ALL SCCLD locations will be CLOSED Monday, January 21, 2019 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. See regular library hours. Read More

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with Children’s Books

Learn about the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. as we commemorate his birthday and celebrate his accomplishments on Monday, January 21, 2019. 

Silicon Valley Reads 2019

Everyone has a family history - some they know and some they have yet to discover. The surging popularity of genealogy research is encouraging more people than ever to find out more about their ancestors and how their actions and decisions affect who we are today. Silicon Valley Reads is proud...

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.

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...

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.

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.  

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.

Holiday Fun How To's

As the holiday season – including Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas - is upon us, here are a few craft and baking books that may inspire your family and/or friends to engage their creative talents and forge fun, lasting memories.

Help Your Child Learn!

Sign up for Ready Rosie for ideas on how to help your children build skills.

Bookflix - Inspiring curiosity and investigation with great stories for young children

Check out Bookflix on to find films of classic and new picture books paired with nonfiction eBooks on related topics.  

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