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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on September 13, 2017
Reading is their Super Power! A huge thanks to the Library for its Summer Reading Program, which keeps kids reading all summer long. Over 3000 children and 1000 teens signed up for the program this year and they read over 37,000 books! For those of you who are curious, that’s about 9 books per under-18-year-old. […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on July 27, 2017
Join Central Park Library in celebrating the summer as it winds down… Sing your favorite 80s songs, beat the pants off your friends at trivia, try out virtual reality and more. This party should be a great time! We hope to see you there!
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on July 25, 2017
The Library hosted an 80s trivia night last week, as part of the Adult Summer Reading program. There was a great turn out! The top three teams won gift cards to Books, Inc, our local independent bookstore. Fingers crossed that they’ll get to host more events like this one in the future!
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on June 20, 2017
A big thanks to Keypoint Credit Union for their continued support of our Summer Reading Program. They really help make Summer Reading the best it can be. This photo was taken after the check presentation at the Monday Family Fun night kick-off last week. Thanks to Elena from Keypoint, to Sabiha (our Board president) and […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on June 15, 2017
A huge thanks to everyone who came to Central Park Library last Saturday afternoon for the official kickoff of the 2017 Summer Reading Program! Look at those children flying through the air and turning into the Hulk. Sign up for the Summer Reading Program, if you haven’t already. It’s a great way to keep your […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on June 5, 2017
It’s summer reading time! Sign your child, teen, or yourself up for Summer Reading today!
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on May 25, 2017
As part of youth services’ Countdown to Summer Reading, children have to tell the staff a joke. One enterprising 6-year-old made up her own. Q: What does a hamster call a pothole? A: A Roadent! Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends is proud to support bad puns and the Summer Reading Program.
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on May 22, 2017
Every six months, we donate the money we raise to the library for specific classes and events through a grant process. Our spring grant process is complete! What are we funding this year? The list is long, so look carefully to see what you might be interested in attending. Adult Classes & Events Seed Library […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on May 4, 2017
It’s May, and you know what that means: it’s almost time for Summer Reading! Youth services in the Central Library have started their Countdown to Summer Reading. Pick up a game board at the youth services desk, complete the daily challenges. Any challenge can be completed on any day (except for the superhero hunts) – […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on November 21, 2016
Summer reading was great this year! We had more programs, more participants, and it looks like way more fun. See? Way more participants. A big thanks to Keypoint for supporting the Summer Reading Program! Kate Degelau-Pierce, Keith Stattenfield, Paul Sims, CJ McCarthy, and Doron Noyman pose with the big check. She looks so happy! I’m […]