What's a Good Pet for a Frog?

Posted on Friday, September 14, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

I'm hoppy to see that September is all about Pets in the Cupertino Library Children's Room. There's a True Animal Stories book list, and display shelf full of books about famous animals. I always thought I'd like to have a pet, but I'm not sure what kind of pet would be good for a frog. What do you think? . . . more »

Teen Read Week Top 10 - Online Voting

Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

Teen Read Week Teen Read Week (TRW) is almost here!!! Now in it’s 14th year, TRW is rolling strong in its crusade to encourage teenagers to visit local libraries and read just for the fun of it. This year’s theme is, It Came from the Library and sports a cool slime-splattered logo, compliments of YALSA(Young Adult Library Services Association). But what is TRW all about? Oftentimes faced with . . . more »

Waiting on George

Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

Gardens of the Moon If you are impatiently waiting for the next entry in the George R.R. Martin series A Song of Ice and Fire (The Winds of Winter) and are looking for something similar, try these novels: Gardens of the Moon Conceived and written on a panoramic scale, Gardens of the Moon is epic fantasy of the highest order -- an enthralling adventure by an outstanding writer. The . . . more »

Unholy Night

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

Unholy Night Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith. If you're looking for entertaining revisionist history, this is the book for you! What if the three wise men were actually thieves recently escaped from prison? What if they happened to spend the night in a stable which they shared with a newborn baby and his parents, Mary and Joseph? From the author of the New York Times bestselling Abraham . . . more »

Chinese Book Discussion Group Reads <i>Before I Go To Sleep</i>

Posted on Friday, September 7, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

Bie xiang xin ren he ren Bie xiang xin ren he ren On September 13th the Cupertino Library Mandarin Book Discussion group will discuss the September selection, Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson. Due to an accident two decades in her past, forty-seven year-old Christine Lucas wakes every morning unable to recognize her husband Ben, or to remember the past twenty years of her life. Ben appears to . . . more »

Introducing The Parents Corner

Posted on Friday, September 7, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

The Man in the Moon looked out of the moon, Looked out of the moon and said, "'Tis time for all children, on the earth To think about getting to bed!" Getting Your Baby to Sleep is just one of the booklists we offer in our Parents Corner. The Parents Corner is a collection of books of special interest to parents and caregivers featuring topics . . . more »

Bad Kitty versus Garfield

Posted on Friday, September 7, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

Bad Kitty versus Garfield! Who makes the best pet and why? Cast your vote in the Children's Room of the Cupertino Library starting September 1st! . . . more »

Master Gardeners: Starting your Cool Season Vegetable Garden

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

Late summer is the best time to get started on your cool season vegetable garden. Please join us on Wednesday, September 12th from 7-8:30 p.m. at Community Hall when Master Gardener Laura Monczynski tells us which vegetables grow best during the fall and winter months in Santa Clara County. She will also tell the audience how to plant and care for them to ensure the . . . more »

Author Visit with Tim Stanley

Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

Cover of Last of the Prune Pickers The Last of the Prune Pickers Tim Stanley, Author of Last of the Prune Pickers: a Pre-Silicon Valley Story What was here before we called it Silicon Valley? What came before Apple Computers and Hewlett-Packard? Before technology, the Santa Clara Valley was once filled with acres of fruit orchards. Author and Saratoga-native Tim Stanley will discuss his book The Last of the Prune-Pickers: A Pre-Silicon . . . more »

Python Ron's Traveling Reptile Adventure

Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

From 18 foot pythons to 4 foot long lizards, Python Ron gives everyone the opportunity to get close up and personal with these awesome creatures. Lounge with the lizards and speak with the snakes on Friday, September 21st at 2 pm on the Cupertino Library Patio. School age children first grade and older may register in person at the Children’s Reference Desk starting September 1st. . . . more »

What Can Library Kids Do?

Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

What Can Library Kids Do? Anything! Each month there is something new to discover at the library! The Library Kids Can! club starts in September at the Cupertino Library. Come to the Cupertino Library Children’s Reference Desk and pick up your booklet to be a part of The Library Kids Can! club; with different activities and programs to do each month! There are many programs . . . more »

Parenting the Young Child

Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2012 by Cupertino_Library

Have you ever wished your child came with an instruction manual? This fall, Cupertino Library invites you to attend one of our “Parenting the Young Child” programs presented by Hand in Hand Parenting. In September, we start the series off with “Helping your Child with Learning and School”. This program will offer new ways to help relieve the tension that builds when a child faces . . . more »