Book Club Kits

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 by LoraLibrarian

Book Club Kit Bag ONE library card, 10-12 copies of the book, six week checkout Looking for a great book to discuss at your next book club meeting? Check out our Book Club Kit collection. The titles in this collection have been carefully selected by a member of our staff, and represent a wide variety of topics, interests, and genres. Both fiction and non-fiction titles are included. The kits . . . more »

The Emergence of Digital Natives - How Will They Reshape Our World?

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 by LoraLibrarian

Back in 2004 I was shopping for a new cell phone plan and remember signing up for my very first unlimited data plan. In those days, before mobile friendly websites and apps were invented, there wasn’t a lot that one could do with their data plan but browse the internet and send text messages. I kept asking the sales clerk what else I could do . . . more »

Congratulations To Our Harry Potter Contest Winners: Tween Category (Grades 5-8)

Posted on Monday, December 23, 2013 by LoraLibrarian

In celebration of the new Harry Potter cover art designed by Kazu Kibuishi the library held an art contest in the months of September & October. Below are the winning entries. Congrats to all that have participated! Ariyan K. (Campbell Library) Aishik B. (Cupertino Library) Andrew G. (Gilroy Library) Zoie S. (Los Altos Library) Ruckika S. (Milpitas Library) Lillian Z. (Saratoga Library) . . . more »

Happy Birthday Claude Debussy!

Posted on Thursday, August 22, 2013 by LoraLibrarian

Photo of Claude Debussy One of the most influential French music composers of his time Achille-Claude Debussy (August 22, 1862 - March 25, 1918) has come to be regarded as the quintessential “impressionist composer.” Just like an impressionistic painting, his music is full of color, poetry, and movement. To learn more about Debussy, visit the online resources listed below, or check out some books, CDs, and DVDs available at . . . more »

eBooks for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 by LoraLibrarian

Get your iPad, Android tablet, or Nook and check out these favorite picture books with your little ones. Now available in eBook format these timeless classics are specifically geared towards active participation in: Learning the alphabet Telling stories Singing, rhyming, and play Science and math To access these full color eBooks, visit our Axis 360 collection and perform a quick search by title or author. . . . more »

Popular Kids Series Now in eBook

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by LoraLibrarian

Junie B. Jones Book Cover You can now access some of your beloved children’s series in eBook format. Visit our Axis 360 eBook collection to browse for your favorite characters! These books are compatible with many eReaders and tablets including iPad/iPhone, Android, Kindle Fire, Kindle HD, and NOOK (download ePUB or PDF format using Adobe Digital Editions to your computer and transfer book via USB connection to your favorite eReader). . . . more »

Summer Spells SUCCESS

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 by LoraLibrarian

Boy reading books Summer Learning Day is June 21, 2013 and the National Summer Learning Association offers some great ideas and tips for exercising your child’s mind during the summer months when school is out. To succeed in school and life, children and young adults need ongoing opportunities to learn and practice essential skills. General Tips Music & Movement Read Together Use Math In Everyday Situations Write Stuff . . . more »

Adult Summer Reading Events

Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 by LoraLibrarian

Beneath the Surface image Summer’s the time for reading! Rediscover your library during the SCCLD Adult Summer Reading program from June 1st through August 31st. For this year’s Adult Summer Reading program delve Beneath the Surface to examine the under-layers of the physical worlds, local history, culture, and the human psyche. In addition to attending our exciting programs, you can mix and mingle with like-minded adults during your local . . . more »

March is Women's History Month

Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by LoraLibrarian

March is Women's History Month Looking for some ideas for a history report? How about using Women's History Month as your inspiration? There are many great resources available to get you started. All you have to do is pick a topic or subject that would be of interest to you. Actresses Audrey Hepburn Katherine Hepburn Marilyn Monroe Shirley Temple Oprah Winfrey First Ladies Abigail Adams Mary Todd Lincoln Michelle Obama . . . more »

@ Your Service: Personal E-Reader Tutorial Assistance at Cupertino Library

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2012 by LoraLibrarian

image of e-readers Do you want to learn how to load e-books and library e-content on your fancy new device? Get all of your e-reader questions answered by scheduling a personal consultation with our Electronic Resources Librarian! Location: Cupertino Library Days & Times: Monday, December 3, 4-6 pm Monday, December 10, 4-6 pm Monday, December 17, 4-6 pm Monday, January 14, 4-6 pm Monday, January 28, 4-6 pm . . . more »

The Election Season is Open

Posted on Thursday, September 6, 2012 by LoraLibrarian

The general election will be held on November 6, 2012. In order to vote in this year's general election you can register to vote until October 22, 2012. For more information about how to register to vote, download and print a voter registration form, check the status of your voter registration or change the address and update your voter registration, please visit the the Register . . . more »

Small Business Library Materials

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by LoraLibrarian

It's your Biz Like the cartoon at the bottom of this page illustrates, some stories may inspire us to get creative and perhaps even start our own business venture. The Library offers all sorts of resources for business and investing. A couple of online resources that I want to highlight are: Small Business Resource Center It covers all major areas of starting and operating a business, including accounting, . . . more »

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