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Limited services are available, including walk up and curbside services.  Virtual programs and library support (Ask Us) are available Mon-Sat (excluding holidays). Some services listed in our website are currently unavailable.  View our list of currently available services

Mobile Apps

Mobile Apps

Check Out These Library Apps!

Our App: SCCL -

Note: We're in the process of updating the Library app to address some of the issues and functionalities with the current app. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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 and Cloud Library are now available. New to eBooks & eAudiobooks? Check out our Get Started guides.

How to Download our App:

 

SimplyE

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

Content providers included in SimplyE:

  • eBooks: OverDrive, cloudLibrary, and Odilo.
  • Audiobooks: OverDrive
  • Public domain eBooks are also included.

Native App Features:

  • Catalog: Browse eBooks and audiobooks 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:

  • How-To guides for Apple iOS and Android.
  • 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:

Online Library Tutorials, Guides, & Help

Log In with Library Card or eCard (Get an eCard Now)

eBooks

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

Audiobooks

Libby by OverDrive
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)
Kanopy

eMusic

Freegal Music (Streaming and Downloads)

For the Whole Family

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

Learn 24/7

Brainfuse HelpNow - Live Tutoring & Skill Building
Rosetta Stone - Learn a Language
The Great Courses (RBdigital App)
Headspace
Lynda.com: 7,000+ Courses
EBSCO Discovery & Search
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