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Comic Con was so much fun!

Comic Con was so much fun!

Comic Con on Saturday was so much fun! There were lots of great activities and loads of people in costumes. I am always here for a lady Ghostbuster.   Thor was keeping us safe!   If you couldn’t make it or just want to see more photos, the Mercury News has a lovely write-up of […]

Murder Mystery Week is Coming!

Murder Mystery Week is Coming!

The library is celebrating October and Halloween by hosting a murder mystery game starting on October 17. You pick up a card at the reference desk to get the first clue. This clue will lead you somewhere in the library, to some information and another clue. This keeps going until you’ve solved the mystery. It […]

Children's Poetry Contest

Children’s Poetry Contest

Check out the bright shining faces of the winners of our Children’s Poetry Contest! This was one of the activities that was funded via book sales and our volunteers. If you’d like to see more activities like this one, shop at the Friends of the Library Book Store in the lobby of the Central Park […]

Book Sale on the Patio at Central Park Library

Book Sale on the Patio at Central Park Library

We’re having a book sale out on the patio at Central Park Library this Sunday! Keep an eye out for these red carts and our intrepid volunteers who will have books of all kinds for sale. All proceeds go to support Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends. We hope to see you there!

Join us for an '80s Bash!

Join us for an ’80s Bash!

Join Central Park Library in celebrating the summer as it winds down… Sing your favorite 80s songs, beat the pants off your friends at trivia, try out virtual reality and more. This party should be a great time! We hope to see you there!

Keep an eye out for Comic Con 2017…

Remember what a great time you had at Comic Con 2016?  All the activities and panels there were? How much fun you had? Well, mark your calendars for Saturday October 7, 2017! The Library is planning its 2nd Annual Comic Con! Keep an eye on their website, sclibrary.org/comic-con, to see as people, events, crafts, and […]

Mini pinatas and teens

Mini pinatas and teens

Check out these adorable mini-pinatas that our teens made out of cereal boxes! They’re adorable, especially that taco. Mmmmm…. tacos…

Outreach during the Silicon Valley BBQ Championships

Outreach during the Silicon Valley BBQ Championships

The Library had a team out at the Silicon Valley BBQ championships last week. They had over 830 patrons come visit their booth. Patrons enjoyed playing plinko and making rainbow scratch bookmarks. Forty-three people signed up for summer reading, even! SCCLFF is proud to support the library’s efforts to reach out to even more people […]

Book Sale Sunday!

We’re having a small book sale on Sunday June 25 from 1-3:30pm. Come over to central Park Library to take a look at our latest books on the front patio! We’ll have 11 carts of cookbooks, children’s books, business books, and so much more. Come over and check it out!

It’s a Different World…

The library has recently acquired a VR setup, thanks to AMD. They’re being judicious with scheduling time on it at the moment, so you have to pay close attention for when you have an opportunity to try it out. (STEM Central was one such opportunity.) We got a great letter from one patron who was […]