Alameda County Library’s Statement on Communications with Brave Publishing

Alameda County Library has been in correspondence with Brave Publishing since Monday, Dec. 5 to gather information about a reading for Mr. Cameron’s new book. On Tuesday, Dec. 6, before the Library had a chance to obtain more details, a Fox News reporter contacted the Library for comment about why we were not interested in…
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New Resources for Kids & Teens

Introducing Book Connections and Homework Central from ProQuest Both of these resources are provided courtesy of the California State Library. Book Connections Book Connections adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. This eResource is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books for…
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New eResource: ArtistWorks-A Libby Extra

Introducing ArtistWorks! ArtistWorks via Libby provides world-class musical instruction from award-winning music professionals and offers users a guided path of video lessons containing everything they need to reach their musical goals. All levels of players can access hundreds of hours of high-quality video instruction, studio-quality play-along tracks, and downloadable written materials, tablature, and sheet music…
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Library Card Sign-up Month is Here!

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, when libraries nationwide join the American Library Association (ALA) to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. Libraries play a crucial role in the education and development of children, offering a variety…
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New eResources: Oxford English Dictionary & Oxford Dictionaries Online

We're very happy to announce two new resources from the Oxford University Press. Oxford Dictionaries Online Oxford Dictionaries offers language dictionaries and resources for nine languages including: English (US and UK)  Spanish French German Italian Russian Chinese Arabic Portuguese Along with access to regular updates to Oxford's monolingual and bilingual dictionaries across each language, Oxford…
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Thanks for Adventuring!

It has been a pleasure having you along on this Summer Adventure! We hope that you have enjoyed exploring the wonders of your world and sparking your curiosity & imagination with the prompts from the Adventure Guide to experience your own unique Summer Adventure. Catch up on all the related Summer Adventure Blogs and Book…
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