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Book Sale This Weekend!

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by los_altos_manager

Book Sale This Weekend! The Los Altos Friends of the Library will be holding their quarterly Used Book Sale this weekend.  All funds received directly benefit our library, so tell your friends!  This sale will feature a collection of vintage and valuable prints, in addition to the regular assortment of books...

Celebrate Julia Child's 100th birthday, August 15, 2012!

Posted on Sunday, August 12, 2012 by Tamara Palmer

Celebrate Julia Child's 100th  birthday, August 15, 2012! Julia Child did not learn to cook until she was 32 years old, but you can start now. Cook something French to celebrate Julia’s Birthday.  Bon Appetite! Bon Appétit!

Back To School With Concepts

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by Tamara Palmer

Back To School With Concepts   It's nearly time to start school!  Whether you are starting for the first time or going back for another year,  going into preschool or Kindergarten, concept books are a fun way to get ready.  ABCs, 123s, colors, shapes, and other basic concepts are on special display...

A Birthday For Corduroy

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by Tamara Palmer

A Birthday For Corduroy Don Freeman, the author of that adventurous teddy bear named Corduroy, was born on August 11, 1908.   Celebrate his birthday by joining Corduroy, Dandelion, Willoughby, Earl the Squirrel, and Don Freeman's other creations in their adventures, found in his classic picture books here at...

"Near Space" Adventures

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by los_altos_manager

On July 25, skydiver Michael Baumgartner leaped out of a balloon-lifted capsule and fell 96,640 feet before landing safely back on earth. That's 3 minutes and 48 seconds of freefall! Baumgartner is aiming at doing another "near space" skydive to break the current record of 102, 800...

Kid's Summer Reading Club -- Did You Meet Your Reading Goal?

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by los_altos_manager

Did you sign up for the kid's Summer Reading Club?  Did you pick up your starting prize (a free book!)?  Have you been logging what you've read, earning on-line badges, and finding Hoot The Owl?  Have you reached your personal Summer Reading Club goal?  If you answered...

What's Los Altos Reading?

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2012 by los_altos_manager

Ever wonder what everybody else is reading? Here in Los Altos, teens are still devouring "The Hunger Games" (top teen book this week), and Star Wars (top teen series). Adults are digging into "Taken" by Robert Crais (top mystery) and "A Dance with Dragons" by George...

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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


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