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Alyssa at Santa Clara City Library Con
From mind-blowing cosplays to a familiar local author, find out why Santa Clara City Library Con is giving you another reason to love libraries! Welcome to another episode of Fangirls Unleashed! In this episode we'll be exploring the Santa Clara City Library (SCCL) Con, which is the perfect mash-up in our opinion of library life with geek culture. We're back and it was definitely bigger and better than ever. Couldn't make it to this free event? Don't worry, we've got the top highlights plus a vlog of this con for you! 1. Author SCCL outdid themselves by inviting author and...Read more...
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We celebrate Hip Hop History Month with you every November! We offer a series of events that will educate, excite, and inspire people of all ages!Read more...
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These young adult books portray battles and life as a soldier, well as the after effects of war with friends and family.Read more...
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As I write this... I am fantasizing about all the amazing things I'm going to eat this Thanksgiving... I'll skip the cranberry sauce and go straight for the mash potatoes and gravy. I'll skip the green beans (or any vegetable) and go straight for the piles and piles of beautiful Turkey! Aside from being thankful for all the great food I'm going to devour this year. I really want to stop and appreciate all the wonderful people in my life. That being said I'm thankful for my family, my coworkers and my amazing friends. Not only is it time for...Read more...
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Check out our new Music CDs - and request them!Read more...
Happy Thanksgiving
Are you hosting a Thanksgiving meal this year? Looking for recipes and decor ideas? Check out these resources we have available.Read more...
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Curl up with some historical True Crime!Read more...
Thank You Book
What does it really mean to be thankful and appreciate all the good things in your life? Please and Thank You are two of the first words of manners children are taught. As they grow older and delve more into the gray areas of emotions, reminders about gratitude and appreciation are more important than ever. Gratitude helps us feel happier in our lives and with the people in our lives. November and the upcoming holidays are great opportunities to start the discussion about gratitude and thankfulness. You can start the conversation just by asking a few simple questions. Pair any...Read more...
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November 4th of each year is King Tut Day . This is not his birthday. It is the day Howard Carter, British archeologist, discovered King Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922. Since his tomb lay undisturbed for almost 3 thousand years. Many treasures lay inside of his tomb. King Tut started his rule at 9 or 10 years old. His reign lasted only 10 years. Since he died so young and unexpectedly, the small tomb he was buried in was not originally meant for him but for a high official. Celebrate King Tut Day with a Field Trip If you live in...Read more...
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Sexual violence takes a toll on survivors, as well as their friends, families, and communities, in these realistic fiction books.Read more...
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