adilene rogers

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Reading Interests: 
Humor, YA fiction/nonfiction, Fantasy, Realism
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Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

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It’s February! The month of chocolate, flowers and waiting in line for hours at restaurants because you forgot to make a reservation, even though your significant other told you to make some last month, but you were too busy playing the new Monster Hunter World game because….priorities. While you’re waiting, why not take the chance to fall in love with some Manga! Manga is a style of Japanese comic books and graphic novels. A lot of manga is often made into anime which is a Japanese style of animation. There’s tons of Manga to choose from and we have gathered...Read more...
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Para leer este blog en español, por favor haga clic aquí. Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Welcome to Reading in Spanglish! The monthly blog series that explores popular bilingual, multicultural and Spanish children’s literature. In this blog we will feature different books that will help either strengthen a home language skill, introduce a second language or expose your child to multicultural characters and topics. This month we will be discussing “The Rooster who would Not Be Quiet by Carmen Agra Deedy, Illustrated by Eugene Yelchen. The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! Was recently recognized by...Read more...
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To read this blog in English, please click here . ¡Bienvenidos! Welcome! Bienvenidos a ‘Leyendo en Spanglish!’ un blog mensual que explorará títulos populares de la literatura infantil bilingüe, multicultural y en español y ingles. En este blog presentaremos diversos libros que ayudarán a fortalecer una habilidad en un idioma natal, introducir un segundo idioma o exponer su hijo a personajes o temas multiculturales. En el blog de este mes estaremos exponiendo "¡El gallo que no se callaba!" de Carmen Agra Deedy, ilustrado por Eugene Yelchen. ¡El gallo que no se callaba! ¡El gallo que no se callaba! Fue reconocido...Read more...
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Are you a fan of Anime? So are we! Join us at Crunchyroll! Not sure what it is, read more. Bonus: Promo code and a chance to win free tickets!Read more...
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You’re never too young to learn to code! Being at the heart of the Silicon Valley, it’s no wonder that San Jose Public Library has so many services and programs to cater to our young tech enthusiasts. Whether you’re interested in learning to code, creating an app or learning about new technologies, San Jose Public Library has something for you! Learn, Create and Grow! Technology programs are an excellent way to have a productive summer for your kids and teens. Library Branches all over the city offer classes on coding, robotics and maker programs. The possibilities for learning and creating...Read more...
Author Traci Chee and Blogger Adilene Rogers
From connecting with Bay Area bloggers, exploring a new bookstore, and having one-on-one time with a Young Adult author, 2017 is off to a great start. Hello, bookworms! It’s been a while, but we’re back in full force after a grueling few months of school. 2017 is a New Year, and for us, that means we’re off to a strong start. Recently, we were invited to attend a Bay Area Bloggers and Authors event at the new Books Inc. store in Santa Clara. The event was hosted by the Not Your Mother’s Book Club which isn’t really a club, but...Read more...
Biblioteca Latinoamerica Branch Library
It’s the start of a new year which means there’s no better time to start exploring some San Jose Libraries. The San José Public Library system has a total of 24 branches and, unfortunately, we don't get a chance to visit them all. For this blog, we will be examining the Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch located on South First Street and see everything it has to offer. Rich History- How a Small Group of Mothers Made Big Waves The Biblioteca Latinoamericana branch currently resides next to the Washington United Youth Center and Brenda Lopez Plaza, but this location hasn’t always been...Read more...
San Jose Public Library Instagram: Nick Hedrick with duduo
Do You Want to be the Very Best? For the last week or so Pokémon Go has taken the world by storm and I couldn’t be happier. As someone who grew up during the 90’s when Pokémon was huge, I feel a prick of nostalgia every time I see someone out hunting for Pokémon. It takes me back to days when I would run home from school and turn on the T.V to watch the anime or I would head outside to trade cards with my friends. I devoured the manga and constantly looked for new ways to share my...Read more...
Hillview Branch Library
Welcome back to another Explore SJ Libraries! As many of you know we have a total of 23 branch libraries, soon to be 24, in San Jose. Unfortunately, we don’t all get the pleasure of visiting each of them. While all these libraries offer similar resources such as books, programs and services, each one of them caters to unique communities and the libraries have become a reflection of those communities. For this blog, we will be exploring the Hillview Branch Library located in East San Jose. Location, Location, Location Hillview Library is located on Hopkins Drive and has served the...Read more...
Dr.Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Library
How well do you know your local library? There is a total of 23 San Jose Libraries ( Soon to be 24 ), but not all of us get a chance to explore each of them. While all branches have similar structures, programming and a dedication to customer service, they are all designed to cater to the communities they serve. For this blog, we will explore the Dr.Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Library located in East San Jose’s Alum Rock community and see what it has to offer. 1. Location, Location, Location The Dr.Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Library is located on...Read more...