Library Programs

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 […]

Anish Saha (2nd - HS), Jacqueline He (1st- HS), Sofia Kritikopoulos (3rd-HS), Ziana Deen (Grand Prize), Emma Mustovic (3rd _MS), Jamie Dy (1st -MS), Brandon Yan (2nd -MS), and Akshitha Venguideshe (Honorable Mention-MS). Alisha Khieu (Honorable Mention-HS) is not pictured.

Congratulations to the Teen Writing Contest Winners!

Congratulations to all the winners of the library’s teen writing contest! Our Teen librarians put this contest together as part of Teen Read Week, and the Friends & Foundation provided the prizes. You can read the winning stories here. We’re proud to support the library and all their programs. This is one of the many […]

Francisco Jimenez talk!

We are super-excited to let you know that Francisco Jimenez, author of The Circuit, is speaking at the library on Monday evening! He has a new book out, Taking Hold, and he’ll be talking about that book in the Redwood Room at 7pm in the Central Park Library.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet a […]