Northside Library

Friends’ Northside Book Alcove Refreshed

Stop by the Friends’ book alcove near the entrance of the Northside Library.  The entire stock has been swapped out.  Once you find your favorites, bring them to the front desk for purchase.  Thanks for supporting the Foundation & Friends with your purchases.

Celebrating Chinese New Year at the Library

Celebrating Chinese New Year at the Library

Celebrating Chinese New Year at the Northside Library with Buu Kim Tu Dragon and Lion Dance Association Sponsored by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends

First Northside Children's Book Sale

First Northside Children’s Book Sale

First Friends’ Northside Children’s Book Sale Saturday November  22nd 9am-11am  As part of the “Black Saturday” events at the Northside Library this weekend, the Friends will be holding their first Northside Children’s Book Sale.  Stop by to find picture books, easy reader, chapter books and teen books as well as audiobooks and DVD’s! It’s a win-win – you […]

Watch the Northside Grand Opening

Now available on YouTube, a video of our Northside Grand Opening.  Check it out at!

Northside Donor “Sneak Peek” Appreciation Event

Wednesday, August 6th, 4:30pm thru 7:30pm Are you a Northside Donor of $100 or more? In appreciation of your generosity, you are invited to a “sneak peek” of all your new library has to offer. Enjoy light refreshments with your neighbors and some fun souvenirs. Storytime for kids will be held at 4:30, 5:30, and […]

Northside Library Day at Rivermark

With just a couple of weeks to go before it’s Grand Opening, every dollar counts to fill the library with an exceptional collection of books and media, family events, parenting workshops, computer training and much more. Shop Wednesday, July 23rd at: PROLIFIC OVEN:  donating 10% of sales for customers mentioning the Northside Library YAN CAN:  […]

New shelving being installed in Northside Branch library

New shelving being installed in Northside Branch library

The shelving is being installed this week in the Santa Clara Northside Library, as we and the city work towards the goal of having it open by August of 2014!  Later this summer!  Woo!

Northside Library tops capital improvements for this year

As the Santa Clara Weekly reports, the north side Santa Clara City Library branch opening up this August is among the largest expenses for this year.  Everyone here is just excited to see this is still on track and happening, after so many years!

Please join us this Sunday, 4/6 at 11am for a celebration at the Northside Library

As you may or may not have heard, the city council has resolved the funding issues that had stalled progress on the Santa Clara City Northside Library, and give the foundation the go ahead to resume construction and acquisition of media and materials.  The city and foundation are hoping to complete this work and hire […]

City Council approves plan to get Northside Library back on track!

City Council approves plan to get Northside Library back on track!

At the Santa Clara City Council meeting this evening, the council unanimously approved a motion to essentially allow the Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends to resume work on the Santa Clara Northside Library.  By exchanging some money with the city, we can get out from under the potential judicial stay on any money […]