Librarypalooza

Thank you!!

Thank you!!

A huge thanks to everyone who came out to support Librarypalooza this year! We raised a record amount of money and everyone had a great time. We’ve got a photo album on Facebook to share with everyone. We hope to see you next year!

Thanks to our Librarypalooza Sponsors!

Thanks to our Librarypalooza Sponsors!

A HUGE thank you to all of our Librarypalooza sponsors. They really make the event a success, and we couldn’t do it without them. Our top three sponsors are Related Companies, SummerHill Housing Group, and Mei Ling, Realtor. If you meet them or their representatives at the event, please thank them for all they do […]

Thanks Sal!

A huge thanks to Sal Pizarro for mentioning Librarypalooza in his column this week! If you’re planning on coming, but haven’t yet registered, your time is running out – Librarypalooza is Saturday. Register today!

Ride-along on the bookmobile!

We’re anticipating this being a big deal in our Librarypalooza auction: a ride-along on the new bookmobile! This should be great fun: you’ll get the insider’s perspective on the brand new bookmobile and get to see how it delights children and families alike. Register today, and check out our other auction items!

Storytime is back!

Last year at Librarypalooza, we auctioned off a storytime with Ellin Klor, our family literacy librarian, and it was so popular, we had to split it in two! She’s happy to offer it again this year. Treat the young ones in your life to story time with our Family Literacy Librarian. Ellin Klor is offering a […]

Librarypalooza price rises tomorrow

We’re so excited about Librarypalooza! It’s in just two weeks and everything is coming together. The band is choosing music, the menu is being finalized, and I hope you are finding your most James Bond-ian outfit! The price for registration does rise tomorrow, from $60/person to $80/person. Today would be a good day to register […]

Celebrate Historic Santa Clara

Celebrate Historic Santa Clara

Our honoree, Bob Byrd, is not only a huge supporter of the library, he’s also very involved with local history and the Harris Lass House. Which makes this auction item perfect for celebrating Bob! Enjoy a tour of historic Santa Clara focused on the Harris Lass house for 4-6 people, led by retired librarian and […]

Does your child need a mini-Tesla?

Does your child need a mini-Tesla?

Isn’t this adorable?? Does your child need one? You could win it for them in our upcoming Librarypalooza auction! Every Tesla Model S for Kids is a battery powered ride on that comes equipped with high-end features to recreate the ultimate Tesla experience. Comes with front trunk, working horn and headlights, and more! Designed for […]

Meet our Librarypalooza honoree, Bob Byrd

Meet our Librarypalooza honoree, Bob Byrd

Bob Byrd loves the library!  He discovered his passion when he received his first library card during the WWII years at a Carnegie Public Library in Richmond, California. At Fresno State College, he worked in the library for 90 cents an hour, along with his twin brother (who is also a librarian), to escape picking […]

Bond. James Bond. (aka, what are you wearing?)

Casino Royale is the very first James Bond book, our introduction to the character. We all know James Bond from the movies, and the dashing and elegant world he inhabits. So: what are you going to wear to the party? If you’re a man, finding a tux or a well-fitted suit is easy enough. But […]