Upcoming Events

Supporting the ESL Book Clubs

Supporting the ESL Book Clubs

We are proud to support the ESL Book Clubs at the Santa Clara City Library! If you’re part of a book club, you know the struggle to find a copy – any copy! – of your monthly book. The Foundation & Friends will be buying extra copies of the books for the library’s ESL book […]

Countdown to Mission Library's 60th Anniversary

Countdown to Mission Library’s 60th Anniversary

The Mission Library will celebrate its 60th anniversary on October 17th, with an all-day program featuring a magic show, a banjo band, fun activities, crafts and more! In anticipation, they’re hosting a series of events over the next month. They hosted Native American dancers on September 2nd: Last weekend, it was the Ballet Folklorio Mexicano […]

Party at the Library! Join Us for the 80's Adult Prom!

Party at the Library! Join Us for the 80’s Adult Prom!

   Dancing, Video Games and Fun! Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 7-10 PM Register at http://adultpromatnorthside.eventbrite.com A Fundraiser to Benefit the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends

Shred Day is Coming

April 25 9am – Noon – ARMA Silicon Valley Shred Day –  St. Justin’s Parking Lot In partnership with ARMA and Iron Mountain we present you with an opportunity to shred documents you no longer need to keep…for free! Limit 3 boxes of 4 cubic feet per person, and shredding will end when the truck […]

Women and Heart Disease: How High is Your Risk?

Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer for women?  Yet only 8% of American women consider heart disease and stroke to be their health threats!  Join Dr. Uma Vadlakonda, a cardiologist, in an interactive conversation about heart disease in woman and some simple lifestyle changes that would make a difference.   No reservations […]

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!

Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends Named 2014 Non-Profit of the Year!

The Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends has been named Assembly member Bob Wieckowski’s 2014 Non-Profit of the Year.  Assembly member Wieckowski will recognize the Foundation & Friends at his upcoming “State of the District” event on Thursday, September 25 from 6-8pm at SanDisk, 951 SanDisk Drive, Milpitas, CA. According to Santa Clara City […]

Northside Donor “Sneak Peek” Appreciation Event

Wednesday, August 6th, 4:30pm thru 7:30pm Are you a Northside Donor of $100 or more? In appreciation of your generosity, you are invited to a “sneak peek” of all your new library has to offer. Enjoy light refreshments with your neighbors and some fun souvenirs. Storytime for kids will be held at 4:30, 5:30, and […]

Summer Reading Kicks off with great performance from the Alphabet Rockers

Summer Reading Kicks off with great performance from the Alphabet Rockers

It’s officially summer again; and that means Monday night should be spent in Central Park Pavillion at the Summer Reading Family Fun Night! Tonight, at our opening event, Keypoint Credit Union presented a check for $15,000 to the Santa Clara Library Foundation to provide the funding for many of the Summer Reading programs.  And, then, […]

Author Talk: California's Great America [Images of Modern America]

Author Talk: California’s Great America [Images of Modern America]

Date:  6/9/2014 Time:  6:30 PM – 7:45 PM In May 1972, actor Fess Parker of Davy Crockett fame announced plans for a huge theme park complex in Santa Clara. Eventually, the Marriott Corporation joined the effort.  Parker later departed, while Marriott pressed on.  Marriott’s Great America opened its gates on March 20, 1976. It featured […]