Santa Clara County Library District’s CENTENNIAL KICK-OFF CELEBRATION

Media Advisory
August 11, 2014

Join the Fun!

WHAT:  To celebrate its 100 Year Anniversary, Santa Clara County Library District is hosting a kick-off event on Saturday, September 6th at the Saratoga Library.  This free, all-ages event will include entertainment, crafts and light refreshments.
Attendees will have an opportunity to help the Library District break a Guinness World Record for “the greatest number of people to simultaneously balance books on their heads and walk 5 meters.”  Bring your friends and families, and help us make history. 

WHO:  Everyone is invited to attend this family-friendly celebration and participate in the world record attempt. Further details will be released regarding Guest Celebrities and photo opportunities within the next few weeks.


Saturday, September 6, 2014
Saratoga Library,
13650 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070
Check-in is 7:00 to 8:30 AM; the world record attempt will begin at 9:00 AM

WHY:  To kick-off Santa Clara County Library District’s 100 Year Anniversary Celebration. 

HOWPre-registration is highly recommended:
A press table with additional information will be available on the day of the event at the front of the Saratoga Library near the Book Drop-off area.

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Santa Clara county Library District

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 eleven 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 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

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