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Campbell Library

77 Harrison Ave.
Campbell, CA 95008


Monday1pm - 9pm
Tuesday1pm - 9pm
Wednesday10am - 9pm
Thursday10am - 6pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
SundayClosed
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Phone:(408) 866-1991

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Campbell Library News

Staff Pick --The Dinner by Herman Koch

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Dinner The Dinner by Herman Koch Originally published in in the Netherlands in 2009, "The Dinner" received high praise from readers and became an international bestseller before making its way to the U.S. early this year. The story is deceptively simple: Two sets of parents meet for dinner to discuss the recent misbehavior of their children. It is clear the kids have done something horrible, but . . . more »

Music for Teens and the Young at Heart

Posted on Sunday, March 31, 2013 by klarakim

Have you ever been to a music festival? They're the best. You get to listen to bands you love and bands you've never heard of (but will come to love <3) ALL FRICKIN' DAY. A young lady throwing the horns For us on the west coast there's tons of festivals to choose from, as big and insane as Coachella or as small and DIY as . . . more »

You CAN sing!

Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by Jenforkids

The Best of the Laurie Berkner Band The Early Literacy tip for the week is on: Phonological awareness: The ability to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words. Did you know that singing is not just fun but actually quite important for children? People claim that they can’t sing on key, but don’t let that stop you. Singing slows down language and there is often a different note for each . . . more »

New words=better words=better readers: Early Literacy tip of the week

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2013 by Jenforkids

Kitten's First Full Moon This week at story time we discussed the importance of growing children's vocabulary by using better and more descriptive words. Kitten's First Full Moon By using specific names for things like kitten vs. cat or puppy vs. dog when talking to your children, you help children learn new words and help them understand differences between similar things. This small step will help increase children's vocabulary . . . more »

All Things "The Host": Read the Book Before You Watch the Movie!

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 by klarakim

Hey everyone, spring has sprung! Hooray, that means Stephenie Meyer's book The Host is finally going to be out as a movie on March 29th, 2013! The Plot: The earth has been invaded by a species that take over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed. But Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. She and . . . more »

Comics 'n' Classics: Graphic Novel Adaptations

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 by klarakim

The Last Unicorn Ever since publishers figured out that young people love to read graphic novels, the book industry has been working hard to adapt all kinds of classic books into novels. Some of these are okay, but are we satisfied with okay? No, we want awesome! One example of an awesome graphic novel is Hope Larson's adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time: Want more? These are some . . . more »

Teen Bestsellers Are Back from the Dead

Posted on Friday, March 8, 2013 by klarakim

They were gone but now they're back! Usually you have to be on a waiting list to get a popular book. Now's your chance to read the most hard to get teen books without waiting because Teen Bestsellers can’t be placed on hold. That means you see them on the shelf more often and can take them home with instant gratification! Our celebratory "back from . . . more »

Every child ready to read! Story Time Tip of the Week

Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2013 by Jenforkids

The Cat In The Hat Every parent wants to help her child learn and succeed. And, really its not so hard to do. There are 5 basic practices that support early literacy: singing, talking, reading, writing and playing. Don't you already do all of that? Of course, you do! The Cat In The Hat Bringing children to storytime at the library can help. This week's storytimes at Campbell featured silly . . . more »

Looking for Tax Forms?

Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by kroses

Campbell Library has the basic tax forms and instruction booklets. This is a list of what we have so far: State Forms/Instruction Booklets: 540/540A 540 2EZ 540NR Federal Forms: 1040 1040A 1040EZ Federal Instruction booklets: 1040 1040A 1040EZ For other forms and instructions, we have Reproducible forms in a binder that you can make copies of. We don’t have any 1099 multi-part forms. Free Income . . . more »

Spotlight on Bay Area Authors

Posted on Saturday, March 2, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Beekeeper's Apprentice, or The Bay Area is an inspiring place. Authors and poets ranging Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Frost, Jack London, and even Mark Twain found inspiration here. The tradition continues, and many of today's bestsellers are created by authors who grew up or moved to the bay area. Here is a small list of some of the most popular names today. Laurie R. King was born . . . more »

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