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Make November our biggest book donation month of 2015!

Make November our biggest book donation month of 2015!

We know that you’re planning to clean off your shelves in December and donate all those books and movies and music to the Library’s Foundation & Friends. December is traditionally our largest donation month. However, this year we want it to be November. Why? The Santa Clara Central Park Library us going to be open […]

Giving back to the library and eating chocolate

Giving back to the library and eating chocolate

Our Annual Chocolate Party was earlier this week. The Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends takes the money from our book sales, and gives a set amount to special projects to the library. We announce what those projects are to the library at the Chocolate Party. It’s a great way for all the friends, […]

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.  

Enjoying the Central Studio Reception

Central Studio Reception Brings out the Artist in Everyone

The Central Park Library proudly opened its Central Studio to a crowd of about 80.  This new Library feature offers a creative space for patrons of all ages.  Guests explored the space, drawing and working on crafts.  There was also an art exhibit from Santa Clara Adult Education students .  Foundation Board member CJ McCarthy said, “It […]

Author & NASA Scientist Pascal Lee

Mission: Mars Author Headlines Emma Kaliterna Author Event During Children’s Book Week

D. Pascal Lee will discuss progress being made around the world, from the Arctic to Antarctica, from basement labs to the International Space Station, to achieve the first human voyage to Mars. He will examine in turn the what, why, how, when, and who of the first human mission to Mars. Copies of Mission:  Mars will […]

Close to 300 Watch Magician Brian Scott

Magician Brian Scott Attracts a Crowd

Shred Day is Coming

April 25 9am – Noon – ARMA Silicon Valley Shred Day –  St. Justin’s Parking Lot In partnership with ARMA and Iron Mountain we present you with an opportunity to shred documents you no longer need to keep…for free! Limit 3 boxes of 4 cubic feet per person, and shredding will end when the truck […]

Yelpers Love their Library!

See what they say about our wonderful library! http://www.yelp.com/biz/santa-clara-city-library-santa-clara-2  

Genealogy and Immigration are Hot Topics at the Library

Check out this article in the Santa Clara Weekly about Janice Sellers, a professional genealogist, at the Central Park Library. http://www.santaclaraweekly.com/2015/Issue-10/genealogist_janice_sellers_gives_library_talk.html Janice spoke to a full house at the Library as part of the 2015 Silicon Valley Reads which is focused on the immigrant experience.