Cupertino Library Celebrates New Expanded Hours

MEDIA ADVISORY
June 1, 2018


Daylong community event with entertainment for all ages


WHO: Cupertino Library, Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD), County Supervisor and Joint Powers Authority Library Board Member—Joe Simitian, Mayor of Cupertino—Darcy Paul, and live, family-friendly entertainment.  

WHY: Effective Friday, June 1, 2018, Cupertino Library will add six new weekly service hours on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays, for a total of 72 weekly hours of operation. The new service hours will be Mondays through Fridays from 10 am to 9 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 6:30 pm.
 
WHAT: To mark this important public service, Cupertino Library will be hosting a community celebration. The event will feature performances by Python Ron’s Reptile Kingdom, Michelle Pollace’s Latin Jazz group, and Kahaani!: South Asian Folk Tales, Myths and Stories. County Supervisor Joe Simitian and Mayor Darcy Paul will be present to welcome the audience at the 4pm presentation of Kahaani!: South Asian Folk Tales, Myths and Stories.
 
WHERE/WHEN:
 
Cupertino Library: (408) 446-1677                                             10800 Torre Avenue
Saturday, June 9 starting at 10:00 am.                                         Cupertino, CA 95014
 


ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
  • 10:00am, Community Hall- Python Ron’s ReptileKingdom
  • 12:00pm, Library Courtyard- Michelle Pollace LatinJazz
  • 4:00pm, Community Hall- Kahaani! South Asian Folk Tales, Myths andStories
 
Free and open to the public. No reservations required.


Contact:
Nancy Howe/Diane Roche/Erik Sanjurjo
Santa Clara County Library District
(408) 293-2326 ext. 3001/3080/3014
 


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 2016, SCCLD was ranked among the top ten large libraries in the United States in the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service. In 2014 and 2015, SCCLD won Innovator Awards from the Urban Libraries Council.
 
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 2016, the Santa Clara County Library District had more than 270,000 library cardholders and welcomed 3.3 million visitors who borrowed
9.1 million items, making it one of the most used resources in the region. Visit Santa Clara County Library District online at www.sccl.org.