Snakes: Fact or Fiction?

Posted on Thursday, March 27, 2014 by Lolo_Librarian

I'm sure you have all heard the stories about "Man-eating Pythons," in fact there was even a photo circulating for some time "proving" a snake in SE Asia had swallowed a child. So why was that same child photographed a few months later, alive and well? Short answer, because it was a hoax! There are many myths and legends surrounding snakes, most of which are . . . more »

Reptile Show @ Woodland Library

Posted on Friday, August 16, 2013 by Lolo_Librarian

Go "beneath the surface" for our final teen program of the summer, and meet some reptiles at Woodland Library next Wednesday! Who: Teens, but children may attend if accompanied by an adult (or older sibling); presented by For Goodness Snakes of Campbell. What: Fun, free, and educational program, with real reptiles to meet up close & personal. Where: Woodland Library, 1975 Grant Road, Los Altos . . . more »

Snakes Make Great Pets?

Posted on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by Lolo_Librarian

You Want A What for A Pet?! People often ask me for recommendations on what makes a great pet, particularly for families with children. And boy are they surprised when my first suggestion is a snake! A snake?? Yes, they can actually make wonderful pets, especially for younger children. The specific species is important, however, since you don't want to get your 10 year-old a Spitting Cobra. But if you pick the . . . more »