Summer Reading

Kate Degelau-Pierce, Sabiha Chunawala, Elena Culver, Taj Chunawala, Paul Sims

Thanks to Keypoint Credit Union

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 […]

Summer Reading Kickoff, aka Adorable Children

Summer Reading Kickoff, aka Adorable Children

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 […]

Sign up for Summer Reading!

Sign up for Summer Reading!

It’s summer reading time! Sign your child, teen, or yourself up for Summer Reading today!

Joke of the Day

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.

See all 34 Spring 2017 Grants to the Library

See all 34 Spring 2017 Grants to the Library

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 […]

Countdown to Summer Reading

Countdown to Summer Reading

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) – […]

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Summer Reading Participants

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 […]

Thanks Bandai Namco!

Thanks Bandai Namco!

Bandai Namco sponsored our teen summer reading program this year. As part of that, they hosted an event for some of the teen winners last month! There was a LOT of game playing. They got to play some games that hadn’t been released yet! One of our librarians went old school in their arcade. Everyone […]

Last week for summer reading prizes!

Time is running out! If you haven’t brought in your completed Summer Reading Log, this is the last week to do it. Prizes will be given out until Labor Day, so bring it in soon. While we have your attention, we have a favor to ask if you’re an adult and took part in our […]

Thanks Chick-fil-a!

We just learned that Chick-fil-a has generously donated a large number of gift cards to the Summer Reading Program! These will be given out as prizes for our Summer Reading finishers. I know how much everyone loves a Chick-fil-a sandwich – so I’m sure these will be popular! You can still sign up online for […]