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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on September 23, 2016
The Santa Clara Library Comic Con is tomorrow! This is going to be a super-fun event with: a talk from Star Wars Rebels Executive Producer Dave Filoni a panel on Women in Comics, including Heather Campbell, Nidhi Chanani, and Branwyn Bigglestone A presentation called from Story to Screen by Pixar storyboard artist Le Tang lego […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on July 11, 2016
We are proud to support the library’s Comic Con. On Saturday, September 24th, Central Park Library will be filled with people cosplaying, panels, crafts for kids and adults, and more. Take a look at the full list of activities and panels and sign up for your free tickets today!
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on May 2, 2016
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 […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on April 14, 2016
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, […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on February 11, 2016
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.
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on February 4, 2016
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, […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on January 27, 2016
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.
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on January 12, 2016
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 – […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on December 8, 2015
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 […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on November 30, 2015
Do you ever feel the need to get up and move more, but you don’t want to pay for a gym membership? Or are you curious about Zumba or another fitness workout but you’re not sure if you’ll like it? Or do you just not know how many steps you can take in a day? […]