February Teen Book of the Month

No Accident 277 pages, Grade 9+ Content warning: Sexual Assault Hayley Larkin is out of place. Out of place on the cheerleading squad, out of place at the popular kid’s parties, and out of place stranded on a desert island. The day after the big game, a private school’s basketball team and cheerleaders are on…
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Black History Month 2023

Since 1976, Black History Month has been observed throughout the month of February to collectively celebrate the invaluable contributions of African Americans across professional, social, and political arenas. “Negro History Week,” the antecedent to Black History Month for the immediate 50 years prior, was first conceived of by the celebrated historian Carter G. Woodson; he intended Negro History Week to be as much a celebration of ongoing achievement as a…
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Black History Month- Meet Aviation Pioneer Bessie Coleman Online Presentation

   You could read a biography about Bessie Coleman, or you might watch a DVD about her.  To really experience Bessie Coleman's life, though, watch Betty Jewell Slater's portrayal of Bessie Coleman via Zoom on Wednesday, February 8 at 7 pm.   Born in 1892, Elizabeth (Bessie) Coleman could not gain admission to American flight schools…
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Silicon Valley Reads – Author Visit with Omar Mohammed and Victoria Jamieson

Calling all Santa Clara County kids grades 4-8! Silicon Valley Reads 2023 and the SCCLD Children Services Librarians are proud to present: An Author Visit with Omar Mohammed and Victoria Jamieson! Omar Mohammed and Victoria Jamieson will be joining us for an online author panel! This program will take place on Thursday, March 23rd from…
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