Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 by Debra Lurie
You've read the book, you've seen the movie, maybe you've even seen the old movie. But have you heard the opera?
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 by Don Phillips
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 by
Each One Teach One is an old proverb which originated in the United States during slavery. Most Africans were denied access to formal education so their reading skills were very, very limited. When a slave learned or was taught to read, it became his or her responsibility to teach someone else...
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2013 by Don Phillips
The Milpitas Library June Poem of the Month comes from Eugenia Egbert of the Milpitas Library poetry group, the Peaceful Poets.
Regular meetings of the Peaceful Poets will resume on Wednesday, July 17th at 6:30 pm in the library conference room and continue on the third...
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 by Don Phillips
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2013 by Debra Lurie
"Never had an audience heard music so brutal, savage, aggressive, and apparently chaotic; it hit the public like a hurricane, like some uncontrolled primeval force." - Roman Vlad, musicologist, composer
"Some of the most controversial notes ever composed ...
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira
It was almost Father's Day...
...Alice and Joanie B. were clucking about who had the best Dad (all idioms aside)....
Posted on Saturday, June 8, 2013 by Don Phillips
I'll admit it!
Two years later I'm not quite over the death of Peter Parker in Marvel Comics Ultimate reboot of the Spider-Man saga. However, even though I'm not quite recovered from the trauma, I am enjoying seeing the adventures of the new Spider-Man, Miles Morales...
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira
Dear Alice & Joanie B,In our house, the Golden Oldies Rule!!
Can children learn anything by listening to them?
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 by
I think there are only three things America will be known for 2,000 years from now when they study this civilization: the Constitution, jazz music and baseball.
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2013 by Don Phillips
Are you looking for a great list of books to read for the summer? Are you a fan of entertaining, well crafted and thought provoking fiction?
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira
Mary, Mary, quite contrary,
How does your garden grow?
With silver bells, and cockle shells,
And pretty maids all in a row....
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 by Don Phillips
As part of this past May 18-19 weekend Nebula festivities in San Jose, Gene Wolfe was honored with the Damon Knight Grand Master Award. Since Gene Wolfe is my favorite science fiction writer of all time, I couldn't let this moment pass without some extra notice.
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2013 by Don Phillips
The Milpitas Library is pleased to host the 10th Annual Exhibition of the Milpitas Camera Club which this year also features photographs by Milpitas High students. The exhibition kicks off with a reception on Saturday, May 18th from 2 - 4 pm in the auditorium which...
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2013 by Don Phillips
We just keep ordering new music for your local SCCLD libraries. These are the newest titles that you can place a request on.
Check out the full list of titles here.
Interested in more Teen stuff??? Check out the SCCLD Teen Page.
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by Don Phillips
The Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) are coming to San Jose to give out the Nebula Award this weekend, May 16th - 19th. Since 1965 the SFWA have been distributing the only science fiction Award decided by the writers themselves.
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2013 by Don Phillips
For the month of May we have two poems to share from our Variety Show/Poetry Slam Showdown event! Former Slam champions Jennifer Gigantino and David Perez went head to head for three rounds of stunning poetry.
David won the first round with the May Poem of the Month - Part 1
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira
Mother and Child by: Agnes Ethelwyn Wetherald (1857–1940)
I saw a mother holding
Her play-worn baby son,
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2013 by Don Phillips
With the opening last week of Iron Man 3, the official season of the blockbuster has begun and you can enjoy the great sounds of the newest big films at your local SCCLD Library.
Posted on Monday, May 6, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira
Alice and Joanie B. try to get to the gym, but after working all day (or the evening shift) at the Milpitas Library - the gym is the last thing they think about....in fact...
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