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The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners @ SCCLD

Posted on Saturday, April 15, 2017 by Don Phillips

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners @ SCCLD Check out the Pulitzer Prize winners in Fiction, Nonfiction, History, Poetry, and Drama.

Silicon Valley Reads 2017

Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2017 by Jeannie Takagi Hsu

Silicon Valley Reads 2017 In 2017, the 15th anniversary, Silicon Valley Reads focuses on “. . . and justice for all,” a conversation about the unconscious biases we all have, and how these assumptions, perceptions and prejudices can lead to people being treated unfairly, especially in the legal system. 

Silicon Valley Reads 2016

Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by Gail Mason

Silicon Valley Reads 2016 Too little rain . . . too much rain.  Either case of extreme weather can dramatically impact everyday life. Silicon Valley Reads 2016 explores the effects of climate change with its theme “Chance of Rain”, featuring the books Memory of Water by Emmi Itäranta and Sherwood Nation by Benjamin Parzybok.

The Revenant is Out in Theatres December 25th!

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2015 by V S

The Revenant is Out in Theatres December 25th! Read the Book then watch the Movie!

The Library Talks @ SCCLD

Posted on Monday, October 5, 2015 by Shoshana Francis

The Library Talks @ SCCLD Live streaming author visits coming to your library!

Get Our eBook Pick: The Martian

Posted on Friday, October 2, 2015 by Amytha Willard

Get Our eBook Pick: The Martian Our eBook pick for October is The Martian by Andy Weir. The movie, starring Matt Damon, comes out this friday to theatres everywhere. Read the book then watch the movie!

Freedom to READ: Banned Books Week

Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 by Jane Cronkhite

Freedom to READ: Banned Books Week By focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship. The books featured during Banned Books Week have all been targeted with removal or restrictions in libraries and schools. While books have been and continue to be banned, part of the Banned Books Week celebration is the fact that, in a majority...

Get Our eBook Pick: Go Set a Watchman

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2015 by Lora Cokolat

Get Our eBook Pick: Go Set a Watchman Our ebook pick for summer is Go Set a Watchman, by Harper Lee. Originally written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before To Kill a Mockingbird. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014.

Introducing our 5faves Web Series

Posted on Monday, April 13, 2015 by Shoshana Francis

Introducing our 5faves Web Series Our 5faves series on YouTube is the newest way to get book recommendations from your SCCLD librarians.

What the Earth's Soil Can Tell Us About Our Climate

Posted on Thursday, January 29, 2015 by Tina Drew

What the Earth's Soil Can Tell Us About Our Climate NASA's SMAP (Soil Moisture Active Passive) satellite will study soil moisture to help predict weather and drought. Try these titles to learn even more.

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