Bedtime Stories

Bedtime stories are often included in a child's bedtime routine. This shared activity can begin as young as a few months old and can continue well into middle school.  Beyond helping a child wind down and get ready for bed, there are many benefits to this nightly routine.  Research has shown that reading aloud to…
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2020: A Year of Crafts!

If you're looking for a place to have some fun in a creative community, come to the library! The Los Altos Library has a monthly Adult and Teen Craft Program. It's held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:30 - 8:30 PM; no registration is required and all supplies are provided. The craft…
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January Book of the Month

Lifestyles of Gods & Monsters Ariadne has spent her whole life working for her family’s reality television empire. Between their scandals and their biggest hit, “The Labyrinth Contest”, they are the most powerful royals in the world. But after 10 years leading contestants to their deaths fighting a Minotaur in the labyrinth, Ariadne is beginning…
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Storytelling and Flannel Board Stories for Children

The early learning activity for this month involves two of our five early learning practices: reading and playing together.  Reading Together Reading together helps a child develop a love of reading, increases their vocabulary and knowledge of the world, and encourages imaginative thinking. Playing Together Pretend play helps children learn to think symbolically, develops their…
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Happy New Year!

People around the world will celebrate the New Year at midnight December 31st by dancing, singing, shooting off fireworks, giving gifts, and making resolutions. But January 1st is not the only day the new year is celebrated. Chinese New Year is celebrated in January or February by cleaning house, hanging red lanterns and eating a…
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SCCLD’s Silicon Valley Reads 2020 Online Reading Program

Celebrate the achievements of women by participating in the SCCLD Silicon Valley Reads 2020 online reading program. This county wide program features inspiring stories, exciting events, amazing author talks and more. Everyone in the community will find something just right for them.  How to Participate: Register in Beanstack (or log in, if you already have…
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