Gilroy Library Makes SCCLD History with New Hours of Service

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March 21, 2019

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Enjoy a magical time celebrating new Sunday hours

WHO: Gilroy Library, Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD), Gilroy Mayor-Roland Velasco and family-friendly entertainment.

WHAT: A community event with special guests. Gilroy Mayor, Roland Velasco to give opening remarks, followed by entertainer, The Great Jonathan to dazzle guests with a family-friendly magic show starting at 3:30pm.

WHY: For the first time in SCCLD history, the Gilroy Library will be open seven days a week. This is in response to our community members, who have asked for expanded hours, especially on weekends, to meet their needs. Starting March 17, the library’s new Sunday hours are 1 pm-5 pm.


Gilroy Library 350 W. Sixth Street
Sunday, March 31 at 3:30 pm Gilroy, CA 95020

Free and open to the public. No reservations required.

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 2 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 eleven years, SCCLD has been consistently recognized as one of America’s Star Libraries by Library Journal. In 2018, 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.

SCCLD 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 2018, SCCLD had nearly 370,000 library account holders and welcomed 3.3 million visitors who borrowed 9.85 million items.

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Nancy Howe/Diane Roche/Mariana Walker
Santa Clara County Library District
(408) 293-2326 ext. 3001/3080/3047