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Discover new library items, including bestsellers, top movies, and nonfiction titles, added to the New Arrivals website at the beginning of every month.


The link to this website is located on the bottom-right corner of the library catalog, or by clicking here!


Zen Coloring

Jump on board the recent trend of adults who color! Calm your mind and relieve holiday stress by coloring beautifully drawn patterns, architectural shapes, and nature. This program is for adults only.

Tuesday, December 1, 7 p.m.
Library Program Room


Announcing Total BooX

The Library is testing out a new eBook service called Total BooX. You can instantly download and read eBooks on your Android, Kindle Fire (HDX and newer) or iOS device. Total BooX eBooks are always available, and you can keep them for as long as you'd like.

Try it now.


The Library Talks: Ann Leckie

Join us for a virtual author talk with Ann Leckie, winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Arthur C. Clark awards, for her book Ancillary JusticeThe Library Talks brings featured authors to the library via live video conferencing. Participate in a live discussion and Q&A about her groundbreaking trilogy, spaceships, and what's next in science fiction.

Tuesday, December 8, 6:30 p.m.
Library Program Room


Patent Filing Requirements

Interested in filing a patent? Learn about what is required to get your invention on file and the pros/cons of filing a provisional versus a non-provisional patent application. Presented by members from the IP Clinic at Lincoln Law School.

Saturday, December 5
3 p.m.
Library Program Room


Return to Downton Abbey Viewing Party

Get ready for the final season of Downton Abbey. Join us for tea, treats, trivia and a viewing of the last episode from Season 5.

Monday, December 7, 7 p.m.
Library Program Room


iPad Art Demo

Bring your iPad and learn how to create original works of art on your device. Instructors from Mobile Art Academy will demonstrate apps that can be used to create wall art, cards and story illustrations. No prior experience is necessary. This demo is only for iPads.

Wednesday, December 9, 3 p.m.
Library Program Room


Adults Create - Decorate Hideous Holiday Sweaters

Get ready for the holiday season with a hideous holiday sweater. Bring your own sweater or t-shirt and we'll provide the decorations. This program is for adults only.

Tuesday, December 15
7 p.m.
Library Program Room


Glass Fusing Demo

Ever wanted to learn the art of glass fusing? Join us for a one-hour glass fusing demonstration and learn how fun and easy it is to create art and jewelry from glass. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Monday, December 14, 3 p.m.
Library Program Room


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Sunnyvale Public Library
665 W. Olive Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
(408) 730-7300

Library Hours:
Monday - Thursday:
10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Saturday:
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Noon - 6 p.m.

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Library Closure

The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Study Resources, Career Assistance and Adult Education Live Tutor - New

Tutor.comAre you looking for help with your career? Studying for the GED or Citizenship Test? Are you in elementary school through college and need a little extra study help? Now you can get free one-to-one, real-time assistance from tutors at Tutor.com from 3 - 11 p.m. every day. And if you access Tutor.com outside these hours, find free help here:

Study Resources
Test Prep Resources
Career Resources

How to access: Visit the Tutor.com site and type your 14-digit Library card number. If you would like access to more advanced features, create a free Tutor.com account using your name, email address, create a password, and add your date of birth. With a free account, you may save your favorite tutors, use Tutor.com on a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android), store files, and visit previous tutoring session.

Library Unveils New Maker PC

Have you ever wanted to try out Photoshop, Premier, or Dreamweaver? In November and December, qualifying patrons can borrow a laptop for library use all day to create their own digital Maker projects! This special loan is part of the pilot phase of the project to help the librarians test out demand and logistics for this new Maker PC loan.

Pilot runs from November 4 - December 17.

Wednesdays (for walk-ins)
Thursdays (by reservation only)

Check out the Maker PC website for additional details, requirements, and project ideas for inspiration.

The Maker PC project is brought to you by the Friends of the Sunnyvale Public Library.

Free Streaming Movies and Music

The Library features free streaming movies, TV, music, and audiobooks. Watch on your computer or use the hoopla app to download content temporarily to your smartphone, tablet, computer, or Apple TV.  Create a hoopla digital account with your Sunnyvale library card.

Download Mobile Library App!

Mobile!Use the Library on the go with our new Sunnyvale Public Library app powered by Boopsie. Search the catalog, view holds, find Library events, renew materials, and browse our eResources from the palm of your hand. Visit your device's app store to download Sunnyvale Library Boopsie for free! Available for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, and more. 

Discover and Go Free Museum Pass Program

Discover & Go Museum Pass ProgramLooking for a free, fun, educational outing for the family or an excursion for out-of-town guests? Sunnyvale Public Library has joined with other libraries to offer Discover & Go passes for Library cardholders to many Northern California museums and cultural institutions.

Discover & Go is a new service that allows Sunnyvale Library cardholders to print passes online for specific museums. Each Discover & Go pass expires the day after the reservation date. Library cardholders can reserve up to two passes at one time. Some of the museums that are available for free or at discounted prices include: The Marine Mammal Center, Charles M. Schulz Museum, The Tech Museum and the Pacific Pinball Museum. The full list of participating museums that are available to Sunnyvale Library cardholders can be found by going to Discover & Go.


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Normal City Hours of Operation are
8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

(408) 730-7500

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  • 456 W. Olive Ave.
  • Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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