Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by Don Phillips
The Milpitas Library is pleased to be currently displaying the art of Milpitas students throughout the library. Paintings, pastels, and drawings from classes taught by art instructor Diana Mihalakis will be on display through the end of January 2013. Mihalakis has offered art classes...
Posted on Thursday, December 6, 2012 by milpitas_manager
Happy Holidays from Milpitas Library 'Tis the season to be jolly and use ye old National Geographics to make a Bookmas Tree!
First, get a cart and load it up with a lot of (dusty, old) green National Geographics.
Then, carefully stacking them on the Children's Help Desk. Build it...
Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by Don Phillips
On Saturday, December 8th at 3:00 PM, the Milpitas Library will host a free 75-minute performance of Dickens' A Christmas Carol.
Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by
The world of jazz lost one of its legends today. Dave Brubeck was a pioneer of jazz. With his classic album "Time Out" he introduced us to jazz at a new tempo. "Blue Rondo a la Turk" was in 9/8 time, 9 beats to the measure instead of the customary 2, 4, or 5 beats...
Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira
Rain, rain, go away
Come again another day
Little Arthur wants to play.
Little Arthur wants to play in the mud after the rain because Little Arthur knows, like any good scientist, that th
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Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira
Alice and Joanie B. are soooo jealous - of turkeys this time of year.
Alice: Turkeys get all of the attention. Turkey this, turkey that - and now a Turkey Trot?
Joanie B: Ha! Chickens can outrun a trotting turkey every time.
Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012 by milpitas_manager
Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira
Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by milpitas_manager
Many of us face a challenge at the holidays – how to enjoy ourselves without gaining unwanted pounds in the process. The average weight gain between Thanksgiving and January 2 is a whopping 7 pounds! If you would like to avoid this, here...
Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira
Milpitas Gangnam Style
Hey Zombie Lady!
Alice and Joanie B. love that Gangnam Style by Psy - thanks to the SCCLD and Freegal - they were able to download and keep a copy - wooo hooo! So when the Milpitas High Undead Academy stopped
Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by
Healthy Halloween Treats
Posted on Saturday, October 27, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira
Alice and Joanie B. love, love, looovve Halloween! They've invited a few friends over for pumpkin eating, and some crowing and squawking -- about their favorite Halloween things - to the great John Coltrane's 1965 rendition of My Favorite Things...thanks to our music video time...
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 Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by milpitas_manager
Reading Buddies at the Milpitas Library - this Saturday, October 27 at 2 pm
Children can now buddy up with a furry friend and read one on one from a favorite book.
For Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Each 20 minute session is with a specially trained therapy dog...
Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira
Teach your children well,
Their father's <hmhmhm..rhymes with well> did slowly go by,
And feed them on your dreams
The one they picked, the one you'll know by.
Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira
Da-da da-da da-da da! (clack your beak!)
De de de de! (flap your wings)
Da-da da-da da-da da! (waggle your tootsie down)
De de de de! (clap your hands - or - flap your wings)
La la la la la la... (twirl around with your partner)
Posted on Monday, October 15, 2012 by
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in
Dublin, Ireland on October 16, 1854. Mr. Wilde enjoyed many successes and unfortunately many sorrows in his life.
Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by Don Phillips
Librarian: Stephen Fitzgerald
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