Librarypalooza

Save the date!

Join us on February 3rd from 6:30pm – 9:00pm as we celebrate all the awesome things the library does at Librarypalooza 2018 We’ll have fun, music, great food, a live auction and more for you to enjoy. You can register now!

Thank YOU!!

Thank YOU!!

On February 4, 2017, you were part of a tremendous event that makes our mission possible: to make the library stronger through your philanthropy and support. We hosted over 150 people and raised $40,000 (and counting) from your generous support at Librarypalooza. On behalf of everyone who uses the Santa Clara City Library: THANK YOU. […]

Librarypalooza is tomorrow!

It’s almost here! Librarypalooza is tomorrow! We’ve been showing you decorations: And talking up our auction items from two tickets to Hamilton to a winery tour to a virtual reality experience right here at the library. Prodding you about costumes: And asking if you’ve read the book: And it’s almost here! You can still register […]

What’s on the menu?

“I don’t think I’ve ever drunk champagne before breakfast before. With breakfast on several occasions, but never before before.” -Truman Capote We’ve been working to finalize the Librarypalooza menu, and we’re so happy that it gets to be breakfast-themed! There will be champagne (of course!), along with mini potato pancakes, small waffles, deviled eggs, pigs […]

Tour Hall Wineries

Librarypalooza 2017 is happening this weekend! We’ll have a small live auction, and you can see all the auction items listed on our website. One of the items we have for auction is a Tour for 4 at Hall Wineries in St Helena. From their website: Start our signature tour with a glass of Sauvignon […]

Buy a book plate at Librarypalooza!

Buy a book plate at Librarypalooza!

This year at the Librarypalooza, we will be selling bookplates for new books added to the Library collection. Celebrate an engagement, wedding, birth, baptism, confirmation, birthday, anniversary, graduation, personal accomplish or any special occasion with a book dedicated to that special someone. Your book plate will be placed inside one of the new books at […]

Eat food. Mostly plants. Not too much.

Eat food. Mostly plants. Not too much.

Do you enjoy fresh, organic, locally grown food? Would you like to help support the farmers who grow it? Joining a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program is a great way to do both! Eat with the Seasons is happy to offer 3 months of weekly bags of farm fresh produce to the highest bidder. They […]

Thanks to our biggest sponsors!

Thanks to our biggest sponsors!

We would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to our two biggest librarypalooza sponsors, Related Companies and SummerHill Housing Group. They are our Pulitzer and National Book Award Sponsors, respectively, and they are a big part of what makes Librarypalooza work. So: thank you to Related and SummerHill for supporting Santa Clara City Library Foundation […]

Have a delicious lunch at Mission College Bistro

Have a delicious lunch at Mission College Bistro

If you’re the highest bidder, you can enjoy 8 lunches at Mission Bistro, run by the Mission College Hospitality Department! These are great meals, planned and executed by Mission College students. In the final phases of their education students are eager to display their training and creative talents. These will be great lunches, made by […]

Giveaways and decor...

Giveaways and decor…

I love sharing photos of all the goodies we’re collection for Librarypalooza! This is a collage of various things we’ve collected to help create our Breakfast at Tiffany’s theme, including (fake) pearls and a cigarette holder. It’s going to be so much fun! There’s still time to register for this fabulous event on February 4th. […]