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Milpitas Library

160 North Main Street
Milpitas, CA 95035

Monday1pm - 9pm
Tuesday1pm - 9pm
Wednesday1pm - 9pm
Thursday10am - 6pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Sundaynoon - 6pm
Holidays & Closures

Phone:(408) 262-1171

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All SCCLD locations will be CLOSED Sunday, April 20th for Easter.
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Milpitas Library News

Let's Play-- Some New Music @ SCCLD

Posted on Friday, April 18, 2014 by fillups

Coldplay Let's Play some new music at SCCLD. Some great new music is on order and ready to be requested! Ghost Stories by Coldplay Turn Blue [5/12] * by The Black Keys NOW That's What I Call Music: Vol. 50 by Various Artists Lights Out by Ingrid Michaelson Sheezus by Lily Allen Interested in more Teen stuff??? Check out the SCCLD Teen Page. Discover more great . . . more »

Spring! Poetry to Sing Out Loud

Posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 by LaurenJoan

Flower Faces Happy Spring - time to sing aloud with POETRY - it's National Poetry Month! Spring Sound the flute! Now it's mute. Birds delight Day and night; Nightingale In the dale, Lark in the sky -- Merrily, Merrily, merrily to welcome in the year. Little boy, Full of joy; Little girl, Sweet and small; Cock does crow, So do you Merry voice, Infant noise, Merrily, merrily, . . . more »

The April Poem of the Month

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014 by fillups

Milptias Library Poem of the Month This month Milpitas Library's very own Children's Services Librarian Lauren Teixeira shares her poem "Birthday Compost" as the April Poem of the Month. Besides being an acclaimed poet, Lauren is a major poetic force at the library. She regularly organizes poetry events such as Open Mic, Poetry Recitation contests and the ever popular Milpitas Library Poetry Slam. She also recently collaborated with Poet Laureate David . . . more »

Let's Play--Console Games @ SCCLD

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014 by fillups

Screenshot from Bravely Default In the spirit of SCCLD's April Newsletter, check out some new console game titles for the PS3, Xbox 360, 3DS and Wii U that have been added to the library's collection. Here are just some of the new titles you may request now! Fifa Soccer 14 The game plays the way great soccer matches are contested, with innovations to the gameplay that inspire fans to . . . more »

Only Lovers Left Alive and the World of Jim Jarmusch

Posted on Saturday, April 12, 2014 by fillups

Scene from Only Lovers Left Alive Only Lovers Left Alive is the new Jim Jarmusch movie that is about to go into national release. It stars the fantastic Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston as Eve and Adam, two lovers living through the centuries as vampires. It is Jarmusch's first movie about vampires however it is not his first movie about semi detached outsiders existing in a separate existence from the mainstream. . . . more »

Save $$$ with DIY Toolkits

Posted on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 by Cupertino_Library

DIY Kits Coming Soon to SCCLD Saving money on your energy and water bills while making your home more comfortable just got easier for residents in the Santa Clara County Library District. Through public libraries, Silicon Valley Energy Watch is providing Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Home Energy Saving Toolkits that are stocked with supplies and measuring devices. Just like a book, the toolkits can be checked out. . . . more »

Remembering Mickey Rooney

Posted on Monday, April 7, 2014 by fillups

Mickey Rooney in Love Finds Andy Hardy Actor, Mickey Rooney (above surrounded by Ann Rutherford, Judy Garland and Lana Turner) died on Sunday, April 6, 2014. He was 93. Mickey Rooney's career spanned almost the entire history of movies. His first film was a silent film in 1926 before the first Academy Awards ceremony. He would go on to be the top box office draw in the country and receive four Academy . . . more »

Spring Break Library Style

Posted on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 by fillups

Coyote Ridge at Spring In addition to being National Poetry month, April is the month that many high schools have spring break. During spring break a young person's fancy turns to... the library for some relaxing fun. REALLY! Take a break and explore the fun side of the library. For example, have you ever listened to an audiobook?. It's possibly stress reducing and can fit into any schedule because . . . more »

FLASH!! April 5th - Poetry Festival Takes OVER Milpitas Library !!!

Posted on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 by LaurenJoan

Milpits Library's Poetry Festival On Saturday, April 5th... Oh the glory of poetry - in a festival of talent and insight with gourmet cuisine most "fare".... Finally, at long last - Milpitas Library is proud to present: David Perez - SCC Poet Laureate - providing Poetry! Along with a compendium of Poets! Erica Goss Los Gatos City Poet Laureate Kim Johnson Slam Poet - Gypsy with a Pen - . . . more »

Mystery Woman Plucked From Obscurity

Posted on Saturday, March 29, 2014 by coffeecritic

Vivienne Maier After her death in 2009, the never-before-seen photographs of this unknown street photographer were displayed online, and the photography world went crazy. Who was this extremely private woman whose photographs rivaled those of the masters? Vivian Maier was a professional nanny, who from the 1950s until the 1990s took over 100,000 stunning black and white photographs worldwide—from France to New York City to Chicago and . . . more »