Inner Workings

Find us on social media

Did you know that we recommend books on Instagram? Or that we advertise our book sales on Facebook? Or that we interact with the Santa Clara community on Twitter? It’s true! Find us on your favorite social media network – we’ll keep you up to date with what’s happening at SCCLFF!

We have a plan!

The Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends spent a fair bit of time last year revisiting our mission and what our organizational priorities should be. It was time for that periodic check-in: who are we? what do we do? why are we doing it? We have a full organizational plan with goals and priorities […]

Want to volunteer?

Want to volunteer?

We’ve recently updated our volunteer listings! If you have a couple of hours during the week and can safely lift some books, we’d love to have you help us out. Right now, we could really use a couple of people on Tuesday mornings to help us sort books – if you know books, this is […]

No Craft Fair this year

We have decided not to hold the Holiday Craft Fair. It was not an easy decision to make, and we appreciate your understanding.

Where the money goes

Where the money goes

Have you ever wondered what we do with the money we make at our book sales? We take it, and twice a year, we grant out part of it to the librarians for some amazing programs and projects. Below is what the librarians asked for this spring.   None of these would be funded without […]

So… What are our values?

Last week, we posted about getting a new mission statement. As part of that process, we explicitly stated what the Foundation & Friends’ values are. These should come through in what we do – and we thought it was worth sharing with you, our supporters. They are (in no particular order): Promote Learning Impactful Sustainable […]