October 2019

Fall Season Favorites

Share the brisk, chilly, whirling and twirling sights and sounds of autumn with young ones. Curl up in a cozy, comfortable chair with some favorite read-aloud books.    

2019 Teen Bookmark Art Contest Winners

Announcing the winners of the 2019 Teen Bookmark Contest.

New Study Room at the Saratoga Library

The Saratoga Library has a new study room

The Spookmobile is Coming Your Way!

The Spookmobile is coming your way this October. Come see us, if you dare!

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

A space opera with a heart.

13 Spooky Middle Grade Stories

Here are 13 spooky middle grade tales to make you shiver in the days leading up to Halloween.   

Loma Prieta Earthquake 30th Anniversary

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed October 17, 2019 as Earthquake Readiness Day to recognize the 30th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. 

October 6th - Mad Hatter Day

In 1986, a group of computer programmers in Boulder, Colorado became bored with bits and bytes. They decided to be silly and playful by creating a special day - Mad Hatter Day.  This is a day to wear a hat and be silly.  

Making Slime with Kids

The benefits of slime making.

It's National Pasta Day on October 17!

SCCL has several resources available to help celebrate National Pasta Day.

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