Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Posted on Friday, March 1, 2013 by Milpitas_Library

Actor Duffy Hudson in Dr. Seuss hat Milpitas Library is celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday with a special Dr. Seuss program on Saturday, March 2nd at 11am in the Auditorium. Join Broadway and film actor Duffy Hudson in this fast-paced romp through the beloved classics of Dr. Seuss, including The Sneetches, Horton Hears a Who, and other fun works. Watch these Dr. Seuss classics come to life as you have never seen them . . . more »

"Is an IT Job in your future?" CANCELED February 13th at Milpitas Library

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by Milpitas_Library

Tonight's program "Is an IT Job in your future?" on careers in the field of technology has been cancelled due to the illness of the presenter. We apologize for the inconvenience. For more information, call the Milpitas Library's Reference Desk: 408-262-1171, ext 3617 . . . more »

Marathon Musical Movies at Milpitas Library All Day December 27th

Posted on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by Milpitas_Library

Sing-A-Long Marathon Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Even though the sound of it is something quite atrosicous! If you say it loud enough, you'll always sound precocious, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! If you like to sing those good ol' movie muscial songs - join us at the Milpitas Library on Thursday, December 27th as we present the Sing-A-Long Movie Marathon all day long in the Auditorium. Come for a song or two, stay for . . . more »

Merry Bookmas from Milpitas Library!

Posted on Thursday, December 6, 2012 by Milpitas_Library

Building a "Christmas tree" out of bound National Geographic books Happy Holidays from Milpitas Library 'Tis the season to be jolly and use ye old National Geographics to make a Bookmas Tree! First, get a cart and load it up with a lot of (dusty, old) green National Geographics. Then, carefully stacking them on the Children's Help Desk. Build it nice and high, just like a real tree. Dig in the storage closet and have . . . more »

2nd Annual Milpitas Library Writing Contest Winning Essays

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2012 by Milpitas_Library

The Milpitas Library Advisory Commission and the Milpitas Library teamed up once again and hosted the 2nd annual writing contest on Saturday, October 20, 2012. This year contestants had to write their essays at the library. Two hundred contestants in grades 4 to 12 wrote and submitted their essays for a chance to win a Kindle Fire. Ten Kindle Fires were awarded! The winning essays . . . more »

Healthy Eating at Thanksgiving

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Milpitas_Library

Picture of a cornucopia Many of us face a challenge at the holidays – how to enjoy ourselves without gaining unwanted pounds in the process. The average weight gain between Thanksgiving and January 2 is a whopping 7 pounds! If you would like to avoid this, here are a few tips: Avoid sugar. With all those cookies around, this is easier said than done. But try your best. Don’t . . . more »

Reading Buddies this Saturday, October 27 @ Milpitas Library

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 by Milpitas_Library

Reading Buddies - read to a dog Reading Buddies at the Milpitas Library - this Saturday, October 27 at 2 pm Children can now buddy up with a furry friend and read one on one from a favorite book. For Kindergarten through 5th grade. Each 20 minute session is with a specially trained therapy dog and volunteer. This is a drop-in program held on the 4th Saturday of each month. In the . . . more »

Milpitas Student Wins 'Growing Up Asian in America' Prize

Posted on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 by Milpitas_Library

Symbol for Asian Pacific Fund Milpitas Student Wins 'Growing Up Asian in America' Contest Allison Choe, a 9-year-old student at Sinnott Elementary School in Milpitas, is a rising star in the world of poetry. While crossing the Golden Gate Bridge with her family the idea came to her that bridges are for connecting more than just two areas on opposite sides of water. Bridges also connect ideas, cultures, people. This . . . more »

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