Children’s

Come to Santa Clara City Library's Comic Con!

Come to Santa Clara City Library’s Comic Con!

We are proud to support the library’s Comic Con. On Saturday, September 24th, Central Park Library will be filled with people cosplaying, panels, crafts for kids and adults, and more. Take a look at the full list of activities and panels and sign up for your free tickets today!

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 […]

Music for the whole family!

Music for the whole family!

It’s almost time for the first Jan Lieberman concert! It will feature ragtime piano duo Jack and Chris Bradshaw  with two outstanding youth performers, Dara Phung and Sophie Liu, in a concert featuring a blend of ragtime and classical compositions. This concert series is in honor of Jan Lieberman, former Santa Clara City children’s librarian, mentor, […]

Introducing the Jan Lieberman Concert Series

Introducing the Jan Lieberman Concert Series

We are proud to announce the inaugural Jan Lieberman concert! Jan is a retired librarian, and her friends and family have created a fund so the library can host a series of family-friendly concerts. The first one will be on Sunday April 17 at 2pm. It will feature duo pianists, Jack and Chris Bradshaw, performing […]

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 […]

Surfing Magician Comes to Northside

Surfing Magician Comes to Northside

Surfing Magician Doug Hofkins will perform at the Northside Library on Saturday, April 11 at 2pm.  Join us!   This performance sponsored by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends.

Close to 300 Watch Magician Brian Scott

Magician Brian Scott Attracts a Crowd

Teens Hold Mystery Masquerade at Library

Teens Hold Mystery Masquerade at Library

  Last Friday night after hours, the Library and the Teen Library Council (TLC) hosted a Mystery Masquerade just for high school students. This program was conceived , planned, and carried out by TLC members. All, but one of the 14 members came. They did a great job of advertising it to their friends and […]

First Northside Children's Book Sale

First Northside Children’s Book Sale

First Friends’ Northside Children’s Book Sale Saturday November  22nd 9am-11am  As part of the “Black Saturday” events at the Northside Library this weekend, the Friends will be holding their first Northside Children’s Book Sale.  Stop by to find picture books, easy reader, chapter books and teen books as well as audiobooks and DVD’s! It’s a win-win – you […]