Get the first library newsletter!

Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

September Newsletter screenshot Beginning with the September inaugural edition, the library will publish a monthly e-newsletter that will be available here on our website and also through email subscription. If you’d like to be added to the monthly distribution list, please sign up here. In our first issue, Meet Nancy Howe, our new County Librarian Learn about the Reading Program and how you can get involved Check out . . . more »

Summer Reading Survey

Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

Summer Reading Survery - Help improve next year's Summer Reading Program Would you please take a few moments to complete our brief survey? This summer, thousands of Santa Clara County residents participated in the Library District's Summer Reading Program. This program helps children build reading and language skills, and motivates teens and adults to experience the joy of reading and discussing literature. We look forward to offering Summer Reading to district residents in the future, and . . . more »

Space Shuttle Endeavour Flyover, Sept. 20, 2012

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

Image of Space Shuttle Endeavour On Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 the Space Shuttle Endeavour will salute NASA Ames and Northern California with a low-level fly over of NASA Ames Research Center before Endeavour's permanent installation at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. The approximate fly over time is 9:00 to -9:30 a.m., weather permitting. To commemorate the event and celebrate NASA Ames' contribution to the Space Program, the Center . . . more »

Welcome our new County Librarian!

Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

Image of County Librarian Nancy Howe Santa Clara County Executive Dr. Jeffrey Smith has announced the appointment of Nancy Howe as the new County Librarian for the Santa Clara County Library District. Nancy has served as Acting County Librarian since April 2012 and before that as the Deputy County Librarian for Information Technology and Collection since 2008. Through Nancy’s leadership, the Santa Clara County Library District is regarded as a national . . . more »

We Are America: children's art contest

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

Image of two children holding American flags Children's Art Contest: We are America September 10-October 26 Children in grades K-8 are invited to submit original drawings, paintings, collages, or photos in our art contest. For contest entry form and details, visit the Children’s Desk at your library. Prizes include art supplies! Art work can be a drawing, painting, collage, or photograph. It can be in color or black and white. It must . . . more »

September is library card sign-up month

Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by LibraryAdministration

Photo of girl holding books As students head back to school this fall, we encourage parents in the Santa Clara County Library District to visit the library, and make sure their children and teens sign up for the most importan