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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 […]

Northside Library: STILL NO NEWS, Kids’ Summer Reading becoming less likely

While we are able to confirm that the City, County, State and other taxing entities are still in negotiations about the Northside Library, the parties have not yet reached an agreement. It will take five months to fill the library with furniture, books and computers: if the parties donít settle by the end of the […]

Please sign up for the Santa Clara Historic Homes Tour, Friday December 6th

Please sign up for the Santa Clara Historic Homes Tour, Friday December 6th

The Santa Clara City Library  has often been one of the Santa Clara non-profits that benefits from  the annual Santa Clara Historic Home Tour proceeds.  Tickets for this year’s Home Tour, to be held Friday Dec. 6 , 6-10 p.m. and Saturday Dec. 7, Noon-5 p.m., are now on sale. For those that purchase Early […]

The Second Annual Holiday Craft Faire

The Second Annual Holiday Craft Faire

  The second annual Holiday Craft Faire is coming up, so write the date on your calendars so you don’t forget about it or double book it.  If you’re interested in getting a table, contact the Foundation by email at *protected email* or stop by the office in the Central Park library on the second […]

Thanks again to all our corporate givers for the past year!

Thanks again to all our corporate givers for the past year!

The Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends presented awards to five of our corporate givers for the past year: Cisco Systems, for support for the Northside branch library Keypoint Credit Union, for sponsoring Summer Reading Kaiser Permanente, for sponsoring the Wellness Library Mission City Community Fund, for the support of Adult Literacy Texas Instruments, […]

The latest news about the Northside Library

The Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends is continuing our efforts to get the Northside Branch library issues before the public and resolved by all the appropriate decision-makers.  Recently, we’ve Set up meetings with Assemblymember Bob Weickowski, Supervisor Ken Yeager, Supervisor Cindy Chavez, and others where we and other public members talked about the […]

Please join us for the dedication of the Margie Edinger Community Room

Earlier this year the Santa Clara City Library Foundation and Friends received a large donation from Ray Edinger, in honor of his wife, Margie Edignger, who passed away this past April.  Both Ray and Margie were 57-year residents of Santa Clara, and have contributed much to help their community.  Mr. Edinger was a trustee of the Jefferson […]

Updates from the SaveOurNorthsideLibrary.com website

Over on the SaveOurNorthsideLibrary.com website, we’ve been posting the latest news about our and the community’s efforts to get the Northside Branch library opened. Several hundred community members, children, and citizens attended the most recent rally, and heard the latest news about what has been happened and what can and still must be done.  Over […]

Expert Resume Review and Interview Tips, in February

Sign up for a 30 minute, one-on-one session with Anne Davenport, an expert on resumes and interviewing with many years experience as a hiring manager. She offers an efficient review of a resume or tips for a successful interview. Sunday, February 10, 2013, 2:00 – 4:30pm  Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, February […]