Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Brenda Trosin
Have you ever thought of helping someone improve their English?
Posted on Saturday, January 4, 2014 by Don Phillips
When I love a song, it can be a disorienting experience to hear a different version of it.
Posted on Thursday, January 2, 2014 by Karen Armendariz
January 21st is Hugging Day! So, spread your arms around your family, friends and loved ones. Remember, you always get a hug in return. To celebrate this day, here are some books to share with your children. Wrap your arm around them and read.
Posted on Sunday, December 29, 2013 by Don Phillips
It's too bad the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album is usually not broadcast on television. This year the list of nominees includes some of my favorite music of 2013. For some profoundly interesting music, check out the current nominees.
Posted on Friday, December 27, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira
Alice and Joanie B. Dream of a World of Roads to Cross...
Posted on Monday, December 23, 2013 by Debra Lurie
Posted on Sunday, December 22, 2013 by Diane Salah
In the movie The Intouchables, the dynamic duo is not exactly what you might expect.
Posted on Friday, December 20, 2013 by Health and Fitness
Finding Happy - It's time to make those resolutions!
The calendar is almost ready to turn over to 2014 -- which is a great time to start thinking about resolving to live a healthier lifestyle.
We all know the formula:
Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 by Don Phillips
Remembering Joan FontaineOctober 22nd, 1917 - December 15th 2013
Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira
In all the hustle and bustle of the holidays - it's nice to catch a few sweet moments to remember the simple riches we hold dear. . .
What better way to rediscover these moments than through poetry - and to share them with our children?
Team up poetry with vintage Christmas...
Posted on Monday, December 16, 2013 by Don Phillips
Acclaimed Milpitas poet, Raymond Chow shares his poem "The Interplay of Words" for the December Poem of the Month.
Posted on Friday, December 13, 2013 by Debra Lurie
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Ahh, the holidays! This time of the year just calls out for some good music. You've already listened to your favorite Christmas carols, the holiday songs from your past, now, this year, try something different.
Blues music may not be your first choice of holiday...
Posted on Friday, December 13, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira
Never under-estimate the power of taking a nap!
Alice and Joanie B. - hardworking, cluckin' and scratchin' and referencin' library-hens that they are - love a good nap on their days off....
Favorite napping positions:
Joanie B's best nap technique is to tuck her beak...
Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 by Don Phillips
Posted on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 by Don Phillips
Chef Judy Rodgers, one of the chefs who made the Bay Area a culinary landmark, passed away on December 2, 2013.
Posted on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by Debra Lurie
November 2013 marks the 100 year anniversary of the publication of the first volume of "Remembrance of Things Past" by Marcel Proust. This work, also known as "In Search of Lost Time", holds the Guinness world record as the longest novel ever written.
Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 by Brenda Trosin
You can change the life of an adult in your community by becoming a Reading Program tutor. Expert training and ongoing support are provided. Tutors must be 18-years-old, but no previous teaching experience is required. If you are interested in signing up to attend an upcoming orienation and...
Posted on Monday, November 25, 2013 by Lauren Teixeira
Thanksgiving time --
Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by Debra Lurie
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