Freshest Cargo Event at Central Park Library

Freshest Cargo Event at Central Park Library

We were proud to kick off Freshest Cargo’s new South Bay route at the Central Park Library today! The library, Kaiser Permanente, and Fresh Approach partnered on this event.  Freshest Cargo is a mobile farmers market full of tasty, affordable, farm-fresh fruits and vegetables.  

The Countdown to Mission Library's 60th Anniversary Begins

The Countdown to Mission Library’s 60th Anniversary Begins

Mission Library will be celebrating its 60th anniversary, 60 days from today: Saturday, Oct 17, 10 am- 2 pm. We have several exciting programs at Mission Library planned leading up to the 60th Anniversary. We had a great start today, with an audience of 125 parents and young children attending Sean Mendelson’s Musical Playtime this morning. […]

Don't Miss Northside Library's First Anniversary Party

Don’t Miss Northside Library’s First Anniversary Party

There will be lots to do and see! 10:15 – Movie Premiere of Northside One Year Anniversary starting YOU! 11:15 am – Magician Brian Scott 12 noon – Your Song, My Song Family Concert with Appearances by Miss Santa Clara, Miss Silicon Valley, 501st Storm Troopers, Cinderella, Tinkerbell, and Elsa (photo opportunity for kids) 1 […]

Northside Lego Club Needs Legos

Northside Lego Club Needs Legos

The Northside Library Lego Club needs you!  If you have any Legos looking for a new home, please bring them by the Northside Library.

Nominate your Favorite Librarian for the 2015 I Love My Librarian Awards

Now is the time to honor your favorite librarian by nominating them for an I Love My Librarian award.  Nominations for the eighth year of the award are open.  The I Love My Librarian Award invites library users nationwide to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community or university librarians. Nominations will run […]

Qualcomm Interns Pitch In at the Foundation & Friends

Qualcomm Interns Pitch In at the Foundation & Friends

Thank you Qualcomm interns!  You made a big difference at the Foundation & Friends during your Servapalooza day!

Struggling Readers in Santa Clara Benefit from Re(a)d Zone Grant from Super Bowl 50 Funds

A $15,000 Re(a)d Zone grant was awarded to the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends from the 50 Fund, the legacy fund of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee. The grant funds are supporting literacy outreach this summer for needy kids in Santa Clara.  The City of Santa Clara is home of […]

Thank you Mission City Community Fund!

Thank you Mission City Community Fund!

The Mission City Community Fund (MCCF) granted $5,000 to sponsor this year’s Summer Reading Program.  Thank you to all those who raise money for the MCCF and for your long-time support of this valuable program.  

L to R:  Tracy Wingrove, Executive Director, Library Foundation & Friends, C.J. McCarthy, Board Member, Library Foundation & Friends, Keith Stattenfield, Board President, Library Foundation & Friends, Helen Grays Jones, Senior Vice President, KeyPoint Credit Union, Elena Culver, Business Development Manager, Keypoint Credit Union, & Hilary Keith, City Librarian

Thank you KeyPoint Credit Union!

We are grateful to KeyPoint Credit Union for generously sponsoring this year’s Summer Reading Program!

Did you know that 100 extra calories a day can increase your weight by 10 pounds in a year?

Did you know that 100 extra calories a day can increase your weight by 10 pounds in a year?

To learn more, stop by the Healthy Eating display sponsored by Kaiser Permanente in the Central Park Library lobby. Find out what’s in your snack 480 calories in 3 ounces of Lay’s potato chips – Yikes! 125 calories in 1 hard-boiled egg and 1 cup of snap peas – Yum!