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Northside Time Capsule Dedication

Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 11am – 12pm Northside Library Join us as we put the finishing touches on the Northside Library time capsule which will be opened in fifty years. See what it contains and add your own wishes for the library’s future. Light refreshments will be served.

Save the Date – February 7, 2015

For the 2nd Annual Love Our Library Lollapalooza!  Last year’s event was described as “whimsical and ritzy” by the Santa Clara Weekly.  Don’t miss out on the fun!

Forever Young – Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Date: 9/23/2014 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Location: Central Park Library Margie Edinger Room 2635 Homestead Road Santa Clara, California 95051 Cosmetic Dermatologist Ngoc Pham, MD and Esthetician Beverly Saner will share information and demonstrate cosmetic techniques to enhance your natural beauty.  A FREE event for Members and Non-Members.  FREE cosmetic samples provided. No reservations […]

Thank You Northside Donors!

We did it!  With your support we raised $167,000 for the Northside Library.  Thank you for your generous support of our newest Library branch.  The community loves their Library and it shows.  We look forward to implementing enhanced programming and collection materials.  

It's open!

It’s open!

Check Out This Video From Today’s Animated Videos Program

One of our talented kids shows his creation! Click here: Animated Movies Program

The Donor Tree Branches have been installed in the Northside library branch!

The Donor Tree Branches have been installed in the Northside library branch!

In preparation for the opening later this summer, the donor tree itself has been installed in the Santa Clara Northside Library.  Donors who pledged $500 or $1000 (or more) will be honored in perpetuity with a leaf on this tree with their name.  The leaves themselves are being made and will be ready and installed […]

First Emma Kaliterna Author:  Jennifer Fosberry

First Emma Kaliterna Author: Jennifer Fosberry

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 7pm Join us for an exciting evening with author Jennifer Fosberry! Jennifer is a science geek turned New York Times bestselling children’s writer. Her picture books about a spunky little girl named Isabella and an adventurous little boy named Alexander have received rave reviews. Her latest, Isabella: Star of the […]

Silicon Valley Reads 2014 Comes to Santa Clara Central Park Library

The theme of Silicon Valley Reads 2014 is: Books & Technology: Friends or Foes? One of the books selected for this year’s event is Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel by Robin Sloan. The story revolves around a hole-in-the-wall bookstore in San Francisco, a fraternity of book lovers, and lots of digital technology used to […]

Foundation honors for Julie Passalacqua / Perpetual Children's section books

Foundation honors for Julie Passalacqua / Perpetual Children’s section books

The Library is losing a dear friend and champion of literacy when Julie Passalacqua retires as Santa Clara City Librarian at the end of this month.  In honor of Julie’s 38 years of service and her passion for children’s literacy, the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends board is purchasing six sets of Julie’s […]