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September Poem of the Month

Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by Don Phillips

September Poem of the Month Kaye Waldow shares her poem, "A Woodland Glade" as the September Poem of the Month.  Kaye is a long time member and former leader of the Peaceful Poets group. The Peaceful Poets meet on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM in the Milpitas Library.  

It's Like Shakespeare, Man!

Posted on Friday, September 13, 2013 by Debra Lurie

Many of Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for the screen, and we have an abundance of choices when it comes to viewing a Shakespeare film.  We can see Kenneth Branagh as "Hamlet" in the longest version of the play,

New Music for September @ SCCLD

Posted on Monday, September 9, 2013 by Don Phillips

Check out some of the new music coming to the library.  Click here, for a more complete list of the new titles for September. Interested in more Teen stuff???  Check out the SCCLD Teen Page. --Don  

Kazu Kibuishi: The Artist Behind the New Harry Potter Covers

Posted on Friday, September 6, 2013 by Don Phillips

Kazu Kibuishi: The Artist Behind the New Harry Potter Covers To mark the occasion of the Harry Potter series' 15th Anniversary, Scholastic created new covers for the books, replacing the original covers by Mary Grandpre.  The artist they chose was graphic novel author/illustrator Kazu Kibuishi.

Let Gratitude Be Your Attitude

Posted on Friday, September 6, 2013 by Karen Armendariz

Giving thanks and showing gratitude shouldn't be reserved just for Thanksgiving Day. September 21 is World Gratitude Day. It is good to remind ourselves and our children that we should be grateful for the good people in our lives and the things that we have all year long. To help...

Investment Resource: Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2013 by sccl_smallbus_finance

If Only a Chicken Could Whistle

Posted on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira

If Only a Chicken Could Whistle Just whistle while you work hmm-hm-hm hmm-hm-hm....     Alice was working on laying an egg...thinking aloud...  

The 2013 Hugo Award Winners!

Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by Don Phillips

The 2013 Hugo Awards for excellence in science fiction and fantasy storytelling were announced, September 1st at the Lonestar Con 3.

Remembering Seamus Heaney

Posted on Saturday, August 31, 2013 by Don Phillips

Celebrate Labor Day with Movies and Music

Posted on Friday, August 30, 2013 by Debra Lurie

Celebrate Labor Day with Movies and Music   Barbecues, store sales, the start of a new school year. Labor Day also signals the official end of summer, and for me, being from the East Coast, it was the last day that it was acceptable to wear white shoes.  

Remembering Julie Harris

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by Don Phillips

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%.

Go Ask Alice and Joanie B: How Does a Chicken Suggest a Purchase for the Library?

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira

Go Ask Alice and Joanie B: How Does a Chicken Suggest a Purchase for the Library?   Dear Alice and Joanie B, How does a chicken suggest a purchase for the SCCLD library?  And what if you're a rooster -- ???

Those Amazing Service Dogs

Posted on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 by Pets and Animals

Those Amazing Service Dogs The first reference found for guide dogs was in the late 16th century, with a line in a popular alphabet verse "...B is for Blind-Man / led by a dog..." In the 19th century guide dogs are mentioned in Elizabeth Barrett Browning's verse novel Aurora Leigh, by the...

Remembering Elmore Leonard

Posted on Thursday, August 22, 2013 by Don Phillips

Remembering Elmore Leonard Crime and Western novelist Elmore Leonard passed away on August 19 2013.  Leonard was an incredibly prolific writer and acknowledged as a master of the lean, mean crime novel by his many, many fans as well as other writers.

Countdown to the 2013 Hugos: The Nominated TV Shows

Posted on Monday, August 19, 2013 by Don Phillips

My final Hugo Countdown entry before the Hugo Awards for achievement in science fiction are announced on Sunday, September 1st! Since 2003 the Hugo Awards have separated short form dramatic presentations (TV episodes and short films) from feature length presentations awards. The...

August Poem of the Month

Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2013 by Don Phillips

August Poem of the Month The Milpitas Library Poem of the Month for August comes from Pat Montoya.  Pat has been a long time supporter of poetry in the city of Milpitas.  She founded the Milpitas poetry group The Peaceful Poets, published many poems in The Milpitas Post and judged for the Milpitas Library...

Alice and Joanie B. Catch the Waves and Get a Tattoo in Honolulu

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira

Alice and Joanie B. Catch the Waves and Get a Tattoo in Honolulu Alice and Joanie B. felt the rhythm of the waves on Waikiki Beach for their "vacay" week in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Remembering Ruth Asawa

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by

Remembering Ruth Asawa Ruth Asawa - Sculptor January 24, 1926 - August 5, 2013   One of California's most admired sculptors has died at the age of 87.   Ruth Asawa was an American artist, who was nationally recognized for her wire sculpture, public comm

Remembering Eileen Brennan

Posted on Monday, August 12, 2013 by Don Phillips

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