Staff Posts

Distinguished Author Series

Posted on Monday, September 9, 2019 by Jeannie Takagi Hsu

Distinguished Author Series The Santa Clara County Library District is proud to announce the Distinguished Author Series, featuring acclaimed best-selling writers who have captivated us, challenged us and fostered our curiosity. This fall, we welcome Sonia Nazario, John Carreyrou, and Susan Orlean. Hear from them firsthand and gain deeper insight into their stories, and how they crafted their works through meticulous and...

Happy 100th Birthday, Beverly Cleary!

Posted on Monday, April 4, 2016 by Jane Cronkhite

Happy 100th Birthday, Beverly Cleary! Acclaimed children's author celebrates her 100th birthday on April 12. Learn about her life and read one of her great books with a child in your life.

The Best Book Covers of 2015

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2015 by Jane Cronkhite

The Best Book Covers of 2015 My favorite book covers of 2015. A completely non-scientific, subjective analysis. All books are available at a library near you.

The Library Talks @ SCCLD

Posted on Monday, October 5, 2015 by Shoshana Francis

The Library Talks @ SCCLD Live streaming author visits coming to your library!

Freedom to READ: Banned Books Week

Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2015 by Jane Cronkhite

Freedom to READ: Banned Books Week By focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship. The books featured during Banned Books Week have all been targeted with removal or restrictions in libraries and schools. While books have been and continue to be banned, part of the Banned Books Week celebration is the fact that, in a majority...