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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
Holidays & Closures

Phone:(408) 867-6126

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

Make Your Decision 2012: League of Women Voters Pros & Cons talk

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

Confused about all the propositions on the ballot? Can't make sense of all the local elections? Come to Saratoga Library this Saturday for a clear, unbiased presentation of local and state issues. Date: Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 Time: 2:00 pm Location: Saratoga Library Community Room . . . more »

Mr. Science presents Two Hands-On Programs October 6th

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

mr. science It's Electric! It's Magnetic! It's Hair-Raising! It's Mr. Science presenting two programs on Electricity and Magnetism at the Saratoga Library on Saturday, October 6th at 11 am and at 1:30 pm. This program is for grades 4 - 8 only. Registration is required. Please call or come to the Children's desk to sign up. Also in October, on Saturday the 20th, Mad Science will come . . . more »

Meet the Author: Jafar Yaghoobi, author of Let Us Water The Flowers

Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

Let Us Water the Flowers Meet author Jafar Yaghoobi at Saratoga Library, this Sunday, September 30 at 2 pm. Mr. Yaghoobi was a political prisoner in Iran from 1984 to 1989. . . . more »

Fratello Marionettes Present "Aladdin" September 27th at 4 pm

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

fratello marionettes' aladdin Join us on Thursday, September 27th at 4 pm, in the community room of the Saratoga Library for an exciting adventure! Watch as Aladdin thwarts the evil sorcerer and discovers the magic lamp (and you know who he finds inside the lamp don't you?) Traditional music and intricate costumes add to the magic of this wonderful tale. All ages are welcome. If you would like . . . more »

Aaarrrrr, Me Hearties!

Posted on Saturday, September 15, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

Lives of the Pirates Lives of the Pirates Wednesday, September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. “Avast!” ye say? You don’t know how to talk like a pirate? Well, we’ll soon have you ship-shape. If you'd like to read about real life pirates, click here for a list of nonfiction books. If you'd like to read a rip-roarin' pirate yarn (made up story), check out this list. . . . more »

6th Grade Student and Parent VIP Night After Hours at the Saratoga Library

Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

Thursday September 20th at 6:30 pm For 6th graders and their families only To register, call the Adult Reference Desk at 408 867-6126. 6th graders - Do you have what it takes to be a FOOD FEAR FACTOR champion? Those brave enough to eat everything will walk away with a prize! Parents - 24/7 Digital Life: Understanding Your Tween’s Connected Culture a seminar on the . . . more »

Learning how to be a friend

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

The Year of the Book The Year of the Book. When we first meet Anna, a nine-year-old Chinese American girl, we learn that she is an avid reader who isn’t so sure about friendships with real people. As Anna’s fourth grade school year progresses, though, she makes a new friend and reconnects with a friend who had drifted away. In the process, Anna discovers what it means to be a . . . more »

Saratoga Seed Library Seed Exchange, September 15 at 2 pm

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

Seed Packets Saturday September 15, 2 pm Come to the Saratoga Library to learn more about the Seed Library and donate and exchange seeds with other local gardeners. Don't forget to bring your favorite gardening anecdotes to share.

Celebrate Grandparent's Day!

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

grandparents with grandchild National Grandparents Day is September 9th. On the first Sunday following Labor Day, we honor our grandparents. How will you celebrate? Make something special for grandma? Play in the park with grandpa? Maybe call or write and tell them how much you appreciate them? To see a list of picture book stories about grandparents click here. For a list of easy reader stories about grandparents . . . more »

Prepare to get schooled – middle and high school

Posted on Friday, August 24, 2012 by Saratoga_Library

The Candidates Looking for an "alternative" for middle and high school? See how these schools compare to yours. The Candidates . Dancia Lewis is a B student who has just been offered a full scholarship to the prestigious Delcroix Academy. Since they don’t want her for her grades do they want her for her telekinetic abilities? The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod . Vladmir Tod has to control . . . more »

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