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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
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Milpitas Library News

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 »

A Chickens' Christmas Carol

Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 by LaurenJoan

Two chickens with Santa hats on Alice and Joanie B. were taking a peck at each other.... Alice: I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas! Joanie B: ¿Dónde Esta Santá Claus?! Alice: Gayle Peevey! Joanie B: Augie Rios! Gayle Peevey Augie Rios Alice: A Chickens' Christmas Carol for all time is I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas. Gayla Peevey was only 10 in 1953 when she sang her hit song! Joanie B: . . . more »

Opera San Jose presents Billy Goats Gruff, Saturday, December 15th at Milpitas Library

Posted on Friday, December 14, 2012 by LaurenJoan

billy goats gruff Join us at the Milpitas Library on Saturday, December 15th at 3 pm as Opera San Jose presents "The Billy Goats Gruff." This classic fairytale of the three billy goats with a contemporary twist, tackles the issue of bullying and promotes the power of kindness and is suitable for children in grades K - 6. The performance is set to recognizable melodies from some of . . . more »

And a Chicken in a Pear Tree--eee! Hey You Chickens - It's a Sing-A-Long Christmas Songs

Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2012 by LaurenJoan

Alice in a Santa Hat On the first day of Christmas My true love gave to me: A chicken in a pear tree! Alice and Joanie B. love to crow, er, sing out loud - la la la la la lalaaaaaaa! O Frosty the snowman was alive as he could be And the chickens say he could laugh And play just the same as you and me Alice: Braawwk! I . . . more »

Student Art Display at the Milpitas Library

Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 by fillups

Student Painting The Milpitas Library is pleased to be currently displaying the art of Milpitas students throughout the library. Paintings, pastels, and drawings from classes taught by art instructor Diana Mihalakis will be on display through the end of January 2013. Mihalakis has offered art classes to children, teens and adults through the Milpitas Parks and Recreation Services for over two decades. For more information for exhibiting . . . more »

Merry Bookmas from Milpitas Library!

Posted on Thursday, December 6, 2012 by Milpitas_Library

Building a "Christmas tree" out of bound National Geographic books Happy Holidays from Milpitas Library 'Tis the season to be jolly and use ye old National Geographics to make a Bookmas Tree! First, get a cart and load it up with a lot of (dusty, old) green National Geographics. Then, carefully stacking them on the Children's Help Desk. Build it nice and high, just like a real tree. Dig in the storage closet and have . . . more »

Live Performance of A Christmas Carol at the Milpitas Library!

Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by fillups

Actor Duffy Hudson On Saturday, December 8th at 3:00 PM, the Milpitas Library will host a free 75-minute performance of Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim are characters we have come to love and welcome into our homes and hearts. Join us as Broadway and film actor Duffy Hudson brings this magical tale to life in a one-man show that is . . . more »

Remembering Dave Brubeck

Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by mztupelo

The world of jazz lost one of its legends today. Dave Brubeck was a pioneer of jazz. With his classic album "Time Out" he introduced us to jazz at a new tempo. "Blue Rondo a la Turk" was in 9/8 time, 9 beats to the measure instead of the customary 2, 4, or 5 beats. "Take Five," which became a hit on the Billboard charts, . . . more »

Chickens, Preschoolers, and Some Mud

Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by LaurenJoan

Picture of a child's muddy feet Rain, rain, go away Come again another day Little Arthur wants to play. Little Arthur wants to play in the mud after the rain because Little Arthur knows, like any good scientist, that there's lots to learn out in the messy world of mud and bugs and grass! Just take it from the Mother of 5 Little Chickens: Said the first little chicken with a . . . more »

Jazz Up Your Holidays!

Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 by mztupelo

I love this time of year. The weather turns cold and I stay indoors getting ready for the holiday season. I like to bake cookies, write holiday cards and decorate the house. I do this with a nice fire going in the fireplace, and of course great music in the background. Jazz music creates a perfect soundtrack for me while I keep busy baking, writing . . . more »