Central Park Library

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Books for school summer reading

Books for school summer reading

If you have a child in middle or high school, they probably have a list of suggested – or required – books to read over the summer. We reach out to the local middle and high schools to get those lists; then we put those books on their own cart just outside the bookstore door […]

Check out the new computer monitors

Check out the new computer monitors

The computer lab in the Central Park Library has new, bigger monitors! We were happy to buy these for the library – they’re going to be so useful to the library’s patrons as they are able to do more. They’ll be perfect for the new Lynda.com database!

June Book Sale Today!

June Book Sale Today!

Our June book sale is today at Central Park library! Join us from 10am – 2pm to buy all kinds of books. We have loads of children’s, fiction, computer books, and more in the Margie Edinger room. We hope to see you there!

Party with the Teens

Party with the Teens

Last month, the Teen department put on a party for all the Teens who use and support the library. It was Great Gatsby themed, and it looks like it was a great time. It’s fabulous to see all these happy faces!  

Thank you Keypoint Credit Union

Thank you Keypoint Credit Union

It’s big check time! We’d like to say thanks to Keypoint Credit Union for their continued support of the Library’s Summer Reading Program. Doron Noyman officially presented the check to the Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends at the first Monday night summer reading concert on June 13. Thanks so much to Keypoint for sponsoring […]

Book Sale Tomorrow!

Our May book sale is tomorrow, May 21. Please join us: in the Redwood Room, where we will have 300+ boxes of books, from 10am – 2pm. From 10am – 11:45am, books, movies, and music are individually priced From 12pm – 2pm, all items are $5 per grocery bag. Doors open at 9am if you’re […]

Where the money goes

Where the money goes

Have you ever wondered what we do with the money we make at our book sales? We take it, and twice a year, we grant out part of it to the librarians for some amazing programs and projects. Below is what the librarians asked for this spring.   None of these would be funded without […]

Join us for the 3rd Annual Emma Kaliterna Children's Author Event with Tim Myers

Join us for the 3rd Annual Emma Kaliterna Children’s Author Event with Tim Myers

The Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends is proud to support the annual Emma Kaliterna Authors events. This year, award-winning and New York Times Bestselling author, Tim J. Myers, shares his new book Full of Empty. His other books, Down at the Dino Wash Deluxe, Basho and the Fox, The Furry-Legged Teapot, and Looking […]

Tomorrow is the April Saturday Sale

Our April Book Sale is this weekend! We’ll have over 300 boxes of books for sale, full of computer, kids, foreign language, and fiction books for you to peruse. This month, we got a large donation of DVDs and VCDs in Asian languages, including Cantonese, Mandarin, and Japanese. If you want a movie in one of […]