Outreach

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!

SCCLFF Board of Directors receives award from statewide library association

SCCLFF Board of Directors receives award from statewide library association

We are proud to share that the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends Board of Directors received an award from CPLA (California Public Library Advocates) for their work on the Northside Library.  At the awards luncheon it was shared that: “Founded in 2001, the Foundation’s role since that time has focused primarily on fundraising […]

Money Week programs at the library, April 21-27

The Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends partially funded a number of free events in the library for “Money Week”, including 4/21 “Personal Records Retention” at 1pm 4/21 “Elder Fraud and Scams” at 3pm 4/22 “Financial Literacy for Kids (K-2nd), 4pm-5pm”” 4/22 “Financial Literary for Kids (Grades 3rd-6th), 6:30pm-7:30pm” 4/23 “Financial Literary for Adults”, […]

Kaiser Permanente Supports Health and Wellness Collection!

Kaiser Permanente Supports Health and Wellness Collection!

Kaiser Permanente is donating $15,000 to the library’s Health and Wellness Collection. This investment in the community’s well being will be used to purchase books, DVDs, and audio books. In addition, these funds will support the library’s FREE Health and Wellness programming. These combined efforts will help people eat healthier, get active, lower their stress, and […]

Wider press coverage of our Foundation’s funded “Find a Job in February” series

“Looking for a job? You can find help at the Santa Clara City Library’s free “Find a Job in February” series, featuring workshops with local experts. The series is sponsored by a grant from the Foundation and Friends of the Santa Clara City Library. On Feb 12, 40 eager jobseekers heard from LinkedIn Enterprise Account […]

Santa Clara Northside Library Beam Signing Event

Santa Clara Northside Library Beam Signing Event

On Thursday, 10/25, over 500 people came by to see and sign one of the final steel beams that will be installed in the Northside library building. Notable people to add their names to the beam included Santa Clara Mayor Jamie Matthews, several current council candidates, members of the Santa Clara Library Foundation and Friends, […]

Santa Clara Northside Branch Library Groundbreaking

Santa Clara Northside Branch Library Groundbreaking

On Monday, July 9th at 5:30pm the Santa Clara Library Foundation and Friends and the City of Santa Clara will jointly celebrate the groundbreaking on this project at 695 Morland Way, at Rivermark in Santa Clara. RSVPs are not required, and if you want more information contact 408 615-3000. If you would like to make […]

Recruiting Volunteers at Foothill College

Volunteers Needed

    Our organization raises money for the library through book sales.  We rely on a dedicated group of volunteers to collect and sort books, staff the bookstore, ship books ordered through our Amazon store, and set-up and staff our Saturday Sales.  Right now, we are particularly looking for volunteers who can help us move […]

Are you on Facebook? It’s easy to become a fan of the Library!

Do you do Facebook? Become a fan of the Santa Clara City Library and the Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends, and stay up to date on the latest library news and events! You’ll also have access to exclusive content like video book reviews from staff and patrons—delivered directly to your news feed. If […]