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Liberated in the Library

Liberated in the Library

  Liberated in the Library by Pat Bustamente, a poet To be welcomed is to feel esteemed… That warm feeling of highlights high-beamed… This is a place that for sure some good books Will fit the mood perfectly if one really looks. And the guardians of these treasures Certainly add to the pleasures… Polite, understanding, […]

Photo courtesy Richard Mayer Photography

Announcing the Jan Lieberman Fund

Jan Lieberman is former librarian at Santa Clara library, is a long-time library supporter, and has been active in Santa Clara for longer than it’s polite to talk about. She turned 85 a couple of weeks ago, and her friends threw her a party. At the party, they were proud to announce the new Jan […]

Thank you!!!!

Thank you!!!!

A HUGE thank you to everyone who donated yesterday during Giving Tuesday! We wouldn’t exist without your generosity. Giving Tuesday is just one component of our year-end donation drive. Your donations help us provide all kinds of programs and supplies to the library throughout the year. So if you didn’t get a chance to donate […]

Freshest Cargo Event at Central Park Library

Freshest Cargo Event at Central Park Library

We were proud to kick off Freshest Cargo’s new South Bay route at the Central Park Library today! The library, Kaiser Permanente, and Fresh Approach partnered on this event.  Freshest Cargo is a mobile farmers market full of tasty, affordable, farm-fresh fruits and vegetables.  

SCCLFF Newsletter for 2015

SCCLFF Newsletter for 2015 Each year, we send out a newsletter to all of the members of the Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends.  If you’d like to get onto our mailing list and become a member, and get a copy mailed to you, in addition to the other benefits of membership, you can […]

Honoring our Corporate Foundation Donors!

Honoring our Corporate Foundation Donors!

Last night, at the Santa Clara City Council meeting, the Library Foundation and Friends presented awards to five of our corporate partners.  Through their generosity, and the generosity of our volunteers, donors, and supporters, the Foundation has  supported more than four million dollars worth of programs in our City libraries over the past thirteen years. […]

Northside Donor “Sneak Peek” Appreciation Event

Wednesday, August 6th, 4:30pm thru 7:30pm Are you a Northside Donor of $100 or more? In appreciation of your generosity, you are invited to a “sneak peek” of all your new library has to offer. Enjoy light refreshments with your neighbors and some fun souvenirs. Storytime for kids will be held at 4:30, 5:30, and […]

Santa Clara Rotarians Support the Library

Santa Clara Rotarians Support the Library

A big shout out to the Santa Clara Rotary for supporting the Library!  Rotarians purchased the books on the table, had them signed by club speakers each month and donated them to the Library.  As if that weren’t enough, they donated the proceeds of book purchases at a presentation by author Robin Burcell. From left […]

Look What Your Donations Do!

Look What Your Donations Do!

Your donations and purchases make a big difference! This month, they funded: New Spinning Racks for the Paperback Collection (Which Will Soon be Filled with New Paperbacks) 200 New Children’s DVD’s Adult Summer Reading Materials Easy English Times – our ESL Conversation Club Newspaper A Portable Sound System

White Estate Makes Generous Gift to Library

Joanne White, a longtime Santa Clara resident and employee of Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara, made a gift of $20,000 to our libraries in her estate.  She had used the Santa Clara libraries for over 35 years.  According to her trustee Alison White, she “believed in the freedom to read, educate, and inspire.  She felt those […]