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Campbell Library

77 Harrison Ave.
Campbell, CA 95008

Monday1pm - 9pm
Tuesday1pm - 9pm
Wednesday10am - 9pm
Thursday10am - 6pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Holidays & Closures

Phone:(408) 866-1991

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Campbell Library News

Klara's Top 5 Children's Movies Better Than the Book

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by klarakim

Coraline the movie Hollywood loooooves to turn books into movies and the results can be good, bad, or just plain awful. But I come to praise adaptions, not to bury them! These are my top 5 book-to-movie adaptions in order from Awesome to Super Awesome: #5. Coraline Coraline the Movie vs. Coraline the Book Coraline was written by Neil Gaiman, winner of the Newbery Medal for The Graveyard . . . more »

Library Love

Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Library September is Library Card Sign Up Month! Having a library card provides you access to fun programs, useful online databases, tools such as microfilm and copiers, and materials such as video games, movies, music and of course books! Here is a list of books that celebrate the meaning and importance of libraries. Why do you love the library? Leave us a comment and let us . . . more »

Short Attention Span Blues

Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by lucia_l

Is This It Sometimes I'm not in the mood for taking on a long book, film, or CD, or, I want the satisfaction of finishing something in one day. Here are some of my picks for when I have a case of the short attention span blues. Is This It (CD) by the Strokes The Strokes debut album and, at 35:34, it contains no filler. It has been . . . more »

DIY: Learn to Cut and Style Hair at the Campbell Library

Posted on Saturday, September 8, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

Do it yourself: basic haircutting and styling program at Campbell Library Come enjoy a special program presented by Carol Bost, Cosmetology Instructor at San Jose City College. Ms. Bost is both an experienced instructor as well as a skillful hair stylist. She has more than 30 years of experience in cutting and coloring hair. She has also taught at the College of San Mateo and Gavilan College. During this program, Ms. Bost will introduce basic haircutting . . . more »

Need a good book?

Posted on Friday, September 7, 2012 by Jenforkids

Charlotte's Web Recently, School Library Journal, the go-to journal for Children’s Librarians, published a guide to the top 100 Children’s novels. Now that’s a lot of great books! The list contains some classics like A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh and Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace as well as new favorites like The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger and When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead. The . . . more »

Graphic Novels for Newbs

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Graphic Novels I am fascinated with the genre of graphic novels. Fans of graphic novels are incredibly passionate about their favorite titles, and discussions between fans can quickly lead to intense debates regarding such questions as which titles belong in the genre, how to define the genre or when the genre began. When I asked friends to recommend titles to ease me into the genre, I was . . . more »

Did you see the recent blog post on Freegal?

Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by kroses

Freegal logo Did you know you can download 3 free songs from Freegal each week? But don’t wait until the last minute. The download clock resets Mon. at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time, so choose your songs before 9 p.m. Sunday night! It's free and easy. Here's a link to the blog post in case you missed it. ;-) . . . more »

Doctor Who Returns

Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Doctor Who Today is the day all sci-fi geeks have been waiting for: Doctor Who returns!! While this blog is normally dedicated to books, I cannot resist sharing the good news with everyone. To celebrate the new season of Doctor Who, here is a list of books that will appeal to Who fans. Doctor Who -The Visual Dictionary- The Doctor Who Visual Dictionary is a colorful guide . . . more »

Medieval Assassins Wanted!

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers Gr 9+ Escaping from a lifetime of abuse, Ismae finds sanctuary at the convent of St. Mortain where young women are trained as assassins to serve the god of Death. Named as the apprentice to the mistress of poisons, Ismae is educated in the womanly arts and trained to wield every weapon imaginable. Eager to prove her loyalty and worth, . . . more »

Books That Shaped America Exhibit at The Library of Congress

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

The Library of Congress currently has an exhibit entitled “Books That Shaped America”, which will be on display until September 29th. It is part of the 2012 “Celebration of the Book” and a prelude to the Library of Congress’ 2012 National Book Festival, taking place on the National Mall September 22nd and 23rd. I checked it out on the LOC website after hearing it featured . . . more »