Upcoming Events

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, […]

Craft Faire & Book Sale tomorrow!

Our Holiday Craft Faire is tomorrow. Your fellow Santa Clarans have made some wonderful things – scarves and jewelry and more! We will also have a book sale on the patio outside the library. Stop by tomorrow between 10am and 4pm, and buy a present for a loved one or maybe even a treat for […]

Francisco Jimenez talk!

We are super-excited to let you know that Francisco Jimenez, author of The Circuit, is speaking at the library on Monday evening! He has a new book out, Taking Hold, and he’ll be talking about that book in the Redwood Room at 7pm in the Central Park Library.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet a […]

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 […]