Friends and Supporters Gather at Pedro's to Wish Maria Well

The Foundation & Friends Says Good-Bye to Maria Daane

After seven years, the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends (SCCLFF) said good bye and good luck to Executive Director Maria Daane.  Under Maria’s visionary leadership, the SCCLFF grew its fundraising base and took on new challenges.  Maria was instrumental in both the administration of the Northside Library’s construction and the advocacy for its […]

Yelpers Love their Library!

See what they say about our wonderful library! http://www.yelp.com/biz/santa-clara-city-library-santa-clara-2  

Inspiring Article – Why We Love Our Libraries

  We’re not the only ones who love our Library.  Check out the article below:   http://therotarianmagazine.com/in-praise-of-libraries/      

Why Digital Natives Prefer Reading Print

Believe it or not, the Washington Post reports that millennials prefer reading in print!  Check out the article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/why-digital-natives-prefer-reading-in-print-yes-you-read-that-right/2015/02/22/8596ca86-b871-11e4-9423-f3d0a1ec335c_story.html?hpid=z5

What Does the Foundation & Friends Do?

Missed the Love Our Library Lollapalooza?  Wonder what the Foundation & Friends does to support the Library?  Check out this video. Huge thanks to volunteer Ben Koning for making this video!

Celebrating Chinese New Year at the Library

Celebrating Chinese New Year at the Library

Celebrating Chinese New Year at the Northside Library with Buu Kim Tu Dragon and Lion Dance Association Sponsored by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends

February Food Fest

February Food Fest

February Food Fest: Chef Thomas McNaughton Date: 2/15/2015 2:00 PM Location: Central Park Library Redwood Room Executive Chef Thomas McNaughton has been nominated by the James Beard Foundation as “Rising Star Chef of the Year” in 2011, 2012, and 2013 and oversees the local restaurants flour + water, salumeria, and central kitchen. In addition to […]

Qi Gong Classes Offered at the Library

Free Fitness Class: Qi Gong Fridays in February  10:30 AM – 11:30 AM, Central Park Library Redwood Room. Instructor Guoling Zhong from China will conduct a four-session Qigong class on Friday mornings in February.  She will teach the Eight Brocade, which is beneficial to the health of everyone, especially seniors and those recovering from illness.  […]

Only One More Week to Get Early Bird Prices on Lollapalooza Tickets

Don’t wait!  Register now for the Love Our Library Lollapalooza at www.lovethelibrary.dojiggy.com.  Early bird tickets are $50 until January 23rd.  Afterward, tickets are $60. Come for the people, come for the fun, come for the auction and support your Library!

Friends’ Book Sale Saturday, January 17

Don’t miss the largest book sale of the year this Saturday, January 17 from 10am to 2pm in the Central Park Library’s Redwood Room!