Fundraising

Last day to register for the Lollapalooza before the price increase!

Today, Friday January 17th, is the last day to register for the Love Our Library Lollapalooza at the $50 ticket price, and tomorrow it goes up to $60/ticket. You can get information on the event by clicking here; you can purchase tickets from this link.

It's not too late to donate to the library foundation to support our local library!

It’s not too late to donate to the library foundation to support our local library!

THANK YOU to the hundreds of people who have made donations this holiday season to the Library – donate by December 31st for this tax year’s tax deduction.  Hundreds of books and programs happen every year at the Santa Clara City Library because people like you donate. If you haven’t given yet, or if you’d like […]

A big thanks to all of our donors at this time of year

A big thanks to all of our donors at this time of year

including, most recently, Teresa O’Neill, for the gift of a four HP laptops and a color laser-printer to our Read Santa Clara adult literacy program.   If you’d like to make a donation, you can do it online by clicking here, or by sending in a check to “Santa Clara Library Foundation”, to 2635 Homestead […]

Love Our Library Lollapalooza

Library’s first ever LOLL event February 8th will raise funds to support Santa Clara City Libraries Attend the Library’s first LOLL – Love Our Library Lollapalooza – to support programs and collections at all Santa Clara City Libraries to be held on Saturday, February 8th, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Central Park Library presented by […]

Santa Clara Weekly covers recent Summer Reading and other events

The Santa Clara Weekly recently wrote about several events from Summer Reading,  Summer Reading Kicks Off covered the first event of Summer Reading, the kickoff with a bean bag toss and trampoline for kids to play on, heard Steve Cheney’s ventriloquism act, and sampled healthywaters from Kaiser Permanente. Foundation receives large gift in memory of Margie Edinger […]

Many attend first "Family Fun Night!" at Central Park Pavillion

Many attend first “Family Fun Night!” at Central Park Pavillion

A great many children and adults attended the first “Family Fun Night!” in Santa Clara’s Central Park at the Pavilion, the first of many events this summer of Summer Reading.                Before the program began, the Santa Clara Foundation and Friends accepted a check from Keypoint Credit Union for $15,000 […]

SCCLFF receives large gift in honor of Margie Edinger

SCCLFF receives large gift in honor of Margie Edinger

The Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends just received a large donation from Ray Edinger to rename the Central Park Library’s Cedar Community Room in honor of his wife, Margie Edinger, who passed away in April.  Ray and Margie were 57-year residents of Santa Clara, and have done much to help Santa Clara.  Mr. […]

Please help the library bookstore!

The Santa Clara Library Friends would like to sell additional items in the store we have inside the Santa Clara Central library.  Currently we have a wide selection of soft and hard cover books, DVDs, BluRay discs available to the public.  But, we’d also like to be able to sell pencils, paper, and other items […]

Come to our huge book sale, this Saturday and Sunday 1/19-20

Our storage areas are PACKED – it’s going to be THE biggest sale of the year this Saturday AND Sunday, so don’t miss out! Saturday at 10am  and Sunday at 1pm at the Central Park Library, at 2635 Homestead Road in Santa Clara. If you’re a member of the Friends of the Library then you […]

Campaign for the Northside Library kicks off with $40,000 in gifts

Volunteers raising funds to support programs and collection materials for the Northside Library have already raised over $40,000 from residents excited about the new Library.  A special thank you to the Watanabe family for sponsoring the Periodicals Area, Mei Ling for sponsoring the self-Check out Area, the Ramirez Family for sponsoring the Friends Book Alcove, […]