Upcoming Events

Celebrating Ruth Colvin and Adult Literacy

Celebrating Ruth Colvin and Adult Literacy

Come and celebrate Ruth Colvin on Saturday March 18th at the Santa Clara Senior Center! Ruth is an amazing woman who has had a huge impact on the adult literacy movement. She’s the founder of Literacy Volunteers of America, has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and is a member of the National Women’s Hall […]

Join us for STEM Central

Join us for STEM Central

STEM Central is an all-day, family-friendly event celebrating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in heart of Silicon Valley. Visitors will come face to face with every manner of technology, from printing presses and glassblowing to virtual reality, robots, and drones. A full day of speakers includes panels from women in STEM fields, wildlife experts, and […]

Say hi at Family Fun Day!

Say hi at Family Fun Day!

We’re going to be sharing a booth with the Library at the Family Fun Day and Closing Ceremonies for Sikh Awareness Month on December 3rd. Come on out and say hi!

Santa Clara Historic Home Tour tickets on sale

The Santa Clara Historic Home Tour is coming up the first weekend in December. It’s a great opportunity to see some of the original Santa Clara architecture and get tours of some lovely homes. We’re proud to announce that the Mission Library has been added to their tour this year! The library will be remodeled […]

Come to Comic Con tomorrow!

The Santa Clara Library Comic Con is tomorrow! This is going to be a super-fun event with: a talk from Star Wars Rebels Executive Producer Dave Filoni a panel on Women in Comics, including Heather Campbell, Nidhi Chanani, and Branwyn Bigglestone A presentation called from Story to Screen by Pixar storyboard artist Le Tang lego […]

Donate by doing your shopping

Donate by doing your shopping

  The new Santa Clara Whole Foods Market is donating 5% of their net sales on Wednesday September 14th to us, the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends. So plan on doing your grocery shopping at Whole Foods on September 14!

Join us at the Santa Clara Whole Foods Market Preview Party!

Join us at the Santa Clara Whole Foods Market Preview Party!

Get a sneak peek of the Whole Foods Market Santa Clara location on Saturday, July 23 from 5 to 7 pm. Enjoy food demonstrations, local vendors, music, raffle prizes and more! We’re going to be there, and I’m personally looking forward to it. $5 donation requested to benefit Santa Clara Vanguard. They are a leader in […]

Whole Foods is coming!

Whole Foods is coming!

You may have heard that there’s a new Whole Foods coming to Santa Clara. This is exciting for the city and all the people who work and live near the new location. They’re going to be able to get delicious lunches and groceries before the summer is out. We are excited because this store has chosen […]

Music for the whole family!

Music for the whole family!

It’s almost time for the first Jan Lieberman concert! It will feature ragtime piano duo Jack and Chris Bradshaw  with two outstanding youth performers, Dara Phung and Sophie Liu, in a concert featuring a blend of ragtime and classical compositions. This concert series is in honor of Jan Lieberman, former Santa Clara City children’s librarian, mentor, […]