Upcoming Events

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 […]

Summer Reading is Here!

Summer Reading is Here!

Summer Reading starts this Sunday, June 1st, and the Kickoff Party is Saturday, June 7 from 1pm -4pm. You can sign up online to receive your reading logs.  Reading logs for children, teens and adults will also be given out at the Youth Services & Reference desks.   Go to http://library.santaclaraca.gov/index.aspx?page=2819.to sign up for Summer Reading! […]

Upcoming Book Talk on Mary Bennett Love

Author Talk: Quite Contrary by David J. Langum, Sr. The Story of Mary Bennett Love, a 19th Century Santa Claran   Date:  6/24/2014 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM Cost:  Free and Open to the Public Location:  Central Park Library Margie Edinger Room Mary Bennett Love was a legendary and colorful character who settled in Santa […]

Volunteer Fair This Saturday

Date: 5/24/2014 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Location: Central Park Library Redwood Room & Margie Edinger Room Interested in volunteering? Come to our volunteer fair and visit with over 30 non-profit organizations from across the Bay Area. Find a rewarding way to give back to the community and have fun at the same time. Treats […]

Please join us this Sunday, 4/6 at 11am for a celebration at the Northside Library

As you may or may not have heard, the city council has resolved the funding issues that had stalled progress on the Santa Clara City Northside Library, and give the foundation the go ahead to resume construction and acquisition of media and materials.  The city and foundation are hoping to complete this work and hire […]

Last day to register for the Lollapalooza before the price increase!

Today, Friday January 17th, is the last day to register for the Love Our Library Lollapalooza at the $50 ticket price, and tomorrow it goes up to $60/ticket. You can get information on the event by clicking here; you can purchase tickets from this link.

Local authors Betsy & Tom Franco talk about their book “Naked”

The Santa Clara City Library is sponsoring a talk and  by local author Betsy Franco and her son and illustrator Tom Franco about their new adult book, “Naked”, on January 26th at 2pm in the Redwood Room of Central Library. “When Jesse Lucas, a troubled, magnetic acting major, touches the sculpture Meditation in Stanford’s Rodin […]

A Case Study: The Genealogy of Renee Kaufman

A Case Study: The Genealogy of Renee Kaufman

The Santa Clara County Historical and Genealogical Society is sponsoring a talk by Dr. Stephen Morse, a frequent lecturer on many aspects of genealogy.  Dr. Morse will present a case study using the One-Step Webpages as well as other websites to develop a family history. It illustrates how, with a minimal amount of initial information, an […]