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Gilroy Library

350 W. Sixth Street
Gilroy, CA 95020

Tuesday1pm - 9pm
Wednesday10am - 9pm
Thursday10am - 9pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
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Allergy and Gluten Free Cooking at Gilroy Library

Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2013 by Kelly_TeenLib

Do you suffer from food allergies? Want to go gluten-free but unsure how to get started? Maybe you'd just like some tips on how to cook in an allergy and gluten-free way? Join us on Wednesday the 27th of March, 6:30pm at the Gilroy Library to learn how. Patricia Tartaglia will do a presentation on allergy and gluten free cooking. Patti is the owner of . . . more »

Get Flavorful with Herbs!

Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by Kelly_TeenLib

Spring is finally here and we all know what that means - Spring Cleaning! Why not try something different and take the opportunity to revitalize your meals by adding fresh herbs and flavors to your menu. Take it a step further and learn how to grow your own herbs and serve them fresh from the garden. Join us at the Gilroy Library on Wednesday, March . . . more »

Silicon Valley Reads at Gilroy Library

Posted on Saturday, March 9, 2013 by Kelly_TeenLib

Nubs We've got two exciting Silicon Valley Reads events happening at the Gilroy Library this Tuesday, March 12th. Families - join us at 4pm when Mary Nethery, co-author of Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine and a Miracle will read and talk about writing the book. A video interview of Major Brian Dennis and Nubs will be shown. At 6:30pm Mary Cortani, founder . . . more »

Edible Landscaping @ Gilroy Library

Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by Kelly_TeenLib

Learn how to incorporate edible plants into new or existing landscaping. Master Gardeners Joan Cloutier and Larry Speth will be at the Gilroy Library on Wednesday, February 27th at 7pm to offer tips and tricks for getting the most out of your garden. Topics will include site assessment, design styles, plant selection, managing pests and disease and food safety. . . . more »

Make a Difference!

Posted on Monday, February 11, 2013 by LibraryAdministration

Girl reading in poppy field Share your knowledge and make a difference in your community by becoming a volunteer tutor for the library's Reading Program. The Reading Program offers adult learners free one-on-one tutoring. As a tutor, you will spend two hours per week helping an English-speaking adult improve their reading and writing. Upcoming Tutor Orientations Wednesday, February 13th 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Gilroy Library Wednesday, February 13th 2:00 – . . . more »

Valentines Crafts at the Gilroy Library

Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 by Kelly_TeenLib

It's February and that means Valentines Day is fast approaching. Here at Gilroy Library we're helping you to celebrate with crafty-goodness. Teens - join us on Thursday the 7th at 4pm to make heart garlands or create cards for the special people in your life. Kids (and family!), we'll be having a drop in craft morning on Saturday the 9th from 11:30 - 1:30, call . . . more »

Silicon Valley Reads at Gilroy Library

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013 by Kelly_TeenLib

Silicon Valley Reads is underway at the Gilroy Library. Visit the library to get your copy of the SVR books or join us for one of the events happening at the library. Saturday, February 2, 2 p.m. Brian Castner, author of The Long Walk, talks about his being in combat and the difficulties he experienced when he returned home. Brian will be accompanied by his . . . more »

Descubre y Ve/ Discover & Go

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2012 by rosasem

Santa Clara County Library card The rainy and cold days have arrived. It’s time to find fun indoor activities. The Santa Clara County Library District has the perfect program: Discover & Go. Your SCCLD Library Card gives you access to a wide variety of Bay Area museums, aquariums and botanic gardens. Ya que llegaron los días de frio y de lluvia, es necesario buscar actividades divertidas que nos protejan de . . . more »

eReaders, eBooks & the SJ’s Tech Shops

Posted on Saturday, November 24, 2012 by rosasem

photo of eReaders There are so many new ways to access books and other digital reading matter on personal computers, smartphones and other portable devices. How to keep up? Gilroy Library staff offer tips and tricks to get the most out of free eBooks online and other Santa Clara County Library District services. Join us at the Gilroy Library -Saturday December 1st at 4:00pm If you would like . . . more »

Good Bye/ Adios -Carlos Fuentes

Posted on Thursday, November 8, 2012 by rosasem

Photo of Author, Carlos Fuentes with his hands together. We have recently celebrated Day of the Dead- or Day of Life as known to the Aztecs. I would like to pay homage to Carlos Fuentes, Mexican author. Fuentes is famous around the world, but specially in the Ibero-American world. Some of his most famous books are The Old Gringo, Death of Artemio Cruz, Aura, Burnt Water, and Terra Nostra. The Santa Clara County Library . . . more »