An idea to help out cash-strapped libraries in San Jose is being met with both praise and criticism after a city councilman suggested the libraries replace retiring city workers with volunteers.
Twenty laptop computers were stolen from the Strawberry Point Elementary School’s library this week, a Marin County sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Officials broke ground Friday on a new library in San Francisco’s Bayview District.
When Wallenberg High School in San Francisco lost its librarian in budget cuts last year, an 18-year-old student volunteered to take over.
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Parents in Oakland may have a tougher time finding city-sponsored activities for their children this summer because the city may not be able to afford services and programs that have been offered in past years.
Amazon says that for the first time, it’s selling more e-books than printed books. KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the online retailer is selling 105 Kindle books for every 100 print books they sell and that doesn’t include the free Kindle books that people are reading.
The gardening section of the East Palo Alto Library has been stocking more than just books.
A new library is set to open in Oakland this week in a fragile east Oakland neighborhood, where nearly 40 percent of the residents are functionally illiterate. This new community library at 81st Avenue is described as a beacon of hope in East Oakland.
Children from two East Oakland elementary schools watched as 1,500 books were unloaded at what will soon be their school library, and the city’s largest public library branch.