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Author Visit With Suzanne Adam Author Visit With Suzanne Adam

Nov 17th | 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us and meet Northern California writer, Suzanne Adam. In her new book, Notes From The Bottom Of The World: A Life in Chile, she…
Join us and meet Northern California writer, Suzanne Adam. In her new book, Notes From The Bottom Of The World: A Life in Chile, she…

Daylight Saving Time: Good or Bad? Daylight Saving Time: Good or Bad?

This past Sunday we turned our clocks forward an hour in observance of Daylight Savings Time (DST) in what we are told is a benefit, but…
This past Sunday we turned our clocks forward an hour in observance of Daylight Savings Time (DST) in what we are told is a benefit, but…

G-Eazy – "Power" G-Eazy – "Power"

I genuinely love how G-Eazy starts off his new song, "Power," with the ring of a store bell. A clever reminder to pay attention because…
I genuinely love how G-Eazy starts off his new song, "Power," with the ring of a store bell. A clever reminder to pay attention because...

Imagine Dragons – "Natural" Imagine Dragons – "Natural"

This summer was revitalized with the very alluring track by Imagine Dragons, "Natural." The intro itself does not fall short of what FIFA...
This summer was revitalized with the very alluring track by Imagine Dragons, "Natural." The intro itself does not fall short of what FIFA...

World Vegetarian Day World Vegetarian Day

As of this writing, if you Google "Vegetarians are" you'll find that the top 3 answers are: Healthier, Smarter and Evil. This really...
As of this writing, if you Google "Vegetarians are" you'll find that the top 3 answers are: Healthier, Smarter and Evil. This really...

International Coffee Day International Coffee Day

#InternationalCoffeeDay or ICD is October 1st and will mark the 4th annual celebration. Past the jitters, social media post, and the long…
#InternationalCoffeeDay or ICD is October 1st and will mark the 4th annual celebration. Past the jitters, social media post, and the long…

"The Long Awaited Carter V" "The Long Awaited Carter V"

In the realm of Hip-Hop, rap artists come and go. Most of the leading rap acts from the 1990’s and early 2000’s are long-forgotten. They…
In the realm of Hip-Hop, rap artists come and go. Most of the leading rap acts from the 1990’s and early 2000’s are long-forgotten. They…

Silicon Valley Start-Up Story That… Silicon Valley Start-Up Story That…

By Sherry
The best book I've read lately takes place in our own backyard here in Palo Alto, it’s about the biotech company Theranos and its overly…
The best book I've read lately takes place in our own backyard here in Palo Alto, it’s about the biotech company Theranos and its overly…

Banned Books Week and “Too Graphic”… Banned Books Week and “Too Graphic”…

By Kajah
Libraries all over the country will be celebrating Banned Books Week from September 23-29 in support of freedom of expression and to…
Libraries all over the country will be celebrating Banned Books Week from September 23-29 in support of freedom of expression and to…

2018 Emmy Awards 2018 Emmy Awards

By Lorie
We are gearing up for the 2018 Primetime Emmy nominations coming up on Monday, September 17th! Every year the Television Academy honors…
We are gearing up for the 2018 Primetime Emmy nominations coming up on Monday, September 17th! Every year the Television Academy honors…

International Literacy Day International Literacy Day

By Joanna
September 8th is International Literacy Day! Literacy is the ability to read, write, compute, and use technology at a level that enables…
September 8th is International Literacy Day! Literacy is the ability to read, write, compute, and use technology at a level that enables…

National Beach Day National Beach Day

By Nicole
As summer starts to wind down, I’m dreaming of warm sand and cool blue waves cresting along a beach. I have many fond childhood memories…
As summer starts to wind down, I’m dreaming of warm sand and cool blue waves cresting along a beach. I have many fond childhood memories…

Spend National Relaxation Day at the… Spend National Relaxation Day at the…

By Nicole
August 15th is National Relaxation Day! Relaxation helps us recharge, relieve stress, and recollect our thoughts after long days. This can…
August 15th is National Relaxation Day! Relaxation helps us recharge, relieve stress, and recollect our thoughts after long days. This can…

Find a Book Club Find a Book Club

Our libraries offer various book clubs you'll find interesting. Join one today!
Our libraries offer various book clubs you'll find interesting. Join one today!

Watching Sharp Objects? Here Are Five… Watching Sharp Objects? Here Are Five…

By Ginny
Move over Big Little Lies – the next great literary thriller-turned-TV-HBO-series is Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects! Starring Amy Adams and…
Move over Big Little Lies – the next great literary thriller-turned-TV-HBO-series is Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects! Starring Amy Adams and…

Read to Your Heart’s Content With New… Read to Your Heart’s Content With New…

By Ginny
Do you enjoy swooning over passionate dukes, troubled cowboys, sassy princesses, and rebellious Amish daughters? We’ve got a summer treat…
Do you enjoy swooning over passionate dukes, troubled cowboys, sassy princesses, and rebellious Amish daughters? We’ve got a summer treat…
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