Dancing with the Stars Math Superstar!

Posted on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 by Gilroy_Library

Danica McKellar Meet Danica McKellar - Dancing with the Stars contestant, and Math Superstar! She can act, she can dance, and...drum roll, please...she wrote a theorem, “The Chayes-McKellar-Winn Theorem” , published in the Journal of Physics. Meet Danica McKellar: Positive role-model for girls Advocate for math education for girls New York Times bestselling author of non-fiction math books for girls You can even vote for her and . . . more »

Are You Ready for Spring?

Posted on Monday, March 10, 2014 by Gilroy_Library

A New Beginning Santa Clara County libraries has a fine selection of favorite read-aloud picture books celebrating the season of spring. If you're interested in fiction, our Spring Picture Books list of titles is available for your selection. Enhance your stories with our vibrant non-fiction titles. Ask your friendly children's librarian to show you these books and more! A New Beginning A simple explanation of what the spring . . . more »

Felt Crafts at Gilroy Library

Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 by Gilroy_Library

Felt It Please join us this Saturday, February 22nd at 2 PM at the Gilroy Library for our monthly adult and teen craft. We will be making felt bookmarks and keychains. All supplies will be provided. We have many felting books to get you started. Felt It! 20 Fun & Fabulous Projects to Knit & Felt Felties: How to Make 18 Cute and Fuzzy Friends Big Little . . . more »

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2014 by Gilroy_Library

Chinese New Year Celebrate the Year of the Horse with books, recipes, and crafts. Enjoy stories featuring fireworks, dragon dances, red envelopes, and wishes for prosperity and good fortune. Learn more about Holidays and Customs with our free online resources: http://www.sccl.org/kids/homework-help/resources/a-z/customs-and-holidays Chinese New Year Introduces the Chinese New Year and describes some of the things people do to celebrate the holiday and to bring good luck in the . . . more »

Gingerbread Delights

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 by Gilroy_Library

Dreaming of gingerbread during this holiday season? Watch a video of the making of the White House Gingerbread House and get the recipie to the springerle cookies used in the design. Then, stop by the library for a few of our favorite gingerbread stories. Gingerbread Mouse An accident sends Mouse in search of a new home at Christmas time and she finds what seems to . . . more »

Dairy-Free Holiday Desserts

Posted on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 by Gilroy_Library

Vegan Desserts Learn how to make delicious dairy-free holiday desserts at the Gilroy Library this Saturday, December 7th from 12:30 to 2 PM. A cooking demonstration followed by free tastings will be presented by Talya Lutzker, certified Ayurvedic practitioner, chef, nutritionist, and author of the Ayurvedic Vegan Kitchen. Check out some of our mouth-watering holiday dessert books available at SCCL. Vegan Desserts Chocolate Holidays The Kids' Holiday . . . more »

Stone Soup for Everyone

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2013 by Gilroy_Library

Stone Soup Stone Soup Discover how an ordinary stone, and the kindness of a few friends, can unite a community in a delicious way. Stone Soup by Marcia Brown When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food is hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, ending with all of the town enjoying a feast. Stone Soup Stone Soup by . . . more »

Make a Difference Day

Posted on Thursday, October 17, 2013 by Gilroy_Library

Ways to Help in your Community Ways to Help in your Community Do you like to make the world a better place? Are you someone who likes to help others? Then join in the fun as millions of Americans participate in Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 26th. You can repair, recycle, or lend a smile on this national day devoted to helping others by doing volunteer work in the . . . more »

A is for Apple Pie

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 by Gilroy_Library

A is for Apple Pie Seen those Red Delicious apples at the Farmer's Markets? How about Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Golden Delicious, or Fuji apples? Dreaming of apple pie? Apple harvest season is the perfect time to bake a pie. Enjoy these and other apple pie stories and recipes from the children's section at your local library. The Apple Pie Tree Bring Me Some Apples . . . more »

Lincoln & Douglass

Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2012 by Gilroy_Library

Cover of Abraham Lincoln & Frederick Douglass: The Story behind An American Friendship From Russell Freedman, the author of the Newbery Award winning book Lincoln – A Photobiography, comes another wonderful book that brings history and historical figures to life in a way that makes readers even more curious about them: Abraham Lincoln & Frederick Douglass – The Story Behind an American Friendship. An unlikely friendship developed between President Abraham Lincoln and activist Frederick Douglass. It was surprising . . . more »

Annual Meeting - Friends of the Gilroy Library

Posted on Saturday, September 8, 2012 by Gilroy_Library

Friends of the Library sign Friends of the Gilroy Library will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 20, 2012, 7:00-8:30pm. All who are interested are welcome to attend. Community members will have the opportunity to join Friends during the meeting. Important agenda items will be discussed and Friends members will elect new officers. Please join us and help Friends plan and grow. Location: Gilroy Library Meeting Room . . . more »

Friends of the Library Booksale

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by Gilroy_Library

Books on table The Friends of the Gilroy Library will be having a booksale on Saturday, September 8th from 10am to 1pm. Find great books at great prices! . . . more »