Get Ready for Valentine's Day

Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2014 by Diana_Librarian

Cool Stuff for Family & Friends Valentine's Day is only eight days away! SCCLD has a great collection of craft books for kids that want to make their own Valentine's Day gifts for their friends, family and yes, even their pets. Cool stuff for family and friends Super simple jewelry: Fun and easy-to-make crafts for kids Kid Made Modern Make your own cool cards: 25 awesome notes & invitations Pet crafts: . . . more »

Get Ready for Valentine's Day

Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2014 by Diana_Librarian

Cool Stuff for Family & Friends Valentine's Day is only eight days away! SCCLD has a great collection of craft books for kids that want to make their own Valentine's Day gifts for their friends, family and yes, even their pets. Cool stuff for family and friends Super simple jewelry: Fun and easy-to-make crafts for kids Kid Made Modern Make your own cool cards: 25 awesome notes & invitations Pet crafts: . . . more »

Ode to Mothers -- Poetry for Mothers Day @ the Library

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2013 by LaurenJoan

mother and baby Mother and Child by: Agnes Ethelwyn Wetherald (1857–1940) I saw a mother holding  Her play-worn baby son, Her pliant arms enfolding  The drooping little one. Her lips were made of sweetness,  And sweet the eyes above; With infantile completeness  He yielded to her love. And I who saw the heaving  Of breast to dimpling cheek, Have felt, within, the weaving  Of thoughts I cannot speak; . . . more »

Ode to Mothers -- Poetry for Mothers Day @ the Library

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2013 by LaurenJoan

mother and baby Mother and Child by: Agnes Ethelwyn Wetherald (1857–1940) I saw a mother holding  Her play-worn baby son, Her pliant arms enfolding  The drooping little one. Her lips were made of sweetness,  And sweet the eyes above; With infantile completeness  He yielded to her love. And I who saw the heaving  Of breast to dimpling cheek, Have felt, within, the weaving  Of thoughts I cannot speak; . . . more »

A Very Vintage Easter - Off We GO!

Posted on Friday, March 29, 2013 by LaurenJoan

young girl carrying Easter basket and holding bouquet of purple flowers The beauty of springtime, delicate blossoms, green hills covered in mustard flowers, colored eggs hidden in the garden... a chicken riding a bike... ...with a wagon full of Easter Eggs... ahhh, the good old days -- they are a part of forever spring.... ...so hitch up your chick (or bunny) to your egg wagon... or set sail in your egg boat upon a pea-green sea... . . . more »

A Very Vintage Easter - Off We GO!

Posted on Friday, March 29, 2013 by LaurenJoan

young girl carrying Easter basket and holding bouquet of purple flowers The beauty of springtime, delicate blossoms, green hills covered in mustard flowers, colored eggs hidden in the garden... a chicken riding a bike... ...with a wagon full of Easter Eggs... ahhh, the good old days -- they are a part of forever spring.... ...so hitch up your chick (or bunny) to your egg wagon... or set sail in your egg boat upon a pea-green sea... . . . more »

Singing a long at Milpitas Library

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2012 by LaurenJoan

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, and Jingle Bell Rock were sung loud enough to raise the roof as families of all shapes and sizes (100+ people of all ages) joined the Bayside 4-H A Cappella Singers in a program of holiday songs and carols at the Milpitas Library on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. Christmas cookies and Mexican hot chocolate were . . . 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 »

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 »

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