Civic Center Library will be closed for upgrades Apr 16-30. Reopening tentatively set for May 1. More details.

Are you a penguin fan?  San Francisco is a great place to learn about these fascinating birds.  The California Academy of Sciences has an African penguin colony, and features live penguin...
I recently went on a 4-day trip to Disneyland with my husband and two children (5 and 8) and I must say it was a truly magical time for all of us.  Really.  If you happen to...
Just in time for President's Day, the newly-constructed Ford’s Theatre Center for Education and Leadership in Washington, DC featured this staggering 34-foot pillar of literature. The...
             It being such a gorgeous day outside today, I decided to head into the sunshine to take a look at our library from a different...
SAT Essay Writing/Math Tips & Tricks
with Instructors Maggy Hughes and Dale SteinmannDiscover strategies to improve performance and reduce stress.  Learn how to write a top-scoring...
Six of the nine films nominated for Best Picture 2011 were adapted from books.  Check them out and decide: which is better, book or film? The Descendants, by Kaui Hart HemmingsExtremely...
lionhead bunny
It's really fun to take care of the animals at our local school. There are five chickens and four bunnies.There's also a Mr. McGregor's garden, but in this barnyard, the...
New book reviewed on NPR – Fresh AirWhat We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank  by Nathan EnglanderIn  What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, Englander writes about...
There's nothing like a real book
Have you ever wondered what the bookstore looks like at night? Well, wonder no more. The owners of Type Books in Toronto, Canada have created The Joy of Books to cue us all in.Like the video says...
valentine
Point Reyes library patron, friend, and poet Julia Bartlett gave us a Valentine's Day poem entitled Darling Library     If I were a giantI'd hug my arms around the...