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  • April is National Poetry Month. Let us suggest some travel poetry for all ages, to travel ‘through space and time’: For Children: Worlds Apart Traveling With Fernie and Me : Poems Soto, Gary (Book - 2005 ) Wish You Were Here (and...
  • These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Megan Spooner Grades 9+ 374p. Life is grand for Lilac LaRoux, daughter of the richest man in the Universe. Life is bearable for Tarver Merendsen, a celebrated war hero who worked his way up the ranks from a life of poverty. Their past doesn’t matter...
  • The City Council of Cupertino will deliberate on short term Civic Center parking measures at the April 15th Council Meeting. This is a public meeting. More information will be available at www.cupertino.org by Thursday, April 10th.  The City and Library need...
  • Actor, Mickey Rooney (above surrounded by Ann Rutherford, Judy Garland and Lana Turner) died on Sunday, April 6, 2014.  He was 93. Mickey Rooney's career spanned almost the entire history of movies.  His first film was a silent film in 1926 before the first Academy Awards ceremony....
  • And killed they were. By the hundreds of thousands. Twenty years ago today, Rwanda was engulfed in one of the most brutal and efficient episodes of genocide in the twentieth century. By the time it was over, more than 800,000 people were brutally murdered, most hacked to death with machetes. And...
  • Do you have 2 hours a week to help a wonderful person improve his or her speaking, reading and writing skills? The Reading Program seeks volunteer tutors to work one-on-one with adult students at the Campbell, Cupertino, and Saratoga Libraries. Instruction times are flexible, and all tutoring...
  • Come visit the Santa Clara County Library Bookmobile! We will be touring the libraries in our service area bringing our party on the road. We will have giveaways and of course, you can check out materials too! Tour schedule: Los Altos Library 10-10:30 am Cupertino Library 11-11:30 am...
  • April 7th, 2014 is National Beer Day   Boutique Beer The World Atlas of Beer The Complete Beer Course For the Love of Hops The Oxford Companion to Beer Beer for Dummies...
  •   image via ohgizmo.com Want to know what stars lie beyond our solar system?  Experience mitosis, or play with subatomic particles?  Experience the latest in science on your smart phone or mobile device with these ten free apps.  All apps are rated age 4+. ROCKET...
  • Traditionally my family makes homemade raviolis for Easter dinner, but this year we will attempt to make a timpano.   Timpanos are layers of pasta, meatballs, hard-boiled eggs, cheese and various other delicious things all cooked inside a crust, as featured in the movie Big Night....

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