Party Like it’s 1984 – Get Your Tickets Now!

Like, oh my God!  There’s going to be an adult prom this Saturday, April 25 from 7-10pm at the Northside Library in Santa Clara.  Party with 80’s music, video games and movies.  Beer and wine will be served and tickets are only $5 with a library card and $10 if not. Ages 21 & up.  It’s a fundraiser for the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends.

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Mission: Mars Author Headlines Emma Kaliterna Author Event During Children’s Book Week

Author & NASA Scientist Pascal Lee

Author & NASA Scientist Pascal Lee

D. Pascal Lee will discuss progress being made around the world, from the Arctic to Antarctica, from basement labs to the International Space Station, to achieve the first human voyage to Mars. He will examine in turn the what, why, how, when, and who of the first human mission to Mars.

Copies of Mission:  Mars will be given to each family in attendance.

When:  May 4, 2015 6:30-7:30pm

Where:  Central Park Library Redwood Room

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Sponsored by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends

Surfing Magician Comes to Northside

Surfing Magician

Surfing Magician Doug Hofkins will perform at the Northside Library on Saturday, April 11 at 2pm.  Join us!


This performance sponsored by the Santa Clara City Library Foundation & Friends.

Magician Brian Scott Attracts a Crowd

Close to 300 Watch Magician Brian Scott

Close to 300 Watch Magician Brian Scott

Library Featured in Santa Clara Weekly

Read Santa Clara Shapes Lives Through Literacy Development
By Cynthia Cheng


Author Stacey Lee Gives Library Talk
By Cynthia Cheng

Read Santa Clara Celebrates 20 Years

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


80 s Prom Flyer FINAL-page-001 Dancing, Video Games and Fun!

Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 7-10 PM

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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 is full, so arrive early! We’ll be giving out prizes and treats throughout the event.


Friends’ Northside Book Alcove Refreshed

Stop by the Friends’ book alcove near the entrance of the Northside Library.  The entire stock has been swapped out.  Once you find your favorites, bring them to the front desk for purchase.  Thanks for supporting the Foundation & Friends with your purchases.

In Our Own Words Celebrates 20 Years

Invitation to Read Santa Clara's book launch event_Page_1Join us on April 11, 2015 from 2-4pm at the Mission City Performing Arts Center to celebrate 20 years of In Our Own Words, the book of learner writings from the adult literacy program Read Santa Clara.

The book of learner writings, In Our Own Words is sponsored by a grant from Mission City Community Fund.