Blog Posts

  • April 26th is World Tai Chi and Qigong Day! Celebrated annually on the last Saturday of April to promote the health benefits of Tai Chi and Qigong, people in hundreds of cities and over 70 nations will gather and practice the basic slow form of this moving meditation.  If you are...
  • Check out the 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winners at SCCLD Fiction Winner The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a...
  •     Organ Donation:  What are the facts? Organ transplants have become an accepted medical treatment for end-stage organ failure. There are currently over 100,000 people in the U.S. who are waiting...
  • Batter up!  Baseball season is now officially underway.  The crack of the bat, the strains of organ music and Cracker Jack feel the senses. A trip out to the ball park is always great fun whether it’s to catch a major league game or see your Little Leaguers pitch their hearts out....
  • This month Milpitas Library's very own Children's Services Librarian Lauren Teixeira shares her poem "Birthday Compost" as the April Poem of the Month. Besides being an acclaimed poet, Lauren is a major poetic force at the library.  She regularly organizes poetry events such...
  • Steampunk Emporium   Visit Jema "Emily Ladybird" Hewitt's Steampunk Emporium for some steampunk accessorizing. Here you will find brassy accessories for the Victorian gentlemen and matching jewelry geared up for the ladies. Emily Ladybird adds the occasional penned letter for...
  • What do the Brandons, Mrs. Matt Latos, and a nine year-old boy have in common?  They all write popular baseball blogs for MLB.com.  Here's an "atta babe" to all the entries on this year's top 100 list.  These are the blogs that drew the largest followings based on...
  • In the spirit of SCCLD's April Newsletter, check out some new console game titles for the PS3, Xbox 360, 3DS and Wii U that have been added to the library's collection. Here are just some of the new titles you may request now! Fifa Soccer 14 The game plays the...
  • You may remember that Beverly Cleary wrote about D.E.A.R. in Ramona Quimby, Age 8. Since then, “Drop Everything and Read” programs have been held nationwide on April 12th in honor of Mrs. Cleary’s birthday. Readers of all ages and abilities have an excuse, an obligation...
  • Only Lovers Left Alive is the new Jim Jarmusch movie that is about to go into national release.  It stars the fantastic Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston as Eve and Adam, two lovers living through the centuries as vampires. It is Jarmusch's first movie about vampires however it...

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