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Woodland Branch Library

1975 Grant Road
Los Altos, CA


Monday 1 - 8
Tuesday 1 - 8
Wednesday 1 - 8
Thursday 11 - 5
Friday 11 - 5
Saturday 11 - 5
Sunday Closed
Holidays & Closures

Phone: (650) 969-6030

Librarian: Judith Gregg

Email: Los_Altos_Manager@sccl.org

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Woodland Branch

Kids Pick: Setting World Records

Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014 by Rose Khoury

Kids Pick: Setting World Records Would you like to help set a world record?

Meet Pips

Posted on Friday, August 1, 2014 by Rose Khoury

Meet Pips 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.

World Turtle Day

Posted on Friday, May 23, 2014 by Laura Pasternack

World Turtle Day WORLD TURTLE DAY: MAY 23, 2014

Moms and Mother Nature

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...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 1927-2014

Posted on Friday, April 18, 2014 by Laura Pasternack

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 1927-2014 Gabriel García Márquez: 03/06/1927 - 04/17/2014

Poet Spotlight: Langston Hughes

Posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by Laura Pasternack

Poet Spotlight: Langston Hughes James Mercer Langston (aka Langston) Hughes02/01/1902 - 05/22/1967

Snakes: Fact or Fiction?

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...

That Awkward Moment When...

Posted on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by Laura Pasternack

 

3.14159 Equals Pie!

Posted on Friday, March 14, 2014 by Cynthia Wilson

3.14159 Equals Pie!                        It's National Pi Day!

MONEY SMART Workshops Offered this Spring

Posted on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 by cupertino_manager

MONEY SMART Workshops Offered this Spring 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.  

National Frozen Food Day: 3/6

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 by Laura Pasternack

Love Your Pets Day (2/20)

Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 by Laura Pasternack

Love Your Pets Day (2/20) 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:

One Billion Rising 2014

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 by Cynthia Wilson

One Billion Rising 2014    

Planned Network Downtime

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 by Megan Wong

Planned Network Downtime 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.     

A Gonodactylus Says What?!

Posted on Monday, February 10, 2014 by Cynthia Wilson

A Gonodactylus Says What?!                                                            

If We Could Talk to the Animals...

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...

Teens: Ready for the 2014 Olympic Games?

Posted on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 by Laura Pasternack

Teens: Ready for the 2014 Olympic Games? 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...

Information Overload ca. 1628

Posted on Monday, February 3, 2014 by Cynthia Wilson

Information Overload ca. 1628                                                               Information Overload ca. 1628 “What a glut of books! Who can read them...

"Every Body's Beautiful" Essay Contest

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...

Get Your Inner Squirrel On

Posted on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 by los_altos_manager

Get Your Inner Squirrel On 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?

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