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Milpitas Library

160 North Main Street
Milpitas, CA 95035

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Advertising Your Business

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

Reference USA logo Would you like to target businesses within a specific radius around your business location? How about all residents on a particular street? Are you interested in finding B2B partners in your city, county or zip code? Instead of paying for an expensive direct mail marketing list, use a library database! Reference USA can easily help you achieve this marketing goal. Reference USA is available for . . . more »

Countdown to the 2013 Academy Awards: Eiko Ishioka

Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 by fillups

Julia Roberts in Mirror, Mirro Costume (photograph from Fashion Foie Gras) Eiko Ishioka's posthumous Academy Award nomination for designing the costumes in Mirror, Mirror capped off the career of one of the boldest multi-media designers in the world. Ishioka began working for the cosmetic giant Shiseido after being one of the few women to graduate with a degree in design in 1961. Once she opened her own design firm in the . . . more »

Surf's Up at Mavericks!

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by mztupelo

The date for the Mavericks Invitational has been set. The contest will be held, Sunday, January 20th. This is the surfing event of the year. Only a select number of surfers are invited to this contest. Surfers from all over the world compete at Mavericks to win bragging rights to be called the best surfer at one of the best big wave surfing spots in . . . more »

Chickens on a Frosty Morning

Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by LaurenJoan

Chicken looking for food Here we go round the mulberry bush, the mulberry bush, the mulberry bush, Here we go round the mulberry bush On a cold and frosty morning This morning it was frosty on the grass, on the trees, on the roof of the chicken coop. Alice stared at the white stuff, all crackly under her feet. When she pecked at the water in the bucket it . . . more »

Ezra Jack Keats at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 by coffeecritic

picture of The Snowy Day Did you know that Ezra Jack Keats was born Jacob Ezra Katz? The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats is the first major exhibition to pay tribute to the award-winning author and illustrator of such beloved books as Whistle for Willie and The Snowy Day. It is currently at the Jewish Contemporary Museum in San Francisco through February 24, 2013. You can . . . more »

From Books to Oscar Nominees

Posted on Friday, January 11, 2013 by fillups

Argo Explore the 2013 Oscar Nominees at an SCCLD Library. The Books Behind the Best Picture Nominees Argo Life of Pi Les Miserables The Silver Linings Playbook Team of Rivals is one of the sources for Best Picture Nominee Lincoln There is much more to explore including nominees for Best Picture, Best Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature and Music Nominees all on The 2013 Academy Award . . . more »

Where Chickens and Children Sleep

Posted on Thursday, January 3, 2013 by LaurenJoan

Coop sweet coop Alice and Joanie B. were feeling thankful in the New Year, especially as they watched Laurenjoan clean-up their coop. She was covered in mud, poop, straw, and her shoes were all wet. Joanie B: Thank grawkness. Alice: Braawk! Yes, a nice clean coop to sleep in tonight and a warm nest to lay our eggs. Joanie B: And good chicken scratch to eat - or . . . more »

Marathon Musical Movies at Milpitas Library All Day December 27th

Posted on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by Milpitas_Library

Sing-A-Long Marathon Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Even though the sound of it is something quite atrosicous! If you say it loud enough, you'll always sound precocious, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! If you like to sing those good ol' movie muscial songs - join us at the Milpitas Library on Thursday, December 27th as we present the Sing-A-Long Movie Marathon all day long in the Auditorium. Come for a song or two, stay for . . . more »

Farewell, Pandit Ravi Shankar

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2012 by coffeecritic

Raga Mala Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar has passed away at age 92. Described by George Harrison as "the godfather of world music", he is credited with popularizing classical Indian music in the western world. I first heard him on my parents' LP "East Meets West", playing with violin maestro Yehudi Menuhin. But it was his meeting with the Beatles guitarist George Harrison in 1966 that catapulted him . . . more »

Singing a long at Milpitas Library

Posted on Friday, December 21, 2012 by LaurenJoan

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, and Jingle Bell Rock were sung loud enough to raise the roof as families of all shapes and sizes (100+ people of all ages) joined the Bayside 4-H A Cappella Singers in a program of holiday songs and carols at the Milpitas Library on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. Christmas cookies and Mexican hot chocolate were . . . more »