Noirvember on Kanopy

Ready for cynical heroes, intricate plots, and underlying existentialism? Sounds like you’re ready to get moody with Kanopy's Noirvember collection. The cinematic term film noir originated in France after WWII to describe stylish, dramatic American thriller or detective films in the 1940s and ‘50s but was only widely adopted by the American film community in…
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Earn a pin for Native American Heritage Month!

California-born Mariza Ryce Aparicio-Tovar and the Santa Clara County Library District have collaborated to create an original piece of art in honor of Native American Heritage Month! SCCLD has commissioned an original art piece from Native American artist, Mariza Ryce Aparicio-Tovar. The piece is inspired by Mount Umunhum, the third largest mountain peak in the…
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Happy Diwali!

Happy Diwali! Diwali, also spelled Divali, is one of the major religious/cultural festivals that is celebrated across the world, particularly in India. As per the Hindu lunar calendar, Diwali is typically observed sometime between October and November. This year Diwali falls on Sunday November 12th. The holiday's name is derived from the Sanskrit term dipavali…
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