Teens: Get Your Hands on Some Non-Fiction

Posted on Thursday, January 23, 2014 by birvog

Do you think 'homework books' when you hear non-fiction? Then you haven’t checked out any at your library. Try one of these titles nominated for the Excellence in Non-Fiction Award and see how many interesting stories and creative ideas are hiding between the pages: The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi, written by Neal Bascomb Go: . . . more »

Celebrate the Year of the Horse at Family Storytime on January 28!

Posted on Thursday, January 23, 2014 by Saratoga_Library

Please join us for a special family storytime to celebrate the Year of the Horse. New Year stories and music from Asia, a craft and treats will be featured! This event takes the place of the regular family story time. All generations are welcome! Many cultures in Asia celebrate traditional holidays based on a lunar calendar. The most important holiday is the New Year which . . . more »

Baby Storytime at Saratoga Library

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by Rose4Reading

Did you know that the Saratoga Library now has a baby storytime? Baby storytime is a wonderful opportunity for the baby and adult to enjoy books, songs, and action rhymes together. The baby storytime will take place every Thursday from January 23 to February 27 at 11:30 AM in the Orchard Room. This program is for pre-walking babies. Baby and adult only please. Please register . . . more »

Yosemite: Lincoln’s Gift to the Nation

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Saratoga_Library

Yosemite's Songster Californians are blessed by one the crown jewels of the nation’s park system - Yosemite National Park. It is the third most visited in the National Park Service and is only three hours east of Saratoga. If you are thinking of a trip to Yosemite this year, you might want to begin your planning a little early. 2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite . . . more »

Nonfiction for the New Year

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Rose4Reading

You can learn so many new things from nonfiction (factual) books! The wonderful thing about these books is that you can explore your curiosity for many different subjects. Nonfiction books can teach you facts about science, history, art, animals, and more. For example, did you know that the struthiomimus dinosaurs were built like horses and ran at a speed of about 35 miles an hour? . . . more »

iPad Art Workshop

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by Saratoga_Library

On Saturday, January 18 at 2PM all ages are invited to learn simple digital techniquest to draw, sketch and paint using your tablets. Sumit Vishwarkarma, founder of MobileArtAcademy.com, will introduce you to art apps, styluses and filters to create portraits, landscapes or still-life paintings. . . . more »