Library Measure A Special Tax Passes

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by LibraryAdministration

Update: Library Measure A Ballot

Measure A, the all-mail ballot recently sent to residents in the Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) service area, has passed by 81%.

Measure A accounts for 18 percent of SCCLD revenue and is needed to maintain library hours and services.  These special tax funds help keep qualified librarians on staff, provide an award-winning bookmobile program, maintain children’s reading programs and purchase needed books and up-to-date research materials.  The revenue collected is returned directly to each local library where the tax originated, and is used to buy new materials and to fund open hours. More...

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Im extremely glad to hear these great news! I love the library and don't know what I would do without it! Great News!

-Dedicated Library User(:


We love our libraries!


Glad to see the voters approved this measure so overwhelmingly.

Great News!

Very glad to hear that Measure A passed and such needed and deserved funding continues for our important resources.

Great Job!

Thank you to everyone that worked for this! Keeping local libraries well funded and functional is very important for youth and adult learning and for the overall development of the community. Tax money well spent.

-Bourke MacDonald
Campbell, CA