apps   Image via Encyclopedia Brittanica

PlaneTree Health Information Center @ the Los Altos Library

Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 by los_altos_manager

PlaneTree Health Information Center @ the Los Altos Library Need help finding answers to your medical questions?Want to get better at locating trustworthy & up-to-date health information on your own?

2013 RITA Winners

Posted on Monday, July 22, 2013 by Shoshana Francis

2013 RITA Winners The Romance Writers of America have announced the winners of the 2013 RITA Awards.  Congratulations to all! Best First Book: The Haunting of Maddy Clare

What does Https stand for?

Posted on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by los_altos_manager

Https stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. This is a more secure way to browse the internet, especially over a wifi hot spot.  When you are on a page with a https web address, you are talking directly to the server and are on site with additional security...

Travels to Chile at the Los Altos Library

Posted on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by los_altos_manager

Wayne Bernhardson, author of “Moon Handbooks: Chile, Including Easter Island” (Avalon Travel, 2009) and other South American guidebooks, will present a digital slide show and lecture, and answer questions about travel to Chile and South American points of interest. Stretching from the...

The Khan Academy

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 by los_altos_manager

The Khan Academy Do you have a question about math or history and are having trouble understanding the answer? The Khan Academy is great resource where you can watch videos about a plethora of topics in math, science, and other subjects. The website for the KHANACADEMY is https://www...

Summer Reading Club Programs for Kids, grades K and up on Wednesdays

Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2013 by los_altos_manager

Summer Reading Club Programs for Kids, grades K and up on Wednesdays   Looking for something for your school-aged children to do this summer? Children going into grades Kindergarten and up are invited to come to Los Altos Library on Wednesdays at 3 pm for fabulous performances. Our Summer Reading programs are ongoing thru August 7th. While you are...

Library Catalog Class

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 by los_altos_manager

Do you want a guided tour of the Santa Clara County Library District Catalog? We will review how to search for books, login into your library record, update and review the books you have checked out, save searches, and add books to your shelves. Moreover, we will review where to find eBook...

Summer Reading @ Your Los Altos Library

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2013 by los_altos_manager

Summer Reading @ Your Los Altos Library Summer is the time for reading! Come join the Los Altos Libraries' Adult Summer Reading. Everyone who signs up gets a free book bag and special goodies.Weekly drawings for fabulous prizes take place June 15 - August 15.

Wednesdays are for Teens This Summer at the Los Altos Library

Posted on Friday, May 31, 2013 by

Wednesdays are for Teens This Summer at the Los Altos Library Are you ready for summer but not sure how you're going to fill the time? Come by the Los Altos Library every Wednesday at 3 pm for an activity for teens. We'll be playing video games, making crafts from old books and even wiring light-up duct tape bow ties like the one Pirate Alpaca is...

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Los Altos Library

13 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA 94022


Monday 10 - 9
Tuesday 10 - 9
Wednesday 10 - 9
Thursday 10 - 9
Friday 10 - 6
Saturday 10 - 6
Sunday noon - 6
Holidays & Closures

Phone: (650) 948-7683

Librarian: Judith Gregg

Email: Los_Altos_Manager@sccl.org

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