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 »

Teen Summer Programs @ Woodland

Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2013 by Lolo_Librarian

Summer is just around the corner, and the library has planned a lot of fun programs to keep you busy. In addition to the ongoging summer reading program and Read Across America, the Woodland Branch will have special events for teens on the third Wednesdays of each month. They are open to all youth aged 12-18 (with exceptions), no registration is required, and everything is . . . more »