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Los Altos Library Storytelling Festival scheduled Nov. 15

The inaugural Los Altos Library Storytelling Festival is scheduled 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 15 at the main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

Residents ages 4 years and up are invited to join local and national artists as they share folklore, fairy tales and other original stories via one of the world’s oldest art forms – oral storytelling.

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Los Altos Library centennial features 'Then & Now' theme

The Los Altos Library is turning 100, and local residents are invited to the birthday party.

Library supporters have scheduled a “Centennial Faire” beginning 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

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LWV hosts election forums

The Los Altos-Mountain View Branch of the League of Women Voters has scheduled a series of forums in advance of the Nov. 4 election.

• Candidates Forum for Los Altos School District: 7-9 p.m. today at the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road. The forum is co-sponsored by the Los Altos-Mountain View Branch of the American Association of University Women and the Los Altos Library.

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Deer Hollow Farm hosts Ohlone Day Saturday

Friends of Deer Hollow Farm has scheduled its annual Ohlone Day Living History Festival and fundraiser noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the farm, located in Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, 22500 Cristo Rey Drive, Los Altos.

The festival offers visitors a chance to tour Deer Hollow Farm’s replica Native American Ohlone Village and learn about the Ohlones, who lived in the Bay Area for thousands of years. Attendees can participate in a range of hands-on traditional Native American activities.

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Philharmonia Baroque performs at CSMA

The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra is slated to perform a free concert 7:30 p.m. Monday in Tateuchi Hall at the Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View.

The presentation will feature dancer/choreographer Jennifer Meller, two violins, a cello and an array of percussion instruments.

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Los Altos to celebrate 100 years of library use with 'Centennial Faire'


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The Los Altos main library is among the more popular branches in the county library district system, set to celebrate 100 years.

In 1914, Babe Ruth made his debut with the Boston Red Sox, wages hit $5 per day, the first steamboat revolutionized world trade with its inaugural trip through the Panama Canal and World War I began.

Amid the national and global events, the Santa Clara County Library publicly premiered its collection of books. Housed in several rooms of San Jose’s Hall of Justice, the Santa Clara County Library’s first librarian, Stella Huntington, opened the library with a typewriter, a dictionary, two chairs and a collection of 6,127 books.

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