Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2013 by Lora Cokolat
The Harry Potter series is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a
Posted on Monday, September 16, 2013 by Shoshana Francis
Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies by Chris Kluwe
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...
Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by los_altos_manager
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.
Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by
Measure A, the all-mail ballot recently sent to residents in the Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) service area, has passed by 81%.
Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 by
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
Posted on Friday, July 26, 2013 by
Expiring soon, the Library Measure A Ballot continues current funding at existing rates with no increase in taxes.
Is an all-mail ballot requiring a two-thirds vote to pass
Ballots are mailed out July 29 to library district residents
There is only one item on the August, 2013 mail-in ballot – the Library’s Measure A.
Posted on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 by Jane Cronkhite
Image via Encyclopedia Brittanica
Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 by los_altos_manager
Need help finding answers to your medical questions?Want to get better at locating trustworthy & up-to-date health information on your own?
Posted on Monday, July 22, 2013 by Shoshana Francis
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
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...
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...
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...
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2013 by los_altos_manager
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...
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...
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2013 by los_altos_manager
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.
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2013 by
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...
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 by los_altos_manager
The annual Speaking Volumes series, brought to you by the Los Altos Library Endowment (LALE), has so far featured two speakers who later went on to win Pulitzer Prizes. The speaker for 2009, T.J. Stiles, won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Biography for his book The First Tycoon: the Epic...
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 by Shoshana Francis
The 2013 installment of the Los Altos Library Endowment's "Speaking Volumes" series will feature David "Pablo" Cohn, Senior Research Scientist for Google.org. Pablo spent three fascinating months at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica.
Librarian: Judith Gregg
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