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October 6th - Mad Hatter Day

Posted on Thursday, October 10, 2019 by Jean Nei

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.  

Silicon Valley Reads 2020

Posted on Monday, September 30, 2019 by Gail Mason

Silicon Valley Reads 2020 We are excited to announce that in recognition of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S., the theme for Silicon Valley Reads 2020 will be “Women Making It Happen.” 

Help Your Child Get Ready to Read and Write With One Fun and Simple Activity a Day!

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2019 by Lisa Dearborn

Help Your Child Get Ready to Read and Write With One Fun and Simple Activity a Day! Five ways to help your child get ready to read: Singing, Reading, Talking, Playing, and Writing.

Book Club Kits

Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019 by V S

Book Club Kits Try a book club kit, and make reading something to celebrate all year long.  

National Voter Registration Day

Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by Gail Mason

National Voter Registration Day National Voter Registration Day 2019 is September 24th

Distinguished Author Series

Posted on Monday, September 9, 2019 by Jeannie Takagi Hsu

Distinguished Author Series The Santa Clara County Library District is proud to announce the Distinguished Author Series, featuring acclaimed best-selling writers who have captivated us, challenged us and fostered our curiosity. This fall, we welcome Sonia Nazario, John Carreyrou, and Susan Orlean. Hear from them firsthand...

Teddy Bear, It Is Your Day on September 9-National Teddy Bear Day!

Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 by Marsi O'Malley-Riley

Teddy Bear, It Is Your Day on September 9-National Teddy Bear Day! Learn the story behind who invented teddy bears and find some great books to read on National Teddy Bear Day.

2019 SCCLD Teens Top Ten

Posted on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by Jeannie Takagi Hsu

2019 SCCLD Teens Top Ten The Teens of Santa Clara County Library District have voted!

Your County Library Card Can Get You into Local Museums for FREE with Discover and Go!

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by Marsi O'Malley-Riley

Your County Library Card Can Get You into Local Museums for FREE with Discover and Go! Use Discover and Go for free museum passes.

Looking for a good children's book? Let us help you!

Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 by Rose Baiza

Looking for a good children's book? Let us help you! Santa Clara County Library District has a variety of booklists that help children and families find the perfect book to read.

SCCLD Battle of the Bands

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by Birgit Spring

SCCLD Battle of the Bands Meet your 2019 SCCLD Battle of the Bands Lineup!

2019 Teen Poetry Contest Winners

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by Jeannie Takagi Hsu

2019 Teen Poetry Contest Winners The contest, which began in 2007, has recognized middle school and high school teen poetry at each library within the Santa Clara County Library District. Read the winning entries.

Visit SCC County Parks and Park for Free with Discover & Go

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by Adrienne

Visit SCC County Parks and Park for Free with Discover & Go Make time this spring to visit some of our beautiful county parks, with free parking courtesy of our Discover & Go program.

Author Event with Les Kaye at Los Altos Library

Posted on Monday, April 22, 2019 by Adrienne

Author Event with Les Kaye at Los Altos Library Come hear Les Kaye, author of A Sense of Something Greater: Zen and the Search for Balance in Silicon Valley, discuss his new book. Book signing to follow.

National Library Week & Bookmobile Day

Posted on Friday, April 5, 2019 by Nancy Macías

National Library Week & Bookmobile Day Every year, the second week of April is celebrarted as National Library Week. Join the Bookmobile as we take a tour of Santa Clara County Library District's branches April 10, 11, and 12. 

Death Takes A Holiday

Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2019 by T C

Death Takes A Holiday An exploration of what it means to really live.

S’mores, Bug Bites, and First Love – Summer Camp Stories

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 by Jean Nei

S’mores, Bug Bites, and First Love – Summer Camp Stories March Madness! It is not just college basketball. This is the time when parents scramble to sign-up their kids for summer camps. Recently, BayAreaParent magazine had a story called "How to Find a Camp that Fits Your Budget" by Malaika Farley. The author listed some of the most...

SCCLD Brings Mindfulness to the Library with Headspace

Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019 by Adrienne

SCCLD Brings Mindfulness to the Library with Headspace Headspace is meditation made simple - an app designed for busy, modern lives to learn the essentials of meditation and mindfulness in just a few minutes a day. The app offers hundreds of guided meditations on a variety of topics - from stress and sleep, to focus and performance.

Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band

Posted on Friday, March 15, 2019 by Jeannie Takagi Hsu

Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band Join in the fun at the FAMILY CONCERT SERIES that will help children learn and get ready to read. Children build early literacy skills through playing, dancing,  and singing. 

SCCLD Teen Poetry Contest 2019

Posted on Monday, March 4, 2019 by Jeannie Takagi Hsu

SCCLD Teen Poetry Contest 2019 Enter your original poem in our SCCLD 2019 Teen Poetry Contest.

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