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C. W. Gortner Visits Cupertino Community Hall

Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

The Tudor Secret The Tudor Secret ”There is always a secret to uncover behind the portrait, a mystery to explore within the legend, a hidden motivation under the fact. I write historical fiction for the same reason that I read it: because I crave the emotion of the past.” C. W. Gortner Cupertino Library is pleased to welcome historical novelist C. W. Gortner to the Cupertino Community Hall . . . more »

Cupertino Cinema Club in April

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Cupertino Cinema Club logo Cupertino Cinema Club will be on Thursday, April 11 at 4 p.m. in the Story Room. School-aged children are invited. Call 408.446.1677 x3321 for the free movie title. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Cupertino Library. . . . more »

Cirque du Cafe at the Cupertino Library

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

In keeping with our food theme, Cupertino Library is featuring the Magical Moonshine Theater and their show Cirque du Cafe. It is a table top circus for the whole family, where salt shakers do a trapeze act, a wine bottle and a baguette perform magic, a bread roll rides a pizza cutter unicycle and a banana swallows swords longer than it's body. This is object . . . more »

Children's Bee Presentation at Cupertino Community Hall

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Uncle Jer's Bee Show picture Hey kids, learn all about bees this Wednesday, April 10th at 4:00pm in the Cupertino Community Hall (next to the Library). School-aged children are invited. . . . more »

Get Ready to Rock Out for Coachella!

Posted on Monday, April 8, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

It's Blitz Check out CDs from the library and get amped up for Coachella this year. It's Blitz Yeah Yeah Yeahs No One's First, and You're next Modest Mouse Feedback Jurassic-5 Grinderman 2 Grinderman Synthetica Metric Bloom Beach House Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Phoenix Coexist Coexist XX Give up Postal Service I'm with You I'm with You Red Hot Chili Peppers Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend Hard times and . . . more »

2013 Silicon Valley Reads Author Event at Cupertino Community Hall

Posted on Sunday, April 7, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Saturday, April 13, 1:30 pm. Cupertino Community Hall War clearly takes the greatest toll from and poses the greatest dangers to the soldiers who do the fighting. For a soldier’s family however, there is a less immediate but very real price paid in terms of anxiety and loneliness during the long separations. Iraq War Vet Brian Castner wrote about his experience of the war as . . . more »

Green Teen Garden Project - Sprouting Seeds!

Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Just the mention of the month of March conjures up thoughts of shamrocks and the color green; but, here at the Cupertino Library, our teen volunteers took March’s green theme to a whole new level. This week the Green Teen Garden Project saw it’s volunteers emphasize their vow to Go Green by creating recycled seed sprouters out of used 2-liter soda bottles. After washing and . . . more »

Meet the author: 陈若曦 is coming!

Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Ruoxi Chen (陈若曦) is one of the most significant writers in modern Chinese literature. Born in Taiwan, she co-founded 现代文學 (Modern Literature) , a bi-montly literary magazine when she was still a student in National Taiwan University. 白先勇 and 王文興 are also among the founding writers. After graduation, she came to U.S. and earned MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins University. Perhaps the most drastic . . . more »

The Video History Project NEEDS YOU!

Posted on Monday, April 1, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

CREW WE NEED YOU! Silicon Valley Stories Video History Project Sunday, April 7 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm Quinlan Community Center The Silicon Valley Stories Video History Project is gathering the memories and personal stories of local residents and their families. The goal of this project is to bring the past to life. These memories will serve as a source of information and entertainment for the . . . more »

The Silicon Valley Stories Video History Project NEEDS YOU!

Posted on Monday, April 1, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

CREW WE NEED YOU! Silicon Valley Stories Video History Project Sunday, April 7 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm Quinlan Community Center The Silicon Valley Stories Video History Project is gathering the memories and personal stories of local residents and their families. The goal of this project is to bring the past to life. These memories will serve as a source of information and entertainment for the . . . more »

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