The history of nuclear power in the United States began with the controversial Manhattan Project, the secret World War II project that led to the creation of the first nuclear weapons. As fears grew of a Nazi-controlled super weapon, America began enlisting the greatest known physicists to develop a super weapon of their … Read more
If you could visit any place on Earth, where would you go? Perhaps you would like to see Mount Stromboli, a volcano in Italy which erupts at least once a year. Maybe instead of seeing the fiery lava, you would like to cool off in the deep caverns of the … Read more
The Santa Clara County Library is proud to announce that our community can now access the legendary Weston Woods Library children’s book video collection online. This vast database of children’s literature classics and modern favorites bring stories to life with interactive videos. New readers will be able to utilize the … Read more
November 25th is Macy’s Day Parade, known for its spectacular, imaginative, and GIGANTIC parade balloons. But how are they made? Learn about Making Macy’s Parade Balloons from the Watch and Learn Library! Creating the balloons requires a delicate blend of art and engineering. Discover how hard work and creativity can … Read more
Interesting in reading classic literature? As the realm of classics expands to include books in the 20th century, you may want to give it a try!
It’s the spookiest month of the year which makes us wonder about the paranormal phenomena that surrounds our world… Ghosts, cryptids and aliens, oh my! Are humans alone in this world or are extraterrestrial creatures visiting us from the beyond? Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints allows for you to critically … Read more
Indigenous Peoples Day is held on the second Monday in October each year. This day is to celebrate the culture, traditions and history of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas.
With so much change occurring in the last year, young students have been thrown into many new forms of learning. Some students thrived in an online environment and others have begun to form an educational gap. In order to address this potential gap, the Santa Clara County Library District would … Read more
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What is a robot? At its core, a robot is a machine designed to do an activity in place of a person. Learn more with Scholastic Go!