March 2017

Fake News: Kids Need Critical Thinking Skills

Identifying "Fake" news calls upon critical thinking skills. Here's how adults can help kids (and teens) develop their critical thinking abilities and, in turn, learn how to distinguish false and misleading information from truth and facts. 

Beauty and the Beast...from Box Office to Bookshelves

Catch up with a book version of the classic fairy tale.

"A Bright Cold Day in April," The National Showing of 1984

The film 1984 is going to be shown across North America and Europe in April - you can catch it at the Milpitas Library. You can also check out other dystopian visions of the world.

Los Altos Bobbin Wranglers April Meeting

This month we will be cross-stitching bookmarks.

Trailblazing Girls and Women

"Young people, you are our hope and our future," said Wangari Maathai.  In celebration of trailblazers, heroes, and leaders, explore our many true stories about girls and women who've made a difference in the world!  Ask the children's librarian for additional...

Teen Poetry Contest 2016 - National Winner announced

National Winner of the VOYA Magazine Teen Poetry Contest: Saratoga teen Aashna Belenje.

The Power of Books

Past Silicon Valley Reads authors will help celebrate our 15th anniversary with a panel discussion about the power of books.

Meet the Author: Shaka Senghor

Meet Shaka Senghor, author of Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison.

2017 Teen Poetry Contest

Enter your original poem in our SCCLD 2017 Teen Poetry Contest.

Good Kids Music is Hard to Find!

Want suggestions for music you can listen to with the kids that won't drive you crazy? Check out these suggestions!

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