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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on December 14, 2017
The students at St Clare’s made these adorable paper hearts thanking the Mission Branch Library. It was so heartwarming to see these posted during the Mission Library Celebration. To quote a few of them. I love the Mission Library because there are lots of interesting books to read. and I like the Library because they […]
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on December 12, 2017
We are thrilled to be honoring Bob Byrd at Librarypalooza this year! Bob is a retired librarian with a long history of serving the Santa Clara City Library. He has served on the Library Board of Trustees, was one of the original founders of the Foundation & Friends, creates displays in the Heritage Pavilion at […]
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on December 11, 2017
Librarypalooza 2018 is coming up on February 3! We’ve been working hard to make this event as as amazing as possible. Join us for Food from Mission College Catering Music from Santa Clara Vanguard Blackjack from Pairadice Casino A live auction and more! Register today and learn more about the event!
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on December 8, 2017
We’re having a book sale on the patio at Central Park Library on Sunday! This will be our last patio sale of the year and will be a great time to find presents for all your loved ones. We’ll have children’s books and teen books, history books and business books. Fiction, cookbooks, you name it! […]
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on December 6, 2017
We got this photo after Comic Con this year, with the caption, “A is up late reading the book he got at Comicon (while camping out inside a pillow fort). He’s never stayed up late to read a book before!” It’s always great to see children turning into readers!
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on December 5, 2017
What does Chicken Soup have to do with Read Santa Clara? Well, we learned that a Read Santa Clara tutor had her story, Back to Basics, published in the latest Chicken Soup for the Soul book! It’s based on her tutoring experience, and shows how tutoring helps both people learn. Congratulations to this amazing tutor!
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on December 1, 2017
Learn and celebrate the renovation of the Mission Library! There will be family activities, a book sale, food, music, and more. The book sale will be a bag sale – $1 per book, $5 per bag – in the activity room. We can’t wait to see you!
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on November 28, 2017
Your year-end gift to the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends makes for happy, bright shining faces across Santa Clara and Silicon Valley! These girls have books because of generous donors. Your support allows the library to host classes that introduce children to music! The library can host workshops like the repair […]
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on November 27, 2017
If you’re sneaking in a couple of purchases from Amazon at work today, please use Amazon Smile! It’s a great way to support us and get your holiday shopping done at the same time. Thank you for your support!
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on November 22, 2017
The Children’s Department at Central Public Library is holding a short fiction contest! Turn in your 600-word entries on or before November 30, 2017. Prizes will be announced in mid-December. Check out the webpage for more information. Need some ideas? Here are a few writing prompts to get you started: A group of children on […]