Northside Library

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 […]

WE NEED YOUR HELP TO SAVE THE NORTHSIDE LIBRARY

ACTIONS BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND SANTA CLARA COUNTY MAY STOP THE NORTHSIDE LIBRARY FROM BEING FINISHED OR OPENED Santa Clara County filed for a temporary restraining order against the City of Santa Clara, forcing the City yesterday to request that the Library’s Foundation & Friends halt any further progress towards the completion of […]

Upcoming reception to hear about the Northside library

Upcoming reception to hear about the Northside library

Are you excited about the new Northside Library opening at the end of the year? There will be a FREE reception at Mezbaan Indian Cuisine on Thursday, July 11th, at 6PM to celebrate the midpoint of the project. The City Librarian, Julie Passalacqua, will be able to answer all your questions about the new Library. […]

Lead Volunteers Visit the Northside Library

Lead Volunteers Visit the Northside Library

Several of the lead volunteers for the Foundation and Friends visited the under-construction Santa Clara North Side library.  Later this month many of the current donors to the north side will be able to go on short tours of the building as well.

Northside construction moves to the building interior

Northside construction moves to the building interior

Now that the exterior construction of the new north side library is nearly complete, work is moving to the interior.  Here you can see the structs that will support the raised floor of the library ( and allow heating and electrical to be run underneath the floor ) as well as the atrium and many […]

North side library interior

North side library interior

Here’s a shot of the north side library interior, taken from just inside what will be the front door.  You can see that the roof and walls are complete, most of the windows and doors installed, but there aren’t yet any interior walls, fixtures, wiring, or flooring.  Thanks to John Schlosser for the photo.

Northside Library Construction Update

Northside Library Construction Update

Construction is about half finished on the new Northside Library. The room is all done, and the frames for all the windows have been put in. On the interior, the sheet rock is just beginning to be hung. The Limestone tiles for the outside of the building are getting started this week on the side […]

Work on the exterior and interior is well under way.

North side library Update

Bogart Construction is continuing work towards having the Santa Clara north side library building be weather-tight.  Most of the window framing is complete, and within two weeks all of the glass should be installed.  In the interior, tiling is beginning this week.

Everyone is happy that construction on the north side library is on schedule!

Everyone is happy that construction on the north side library is on schedule!

including the building itself!