The Tweens Read Book Club Is Back!

Posted on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by TanteTam

Gregor the Overlander The holiday break is over and the Tweens Read Book Club is back on schedule! Meeting the third Thursday of each month, we will be gathering on January 17 from 4 - 4:45 pm to discuss the first book of the Underland Chronicles, Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins. If you have already read this popular book, now you can share what you thought of . . . more »

"I want a book like...."

Posted on Saturday, October 13, 2012 by TanteTam

Did you just finish a great book and want to find something similar for your next read? Or, are you always looking for more just like your favorites? You can search for read-alikes without ever having to leave the catalog! Start out by searching for a book you know and like, once you click on that book you should see a link at the top . . . more »

Tweens Read II, The Return Of Tweens Read

Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 by TanteTam

The Case of the Missing Marquess The Woodland Branch Tweens Read Book Club had its first meeting last week! Not only did we talk about the book (The London Eye Mystery) but we also performed a Name Juggle, did a Bristish to American English word match, and snacked on salt and vinegar crisps (potato chips) along with other goodies. We also passed out the book for next month, The Case of . . . more »

About The Thinker

Posted on Friday, September 21, 2012 by TanteTam

Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin If you've been to the Woodland Library in the past few weeks, you might have noticed a new addition to the parking lot area. A full-scale replica of Auguste Rodin's The Thinker was recently donated to the city of Los Altos, which decided to put the sculpture on display next to the Woodland Branch Library. More about how and why this particular copy of a . . . more »

Rocket To The Moon

Posted on Saturday, September 15, 2012 by TanteTam

On Sept. 14, 1959, the Soviet space probe Luna 2 became the first human-made object to reach the moon...when it crashed onto the lunar surface. Now, 53 years later, humans have sent rockets all over the solar system. Interested in finding out more about rockets? Check out these children's picture, children's fiction, and children's nonfiction books! Zoom, Rocket, Zoom! Racing the Moon This Is Rocket . . . more »

New! Toddler Storytime @ Woodland!

Posted on Friday, August 31, 2012 by TanteTam

It's been nearly nine months since Woodland's Baby Lapsit Storytime began, which means that it's time for a new storytime! Toddler Storytime will begin at Woodland on Thursday, September 13th, starting at 11:15am. Designed for walking 1 and 2 year-olds to share stories, songs, rhymes, and other activities with their favorite caregivers, this storytime provides the next level for those graduating from Baby Lapsit. New . . . more »

Tweens Read Book Club Begins!

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by TanteTam

The London Eye Mystery The Woodland Branch Library welcomes tweens in grades 4 through 6 to join the new Tweens Read Book Club! Meeting every third Thursday of the month from 4 to 4: 45 pm starting September 20th, the book club will read, snack, and share. Visit the Woodland Reference Desk to register and pick up your copy of The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd (our first . . . more »

Back To School With Concepts

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 by TanteTam

It's nearly time to start school! Whether you are starting for the first time or going back for another year, going into preschool or Kindergarten, concept books are a fun way to get ready. ABCs, 123s, colors, shapes, and other basic concepts are on special display in the picture book area of the Woodland children's area today! . . . more »