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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

Back to school time

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012 by Jenforkids

Splat the Cat Back to school...hooray! Amazingly, summer vacation is coming to a close, and school is starting all over Silicon Valley. Whether preparing for the first day of Kindergarten or starting a new school, the Library has some fun stories to make the transition a little easier. For the younger set, meet Splat the cat Splat the Cat or learn your ABC's with Miss Bindergarten. Miss Bindergarten . . . more »

Celebrate Ray Bradbury

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

The Bradbury Chronicles On August 22nd, 1920, one of the greatest names in science fiction writing was born. Ray Bradbury spent his early childhood in the small town of Waukegan, Illinois and moved to Los Angeles, California when he turned fourteen. Life in Los Angeles led to a fascination with television and radio, and he would later write and perform in sci-fi shows such as “The Twilight Zone” . . . more »

ESL Conversation Class at Campbell Library

Posted on Monday, August 20, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

Campbell Library's on-going, free, English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) conversation class is offered by the Library and its partner, CACE (Campbell Adult and Community Education). CACE is an independent, self-funded program of the Campbell Union High School District (CUHSD). This class is taught by a licensed ESL teacher from the school district who provides an organized curriculum focusing on listening to and speaking English. It is free and . . . more »

Mid-Century Modern Madness

Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2012 by lucia_l

Atomic Ranch Blame it on Mad Men, but Mid-Century Modern design is back! If you need a Mid-Century Modern fix while waiting for the next season of Mad Men, check out some of these examples. Atomic Ranch by Michelle Gringeri-Brown Volume Two (CD) Check out the video for the track "Don't Look Back," it's an inspired spoof of the time period and I want those mop slippers! . . . more »

Shiver down your spine...

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 by ChristinaReads

Heart-shaped Box Lately these sweltering days have me wishing for the end of summer. I can’t wait for fall, my favorite time of the year. There’s nothing like curling up on a cold brisk evening and reading a thriller or watching a spooky movie. Since I can’t control the weather, here are some titles that are designed to send a shiver down your spine… Heart Shaped Box . . . more »

Genealogy and Novels

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

One Hundred Years of Solitude Genealogical Research has become a popular hobby these days, due in part to newer technologies and services that make researching your family history easy and accessible for everyone. SCCL is hosting an ongoing series of programs at each of our branches to introduce you to genealogical research. Our website also provides tons of genealogical resources to help you get started. Why is it so important . . . more »

New leadership for Children's Services @ Campbell Library!

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2012 by Campbell_Library_Staff

Jennifer Weeks Jennifer Weeks has joined the Campbell Library staff as Supervising Librarian of Children’s Services. She comes to us from Saratoga Library where she’s been a Children’s Librarian since 2005. Jennifer has a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University and is very enthusiastic about her work with children and their families. She has a zest for public service, and we . . . more »

Free SAT Practice Tests

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2012 by kroses

Did you know that you can take free practice tests for ACT and SAT online through our website? From our website, choose Research from across the top and then Test Prep. Next, click on Brainfuse or LearningExpress Library to get started. If you are accessing these databases from home, you will need your library card barcode number and your PIN number to log-in. . . . more »

Run to the Library!

Posted on Friday, August 10, 2012 by Jenforkids

Warp Speed The 2012 Olympics are coming to a close this weekend, but what fun it has been to watch these spectacular athletes! While not all of us can win the gold for the USA in beach volleyball like Misty and Kerry or be the fastest man in the world like Usain Bolt, summer is a great time for taking a jog on the trail. Or how . . . more »

Happy Book Lover's Day!

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2012 by Robyn_Bookworm

Little Women August 9th is Book Lover's Day!! Since we are all book lovers here at Campbell, we wanted to celebrate by sharing a list of our all-time favorite books. Choosing one single book is a difficult task for any book lover, but we faced the challenge head-on and discovered that we have a pretty diverse bunch of readers here. We hope you enjoy our list, and . . . more »