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Press Releases

​​2017

Two Locations to Expand Hours in 2018 - December 4, 2017

Bridging the Divide: Listening to Trump's America - November 1, 2017

Local Libraries Introduce VetNow - October 17, 2017

Robots, Makers and More ... Oh My! - October 12, 2017

Diwali: Festival of Lights - October 2, 2017

Free Flu Shots at Five SCCLD Libraries - September 26, 2017

View 30,000 Films for Free - September 21, 2017

Traditional Chinese eBooks Now Available at Local Libraries - September 20, 2017

Herstory: A Special Exhibit featuring the Legal History of Chinese American Women - September 12, 2017

Cupertino Teen Librarian, Matthew Lorenzo, Wins Prestigious Award - August 1, 2017

Hundreds of Free Spanish eBooks Now Available at Local Libraries - July 19, 2017

Solar Eclipse Set for Monday, August, 2017 - June 21, 2017

Feed the Mind, Fuel the Body This Summer - June 7, 2017

Cupertino Library's Third Anuual Teen Hackathon Begins June 10th - June 1, 2017

"Reading by Design" - May 31, 2017

Free Access to Creative Software, New Computers - May 27, 2017

Cupertino Library Gains New Community Librarian - April 27, 2017

Los Altos Library Gains New Community Librarian - April 27, 2017

Morgan Hill Library Gains New Community Librarian - April 27, 2017

Saratoga Library Gains New Community Librarian - April 27, 2017

Saratoga Teen Wins National Teen Poetry Contest - April 3, 2017

"Thinking Money" Traveling Exhibition Opens at Saratoga Library - March 27, 2017

National Traveling Exhibit "Thinking Money" Opens Saturday, April 1 - March 22, 2017

Santa Clara County Gains New Bookmobile - March 7, 2017

Los Altos Library to Celebrate Extended Hours - February 7, 2017

Celebrity Chef Martin Yan to Offer Free Cooking Demonstrations at Saratoga and Morgan Hill Libraries - January 23, 2017

Santa Clara County Library District: New Joint Powers Authority (JPA) Board Officers Elected - January 11, 2017

Post Truth Politics: A Panel Discussion - January 10, 2017

Dale Dougherty to Discuss New Book - January 5, 2017

Lynda.com Joins Growing List of Free Online Learning Resources at SCCLD Libraries - January 5, 2017
 

2016

Los Altos Library Expands Weekly Hours of Operation - December 14, 2016

Santa Clara County Library District Earns Four Star Rating from National Publication - December 13, 2016

Coding Classes for Teens and Children Now Offered at Santa Clara County Library District Libraries - November 30, 2016

Milpitas City Council Approves Extra Library Funding - November 23, 2016

Ready Rosie, Free Online Early Education Resources Available to All SCCLD Cardholders - November 22, 2016

FREE Documentary Film Viewing - October 26, 2016

Elizabeth Koehler-Pentacoff to Discuss New Book: The Missing Kennedy - October 3, 2016

Free Access to Rosetta Stone® Online with SCCLD Library Card - August 4, 2016

Attend Live Concerts Around the World - For Free! - June 30, 2016

SCCLD Now Offers FREE Online Access to The New York Times - June 9, 2016

Read For the Win - May 31, 2016

Popular Science Fiction Writer Kim Stanley Robinson To Speak on: "The Power of Imagining" - May 3, 2016

Gilroy Library Begins FREE Innovative Robotics Program - April 7, 2016

Day of Romance at the Library - February 8, 2016

Residents Invited to Join in TEDx Talk at Gilroy Library - February 2, 2016

TEDx Events Come to Local Libraries February 16-18 - February 2, 2016

New Joint Powers Authority (JPA) Board Officers Elected - Burton Craig, JPA Chair - January 20, 2016


2015

Free U.S. Citizenship Classes - December 30, 2015

Milpitas Library Exhibit Asks What it Means to Be Human - November 17, 2015

1000 Books Before Six - November 9, 2015

Essay Contest Opens to Milpitas Students Grades 4-12 - October 26, 2015

Saratoga Library Unveils New Tech Toolbar - August 13, 2015

Teens Bored This Summer? SCCLD Says: "No Excuses" - June 25, 2015

SCCLD Appoints New Deputy County Librarian - June 24, 2015

Karen Joy Fowler to Speak About Her Newest Novel: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves - June 15, 2015

All Santa Clara County Library District Locations Closed Wednesday, June 3rd - May 14, 2015

Calling All Heroes - May 12, 2015

Woodland Branch Library Expands Hours of Service - April 28, 2015

Jim Gill to Give Free Children's Concerts at Three SCCLD Libraries - April 21, 2015

New Tech Toolbar Opens at Los Altos - April 16, 2015

Literacy Begins at Birth - March 26, 2015

Three Local Students Win National Teen Poetry Contest - March 24, 2015

​Free Financial Planning Seminars Offered at SSCLD Libraries - February 25, 2015

New Tech Toolbar Opens at Campbell Library - February 3, 2015
 

2014

Gilroy Library Expands to Six-Day Service - December 9, 2014

Santa Clara County Library District Partners with Local Libraries for the "WAR INK" Project - November 12, 2014

