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Woodland Branch

1975 Grant Road
Los Altos, CA 94024


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Zinio eMagazines for your mobile device

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

eMagazines on portable devices View the complete full-color digital copy of your favorite magazines through Zinio, our new eMagazine service. Read your favorite titles page-for-page in the same way you would read the paper version. Enhanced features: Keyword searching within each magazine, Full-page and thumbnail grid view, Printing of single or multiple pages (depending on permissions) Multimedia elements such as audio and video for select titles. Access is available . . . more »

Get the first library newsletter!

Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

September Newsletter screenshot Beginning with the September inaugural edition, the library will publish a monthly e-newsletter that will be available here on our website and also through email subscription. If you’d like to be added to the monthly distribution list, please sign up here. In our first issue, Meet Nancy Howe, our new County Librarian Learn about the Reading Program and how you can get involved Check out . . . more »

Tweens Read II, The Return Of Tweens Read

Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 by TanteTam

The Case of the Missing Marquess The Woodland Branch Tweens Read Book Club had its first meeting last week! Not only did we talk about the book (The London Eye Mystery) but we also performed a Name Juggle, did a Bristish to American English word match, and snacked on salt and vinegar crisps (potato chips) along with other goodies. We also passed out the book for next month, The Case of . . . more »

"Hidden History" Walking Tour of Los Altos

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 by LosAltos_Library

As part of the ongoing celebration of the 60th anniversary of Los Altos, the Los Altos History Museum will be hosting a Downtown Walking Tour this Sunday, September 30 from 4-7 p.m. Enjoy costumed docents interpreting the town's notable historical figures, a vintage car exhibit, and the Wells Fargo stagecoach. Your $25 ticket also includes a commemorative poster and a free glass of wine at . . . more »

About The Thinker

Posted on Friday, September 21, 2012 by TanteTam

Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin If you've been to the Woodland Library in the past few weeks, you might have noticed a new addition to the parking lot area. A full-scale replica of Auguste Rodin's The Thinker was recently donated to the city of Los Altos, which decided to put the sculpture on display next to the Woodland Branch Library. More about how and why this particular copy of a . . . more »

Baby Lapsit to Start Again @ Los Altos Library

Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2012 by LosAltos_Library

Baby Baby Lapsit will start up again on Friday, September 21st at 11:00 am. Our last meeting will be Friday, November 16th. It is a 20-minute participation storytime for non-walking babies accompanied by a parent or caregiver and includes stories, action rhymes and songs. Newborns to one-year-olds (non-walkers) love to watch animals and pictures of babies on the books read by one of our children's librarians . . . more »

What's Los Altos Watching?

Posted on Sunday, September 9, 2012 by LosAltos_Library

Crazy, Stupid, Love Check out the top 10 most popular movies in Los Altos for the month of August! Don't forget - you can now place requests for new DVDs, so if you haven't seen these, get on the waiting list today! 10. Crazy, Stupid, Love Starring Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling, Marisa Tomei, Emma Stone, and Kevin Bacon Directed by Glen Ficarra and John Requa 9. . . . more »

The Next Nonfiction Must-Read

Posted on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 by LosAltos_Library

EarlyWord calls it "the sure-fire success of the fall." Publisher's Weekly (7/6/12) says, "this is an astonishing, pertinent, and wonderfully welcome work." Will Schwalbe's The End of Your Life Book Club won't be out for another month, but it's already getting rave reviews. When Schwalbe, a former editor-in-chief at Hyperion Books, learned his mother was dying of cancer, they formed a two-person book club. Together . . . more »

New! Toddler Storytime @ Woodland!

Posted on Friday, August 31, 2012 by TanteTam

It's been nearly nine months since Woodland's Baby Lapsit Storytime began, which means that it's time for a new storytime! Toddler Storytime will begin at Woodland on Thursday, September 13th, starting at 11:15am. Designed for walking 1 and 2 year-olds to share stories, songs, rhymes, and other activities with their favorite caregivers, this storytime provides the next level for those graduating from Baby Lapsit. New . . . more »

Faces of Los Altos Exhibit

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2012 by LosAltos_Library

2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the incorporation of Los Altos! The Los Altos History Museum has taken this opportunity to explore their photo archives. The exhibit "Faces of Los Altos" showcases the citizens, ordinary and extraordinary, that make up "the neighborhoods, services, businesses, government, and activities of our community." In addition, a video installation by artist Lessa Bouchard combines live streaming from a webcam . . . more »

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