For Immediate Release
April 28, 2015
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. – April 28, 2015 - Beginning Monday, May 4, 2015, Santa Clara County Library District’s (SCCLD) Woodland Branch Library, located at 1975 Grant Road, will open at 11 a.m. six days per week. The increase in hours will offer residents greater access to library services at the Woodland Branch.
Woodland Branch Library’s new open hours will be:
Monday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
“We are very pleased to be able to expand library hours which will benefit local residents,” stated Judith Gregg, Community Librarian for the Los Altos Library and Woodland Branch.
“In addition to the increase in open hours, the Los Altos community will enjoy an updated, welcoming, family-friendly library that has been recently renovated” noted County Librarian, Nancy Howe. “The investment Santa Clara County Library District, the City of Los Altos, the Friends of the Los Altos Library, and the Los Altos Library Endowment, have made in the renovation of this facility, coupled with the installation of new technology to improve library service, will enhance the library experience for local residents for many years to come,” continued Howe.
New renovations include additional seating and tables, an Automated Materials Handling machine, central service area for visitors seeking account or reference information, updated furniture, new carpet and landscaping, larger book display area, new children’s early literacy technology, and an enhanced and inviting children’s area.
For additional information about the Woodland Branch Library, please visit www.sccl.org.
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 1.9 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 several years, SCCLD has been consistently recognized as one of America’s Star Libraries by Library Journal. In 2014, SCCLD was ranked among the top ten large libraries in the United States in the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service. In 2014, SCCLD won a Top Innovator Award from the Urban Libraries Council for its innovative program to revive episodic fiction.
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 2014, the Santa Clara County Library District had more than 225,000 library cardholders and welcomed 3.3 million visitors who borrowed 9.4 million items, making it one of the most used resources in the region.
Visit Santa Clara County Library District online at www.sccl.org.
Nancy Howe/Mark Fink/Lili Smith
Santa Clara County Library District
(408) 293-2326 ext. 3001/3010/3014