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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on July 31, 2017
We would like to thank the Yahoo Employee Foundation for all their support of the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends. They supported Northside Library when it opened, they were the lead sponsor for STEM Central, and more. As you know, Yahoo was bought by Verizon; as the transfer of ownership is complete, the […]
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on June 21, 2017
We don’t have photos of this one, but we’re so happy to announce that we received $5000 from Union Pacific Foundation to help fund literacy outreach programs at Scott Lane Preschool. This wouldn’t have happened without all the excellent work our literacy folks have already done; we’re so happy they’re allowing us to continue and […]
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 12, 2017
We’re always happy to share the library’s success stories! Sometimes, it’s just as easy as having a quiet place to study: Just five minutes ago another one of our patrons shared his success story. He said the reason we haven’t seen him since February because he passed his real estate exam. He said he had […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on June 2, 2017
A huge thanks to Enterprise for donating $1500 to the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends this week! We appreciate it.
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By Kate Degelau-Pierce on April 13, 2017
The Youth Services, which covers both children and teens, librarians found this lovely letter from the 49ers SLI students in the library last week. We’re glad the library was able to help them with their Robotics Competitions!
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on March 20, 2017
Did you see the Santa Clara City Library in the Merc this weekend? There were lots of great quotes about all the wonderful things that the library does, including support from the Foundation & Friends: These expanded programs are accomplished partly through city funding, but generously supplemented by “friends of the library” foundations, plus grants, […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on January 28, 2017
Happy Lunar New Year to all who celebrate today! We would like to thank the anonymous patron who donated via the traditional red envelope this year. We are honored.
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 […]
By Kate Degelau-Pierce on September 29, 2016
This year, SCCLFF sponsored the Santa Clara City Library’s Comic Con! This was a hugely successful event, drawing over 11,000 people from all over Silicon Valley. It featured Dave Filoni, executive producer for Star Wars Rebels (and more!), Lego contests, artists from Pixar, lots of cosplay… it was amazing. Of course the 101st Legion showed […]