In addition to the regularly featured events at the library, this summer brings more entertainment and activities. Check out the schedule for kids, teens and adults.
Thursday, June 23, 3 p.m.
Make a family flip book. RSVP required, signup at Children's Desk.
Tuesday, June 28, noon, Children’s Activity Room
Thursday, June 30, 3 p.m. auditorium
Prepared to be entertained with performers who will use music, comedy and juggling to make you laugh.
Thursday, July 14, 3 p.m. auditorium
The circus comes to Milpitas with educational entertainer Benny Bendini, who combines magic and science. Bendini is winner of the Bay Area Stage Magic Contest of 1998 and 2007, winner of the Pacific Coast Comedy Magic Contest of 2008.
Thursday, July 21, 3 p.m., auditorium
Thursday, July 28, 3 p.m., auditorium
Japanese traditional Taiko drumming performed by nonprofit San Jose Taiko, which seeks to preserve and share this cultural art.
Note: Storytimes do not take place in the month of August.
Wizard Rock Concert
Monday, June 20, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, June 29, 2 p.m.
With a D.I.Y. attitude, you can make a tag for your backpack or luggage out of duct tape in one easy session. All materials provided.
Monday, July 18, 6 p.m.
Sample candy from around the globe!
Wednesday, June 22, 7:30 p.m. (see video above)
Oakland-based Mary Roach has written books and articles on popular science, including Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. Her latest book is Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the World.
Adults can meet their favorite authors at various Santa Clara County libraries. The series features:
• Crime fiction writer Laurie King at Saratoga and Cupertino libraries on June 16
• Travel writer Carole Terwiliger Meyers at Cupertino Library on June 22
• Spellman family series Lisa Lutz at Morgan Hill Library on June 23
• Bestselling novelist Meg Waite Clayton at Los Altos Library on July 27
• Zoe Ferraris talks about her experience as a woman who married into a Saudi-Palestinian Bedouin family which later inspired her novels. Campbell Library on August 17