Library News

Newsletter: Let's Play

Posted on Thursday, April 10, 2014 by LibraryAdministration

Newsletter: Let's Play Just out! Read the latest issue of our library newsletter! In This Issue: Serial Novels are Back! Come Out and Play DIY Toolkits Coming Soon Always Available eBook Classics Discover & Go PlaneTree Turns Twenty Five Everyday Superheroes Wanted Freegal's Free Music Giveaway Child's Play Playdate Projects MoneySmart Workshops Virtual Lawyers in the Library Online Business Resources Kid's Pick Teen Pick Adult Picks The Healthy . . . more »

Save $$$ with DIY Toolkits

Posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

DIY Kits Coming Soon to SCCLD Saving money on your energy and water bills while making your home more comfortable just got easier for residents in the Santa Clara County Library District. Through public libraries, Silicon Valley Energy Watch is providing Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Home Energy Saving Toolkits that are stocked with supplies and measuring devices. Just like a book, the toolkits can be checked out. . . . more »

Newsletter: Going Green

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by LibraryAdministration

Going Green banner Just out! See the latest issue of our library newsletter! In This Issue: David Perez: Santa Clara County's New Poet Laureate Spring into Poetry SVR 2014 Events Continue Money Smart Week Looking for More Green? Free Holds Green Crafts: Can I Make That? Green Grows the Grass - Pollen is Sure to Follow Kelly's Green Tips Discover & Go Green Trending Now @ SCCLD Kid's . . . more »

MONEY SMART Workshops Offered this Spring

Posted on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

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. Santa Clara County Library District and the Financial Planning Association® of Silicon Valley are supporting this campaign by offering MONEY SMART programs ALL SPRING! MONEY SMART Workshops in April Topic: Successful Retirement Planning Presenters . . . more »

War Ink Project

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 by LibraryAdministration

War Ink Project Logo Veteran Memorial Tattoo Art SCCLD is seeking Iraq and Afghanistan veterans for a multimedia exhibit of tattoo art from veterans throughout the state. With nearly 2 million veterans in California and a generation of veterans returning from two wars, a cooperative of innovative library systems is announcing the launch of War Ink, a relevant and timely online exhibit of Iraq and Afghanistan veteran memorial tattoo . . . more »

Long Term Health Care Workshops in March

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

Free Financial Planning Workshops in March The Financial Planning Association® of Silicon Valley is offering several free workshops at SCCLD locations this Spring. The workshops offered in March 2014 are on Long Term Health Care The FPA will provide information about nursing homes, assisted living, and salient differences. Learn how to prepare for unexpected costs. Workshop dates and locations: Monday, March 10, 7 p.m. at . . . more »

Virtual Lawyers in the Library

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

WHAT: A Virtual Lawyers in the Library program, a virtual legal advice clinic, connects experienced volunteer attorneys from local corporations and commercial law firms with community members. Virtual meetings between participants and qualified volunteer attorneys, are free and limited to 20 minutes per session. Individuals can register online at: or sign up at participating locations. Short waiting lists will be maintained at each location . . . more »

Book Club Kits

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 by LoraLibrarian

Book Club Kit Bag ONE library card, 10-12 copies of the book, six week checkout Looking for a great book to discuss at your next book club meeting? Check out our Book Club Kit collection. The titles in this collection have been carefully selected by a member of our staff, and represent a wide variety of topics, interests, and genres. Both fiction and non-fiction titles are included. The kits . . . more »

Planned Network Downtime

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 by LibraryAdministration

image of hazard sign and hammer and wrench 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. . . . more »

Newsletter: Fall in Love With...

Posted on Monday, February 10, 2014 by LibraryAdministration

Newsletter: Fall in Love With... Just out! See the latest issue of our library newsletter! In This Issue: Silicon Valley Reads 2014 Get FREE Passes for Silicon Valley Reads Day at the Comupter History Museum Fall in love with SCCLD Reading Program is seeking YOU Top Picks from Freegal Cupertino Library Foundation: Library Lovers for Twenty Years SCCLD Bookmobile Services at Lick Observatory Discover & Go HomeMade Sweets Breast Cancer . . . more »