Posted on Sunday, December 2, 2012 by Tamara Palmer
The American English word "cookie" comes from the Dutch "koekje," which means little cake. Many other English speaking countries call them "biscuits" instead. Whatever you choose to call them, you can celebrate this sweet start to the holiday season by...
Posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Play-Well TEKnologies will be coming to Los Altos Library with colorful LEGO especially designed for a program using them for fun-filled engineering and architectural projects, activities that both the children and the instructors enjoy! This will take place on Wednesday, December 5th...
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Name: Laura Pasternack
Job Title: Librarian, Adult & Teen services at Woodland Branch
How long at the library: Just over four months!
Hobbies & Interests: Caring for my pets (dog, cats & snakes), playing viola with local orchestras, shopping, photography, and taking road...
Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Los Altos is very proud to have two winners in "We Are America" art contest. Phillip Baek won the first place of the 3-5 grade category and Kimberly Fong took second place. Phillip wrote:"We all stand to hold and support our country. Even though we have...
Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012 by los_altos_manager
It’s time to get your home ready for cold weather before winter.Take a few steps to prepare. When it rains, your gutters need to be clean.Check your furnace and ducts. Before you use your fireplace, be sure to have it inspected. Time to check your automatic sprinkler/irrigation...
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Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Tamara Palmer
To start off National Games Week, which also just happens to be the week of Thanksgiving, Los Altos is hosting a Family Game event from 4 - 5:30 pm on Friday, November 16th! Bring a favorite board or card game to share with your friends and family; a perfect way to enjoy a non-hectic...
Posted on Saturday, November 10, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Job Title: Library Clerk
Hobbies & Interests: Nutrition, art (especially collage), and her cats
Favorite thing about working here: Working with the public - checking materials in and out, helping patrons use the self check-out machines, and registering new...
Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Los Altos Library Presents: E-Readers Petting Zoo.
Do you want an E-Reader device but are not sure which one to choose? Just in time for the Holidays you can see different E-Readers at the E-Readers Petting Zoo at the Los Altos Library. You can look, play, and learn about E...
Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 by los_altos_manager
November is for desserts! This is the time of year we turn to comforting sugar-laden treats for the holidays. Here at Los Altos Library we have a timely display for the season of dessert making.
Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 by Tamara Palmer
Come rattle a shaker, clap your hands, wave a scarf, shake a pompom, and dance around during a fun-filled afternoon of music and movement. Open to children of all ages, the Rhythm, Rattle, and Rock program will be held in the Los Altos Program room on Wednesday, November 7 at 3:30 pm...
Posted on Sunday, October 28, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Two great book clubs for kids meet at the Los Altos Library in November: Book Bug Club for 2nd and 3rd Graders and Fall into a Good Book Club for 4th through 6th Graders. Book Bug Club meets Tuesday, November 13th from 4 to 4:45. This month's book is called Star Jumper: Journal of a...
Posted on Saturday, October 27, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Come to a special Family Storytime introducing iPad applications for children and parents. We will combine both digital devices and traditional children’s books into a storytime at Los Altos Library on Thursday, November 8th, 7pm.
Posted on Friday, October 26, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira
November is Family Literacy Month—Celebrate with Family Games Celebrations at the SCCLD Libraries...
Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Job Title: Acting Community Librarian
How long have you been with the library? 9 years at Los Altos, 16 years with the SCCLD
Tablet Computer Books @the Los Altos Library.
Do you have a tablet computer and are not sure how to use it? We have books that describe how to use your iOS and Android tablet computers. In addition, we have books that talk about apps and options for both platforms in printed and ebook format...
Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Surprise! Dr. Einstein is coming to visit Los Altos Library and talk to children about his life and offers his great ideas of science. Children 2nd grade and up are welcome to come and join the lively discussion with Dr. Einstein. The show will be held in the children's...
Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Join us at the Los Altos Library on October 10th, 2012 at 7:30 pm to hear Stanford Professor Dr. Jack Rakove speak about the origins of electoral college. Dr. Rakove has taught at Stanford University since 1980 and has written six books. In addition, he received a Pulitzer Prize for his...
Posted on Thursday, October 4, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Fall is here and we've got some cool new graphic novels in at the Los Altos Library! Check the catalog, or drop in and grab one of these books.
Librarian: Judith Gregg
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