San Mateo County Libraries Waive Overdue Book Fines For Food DonationsLibrary delinquents in San Mateo County have a chance this holiday season to redeem themselves with charitable food donations, library officials announced Monday.
Once Bed Bug-Ridden Libraries In Menlo Park, Palo Alto ReopenOne Palo Alto library reopened Thursday after bed bugs were found last month in two chairs, while another will close again Friday to be checked that a bed bug treatment worked there, city officials said.
Second Palo Alto Library Invaded By BedbugsBedbugs have invaded a second public library in Palo Alto prompting the city to inspect all of its libraries.
Berkeley Branch Library Shut Down After Bedbugs DiscoveredThe North Branch of the Berkeley Public Library was closed Friday morning after bedbugs were discovered in several areas, library officials said.
Palo Alto Closes Public Library Branch Over BedbugsThe City of Palo Alto has closed one of its public libraries for the next two days because of a bedbug infestation.
Berkeley Residents Peeved Over Mysterious Loss Of Thousands Of Public Library BooksBerkeley booklovers, retired librarians, council members and authors expressed discontent today at a news conference in front of the city's library over the way library officials are weeding books from the library's collection
Police Credit 'Hero' Bus Driver With Recovery Of 3-Year-Old Kidnapped Milpitas Boy; Suspect ArrestedA three-year-old boy that went missing from a library in Milpitas Friday has been located in Fremont, according to police.
Peninsula Teenager Leads Youth Literacy CampaignHe teaches science, math, and finance, collects books and board games for kids... and this week's Jefferson Award winner is still a teenager!
'Robotic' Libraries Return To BART Stations, Shopping CenterApparently replacing a librarian with an Italian robotic vending machine is a lot harder than it sounds, and it sounds hard enough, but today, the three Library-A-Go-Go machines are back up and running at El Cerrito Del Norte BART, the Discovery Bay Sandy Cove Shopping Center, and the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station.
Patrons At 2 Berkeley Public Library Branches Potentially Exposed To MeaslesA person with a possible case of measles was at two Berkeley library branches last week and could have exposed library patrons to the highly contagious disease.
Students Noticing More Homeless On SJ State’s Campus Since Jungle’s ClosureEver since the closure of the jungle homeless encampment in San Jose the homeless have been spreading throughout the city including places like San Jose State University.
Spelling Goof By Button Supplier To Berkeley Public Library Helps Counterpart In MichiganA spelling mistake by a company supplying buttons to the public library in Berkeley, California, is helping its Michigan almost-namesake city promote its own book services.
Alameda County Wants Libraries To Stop Throwing Out BooksAn Alameda County supervisor is asking libraries to stop throwing out thousands and thousands of books.
10-Year-Old Boy Honored For Reporting Gun In Friend's Backpack At Fairfield LibraryFairfield police last week recognized a 10-year-old boy and his father for courageous actions they took in September.
Bay Area Girl Makes Book Publisher See That Girls Can Love Bugs, Monsters & Other 'Boy' StuffA seven-year old Bay Area girl got a big publishing company to change some of their books.