Sport is a powerful platform for social change. Sport connects us across cultures, social class, geographic region and political and religious affiliations. Celebrate National Physical Fitness & Sports Month this May by reading about the many athletes who have fought very publicly for social justice.
Gayle Pirie and John Clark, executive chefs and co-owners of the world renowned restaurant Foreign Cinema in San Francisco give their first hand account of how the pandemic has affected their business.
Learn how to manage your personal finances by attending SCCLD's Personal Finance workshop series and exploring booklists on a variety of finance topics.
Herbs are among the easiest and most useful plants to grow in your garden or in containers. Check out titles that Santa Clara County Library District has on growing and using herbs for culinary, medicinal and cosmetic purposes. Register for a Master Gardeners workshop on herbs, November 7, 2020 at 3 PM.
Have you recently turned 18 or become a new U.S. citizen? Is your voter registration current? According to the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters, re-registration is required if you have recently: moved changed your name become a citizen changed party affiliation or plan to change affiliation up to 15 days before election day It…
Frida Kahlo (1913-1954) first came to San Francisco in 1930 as the newly married, 22 year old wife of the famous muralist, Diego Rivera. He had been commissioned to paint murals in San Francisco, Detroit and New York. Now the de Young museum will bring Frida back with a special exhibition featuring a trove of…
The First Transcontinental Railroad, the greatest engineering project of the 19th century, was completed after six years of grueling labor under treacherous conditions. On May 10, 1869, Leland Stanford tapped the ceremonial Golden Spike, into a pre-drilled hole connecting the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads, signifying the unification of the country by this…
Practice English with Santa Clara County Library District's online English Conversation Clubs! Register for each session you want to attend.
Egg decorating is an ancient tradition across cultures, traditions and religions. To welcome springtime, check out these Creative Bug classes on marbling and using natural dyes to color eggs.
The results of the 2020 Census will help determine how billions - even trillions - of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year. Make sure you're counted!