New SCCLD Joint Powers Authority (JPA) Board Officers Elected - Emily Lo New JPA Chair - November 6, 2014

SCCLD 2014 Summer Reading Program a Success - October 1, 2014

Santa Clara County Library District Celebrates 100 Years - September 23, 2014

Santa Clara County Library District's CENTENNIAL KICK-OFF CELEBRATION - August 11, 2014

Summer Writing Project - August 1, 2014

SCCLD Summer Reading Programs in Full Swing - July 14, 2014

Santa Clara County Library District Receives Top Innovator Award of 2014 - July 9, 2014

County Library Advises to Escape the Summer Slide - May 30, 2014

SCCLD Libraries Receive Grant to Enhance Children's Area - May 9, 2013

Free eBooks Offered by SCCLD Libraries - April 18, 2014

DIY Toolkit at Libraries Helps Residents Reduce Energy and Water Bills - April 14, 2014

Santa Clara County Library District Partners with Local Start-Up to Revitalize Interest in Episodic Fiction - March 28, 2014

Nationwide Search Yields Two New Community Librarians for SCCLD Libraries - March 5, 2014

Santa Clara County Library District Seeking Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Memorial Tattoo Art for War Ink Project - February 26, 2014

Improved e-book Access Now at All Santa Clara County District Libraries - February 10, 2014
 

2013

Morgan Hill Library to Expand to Six-Day Service - December 11, 2013

eDevice and eContent Open Houses to be Offered at Select Santa Clara County Library District Locations - December 6, 2013

Milpitas Mayor Jose Esteves Recognized for Outstanding Service to Local Library - November 26, 2013

Santa Clara County Library District Earns Top Rating in National Publication - November 19, 2013

Summer Reading Program a Success: More than 12,000 participate - October 16, 2013

Several Santa Clara County Libraries Open their Doors for Virtual, Free Legal Assistance - October 15, 2013

Filipino Memorial Mural to be Unveiled This Saturday at Milpitas Library - October 9, 2013

Library Measure A Special Tax Passes - August 28, 2013

Study Reveals Value of Library District - August 5, 2013

Library Usage and Expectations Changing - July 16, 2013

Library Helps Youngsters Master Early Math and Reading Skills - July 15, 2013

Funding for Library Services Due to Expire: Library Joint Powers Authority of Santa Clara County Places Continuation Measure on August 2013 Ballot to Maintain Existing Library Services  - May 29, 2013

Santa Clara County Library District Promotes School Readiness for Preschoolers: Parents, Adults Encouraged to Support Youngsters’ Early LiteracyMay 1, 2013

Santa Clara County Library to Launch Focus on Food Program - February, 2013

Santa Clara County Library to Offer Free FAFSA Workshop - January 24, 2013

Santa Clara County Library District Announces Investment Club Starter Kits to Go - January 17, 2013
 

2012

Santa Clara County Library District Announces "How to Finance Your College Education" Program - September 10, 2012

Santa Clara County Library Offers Online Tool To Help Unemployed Become Internet-Savvy Job Hunters - August 27, 2012

Santa Clara County Library Launches 2012 Summer Reading Program - June 5, 2012

California Reads Reading and Discussion Series - May 2, 2012 (PDF)

Temporary Gilroy Library to Close on March 17 - March 15, 2012

Milpitas Library to Maintain Seven-day Service Despite Reductions in Funding - March 7, 2012
 

2011

Santa Clara County Library District Expands eBook Collection - October 12, 2011

Santa Clara County Library District Joint Powers Authority Approves Free Limited Card for Non-District Students - June 13, 2011

Santa Clara County Library Authority to Charge New Library Card Fee for Non-Residents of Library District - April 29, 2011

Santa Clara County Library to Launch "Smart Investing @ Santa Clara County Library" Program - March 10, 2011 (PDF)
 

2010

Saratoga Library Maintains Seven-Day Service - April 2010 (PDF)

Santa Clara County libraries provide lifeline to folks struggling with recession - February 2010
 

2009

Gilroy Library Closes for Relocation - December 2009

Proposed Google book settlement leaves libraries' rights in question
By Melinda Cervantes and Jane Light - October 2009

Network Under Construction - December 2009
 

2008 and earlier

Milpitas Library Closes to Move - Winter 2008

Santa Clara County Library computers back online - July 2008

For the fifth time, the Santa Clara County Library has been named the best public library in the nation serving a population between 250,000 and 499,999 - November 2006 (PDF)

Free, high speed wireless Internet service now available at Santa Clara County Library (PDF)

Text of Resolutions of Formation of Community Facilities District (PDF)
& Calling Special Election in the Community Facilities District (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions about Library Measures A & B - March 2005

Library faces $5.4 million in cuts - March 2005

Monday Closings FAQ - September 2004

Santa Clara County Library to Close All Libraries on Mondays, Beginning October 11, 2004 - September 2004

Santa Clara County Library Bookmobile Hits the Road - April 2004

Library is Number One - November 2002