Mobile Apps

Mobile Apps

Check Out These Library Apps!

Our App: SCCL

Search for a book, manage your account, check out an eBook. Works on most mobile devices.

Native App Features:

  • My Account: Sign in with your library card number and PIN to manage your account.
  • Search the catalog and place holds: Search the library's holding. Enter a title, author, publisher or keyword.
  • Library Locator: Find the library closest to you and find its hours of operation.
  • Contact us: Contact library staff by text, phone or email.
  • Virtual Library: Search and explore select electronic resources, eBooks, audiobooks, music, magazines, and more.
  • Download eBooks and audiobooks: Downloads from OverDrive, Cloud Library, and RBdigital Audiobooks are now available. New to eBooks & eAudiobooks? Check out our Get Started guides.

How to Download our App:



Browse, request, checkout, and read eBooks from most of our content services, combined in one app. Spanish eBooks are included! SimplyE is available for Android and iOS devices.

Content providers included in SimplyE: OverDrive, cloudLibrary, and Odilo. Public domain eBooks are also included.

Native App Features:

  • Catalog: Browse eBooks by genre, audience (adult, teen/young adult, and children), and language (English, Español, Chinese).
  • My Books: See, read, or return the titles you have checked out.
  • Read-alikes & recommendations: Get reading recommendations based on author or title.
  • Reservations: See the status of titles you have requested.
  • Settings: Change your library, read Frequently Asked Questions, and find the About SimplyE information.

  How to Download and Use the App:

  • Search for the "SimplyE" app in the Google Play or Apple Store and download.
  • Find Your Library: Look for "Santa Clara County Library District"
  • When you first borrow or request a title you will be prompted to sign in with your library card number and PIN. SimplyE will save your card.

Find More Apps:

Browse our A-Z Resources for even more apps:


Libby by OverDrive
HyRead - CHINESE eBooks
Odilo - SPANISH eBooks
ComicsPlus Library Edition - Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga
Access My Library by Gale Cengage Learning


RBdigital Audiobooks
OverDrive Audiobooks

eMagazines & News

RBdigital eMagazines
Flipster eMagazines
PressReader eMagazines & Newspapers
HyRead eMagazines
New York Times

eMovies & TV

OverDrive Screening Room
The Great Courses (RBdigital App)
Acorn TV (RBdigital App)


Freegal Music (Streaming and Downloads)

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Beanstack: Track Your Reading & Get Recommendations
Ready Rosie: Early Learning

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The Great Courses (RBdigital App)
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