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Save $$$ with DIY Toolkits

Posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

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 Energy Saving Toolkits that are stocked with supplies and measuring devices. Just like a book, the toolkits can be checked out. . . . more »

MONEY SMART Workshops Offered this Spring

Posted on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

MONEY SMART Week is a nationwide public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The effort was created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002. Santa Clara County Library District and the Financial Planning Association® of Silicon Valley are supporting this campaign by offering MONEY SMART programs ALL SPRING! MONEY SMART Workshops in April Topic: Successful Retirement Planning Presenters . . . more »

Long Term Health Care Workshops in March

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

Free Financial Planning Workshops in March The Financial Planning Association® of Silicon Valley is offering several free workshops at SCCLD locations this Spring. The workshops offered in March 2014 are on Long Term Health Care The FPA will provide information about nursing homes, assisted living, and salient differences. Learn how to prepare for unexpected costs. Workshop dates and locations: Monday, March 10, 7 p.m. at . . . more »

Virtual Lawyers in the Library

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

WHAT: A Virtual Lawyers in the Library program, a virtual legal advice clinic, connects experienced volunteer attorneys from local corporations and commercial law firms with community members. Virtual meetings between participants and qualified volunteer attorneys, are free and limited to 20 minutes per session. Individuals can register online at: www.probonoproject.org/virtual-clinics or sign up at participating locations. Short waiting lists will be maintained at each location . . . more »

Little Bloggable Moments

Posted on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 by readingprogram

There are these little bloggable moments that occur quickly at work, and we think--is this blogworthy? Here are some little moments from the past few days. The Reading Program oriented 23 potential volunteers last week during two sessions, and we were extra excited to see many first-time patrons at the Milpitas Library. Staff are getting ready to train volunteers on Saturday, so we are preparing . . . more »

Covered California Enrollment Events at Gilroy and Milpitas Libraries

Posted on Monday, February 10, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

Covered California Enrollment Events at the Gilroy and Milpitas Libraries Enrollment counselors will talk with you face-to-face to explain your health coverage options through Covered California and help you select the best plan for your medical needs and budget. You can also find out if you qualify for low-cost or no-cost coverage through Medi-Cal. For California residents. Here is what you need to bring: Current . . . more »

Silicon Valley Reads 2014 Kick-Off

Posted on Thursday, January 16, 2014 by LibraryAdministration

Image of Nick Carr and Robin Sloan Wednesday, January 22, 2014 7:30 p.m. Campbell Heritage Theatre Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains, and Robin Sloan, author of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, are interviewed on stage by Mercury News columnist Mike Cassidy. Co-sponsored by Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley. Welcoming music performed by Westmont Jazz Combo under the direction of Jesse Sanchez. Special guest appearance by . . . more »

5% Day: A Fresh Idea

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

PlaneTree 5% Day at Cupertino Whole Foods Market Support the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ the Cupertino Library by shopping at the Cupertino Whole Foods Market on Tuesday, January 14th from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The PlaneTree Health Information Center @ the Cupertino Library is a partnership between the Santa Clara County Library District and PlaneTree. PlaneTree has been providing free, trustworthy health and medical information to local residents and their families . . . more »

Carve Out Some Time to Read!

Posted on Monday, October 28, 2013 by GLorraine

Pumpkin carved with the word Read Looking for some Halloween reading but no time to stop by the library? You can find eBooks 24 hours a day/7 days a week through our website. For a good scare, try these ebook titles in the SCCLD collection. . . . more »

Great News: Faster Wi-Fi @ Our Libraries!

Posted on Friday, October 4, 2013 by Cupertino_Library

Have you noticed? The wi-fi networks at all SCCLD libraries have been upgraded! According to Information Systems Manager, Sanjeev Singla, recent upgrades to our wi-fi networks have resulted in the following benefits for users: The networks are faster. There is more expansive coverage at each library. The number of access points has doubled. The networks' bandwith has doubled. E-devices are more compatible with the networks. . . . more »