Blogs: Adult Nonfiction

  • Sarah Winchester and her Mysterious HouseFront view of the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, CA

    Local historical landmark The Winchester Mystery House will soon hit the big screen. Learn more about the house and the woman behind it, Sarah Winchester.
    Posted by: Jessica Wall on Monday, January 8, 2018 - 3:00 PM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight - 2018: New Year, New You!#RightToLibrary hashtag with icons of people improving themselves

    This New Year, exercise your #RightToLibrary with some eResource that can help you achieve your goals or create new ones. It's all free with your San José Public Library card.
    Posted by: Jacqueline Danziger on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 8:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • Cooking Gone Awry: Box Cake MixSour Marble Cake dusted with powder surgar

    How can anyone mess up a yellow cake made from a box mix? Find out in this month's Cooking Gone Awry.
    Posted by: Monique Mcclellan on Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 2:15 PM | Comments: 3
  • Sit, Knit and Listen - Knitting Patterns for Your AudiobooksKnitting Nature, book cover

    For most of my adulthood, I would either knit or read. When I'm working on a project, I don't read until I've weaved in all my loose stitches. When I'm reading, I don't knit anything, although I will amass a small collection of patterns and yarns that usually end up collecting dust in a corner of my closet. I'm pretty sure buying craft supplies and using craft supplies are two separate hobbies. Although it took me far longer than I'd like to admit, I think I figured out the solution to fix this imbalance between my two favorite wintertime hobbies. Audiobooks What are more portable than books? Audiobooks
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Monday, December 11, 2017 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 0
  • eSpotlight - Winter KnitsBasket with balls of yarn next to a blanket. A tortoiseshell cat sits nearby.

    Winter is coming! Time to knit!  Whether you're a seasoned knitter or you're beginning your first project, we have something for you.
    Posted by: Stacy Tomaszewski on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 8:28 AM | Comments: 0