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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

The Last Dragonslayer

Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 by Saratoga_Library

The Last Dragonslayer The Last Dragonslayer Jasper Fforde, author of the excellent Thursday Next mystery series, now tries his hand at YA fantasy. Professional magician-wrangler Jennifer Strange has fallen on hard times, now that Big Magic is leaving the world. Her clients are reduced to delivering pizzas on flying carpets and re-wiring old houses. How will they survive if all the magic dies along with the last dragon? . . . more »

Make Art! - for a public exhibition -

Posted on Friday, March 29, 2013 by Saratoga_Library

Teens: interested in meeting some real artists and making a new art work for Montalvo Arts Center? Join international artists Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan (Philippines/Australia) for a drop in art-making workshop. Make houses from recycled cardboard moving boxes that will be integrated into a large-scale sculpture and exhibited at Montalvo Arts Center. All participants will be invited to a celebration of the art work at . . . more »

“Little Book of Behavioral Investing” by James Montier

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

The Little Book of Behavioral Investing The Little Book of Behavioral Investing James Montier is one of the top writers on behavioral finance, and in The Little Book of Behavioral Investing he applies the subject to individual investors. With humor and wit, Montier’s book examines common biases that cause individuals to make irrational decisions. Although the book is written for individual investors, many of the concepts should also appeal to small . . . more »

Popes in History and Fiction

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 by Saratoga_Library

Conclave Conclave Have you been following the papal election news? Are you interested in reading more about the Pope, the Vatican or papal history in general? Find lots of interesting resources on our Popes in History and Fiction list. . . . more »

Latest and Greatest Bestsellers at Saratoga Library

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 by Saratoga_Library

Tenth of December A few recent additions to our collection: Recent Bestsellers Tenth of December The Last Runaway Standing in Another Man's Grave The Twelve Tribes of Hattie Find all of these (and more) in our catalog. . . . more »

Call to Artists

Posted on Sunday, March 10, 2013 by betscw

The Saratoga Library and the Santa Clara County Library District invite you to exhibit on the Saratoga Library Art Wall. Thousands of people come through the library doors each year and see the 50 foot Art Wall. Your art will be in a highly visible area and will enhance the library surroundings, benefiting our more than 700 visitors a day. The Art Wall offers you . . . more »

“Business Model Generation” by Alexander Osterwalder & Yves Pigneur

Posted on Friday, March 8, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

Business Model Generation Business Model Generation Business plans for startups should be versatile. Business Model Generation presents a new method for creating business plans that is adept, flexible, and creative. The main focus of the book is in on the concept of the canvas, which is an innovative way of structuring the major components of a new business, while allowing room for changes in the future. This is . . . more »

Wartorn: 1861-2010

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by Saratoga_Library

Wartorn 1861-2010 Wartorn 1861-2010 Date: March 2, 2013 Time: 2:00 pm Location: Saratoga Library Community Room. This HBO documentary chronicles the lingering effects of combat stress and post-traumatic stress on military personnel and their families throughout American history, from the Civil War through the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. It shares the personal stories of soldiers through letters and journals, photos and combat footage, and first-person interviews . . . more »

Get your action figures here! The 3D printing frontier

Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by ThatLibraryLady

RepRap machine 3D printing is here. Have you tried it yet? As 3D printing is becoming cheaper and easier to use, more people are using it. But where does fair use run into copyright violation? NPR started a discussion about the uses and misuses of this new technology. Learn more at the Library: TechShop at the Saratoga Library on Monday February 25th at 7:00 pm. TechShop at . . . more »

Treasures of the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette

Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 by Saratoga_Library

SF Fine Arts Museums Docent Kay Payne will discuss the unparalleled decorative arts from the Musee du Louvre, Paris, at the Legion of Honor through March 17. Included are some of the most exquisite treasures of the French monarchy from the time of Louis XIV until the Revolution of 1789. Learn More . . . more »