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eSpotlight - Start Creating Your Graphic Novel Now!

Drawing Techniques Here's even more about making art. Cartooning Techniques There're lots more where these came from! Lettering Need more help with lettering? Manga Techniques Find…

Stacy Tomaszewski
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 6:45 AM

Community Spotlight: Books Aloud

Who They Are & What They Do The Books Aloud "Reading by Listening" Program provides a wide variety of recorded reading literature to eligible individuals of all ages, improving the quality of…

Deborah Estreicher
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Facilitating an SJ Engage Circle

This toolkit is a framework for facilitating an SJ Engage Circle. A Learning Circle is a small gathering of people who come together to share their ideals, goals, practices and experiences.

TeenHQ
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Pride Month TBR

This month I'm going to be recommending some LGBT+ reads for PRIDE Month. I thought it would be fun to break down each letter and give you two awesome recommendations for that "letter" category.…

Penelope Gomez
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 8:51 AM

YA Friday: May 2019 Monthly Wrap-Up

Take a look at some of our favorite books released this month.

Megan Maloy
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Romances of the Month: May 2019

A monthly review of romance books I've read.

Marian Nguyen
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Take a Hike (with the Kids)

Summer is quickly approaching, and warmer weather is within our reach. With schools wrapping up in the next few weeks, why not plan some outdoor adventures to take advantage of the longer days ahead…

Nari Ferderer
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Looking Back: 1960's Hippie Era Import Shops

I was driving down Meridian Avenue the other day, and noticed a large development near Saddle Rack Street.  Suddenly an alarm went off in my head and I thought, “Did they just tear down Paramount…

Ralph Pearce
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 9:00 AM

May: Books I've Read Recently: Graphic Novel Edition

"Books I've Read Recently" is a series where I, Penelope Gomez, will do a monthly wrap up of the books I've read throughout the past month. In this series I will give a brief synopsis of the story…

Penelope Gomez
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 8:21 AM

YA Friday x Fangirls Unleashed: Asian American and Pacific Islander Reads

Showing their Filipino-American pride, Leizel and Alyssa have gathered their favorite Asian American and Pacific Islander authors and reads.

Leizel Case
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM

#PixinParks Grant County Park

Located in the east of the Santa Clara Valley, the Grant County Park offers landscape views of the foothills. At the park you will see vast grasslands peppered with large oak trees and cows grazing.

Brandy Maldonado
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:00 AM

Staff Picks: Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books We've Read

Welcome back to Staff Picks! In the past 30 days, we've seen who will sit on the Throne, witnessed the Endgame, celebrated May the Fourth, and much more. In celebration of this past eventful month,…

Megan Hicks
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 4:00 PM