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  • Find a home for your extra plants and score some new additions for your garden. Free! No registration is required. Bring your plants, bulbs, cuttings or seedlings for trade or giveaway. All types of plants are welcome. Label your plants with plant name, height, and whether it needs...
  • "Quite often somebody will say, 'What year do your books take place?' and the only answer I can give is, in childhood. - Beverly Cleary   On April 12, children's author Beverly Cleary celebrates her 98th birthday. Her many books, with their frequent themes of the struggles and...
  • It's National Siblings Day, a day to celebrate your brothers, sisters or kindred spirits. Sometimes you love them, sometimes you hate them, but when it comes down to it you know there's always someone who's got your back. Also, you've got a solid voting block against Dad to take...
  • Just out! Read the latest issue of our library newsletter! In This Issue: Serial Novels are Back! Come Out and Play DIY Toolkits Coming Soon Always Available eBook Classics Discover & Go PlaneTree Turns Twenty Five Everyday Superheroes Wanted Freegal...
  • 3-D printing has already changed our lives and will continue to do so, even if many people aren’t consciously aware of it, yet. It is already impacting a broad range of industries such as engineering, manufacturing, medical, robotics, automotive, jewelry and art, just to name a few. ...
  •    On Wednesday, April 16th at 3 pm, join us for a Planting Party and Grand Opening of the New Cupertino Library Children’s Garden.   Help us get ready to plant seeds in our garden.  Plant seeds in your own paper pot to take home and grow.  Decorate a rock to...
  • There are lots and lots of books on knitting socks but for those of us who love knitted socks (and knitting socks), there can never be too many.  Most socks rely on variegated yarns and interesting stitch patterns to create fun socks, but  the authors of  Sock Art take a...
  • While roaming the ESL (English as a Second Language) collection at the Milpitas Library today, I found some new books related to the most common needs and goals of ESL learners. This series of books is especially interesting because it addresses common themes like building workplace skills,...
  • James Mercer Langston (aka Langston) Hughes 02/01/1902 - 05/22/1967 In honor of National Poetry Month, I would like to spotlight one of my favorite poets/authors, Langston Hughes.  It is often surprising how few people have heard of him, let alone are familiar with his beautiful and...
  • DIY Kits Coming Soon to SCCLD Saving money on your energy and water bills while making your home more comfortable just got easier for residents in the Santa Clara County Library District. Through public libraries, Silicon Valley Energy Watch is providing Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Home...

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