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Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014 by Rose Khoury
Would you like to help set a world record?
Posted on Friday, August 1, 2014 by Rose Khoury
Los Altos Library has a new friend and her name is Pips! She is a border collie that loves to visit the Los Altos Library so children can read to her.
Posted on Friday, May 23, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
WORLD TURTLE DAY: MAY 23, 2014
Posted on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
Mother's Day is this coming Sunday, when many of us humans will be honoring our mothers with brunches, gifts, flowers, cards, etc. But what about all the animal moms out there? Some (like snakes) don't care for their young beyond hatching/birth, while others nurture them for months or...
Posted on Friday, April 18, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
Gabriel García Márquez: 03/06/1927 - 04/17/2014
Posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
James Mercer Langston (aka Langston) Hughes02/01/1902 - 05/22/1967
Posted on Thursday, March 27, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
I'm sure you have all heard the stories about "Man-eating Pythons," in fact there was even a photo circulating for some time "proving" a snake in SE Asia had swallowed a child. So why was that same child photographed a few months later, alive and well? Short answer...
Posted on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
Posted on Friday, March 14, 2014 by Cynthia Wilson
It's National Pi Day!
Posted on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 by cupertino_manager
MONEY SMART Week is a nationwide public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The effort was created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002.
Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
Most pet owners don't need a special day to love their critters, but if you want an excuse to dote on them even more, February 20th is National Love Your Pet Day! This link from WikiHow has some ideas on how to celebrate this day, including the following:
Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 by Cynthia Wilson
Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 by Megan Wong
The library network will be down beginning 6:30 p.m. Sunday, February 16th through approximately noon on Monday, February 17th.
All online services (except for this website and browsing the online library catalog) will be unavailable during this time.
Posted on Monday, February 10, 2014 by Cynthia Wilson
Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
Have you ever wished you were able to talk with animals, like Doctor Dolittle? Many people have dreamed of such a thing, and to some degree it is possible! I was once the owner of an African Grey parrot, and despite popular belief, birds of that intelligence level can do more than just...
Posted on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
Teen library-goers, are you excited about the 2014 Olympic Winter Games? The festivities will take place from February 7th - February 23rd in Sochi, Russia, so get ready to root for your favorite athletes. Whether you're into snowboarding, skiing, figure skating (my personal...
Posted on Monday, February 3, 2014 by Cynthia Wilson
Information Overload ca. 1628
“What a glut of books! Who can read them...
Posted on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 by Laura Pasternack
With the goal of bringing attention and awareness to the issue of eating disorders, National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is from February 23rd - March 1st, 2014. The Palo Alto Medical Foundation, with sponsorship from the Eating Disorders Resource Center, is hosting their...
Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 by los_altos_manager
Feeling a bit frisky today? Can't remember where you hid that last nut? Have an uncontrollabe urge to run around like a crazy thing in the middle of the street?