Introduction to Ancestry, Thursday, November 5th, 10:15- 11:45 a.m.: Join Mary Boyle, Local History/Genealogy Librarian, for Introduction to Ancestry, for a hands-on class. Ancestry Library edition is available for free in all Santa Clara City Library locations. It’s an outstanding source of census records, vital records, books and other documents for researching your American and U.K. ancestry. The Technology Center on the first floor of Central Park Library, 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara. 16 workstations are available and students can bring their own laptops and use Ancestry wirelessly.
Fall Open House & Train Show, Saturday, November 7th, 10 a.m. to Sunday, November 8th, 4:00 p.m.: Event includes model railroad layouts, railroad artifacts, tours of the historic tower, an all day lunch counter, bluegrass music, and more. $5.00. The South Bay Historical Railroad Society, 1005 Railroad Ave, Santa Clara.
Chat with the Chief, Monday, November 9th, 7:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.: This program will provide residents with an opportunity to personally meet with their elected Police Chief and other police representatives in a friendly, casual setting. At Chat with the Chief, residents can discuss community matters of interest, get to know Michael Sellers, and meet other people in the community committed to public safety. Central Park Library, 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara.
Andy Weir – The Library Talks, Tuesday, November 10th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.: The Library Talks is a series of live streaming virtual author talks connecting writer with library users across California. This month’s guest is Andy Weir, author of the bestselling book, The Martian. Come watch this virtual conversation about the book, the new movie, and all things Mars. Streaming at both Central Park Library, 2635 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, and Northside Branch Library, 695 Moreland Way, Santa Clara.