Press Releases


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


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


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

Cupertino Library Welcomes the PlaneTree Health Information Center - May 30, 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


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)


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

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


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