Jewish American Heritage Month 2024

May is Jewish American Heritage Month "The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society." From…
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National Library Week 2024

National Library Week 2024: Ready, Set, Library!  NLW promotes the idea that in our always-online world, libraries give us the green light to something truly special: a place to connect with others, learn new skills, and focus on what matters most. No matter where you find yourself on the roadmap through life's journey--preparing for a…
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National Pet Day 2024

Thursday, April 11, 2024 is National Pet Day!  From the furry to the scaly, the hoppy to the slithery, a pet can be a special part of a child's life.  According to a survey by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the majority of pet owners consider their pets to be members of their families.  Whether…
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2024 SCCLD Teen Poetry Contest

Announcing the 18th Annual SCCLD Teen Poetry Contest! How does it work? One winner from each library will be chosen in the following categories: Middle School (grades 6–8) and High School (grades 9–12). Winners will receive a $50 gift card AND an exclusive winners' workshop with Santa Clara County Poet Laureate Yosimar Reyes on Saturday…
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Day of Children/Day of Books

Día de los niños/Día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day), known simply as Día, is a yearly celebration of children, families, and reading that culminates on April 30. This day recognizes children, pays homage to their importance in society, and endorses their well-being. Santa Clara County has a series of programs that connect children with…
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Celebrate Earth Day – April 22, 2024

Every year on April 22, Earth Day recognizes achievements in environmental protection and commits to worldwide ecological sustainability. This year's theme, Planet vs. Plastics, aims to reduce plastic production. Celebrate this Earth Day by visiting a garden through Discover and Go, delving deeper into our science resources, or choosing an environmental title from our book…
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