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Saratoga Library

13650 Saratoga Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070-5099

Monday1pm - 9pm
Tuesday1pm - 9pm
Wednesday10am - 6pm
Thursday10am - 6pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Sunday1pm - 5pm
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Saratoga Library News

Rhee Kang, winner of the We Are America art contest

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

Photo of Rhee Kang Congratulations to Rhee Kang, a Saratoga resident who won first place in the library's We Are America art contest. Rhee and the other contestants' art work will be displayed at all SCCL libraries over the next few months. See Rhee's entry here. . . . more »

Do you know what a sari is?

Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

(This is an image of the Saratoga Library staff wearing saris to celebrate Diwali at their annual Diwali Family Storytime which took place on November 5, 2012) A sari is a traditional piece of clothing worn by Indian women. The staff at the Saratoga Library had the opportunity to wear their very own sari during this year's Diwali Storytime which took place on November 5. . . . more »

Chinese Immigration to the US: Angel Island and Beyond

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

Saturday, November 3, 2:00 pm Join us to learn about the Chinese immigration experience from the late 1800s to the 1950s. The program includes a presentation by two docents (Marian Seiki and Myrna Yee) representing the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF). We will also hear an actual first-hand account from former Angel Island detainee, William Mock. CHCP members (Cynthia Chang, Ann Wong, and Al . . . more »

Diwali Family Storytime at Saratoga Library

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

lady wtih Diwali light Saratoga Library presents Diwali! Join us for a special family storytime featuring tales and music from India to celebrate the Festival of Lights! This special program will take place on Monday November 5, 2012 at 7:30 P.M. in the Orchard Room at Saratoga Library. For questions or more information, please call 408-867-6126. We hope to see you there! . . . more »

National Friends of the Libraries Week

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

friends of the Saratoga Library This week, all over the Santa Clara Library District, we are celebrating and honoring a very special group of people – our Friends of the Library. These dedicated volunteers are invaluable advocates and supporters of the library. Saratoga’s Community Librarian, Gayathri Kanth, says of the Library’s Friends group, “Their support helps us with purchasing more collections, and present a huge variety of programs to the . . . more »

Nick Barone Puppets present "Tricks & Treats"

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

nick barone puppets Nick Barone Puppets present a spooky, funny puppet show, "Tricks & Treats." Join us on Thursday, October 25, at 4 pm in Saratoga Library's Community Room for this FREE show. All ages are welcome. . . . more »

Halloween Funfest!

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

pumpkin Halloween Funfest at the Saratoga Library! Wednesday, October 31 at 10:30 am. Join us for puppet shows, a craft and a special treat on Halloween for children ages 2-6 and their grown-ups. Wearing a costume is encouraged, but not required. This program will be held in the Community room and will take the place of our regular Toddler Storytime for this week only. . . . more »

Safety in Numbers: Start An Investment Club

Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

The old adage “there’s safety in numbers” can be applied to investment clubs in more ways than one. An investment club is a group of individual investors who come together to learn, share investing experiences and help each other become more successful investors. Clubs provide education, camaraderie and buying power, plus the confidence of knowing you don’t have to go it alone. This workshop will . . . more »

RP Harvests Bumper Crop of Pairs

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by Reading_Program

In September, the staff of The Reading Program matched 24 new tutor-learner pairs! We are excited to support our students, and we appreciate the dedication of their very special volunteers. Currently, there are over 100 tutor-learner pairs actively meeting in the Santa Clara County Library District, and these fabulous students are improving their reading and writing skills every day. What kinds of subjects have Reading . . . more »

Science Takes Center Stage at Saratoga Library in October

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

Mr. Science Saratoga Library's Community Librarian, Gayathri Kanth, believes strongly in the importance of the library's role in supporting lifelong learning in many different subjects. "Libraries have been contributing more than reading enrichment activities. We have also emerged as places where people can come together and expand their knowledge and awareness of the world," says Kanth. "We have programs that provide hands on experiences for the kids . . . more »