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Mighty Mike McGee, Newly Minted Poet Laureate

Santa Clara County has a new Poet Laureate and it's Mighty Mike McGee, Slam poet extraordinaire.

Early Literacy is Dancing

Dance with your child into literacy. Dance, music and movement all tie together for early learning about rhythm, reading and writing. 

Summer Up! Discover and Go - Museum Passes for Family Fun

Summertime and the living is easy - and fun - for the whole family, especially if you have an SCCLD library card because you can Discover and Go with Museum Passes!

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. 

Tune In, Talk More, Take Turns and Build a Child's Brain

Tune In, Talk More, and Take Turns, a method developed by Dr. Dana Suskind in conversing with your child, develops his/her language, vocabulary, understanding, and self-esteem; it literally builds his/her brain. Dr. Dana Susskind, author of the book and founder of Thirty Million Words Initiative.

National Geographic Kids - eResource @ SCCLD Libraries

National Geographic Kids, a rich and age appropriate on-line resource for kids, is availabe to Santa Clara County Library District members - for free!

If You Know a Child With Autism. . . Check Out These Library Resources. . .

Our libraries have a variety of resources for children and families who are touched by ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), including picture books, fiction, nonfiction, biographies, diaries, and resources especially for parents.