December 2018

Tell Your Family Story

Olga Loya, nationally known bilingual storyteller, shares stories and telling tips at SCCLD Libraries

January is National Braille Literacy Awareness Month

January is National Braille Literacy Awareness Month. Braille is a touchable language for people who can’t see to read. It uses a group of raised bumps to represent the letters of the alphabet. It was invented by Louis Braille, who was also blind, and was born on January 4th, 1809.

The Best Movies and Music of 2018

Check out these staff favorites in the past year's movie and music releases.

Great Picture Books of Great Songs to Sing!

Singing In the Rain! What a Wonderful World! Imagine! Moon River!  All these titles are wonderful songs from musical and cultural history -- in the movies, in jazz, in rock and roll and more. They are amazing picture books to share with your child. Read them or sing them or sing and...

Predict the 2019 Grammy Awards Contest

Predict the 2019 Grammy Awards and you might win the $50 gift card.

Family Favorite Read-Aloud Books

The winter holidays are the perfect time to read aloud as a family. Here are a few classic children's chapter books to take advantage of the long winter evenings.

Best Books of 2018

How many have you read?

Winter Poetry Lights up the Season

Enjoy the beauty of winter and the music of poetry as the season comes alive in all its many delights. Read-aloud, share with friends, brave the longest and coldest season with a favorite poem.  

Your Favorite Books!

We asked for your favorite books, and you answered! Featured here is a booklist made up of Los Altos patron and staff recommendations.

Finding Books by Lexile

Sometimes a teacher will tell a student to read books at a certain Lexile reading level. Here's how to find books in your Lexile range.

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