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Campbell Library

77 Harrison Ave.
Campbell, CA 95008

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

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Campbell Library News

Grimm Tales

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Annotated Brothers Grimm This month will see the release of Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, yet another film in a string of recent movie adaptations and television series that transform the lives and tales of The Brothers Grimm into crime-fighters and detectives. Along with movies like The Brothers Grimm and television series like Grimm and Once Upon a Time, books have also been getting into the fairy-tale fighting . . . more »

New regulation: calorie post on vending machine

Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013 by Health_and_Fitness

image of soft drinks We get drinks from vending machines all the time. Many of us probably don’t pay much attention to how many calories are in those beverages….but times are changing. The American Beverage Association announced its efforts of executing an initiative called “Calories Count.” From now on, the number of calories in a beverage will be displayed on the vending machine buttons that are pressed to select . . . more »

Snowflakes for All Seasons: Spring Edition!

Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013 by klarakim

We don't get much of our own snow in the Bay area so we have to make our own out of paper. The library has snowflakes for President's Day, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, and more! We'll teach kids in grades 3 and above how to make their own paper snowflakes on Wednesday, January 30th @3:30pm. Please sign up at the Children's Information Desk to . . . more »

New Year's Reading Resolutions

Posted on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 by Robyn_Bookworm

Othello When I graduated from the English department at SJSU, I was given a "guilt list" along with my diploma. This intimidating scroll consisted of a long list of titles that I, as an English major, should read before I die. Working at a library, this list seems even more compulsory since I am surrounded by these classic and influential titles on a daily basis. Yet . . . more »

Books to Look for in 2013

Posted on Saturday, December 29, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Dreams And Shadows As we transition into the new year, we have plenty of “best of 2012” lists to help you catch up on the reading you may have missed. But this is also a good time to look ahead to 2013 and add your name to the request list for some of next year’s most promising titles. Here are a few books that I am looking forward . . . more »

Top 10 Children's Books checked out at the Campbell Library!

Posted on Saturday, December 22, 2012 by LMDLibrarian

Diary of A Wimpy Kid Have you read one of these "most popular" books? Did you like it? Suggest one to a friend! 1) Diary of A Wimpy Kid 2) The Mark of Athena 3) Junie B., First Grader (at Last!) 4) The Third Wheel 5) The Red Pyramid 6) The Son of Neptune 7) Junie B. Jones Smells Something Fishy 8) Artemis Fowl 9) Thea Stilton and the Star . . . more »

What people are reading: Campbell’s top 10 non-fiction authors

Posted on Thursday, December 20, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

These 10 authors are currently the most popular authors of non-fiction among Campbell Library patrons. Their titles are available in a variety of formats including printed books, audiobooks, large type, downloadable e-books and more. Search our catalog to place these authors' books on hold now. Enjoy! 1. Steves, Rick 2 Tanabe, Gen S 3. Lewis, Michael 4 Murray, Charles A 5. Chesterton, G. K 6. . . . more »

Who the Heck is Martin Beck?

Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

Do you know who Martin Beck is? Long before there was the Girl with the dragon tattoo, Inspector Kurt Wallander or Inspector van Veeteren, there was Inspector Martin Beck. If you are a fan of well written Scandinavian crime novels, and you haven’t heard of Martin Beck, then you are in for a treat – ten treats to be precise. Full of biting social commentary, . . . more »

Help! The Magic Wall Has Disappeared!

Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 by kroses

eBooks are becoming more and more popular. You can download free eBooks from Overdrive and also Axis360 which has full color eBooks. Let’s say you’ve successfully checked out and downloaded eBooks from Overdrive, and you want to try Axis360. You’ve downloaded the Blio app and when you open it, wait a minute, what happened to the Magic Wall? There is one major difference in how . . . more »

Hot Cocoa Snowman for Teens

Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

Teens are invited to create a snowman made of hot cocoa, marshmallows and mints. Give a snowman as a gift or make one for yourself. All supplies provided. Friday, December 21 at 2:00 - 4:00 pm Campbell Library Community Room Sign up today online or at the library reference desk. . . . more »