Fundraising

Register Now for the Second Annual Love Our Library Lollapalooza!

Register Now for the Second Annual Love Our Library Lollapalooza!

We are proud to announce the second annual Love our Library Lollapalooza and invite you to join us on Feburary 7, 2015 from 6:30 to 9:00pm! Please join us for the Love our Library Lollapalooza honoring library hero Lisa Gillmor.  Help support the great programs and services funded by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation […]

Honoring our Corporate Foundation Donors!

Honoring our Corporate Foundation Donors!

Last night, at the Santa Clara City Council meeting, the Library Foundation and Friends presented awards to five of our corporate partners.  Through their generosity, and the generosity of our volunteers, donors, and supporters, the Foundation has  supported more than four million dollars worth of programs in our City libraries over the past thirteen years. […]

Northside Library Day at Rivermark

With just a couple of weeks to go before it’s Grand Opening, every dollar counts to fill the library with an exceptional collection of books and media, family events, parenting workshops, computer training and much more. Shop Wednesday, July 23rd at: PROLIFIC OVEN:  donating 10% of sales for customers mentioning the Northside Library YAN CAN:  […]

Emma Kaliterna, seated on left, with Librarian Mary Hanel, on right

Emma Kaliterna Honored

Emma Kaliterna was recently honored at the Library for her years of service to Santa Clara.  She is an inspiration to many, including an anonymous donor who funded the naming of the Yearbooks Case after Emma as well as an annual children’s author series. We presented Emma with a scrapbook, a transcription of the oral […]

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 […]