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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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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 »

Audio Books for the Reluctant Listener

Posted on Friday, December 7, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Nightmares & Dreamscapes I want to like audio books; I really do. But I’ve always had a difficult time listening to them. When someone starts reading, my mind starts to wander. And honestly, I find some of the narrators annoying and they often don’t fit the voice that I imagine. Audio books can be really useful though, for long road trips or as an exercise companion, if I . . . more »

How to Throw a Family Game Night

Posted on Saturday, November 24, 2012 by klarakim

Our first Family Game Night at Campbell Library was a success! If you missed it, there's a second one on Monday, November 26th and you can drop-in between 6:30pm and 8:30pm. What Made Our Game Night So Great 1. Great parents! It warms the heart to see doting parents help their kids learn how to play a game as a family. 2. Sibling teamwork! Brothers . . . more »

Johnny Appleseed Visits the Library

Posted on Saturday, November 17, 2012 by klarakim

We had a special visitor at the library last week: Johnny Appleseed! Johnny told us all about growing up in a log cabin with 11 brothers and sisters. The kids asked plenty of questions and found out his favorite kind of apple is called the "Rambo". He also played some games with us before leaving to plant more trees. Be sure to watch for more . . . more »

Need Information for Auto Care and Repair?

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

November is an exciting month with the Thanksgiving holiday that people are looking forward to. Our library has Thanksgiving cookbooks to help you prepare the big feast. While many people might be planning a road trip for the family reunion, our library also has a variety of auto collections for your needs. Some books are quite popular such as Auto Upkeep: Basic Car Care, Maintenance, . . . more »

Don't get taken to the cleaners by your auto mechanic!

Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

Bay Area Consumers' Checkbook covers Looking for reviews and recommendations on local goods and services, such as plumbers, doctors, health clubs, auto mechanics, or drycleaners, but can’t afford "her" list? You can get this information for free at your local Santa Clara County Library District Community Library. We have a wonderful database called "Bay Area Consumers' Checkbook." This online database is available for in-library use on our catalog computers or . . . more »

Buggy Book Club Fun at Campbell Library

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012 by klarakim

We had an awesome time dicussing The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, eating grasshopper cookies -- mint, not real grasshoppers! -- and talking to Lynn from the Youth Science Institute about entomology. Calpurnia is very interested in natural science and Darwin so we talked about Calpurnia's evolution as a character. Then Lynn gave a talk and let us gently pet a walking stick and a Madagascar . . . more »

Cozy Reads for a Cold Day

Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Wuthering Heights Certain books just beg to be read on a cold rainy day with a warm cup of cocoa. Now that the weather is finally starting to feel like winter, it’s the perfect time to wrap up in a blanket and curl up with a good book. Here is a list of some of my favorite cold-weather reads Wuthering Heights -Emily Bronte The romance of Catherine . . . more »

Staff Pick --Code Name Verity

Posted on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Code Name Verity Code Name Verity -Elizabeth Wein I have been seeing buzz about this book for months and every single review I read said the same thing: “We can’t say anything about this book because we don’t want to give anything away.” This tight-lipped praise really caught my attention so I put my name on the holds list and waited impatiently for my copy to come in. . . . more »

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

Posted on Monday, November 5, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

James Patterson These 10 authors are currently the most popular authors of fiction among Campbell Library patrons. The 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. 1. Patterson, James 2 Roberts, Nora 3 Evanovich, Janet 4 Woods, Stuart 5 James, E. L 6 Parker, Robert B. . . . more »