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Student Art Display at the Milpitas Library

Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by Don Phillips

Student Art Display at the Milpitas Library 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...

Merry Bookmas from Milpitas Library!

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...

Live Performance of A Christmas Carol at the Milpitas Library!

Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by Don Phillips

Live Performance of A Christmas Carol at the Milpitas Library! On Saturday, December 8th at 3:00 PM, the Milpitas Library will host a free 75-minute performance of Dickens' A Christmas Carol. 

Remembering Dave Brubeck

Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by

Remembering Dave Brubeck 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...

Chickens, Preschoolers, and Some Mud

Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira

Chickens, Preschoolers, and Some Mud 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

Jazz Up Your Holidays!

Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by

Jazz Up Your Holidays!          

Chasing Mavericks, Library Style

Posted on Saturday, November 24, 2012 by

A Turkey Trot?! What About a Chicken Run?

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.

2nd Annual Milpitas Library Writing Contest Winning Essays

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012 by milpitas_manager

2nd Annual Milpitas Library Writing Contest Winning Essays  

It's Movember - Where's Your Mustache?

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira

Healthy Eating at Thanksgiving

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by milpitas_manager

Healthy Eating at Thanksgiving           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...

Zombie Alert! Milpitas Chickens Go Gangnam Style

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira

Zombie Alert! Milpitas Chickens Go Gangnam Style 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

Healthy Eating

Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by

Healthy Eating  Healthy Halloween Treats

Chicken Boo Boo!

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...

Just Ask Alice and Joanie B--November is Family Literacy Month so Celebrate with Family Games!

Posted on Friday, October 26, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira

 November is Family Literacy Month—Celebrate with Family Games Celebrations at the SCCLD Libraries...

Reading Buddies this Saturday, October 27 @ Milpitas Library

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by milpitas_manager

Reading Buddies this Saturday, October 27 @ Milpitas Library 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...

Teach Your Chickens Well

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.

Music and your little chicks

Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by Lauren Teixeira

Music and your little chicks 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)

Celebrate the Birthday of Oscar Wilde

Posted on Monday, October 15, 2012 by

Celebrate the Birthday of Oscar Wilde 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.

Go Psychonautic! Don's October Pick of the Month

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 by Don Phillips

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