Donations

Support SCCLFF with your year-end donation

One of the programs we are able to help support along with Santa Clara Rotary is the Steps 4 Success program. This event happens near the beginning of the school year, and it gives children shoes, socks, goodie bags, and their favorite books! We usually give the kids a choice of one book. This time I […]

Support ESL and more when you donate to the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends

Support ESL and more when you donate to the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends

The Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends is honored to support the library’s ESL (English as a Second Language) Conversation Club. What is the ESL Conversation Club? It’s a place where adults who are not comfortable speaking English can come and practice. This program is the heart of the community. At least that’s what […]

Putting a donation of Korean books to work

Putting a donation of Korean books to work

Last month,we had a HUGE donation of Korean books, all in excellent condition. The library was able to replenish its Korean collection from this donation. Unfortunately, we didn’t get the name of this generous individual. So, if you’re reading this: THANK YOU! Check out the Korean collection and books in all foreign languages on the […]

A small piece of local history

A small piece of local history

Look at what came in through our donations! This particular proclamation is to honor the Eagle Scouts of Troop 14 here in Santa Clara. It’s always awesome when a small piece of local history comes through our hands.

We updated the donor wall!

We updated the donor wall!

A huge thanks to everyone who’s ever donated to the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends! We recently updated our donor wall with all our donors who’ve donated $300 or more dollars to us over time (and wish to be recognized, of course). Come down to Central Park Library and take a look to […]

Planning a legacy for the library

[She] frequently used the Santa Clara Libraries for over 35 years and believed in the freedom to read, educate, and inspire. She felt those to be human rights and knew the public libraries were a vital key in providing those resources and more. This [bequest] is her way of saying thank you for all your […]

Donate your books!

We need your books! Our book selling operation depends on getting book donations from you, our supporters. So if you’re in the Santa Clara area and you’re looking to get rid of a few, we’ll take your books. We’ll even take your textbooks. Visit this page to see the ins and outs of bringing your […]

Support Santa Clara City Library by making your tax-deductible year-end donation

As 2016 winds to a close, you can still make a difference with your tax-deductible donation to Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends. Santa Clara City Library has done some amazing things this year. Things like: Hosted our first-ever Comic Con Installed Bike Fix-it Stations Run a fabulous Summer Reading Program Celebrated cultural events […]

Support Santa Clara City Library by making your year-end donation

Libraries are awesome! They are places where you can: access enormous amounts of information meet other people who like the same things you do broaden your horizons entertain yourself Thank you for all of your support throughout the year. You donate books and movies and music, you shop at our book sales, you come to […]

Support the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends

Support the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends

I know the library is important to you, and I want to thank you for your support. Our three libraries mean so much to so many in our city. They’re not only places of learning and discovery, but also of acceptance and community. I want to share a story with you from one of our […]