The Palace Project: an eReading Experience eBooks & Audiobooks New! Library Card Required.

Introducing the Palace Project and Palace app, an e-reading experience developed by and for libraries. With the Palace app, you have access to Palace Project digital collections from the California State Library and Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD). Enjoy thousands of free books from the Palace Bookshelf – available exclusively in the app. Download the Palace app for Android or Apple iOS today!

Content providers included in The Palace Project:

  • eBooks and Audiobooks collections provided by the California State Library and additional collections provided by SCCLD.

Native App Features:

  • Catalog: Browse eBooks and audiobooks by genre, audience (adult, teen/young adult, and children), and language (English, Español).
  • My Books: See, read, or return the titles you have checked out.
  • Reservations: See the status of titles you have requested.
  • Settings: Change your library and find about the Palace Project information.

How to Download and Use the App:

  • How-To guides for Apple iOS and Android.
  • Search for the "The Palace Project" 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.