Comic Con was so much fun!

Comic Con was so much fun!

Comic Con on Saturday was so much fun! There were lots of great activities and loads of people in costumes. I am always here for a lady Ghostbuster.   Thor was keeping us safe!   If you couldn’t make it or just want to see more photos, the Mercury News has a lovely write-up of […]

Teaching children to enjoy and experience classical music

Teaching children to enjoy and experience classical music

On Saturday almost 150 people came to a wonderful program where musicians from Chamber Music by the Bay shared the wonder of music and introduced their instruments.   After a 30 minute program where families learned about what makes music, why people make music, and how music is made, the kids got to try pint-sized […]

Murder Mystery Week is Coming!

Murder Mystery Week is Coming!

The library is celebrating October and Halloween by hosting a murder mystery game starting on October 17. You pick up a card at the reference desk to get the first clue. This clue will lead you somewhere in the library, to some information and another clue. This keeps going until you’ve solved the mystery. It […]

Checking out e-books

Sometimes, you want to read a book, but you can’t get to the library. (I once checked out the next book in a series via ebook from halfway around the world! Sometimes you just can’t wait.) Some of you prefer reading ebooks to paper books. Google has a new tool to help you find an […]

Yoga for all ages

Yoga for all ages

Your mind lives in your body, so a healthy body is a healthy mind, right? At least that’s how I convince myself to go running. Our librarians think so too. That’s why they offered Yoga for All Ages classes this summer at the library. This allows the parents to find time to get their exercise […]

Learning about oceans

Learning about oceans

Over the summer, we hosted a huge class aimed at children and their families to teach everyone about the oceans. Oceans Rock is a great program that gives kids hands-on fun and learning about things like sharks and other ocean animals and how oceans work.   They teach kids how to dig for fossils.   […]

Monthly Book Sale Tomorrow

Our September Book Sale is tomorrow in the Margie Edinger, Sycamore, and Friends Rooms at the Central Park Library! We’ll also have books for sale on the patio all weekend while the Art & Wine festival is happening. Please keep an eye out for our red carts! All proceeds from these sales go towards bringing […]

Children's Summer Reading Winners!

Children’s Summer Reading Winners!

Reading is their Super Power! A huge thanks to the Library for its Summer Reading Program, which keeps kids reading all summer long. Over 3000 children and 1000 teens signed up for the program this year and they read over 37,000 books! For those of you who are curious, that’s about 9 books per under-18-year-old. […]

Mother's Day Tea Party

Mother’s Day Tea Party

Another program we were able to fund from book sales was a Mother’s Day Tea Party! It’s always nice to honor mothers and all that they do. The presentation was adorable.   Look at how happy this family is!   Thanks so much for shopping at our Friends of the Library Book Store and at […]

No holiday craft faire

There will be no Holiday Craft Faire this year at the library. We do not anticipate bringing it back in future years. Thanks for understanding.