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Almaden Branch Library’s Holiday Themed Book Sale – UPDATED 2022

Almaden Branch Library Book SaleAlmaden Branch Library will host its annual holiday book sale on Monday, November 26, 2012 from 9am to noon. Please note that the library will be closed on this day, but the sale will be held in the community center at 6445 Camden Ave in the hallway leading to the library’s entrance.

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Meet Thriller Author Hannah Jayne at the Almaden Library

Hannah Jayne Schwartz Visits Almaden ValleyAlmaden Branch Library will be hosting a “Meet the Author” event in the program room on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 4pm.

Thriller author Hannah Jayne will lead a workshop for community members interested in learning more about the life of an author. Jayne’s trilogy of novels is known as the “Underworld Detection Agency Chronicles,” and individual titles include Under Wraps, Under Attack, and Under Suspicion.

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Almaden Library Book Sale for Fall 2012 – UPDATED 2022

It’s that time of year again! The Almaden Branch Library’s wildly popular annual Fall Book Sale is back.

The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Almaden Library. You can feel even better about your purchases knowing that all proceeds will go to benefit the library’s special programs and services.

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Almaden Library Now Offers E-book for iPads, Kindle, and Other Devices – UPDATED 2022

Almaden Library now offers collections of e-book titles for downloading on iPads, Soni Reader, Kindle, and other devices.

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Fall 2011 Friends of the Almaden Library Book Sale – UPDATED 2022

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Friends of the Almaden Library is holding its Fall 2011 Book Sale.

Get great deals on a variety of books and audio / video materials. Fiction, non-fiction, children’s, foreign language, and more. Also get CDs, DVDs, and audio books.

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New Hours for Almaden Branch Library – UPDATED 2022

photo: Almaden Branch LibraryWe know our loyal readers enjoy participating in events and activities at Almaden Branch Library from time to time.

We wanted to inform all of you that the Almaden Branch Library hours have changed. The library is now open four days per week. Following are the new hours [UPDATED 2022 – LIBRARY IS CURRENTLY OPEN 6 DAYS PER WEEK]:

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The New York Times Bestselling Author, Michelle Richmond, Speaking in Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

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The New York Times bestselling author, Michelle Richmond, will be giving a free talk and book signing in Almaden Valley. Michelle’s book, The Year of Fog, will also be available for purchase.

The Year of Fog follows the journey of a young woman through the mysteries of memory and guilt after her fiance’s six-year old daughter disappears while in her care.” Silicon Valley Reads

The event is at Almaden Library and Community Center on Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 3:00-4:00pm. The event is sponsored by Silicon Valley Reads and Friends of Almaden Library.

Nationally Recognized Author and Astronomer Speaking in Almaden Valley – UPDATED 2022

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As a part of the Doris Dillon Author Series, author and astronomer, David Aguilar, will be giving a talk about the solar system and space science in Almaden Valley.

David is the author of 13 Planets: The Latest View of the Solar System and other space-themed nonfiction for elementary-school students.

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Almaden Library Hosting Author of “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” – UPDATED 2022

The Jellybeans and the Big Book BonanzaAs part of the Doris Dillon Author Series, Almaden Branch Library is hosting Laura Numeroff, the author of “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.” Laura will be promoting and signing her newest book, “The Jellybeans and the Big Book Bonanza.” Hicklebee’s Bookstore will be onsite to sell Laura Numeroff’s books. This program is sponsored in cooperation with Hicklebee’s Bookstore and Graystone Elementary School. The event will be at the Doris Dillon Children’s Library inside the Almaden Branch Library. Thursday, March 11, 2010, 6:30-7:30pm. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Dr. Suess’ Birthday Fun for Kids – UPDATED 2022

Dr. SeussDr. Suess’ Birthday Fun for Kids. Dr. Seuss story time, treats, and activity sheets. Almaden Community Center, Children’s Area. Tuesday, March 2, 2010 from 3-4pm. [EVENT IS CLOSED]