All Santa Clara County Library District Locations Closed Wednesday, June 3rd

Media Advisory
May 15, 2015


System Software Upgrades Scheduled


What:  Systems software upgrades are scheduled to be implemented at all Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) locations from Sunday evening, May 31st to Thursday morning, June 4th.  All SCCLD locations will be closed on Wednesday, June 3rd in order to facilitate the changes as quickly as possible.
Who:  Service interruptions due to the upgrades will affect those library card holders who wish to visit the libraries or access these libraries remotely during the five days of software improvements.  SCCLD locations include:  Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Woodland Branch, Milpitas, Morgan Hill and Saratoga Libraries.
When: From Sunday evening, May 31st to Thursday morning, June 4th individuals will not have access to online library accounts and phone renewal of materials. 

From Sunday, May 31st to Tuesday, June 2nd individuals will be able to: pick up holds, borrow and return items, use public computers and access our Wi-Fi network.

For faster service when borrowing items, individuals should be prepared to show their SCCLD library card to staff.
Why: Systems software upgrade enhancements will include a fresh new look for SCCLD’s online library catalog and improved search functionality.
 
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About the Santa Clara County Library District
The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) promotes knowledge, ideas, and cultural enrichment. Its collection includes more than 1.9 million books, videos, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, eBooks and extensive online resources accessible from home or work.

In 2014, SCCLD celebrated one hundred years of service to local residents. For the last several years, SCCLD has been consistently recognized as one of America’s Star Libraries by Library Journal. In 2014, SCCLD was ranked among the top ten large libraries in the United States in the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service. In 2014, SCCLD won a Top Innovator Award from the Urban Libraries Council for its innovative program to revive episodic fiction.

The Santa Clara County Library District includes two bookmobiles, an online library, seven community libraries and one branch library serving Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, Saratoga and the unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County. In 2014, the Santa Clara County Library District had more than 225,000 library cardholders and welcomed 3.3 million visitors who borrowed 9.4 million items, making it one of the most used resources in the region.

Visit Santa Clara County Library District online at
www.sccl.org.

Contact: 
Nancy Howe/Mark Fink/Lili Smith
Santa Clara County Library District
(408) 293-2326 ext. 3001/3010/3014