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  • Santa Clara Valley Archivescheckerspot

    Santa Clara Valley Archives Crawl October 22, 2016 October is American Archives Month. What is an Archive? Archivists bring the past to the present. They are records collectors and protectors, keepers of memory. They organize unique, historical materials, making them available for current and future research. - Lisa Lewis
    Posted by: Erin Herzog on Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 9:17 AM | Comments: 0
  • You say Tomayto, I Say Tomahto Part 2yellow and red tomatoes from flickr

    This past spring, I’ve been conducting an experiment on growing tomatoes indoors.  I got the idea from reading Indoor Kitchen Gardening: Turn Your Home into a Year-Round Vegetable Garden by Elizabeth Millard .    
    Posted by: Monique Mcclellan on Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 5:55 AM | Comments: 0
  • TeenHQ BE YOU Photo ContestSJPL TeenHQ BE YOU Photo Contest

    Enter SJPL TeenHQ's BE YOU Photo Contest on Instagram for a chance to win a free pair of tickets to California's Great America and a parking pass. Two winners, picked at random, will be announced on the week of September 12.
    Posted by: Elizabeth Castaneda on Friday, August 26, 2016 - 3:11 PM | Comments: 0
  • Looking Back: Cesare Bini, a Santa Clara Valley Vegetable PeddlerImage: Cesare with his new 1941 GMC truck. He had a custom horn hooked up to his exhaust pipe which gave a unique announcement of arrival to his residential customers. Photo courtesy of the Bini Family.

    Image: Cesare's Graham Brothers truck with its custom built bed. A hand crank was used to start the engine. Photo courtesy of the Bini Family.
    Posted by: Ralph Pearce on Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 5:49 PM | Comments: 2
  • Stranger Reads for Fans of Stranger ThingsStranger Reads

    What can you do until Season 2? If you are like me, and have quickly devoured the first season of Netflix hit show, Stranger Things, then you need something to tide you over until we find out if there will be a Season 2 in our near future and if there will be justice for Barb. But not to worry, the library is here with lots of goodies to keep you entertained while we eagerly await the news!
    Posted by: Nari Ferderer on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 9:00 AM | Comments: 1