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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!

Register Now for the Second Annual Love Our Library Lollapalooza!

Register Now for the Second Annual Love Our Library Lollapalooza!

We are proud to announce the second annual Love our Library Lollapalooza and invite you to join us on Feburary 7, 2015 from 6:30 to 9:00pm! Please join us for the Love our Library Lollapalooza honoring library hero Lisa Gillmor.  Help support the great programs and services funded by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation […]

Ray Edinger 1917-2014

Ray Edinger 1917-2014

Our friend Ray Edinger passed away last week.  He will be missed by all of us here at the Foundation & Friends.  Ray had a special sparkle in his eye and an passion to get things done.  When his wife of 74 years, Margie, died in 2013, Ray made a generous gift to the Foundation […]