Posted on Sunday, December 2, 2012 by Tamara Palmer
The American English word "cookie" comes from the Dutch "koekje," which means little cake. Many other English speaking countries call them "biscuits" instead. Whatever you choose to call them, you can celebrate this sweet start to the holiday season by...
Posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Play-Well TEKnologies will be coming to Los Altos Library with colorful LEGO especially designed for a program using them for fun-filled engineering and architectural projects, activities that both the children and the instructors enjoy! This will take place on Wednesday, December 5th...
Posted on Monday, November 26, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Name: Laura Pasternack
Job Title: Librarian, Adult & Teen services at Woodland Branch
How long at the library: Just over four months!
Hobbies & Interests: Caring for my pets (dog, cats & snakes), playing viola with local orchestras, shopping, photography, and taking road...
Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Los Altos is very proud to have two winners in "We Are America" art contest. Phillip Baek won the first place of the 3-5 grade category and Kimberly Fong took second place. Phillip wrote:"We all stand to hold and support our country. Even though we have...
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Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Tamara Palmer
To start off National Games Week, which also just happens to be the week of Thanksgiving, Los Altos is hosting a Family Game event from 4 - 5:30 pm on Friday, November 16th! Bring a favorite board or card game to share with your friends and family; a perfect way to enjoy a non-hectic...
Posted on Saturday, November 10, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Job Title: Library Clerk
Hobbies & Interests: Nutrition, art (especially collage), and her cats
Favorite thing about working here: Working with the public - checking materials in and out, helping patrons use the self check-out machines, and registering new...
Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 by los_altos_manager
November is for desserts! This is the time of year we turn to comforting sugar-laden treats for the holidays. Here at Los Altos Library we have a timely display for the season of dessert making.
Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 by Tamara Palmer
Come rattle a shaker, clap your hands, wave a scarf, shake a pompom, and dance around during a fun-filled afternoon of music and movement. Open to children of all ages, the Rhythm, Rattle, and Rock program will be held in the Los Altos Program room on Wednesday, November 7 at 3:30 pm...
Posted on Sunday, October 28, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Two great book clubs for kids meet at the Los Altos Library in November: Book Bug Club for 2nd and 3rd Graders and Fall into a Good Book Club for 4th through 6th Graders. Book Bug Club meets Tuesday, November 13th from 4 to 4:45. This month's book is called Star Jumper: Journal of a...
Posted on Saturday, October 27, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Come to a special Family Storytime introducing iPad applications for children and parents. We will combine both digital devices and traditional children’s books into a storytime at Los Altos Library on Thursday, November 8th, 7pm.
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 Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Job Title: Acting Community Librarian
How long have you been with the library? 9 years at Los Altos, 16 years with the SCCLD
Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Surprise! Dr. Einstein is coming to visit Los Altos Library and talk to children about his life and offers his great ideas of science. Children 2nd grade and up are welcome to come and join the lively discussion with Dr. Einstein. The show will be held in the children's...
Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 by
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Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 by Tamara Palmer
The Woodland Branch Tweens Read Book Club had its first meeting last week! Not only did we talk about the book (The London Eye Mystery) but we also performed a Name Juggle, did a Bristish to American English word match, and snacked on salt and vinegar crisps (potato chips) along with other goodies.
Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by los_altos_manager
As part of the ongoing celebration of the 60th anniversary of Los Altos, the Los Altos History Museum will be hosting a Downtown Walking Tour this Sunday, September 30 from 4-7 p.m. Enjoy costumed docents interpreting the town's notable historical figures, a vintage car exhibit, and the...
Posted on Friday, September 21, 2012 by Tamara Palmer
If you've been to the Woodland Library in the past few weeks, you might have noticed a new addition to the parking lot area. A full-scale replica of Auguste Rodin's The Thinker was recently donated to the city of Los Altos, which decided to put the sculpture on display next to the...
Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2012 by los_altos_manager
Baby Lapsit will start up again on Friday, September 21st at 11:00 am. Our last meeting will be Friday, November 16th. It is a 20-minute participation storytime for non-walking babies accompanied by a parent or caregiver and includes stories, action rhymes and songs.
Librarian: Judith Gregg
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