It's Gilroy Garlic Festival Time!

Posted on Friday, July 27, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

Book cover for The Stinking Cookbook Check out our garlic booklist! It's that time of year again! We've put together a complete list of books about your favorite stinking rose just in time for the annual Gilroy Garlic Festival this weekend. Enjoy! The Stinking Cookbook . . . more »

Inspire @ the Library

Posted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

Photo of Scape Martinez Public art at Morgan Hill Library's 5th birthday party! On Saturday, hundreds of us came to the Morgan Hill Library to attend a birthday party. The “new” library celebrated its 5th birthday. One special moment was the unveiling of the murals by Bay Area artist, Scape Martinez. The mural series, Inspire, makes a vibrant statement on the walls of the teen space in the Library. . . . more »

Coming soon: new titles this fall!

Posted on Monday, July 23, 2012 by JANE CRONKHITE

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo One of the many great things about being a librarian is keeping an eye out for new books being published. Here are some books coming this fall to put on your wishlist, along with some titles to tide you over until these get here! /jane The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Book 1: the graphic novel (Vertigo, November) Yes, Vertigo is releasing two hardcover graphic . . . more »

New website, same great collection!

Posted on Monday, July 16, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

We’re delighted to launch Santa Clara County Library’s new website! This site is a portal to our rich and varied collection of materials in a wide choice of formats. Whether you’re looking for a light summer read, a reliable reference source, a good movie, or music to delight your senses, this is the way to find it! Explore the Library’s collection of nearly 2 million . . . more »

Summer Reading is in full swing!

Posted on Friday, July 13, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

Summer reading is well under way, and you may have noticed that we’re doing things a little differently this year. Our summer reading program features a new online component that allows you to create avatars, earn badges, share reading lists, and update your online reading log. We hope that you enjoy our innovative, new approach to our longstanding tradition of fostering a love of reading . . . more »

Welcome to our new website!

Posted on Friday, July 13, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

Photo of Nancy Howe Welcome to the new Santa Clara County Library District’s website! Many people have worked for over a year on a friendly, useful design, and we hope that you like it. Besides a new, fresh look, we have also moved to a site architecture that will be much easier to maintain. You will also find a variety of staff blogs – we will be sharing news . . . more »