eDevice and eContent Open Houses to be Offered at Select Santa Clara County Library District Locatio

Media Advisory:
December 6, 2013

WHAT: 

Santa Clara County Library users are invited to bring their own mobile device and learn how to download free eBooks, eAudiobooks and music from the Library District’s web site. Anyone with questions about tablets or eReaders or the Library’s downloadable content is encouraged to attend. For those without mobile devices, this will be an opportunity to try out the most popular eReaders and tablets on the market today, before making their holiday purchases.

WHO:

Santa Clara County Library District community libraries

WHERE/WHEN:

Cupertino Library

10800 Torre Avenue, Cupertino

  • Wednesday, December 18th, 3-5 p.m., Story Room
  • Wednesday, January 15th, 3-5 p.m., Story Room

Los Altos Library
13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos

  • Friday, December 13th, 11-1 p.m.
  • Friday, January 10th, 2-4 p.m.
  • Every Wednesday from 3:30-5:30 p.m.:  eReader by appointment

Milpitas Library

160 N. Main Street, Milpitas

  • Wednesday, December 18th, 6-8 p.m.:  eReader showcase
  • Every Tuesday from 3-5 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.:  eReader by appointment
    (30 minute appointments)

Morgan Hill Library
660 West Main Avenue, Morgan Hill

  • Friday, December 13th, 3-5 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 18th, noon – 1 p.m.

Saratoga Library
13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga

  • Sunday, December 8th, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Monday, January 13th, 7-8:30 p.m.

About the Santa Clara County Library District

Known as one of America’s best 100 public libraries, the Santa Clara County Library District 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.

For twelve years, the Library has ranked as one of the best in the nation for its size by Hennen’s American Public Library Ratings. Also recognized as one of America’s 2013 Five Star Libraries by Library Journal, the Santa Clara County Library District is one of the most-used public resources in the region.

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 2013, the Santa Clara County Library District had more than 215,000 library cardholders and welcomed 3.2 million visitors who borrowed 9.7 million items.  Visit Santa Clara County Library District online at www.sccl.org.

Contact:

Gwendolyn Mitchell/Marina Hinestrosa 
Office of Public Affairs 
(408) 299-5119 
 
Derek Wolfgram/Mark Fink
Santa Clara County Library District
(408) 293-2326 ext. 3002/3010