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Opera San Jose presents Billy Goats Gruff

Posted on Friday, November 30, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

billy goats gruff Join us at the Saratoga Library on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:30 pm as Opera San Jose presents "The Billy Goats Gruff." This classic fairytale of the three billy goats with a contemporary twist, tackles the issue of bullying and promotes the power of kindness. The performance is set to recognizable melodies from some of opera’s most beloved composers, including Mozart, Rossini and Donizetti. . . . more »

Science Takes Center Stage at Saratoga Library in October

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

Mr. Science Saratoga Library's Community Librarian, Gayathri Kanth, believes strongly in the importance of the library's role in supporting lifelong learning in many different subjects. "Libraries have been contributing more than reading enrichment activities. We have also emerged as places where people can come together and expand their knowledge and awareness of the world," says Kanth. "We have programs that provide hands on experiences for the kids . . . more »

Mr. Science presents Two Hands-On Programs October 6th

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

mr. science It's Electric! It's Magnetic! It's Hair-Raising! It's Mr. Science presenting two programs on Electricity and Magnetism at the Saratoga Library on Saturday, October 6th at 11 am and at 1:30 pm. This program is for grades 4 - 8 only. Registration is required. Please call or come to the Children's desk to sign up. Also in October, on Saturday the 20th, Mad Science will come . . . more »

Aaarrrrr, Me Hearties!

Posted on Saturday, September 15, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

Lives of the Pirates Lives of the Pirates Wednesday, September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. “Avast!” ye say? You don’t know how to talk like a pirate? Well, we’ll soon have you ship-shape. If you'd like to read about real life pirates, click here for a list of nonfiction books. If you'd like to read a rip-roarin' pirate yarn (made up story), check out this list. . . . more »

Learning how to be a friend

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

The Year of the Book The Year of the Book. When we first meet Anna, a nine-year-old Chinese American girl, we learn that she is an avid reader who isn’t so sure about friendships with real people. As Anna’s fourth grade school year progresses, though, she makes a new friend and reconnects with a friend who had drifted away. In the process, Anna discovers what it means to be a . . . more »

Celebrate Grandparent's Day!

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

grandparents with grandchild National Grandparents Day is September 9th. On the first Sunday following Labor Day, we honor our grandparents. How will you celebrate? Make something special for grandma? Play in the park with grandpa? Maybe call or write and tell them how much you appreciate them? To see a list of picture book stories about grandparents click here. For a list of easy reader stories about grandparents . . . more »

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