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River Glen Elementary School, once known as Broadway Elementary School.
Find out which schools swapped names over the years.Read more...
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Murder on the Orient Express cover - movie tie-in
Read Murder on the Orient Express here first and experience the story the old-fashioned way before the movie releases on Novemeber 10, 2017.Read more...
Text: Best New Romance. Background: Horizontal stack of paperback romance novels.
What makes for a cozy fall read? How about a little romance? We've got five recommendations for you.Read more...
Jodie Whitaker portrait
Catch up on Jodie Whittaker's past work. Whittaker will be the new Doctor in Doctor Who.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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Book Cover for Al Franken
It's that time again for the monthly check on what the community's reading! Here's a selection from the top titles for March. Here are the previous lists for July and August . Enjoy! Top Fiction The Fix by David Baldacci Camino Island by John Grisham Y Is For Yesterday by Sue Grafton The Late Show by Michael Connelly The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins No Middle Name by Lee Child Come Sundown by Nora Roberts Murder Games by James Patterson My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrick Backman The Wrong Side Of Goodbye by...Read more...
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Text: Best Books for Halloween. Description: Frankenstein-era woman reading a spooky tale by candlelight.
Check out these spooky tales to read by candlelight.Read more...
Pumpkins
Tis the season for all things pumpkin flavored! If you're looking for new pumpkin filled recipes to try and we have plenty to choose from thanks to our fantastic eBooks and eResources.Read more...
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Addie and Alyssa at a comic con
From making fun crafts to being invited as Official Guests, Year 2 at the Santa Clara City Library Comic Con was a blast! Greetings everyone! After a summer-long hiatus, we’re back with another episode of Fangirls Unleashed. This time we’re presenting to you the Santa Clara City Library (SCCL) Comic Con. We attended it last year at their inaugural Con, and we left with it becoming one of our Top 3 favorite Comic Cons in the Bay Area. Without further ado, let us give you our Top 4 Highlights of the SCCL Comic Con! 1. Crafts The crafts at this...Read more...
Indie Author Day 2017 Logo
Indie Author Day is Saturday, October 14, 2017 This year, we are participating virtually by offering this amazing video playlist from the Indie Author Day team at BiblioLabs! Check out this virtual workshop for writers and aspiring writers on such topics as: How to market your book The costs of self-publishing how to use Pressbooks The importance of a quality book cover -- and more! While you're on the subject... Check out our blog entries on Pressbooks and how to use it to create your book. And don't forget to save the date for NaNoWriMo * in November! San Jose...Read more...