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Bookmobile News

Happy National Bookmobile Day!

Posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 by AmythaLibrarian

National Bookmobile Day - Staff person Happy National Bookmobile Day! We celebrated a little early and went on the road with two trucks hitting six libraries. We had a great time passing out party hats, stickers, color sheets, party blowers and our little bookmobile story. We also had a history board showing off our bookmobile department in days past. It was really interesting to see the old photos and articles on . . . more »

National Bookmobile Day is Coming!

Posted on Monday, April 7, 2014 by AmythaLibrarian

National Bookmobile Day April 14th 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 Morgan Hill Library and Milpitas Library 2-2:30 pm Campbell Library and Saratoga Library 3-3:30 pm . . . more »

Whole Foods Storytime

Posted on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by AmythaLibrarian

Bookmobile parked in front of Whole Foods in Cupertino On Monday March 17th, the Santa Clara County Library Bookmobile visited Whole Foods Market in Cupertino to do a storytime and provide Bookmobile service. Here is the Bookmobile parked out front. We had some visitors come and peruse our collection. Here we are doing our food themed storytime. We read I will never not ever eat a tomato by Lauren Child, Gladys goes out to . . . more »

Storytime at Cupertino Whole Foods!

Posted on Monday, March 17, 2014 by AmythaLibrarian

Storytime at Whole Foods Market How to get there . . . 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 »

Make a Paperback Novel wallet @ Campbell Library

Posted on Thursday, March 6, 2014 by Arts_and_Crafts

Make Anything - March flyer paperback novel wallets Campbell Library will be hosting a Make Anything program this coming Monday March 10th at 7pm. We will be making wallets out of old paperback novels and vinyl. Sewing machines and all materials will be provided. No experience necessary. Come join the fun!

Art + Book: Art In the Pages

Posted on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 by Arts_and_Crafts

altered book - pulp novel theme Santa Clara County Library District will be having altered books programs at the following libraries in celebration of the SIlicon Valley Reads 2014 selections. Morgan Hill Library, Saturday March 1, 12 noon Campbell Library, Saturday March 1, 3pm Milpitas Library, Tuesday March 18, 7pm Supplies will be provided, but if you wish to bring your own supplies or little scrap of something special, you are . . . more »

SCCLD Bookmobile visits Lick Observatory

Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 by AmythaLibrarian

Lick Observatory dome Once a month the Santa Clara County Library Bookmobile travels up Mt. Hamilton to visit the Lick Observatory and down the other side of the mountain to visit the Junction restaurant before heading back to our office. It is a windy and very long journey. We only travel at 25 mph! We have seen many things on this local road trip ranging from herds of . . . more »

Milpitas Family Day 60th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 by AmythaLibrarian

Santa Clara County Library Bookmobile and tent The Santa Clara County LIbrary Bookmobile helped the city of Milpitas celebrate their 60th anniversary with our Commissioners from the Milpitas Library. There were all sorts of activites, performances, representatives from various social organizations and food trucks. We had a great time promoting the library and eating a chicken and waffle sandwich. Yum! Here is our Bookmobile parked in front of the Milpitas Community Center . . . more »

SCCLD Bookmobile and Planetree fundraiser at Wholefoods in Cupertino

Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2014 by AmythaLibrarian

Library staff member with bookmobile The Santa Clara County Library Bookmobile teamed up with Planetree Library and Wholefoods Market in Cupertino for a fundraiser. 5% of purchases were donated to Planetree Library. Planetree Library is located within the Cupertino library. Staff provides reasearch help and programming on medical information and awareness for free. Library staff member Amytha posing with the Bookmobile and Whole Foods 5% Day sign. Apple coloring sheet . . . more »