Locations and Hours
3590 Cas Dr.
San José, CA 95111
Don't have time to read a 300 page novel? Then try these short stories insead! They'll give
you the same sense of adventure and action as a regular book, but in a couple of chapters!
Four Houses by Victoria Scott
Victoria Scott, author of the Dante Walker and Fire & Flood series, is re-relasing an extended version of her short story, Four Houses, on July 22, 2014! Rediscover the suspense and thrill of this dark YA short story and find out if the house you choose is the right one.
The Demigod Diaries by Rick Riordan
In The Demigod Diaries, Rick Riordan brings you three short stories about Percy Jackson and all his friends! Follow Percy and Annabeth as they try to face a fire-breathing giant! Join Piper, Leo, and Jason as they chase a runaway table that is bound to get into trouble, and find out if Thalia and Luke ever make it to Camp Half-Blood!
Dare to be Scared: 13 Stories to Chill and Thrill by Robert D. San Souci
Summer doldrums getting you down? Feeling antsy? Just been kicked out of your house for “accidently” setting the curtains on fire? Are you just in the mood to build something cool?
The library’s Maker Camp is just the thing for you!
With help from Google and MAKE Magazine, we will be transforming the Educational Park Branch into a makerspace. Every Monday through Thursday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, the library will virtually host some of the most interesting professional creators behind the scenes of game design, movies, and music. On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm, they’ll have the opportunity to create their own maker projects.
Each week will have a different theme, with speakers and projects that will build upon it.
Week 1—Makers in Motion (July 7-11, 2014)
Week 2 —Art and Design (July 14-18, 2014)
Week 3—Fun & Games (July 21-25, 2014)
Week 4—Science & Technology (July 28-August 1, 2014)
Week 5—DIY Music (August 4-8, 2014)
Week 6—Make: Believe (August 11-15, 2014)
The event is free for all but children under 13 will need a parent or guardian with them to use Google+ or participate in the project. Check out last year’s events to get an idea of what we’ll be doing this year. And check out http://makercamp.com/ for more information.
Spaces are limited so sign up now. Contact the Educational Park Library at 1-408-808-3073 to get your name on the list.
Mondays - 11:00 - 12:00 Virtual Maker Meeting (Watch a live broadcast featuring a different Maker)
Tuesdays - 11:00 - 12:00 Virtual Maker Meeting | *12:00 - 1:00 pm Hands-on activity
Wednesdays - 11:00 - 12:00 Virtual Maker Meeting
Thursdays - 11:00 - 12:00 Virtual Maker Meeting | *12:00 - 1:00 pm Hands-on activity
*Participants are encouraged to view the video broadcast at 11 a.m. to get a preview of that day's activity
Recommended for ages 13-18
Participants under 13 must have a parent/guardian present
Families are invited to experience electricity and magnetism in a fun and exciting way with Bob Boschert, also known as Mr.Science. For ages 4 and up.
2:30 p.m., Wedenesday, June 4, 2014 - Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch
2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 5, 2014 - Almaden Branch Library
2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - Cambrian Branch
5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - Alum Rock Branch
3:00 p.m., Friday, June 20, 2014 - Pearl Avenue Branch
3:30 p.m., Thursday, June 26, 2014 - Tully Community Branch
2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 28, 2014 - Seven Trees Branch
3:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - Rose Garden Branch
3:30 p.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014 - Edenvale Branch
2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 10, 2014 - East San Jose Carnegie Branch