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150th Anniversary of Iconic Speech

Posted on Saturday, November 23, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

150th Anniversary of Iconic Speech On Tuesday, November 19th, thousands of people gathered on a battlefield site in Pennsylvania to pay honor to one of the best known, and one of the most highly regarded, speeches in American history. Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address not only dedicated a national cemetary to those fallen in battle, but also presented Lincoln's view on the larger significance of the . . . more »

What's the news? Read all about it for kids grades 3 and up

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Is your student not ready for the local newspaper? Here are some good places for kids to read about the news. Time for Kids Time for Kids is a news magazine that can be read online. Click on the "full text option" link underneath the title. It will direct you to the library's online databases that carry this title. Click on any of the databases . . . more »

Reading "Breaking Night" at Cupertino Library

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Breaking Night Breaking Night From being homeless to becoming a Harvard University graduate is a long leap for anybody. This month, the Cupertino Library Adult Book Discussion Group will talk about their November selection, Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard, a non-fiction account of how author Liz Murray accomplished this turnaround in her life. Breaking Night is a term . . . more »

Diwali Celebration with the Kriyaa Dance Academy

Posted on Thursday, November 14, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

As the days get shorter and darker, everyone can use a break to lift their spirits. The next performance in the Cupertino Library Performing Arts and Cultural Series should fit the bill nicely when the Kriyaa Dance Academy will perform for a Diwali celebration on Saturday, November 16th at 3 pm. at the Cupertino Community Hall. The Kriyaa Dancers will perform a mixture of Indian . . . more »

"Say Cheese!" Distinguished Author Visits Cupertino Library

Posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

On Saturday, November 9th Cupertino Library Children's Room welcomed distinguished author Geronimo Stilton. After meeting and taking photos with his many fans, Geronimo Stilton toured the Cupertino Library. Geronimo Stilton proudly showing off his newly aquired library card. Putting his library card to good use and checking out a few books. Geronimo was impressed with the library collection, and pleased to see many of his . . . more »

Cupertino's Poet Laureate

Posted on Saturday, November 9, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Cupertino welcomes it's new Poet Laureate, Jennifer Swanton Brown. Please join us at a reception on Sunday, November 10, 3 - 5 pm at Community Hall to say farewell to our current Laureate, David Denny, and introduce our new Laureate. Sally Ashton , Santa Clara County Poet Laureate Emeritus, will be the keynote speaker. Light refreshments will be served. . . . more »

Fall Performing Arts and Cultural Series: San Jose Chamber Orchestra at Cupertino Library

Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Chamber music lovers, the next event in Cupertino Library’s Fall Performing Arts and Cultural Series should be just your cup of tea. The San José Chamber Orchestra’s Associate Concertmaster, Liana Bérubé, and principal cellist Michelle Kwon, will lead a program of string trio music designed to delight music-lovers everywhere. Take a break from your weekend routine on Saturday, November 9th at 2 pm at the . . . more »

Celebrations

Posted on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Perfect Parties It's a very festive time of the year. These books are available to help you create an awesome celebration. Come see the display "Season of Celebration" on the 2nd floor of the Cupertino Library for additional book suggestions. . . . more »

San Jose Flamenco Society Performs at Cupertino Community Hall

Posted on Monday, November 4, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Do tapping heels and castanets, the swirl of a dancer’s skirt and a strumming Spanish guitar all give your pulse a jump start? If so, please join us for a performance by a dancer, a singer and a guitarist from the nationally known San José Flamenco Society. This performance is part of the Cupertino Library’s Fall Performing Arts and Cultural Series, and will be held . . . more »

Wee Rhymes

Posted on Monday, November 4, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Wee Rhymes Wee Rhymes Here is a new book too good to miss! Author Jane Yolen and illustrator Jane Dyer have once again teamed up, this time on a wonderful collection of poetry for babies entitled, Wee Rhymes. Seventy-five new and classic rhymes feature baby activities from meals, playtime, baths, to bedtime. This is a sample to whet your appetite: SAYING BANANAS Do you love banananananas whole? . . . more »

A Cornucopia of Thanksgiving Goodies

Posted on Sunday, November 3, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Bear says thanks Whether you are looking for stories, traditions, crafts, or a history of Thanksgiving, the library has a lot for kids to choose from. You can find books about gratitude or discover how the Thanksgiving holiday got started. Click here for some Thanksgiving stories both in book and ebook formats. What about looking at Thanksgiving from a somewhat different point of view? Try this non-traditional classic, . . . more »

Cupertino Library Family Game Day

Posted on Friday, November 1, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Fun and Games at the Library! Join us at Cupertino Library for our third annual Family Game Day, Wednesday November 27th! Drop by the Children’s Room starting at 11:00 am until 5