Uncategorized

Nominate your Favorite Librarian for the 2015 I Love My Librarian Awards

Now is the time to honor your favorite librarian by nominating them for an I Love My Librarian award.  Nominations for the eighth year of the award are open.  The I Love My Librarian Award invites library users nationwide to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional public, school, college, community or university librarians. Nominations will run […]

Qualcomm Interns Pitch In at the Foundation & Friends

Qualcomm Interns Pitch In at the Foundation & Friends

Thank you Qualcomm interns!  You made a big difference at the Foundation & Friends during your Servapalooza day!

Did you know that 100 extra calories a day can increase your weight by 10 pounds in a year?

Did you know that 100 extra calories a day can increase your weight by 10 pounds in a year?

To learn more, stop by the Healthy Eating display sponsored by Kaiser Permanente in the Central Park Library lobby. Find out what’s in your snack 480 calories in 3 ounces of Lay’s potato chips – Yikes! 125 calories in 1 hard-boiled egg and 1 cup of snap peas – Yum!

Disneyland, McDonalds and the Mission Library...

Disneyland, McDonalds and the Mission Library…

Do the three have anything in common? All born in 1955 and still going strong… Stop by the West Wing of City Hall and see the eye-catching display in the trophy case honoring Mission Library!  It has striking pictures of the library  over the years, including Ms. Klune, the first City Librarian, and nuggets of information […]

Home Organization Seminars a Hit – Join Us Tonight for Organization for Families

The home organization seminars sponsored by the Foundation & Friends have been a big hit.  “Thanks again for scheduling the organization classes.  It motivated me to work with my 3 kids on organizing their toys.  I had them gather every piece of toy in the house (they didn’t realize they had so many).  We sorted, […]

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!