Since 2019, Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) has been organizing the Distinguished Author Series events, where they bring together diverse writers whose words strike a chord with readers and spark thought-provoking ideas and discussions. The SCCLD Foundation is a proud sponsor of this annual Distinguished Author Series. These events are free to the public.


The fourth annual Distinguished Author Series brings an acclaimed fiction and nonfiction writer, Mitch Albom for an enlightening conversation. The event will be held on December 1, 2023 at

Orchard City Banquet Hall,

1 W Campbell Avenue

Campbell, CA


The third annual Distinguished Author Series features three writers whose works spark thought-provoking ideas and conversations.

Friends of the Foundation Events

Immediately following the first two author presentations, SCCLD Foundation will host a special Meet the Author event. Lear more here.


The Santa Clara County Library District Foundation sponsored the Santa Clara County Library District’s Distinguished Author Series Program which brought three acclaimed best-selling authors to discuss their nonfiction books that have dominated the bestseller lists and sparked meaningful conversations in 2019. A blog post along with video snippets from the three events can be found here