Library Programs

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, […]

Read Your Way to the Big Game

Read Your Way to the Big Game

Read Your Way to the Big Game was a great success. We had over 240 participants read over 1700 books in just six weeks! We’re proud to have sponsored this event, which got lots of families reading together and celebrated a successful Super Bowl in Santa Clara.

Join us for Community Conversations

Join us for Community Conversations

The Community Conversations series is a monthly event where local experts come to the library to share their knowledge. This is a new series, covering an interesting mix of subjects. The first one is this upcoming Monday, and it’s titled Under-Represented Populations in Elite Sport. It features Kelly Crowley, A Paralympic medalist and Marlene Bjornsrud, […]

Silicon Valley Reads

Silicon Valley Reads

The Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends is proud to be one of the sponsors for Silicon Valley Reads! The books this year are The Memory of Water and Sherwood Nation. We hope you can read along and attend some of the events over the next few months.

Book Discussion Group Books Announced!

The Library’s Book Discussion group, run by librarian Morgan Pershing, has announced their books for 2016! You can find the full list below, or it’s on the library’s website. January 26 – Memory of Water (Part of Silicon Valley Reads) February 23 – Whistling Season March 22 – Everything I Never Told You April 26 – […]

Congrats to the library on a great International Games Day!

Congrats to the library on a great International Games Day!

November 21st was International Games Day! This is a family-friendly event hosted by libraries and other groups around the world. There were events in Australia, Europe, and all across the Americas. Santa Clara Library was happy to participate and the Foundation was proud to support this community-building event. In the words of one participant: I’d […]