Books That Make GREAT Gifts!

Living in the Bay Area affords us all types of perks like having many high-quality bookstores sprinkled along the Peninsula. So what do you say if this holiday season you gift a GREAT book as opposed to that Nintendo Switch or tablet/device? Here are some great 2018 book recommendations in different formats. Audio Book Calypso…
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Winter Break Activities: “Check It Out!” Home Energy and Water Savings Toolkit

Need ideas for activities to do with your kids during winter break? Head to your local library and pick up a “Check It Out!” Home Energy and Water Savings Toolkit and guide your family through a home energy and water audit. The toolkit comes with all the tools and equipment necessary to help you use…
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Winter Challenge 2018-2019

School is out for winter break, but don't get the winter blues! Register online now and take part in our Winter Challenge! The program is open for babies to teens (up to 19 years of age) and participating is easy! Have fun this winter by logging 300 minutes of reading and doing two new activities…
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National French Toast Day

French toast is just another long way to say yummy! Show your love for this delicious sweet treat on November 28th, National French Toast Day. It's no surprise that one of my favorite breakfast dishes has its own national day of celebration. I have absolutely loved french toast since I was a child. The warm…
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CLA Conference 2018

I finally checked off an item from my librarian bucket list, attend a CLA Conference. What is CLA and why would I want to attend their conference? CLA stands for California Library Association, and their mission statement best sums up their purpose: CLA is the community for California libraries. The Association provides leadership for the…
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