January 7, 2014 > County library earns top rating
County library earns top rating
Submitted By SCC Public Affairs
For the 12th consecutive year, the Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) has been rated among the top public libraries in the United States. This year, SCCLD was awarded the top rating of five stars, and ranked fourth among large libraries in the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service in 2013.
This is the first year the Santa Clara County Library District has earned a five star rating, and represents an improvement over its 2012 four star rating and sixth place ranking among large public libraries in the United States.
ÒGreat news, and really gratifying to hear,Ó said Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian, Delegate for the County Library District Joint Powers Authority. ÒLocal residents want world class libraries and weÕre all the better for it.Ó
ÒWe are very proud of this accomplishment,Ó noted County Librarian, Nancy Howe. ÒThis five star rating demonstrates the high quality resources, programs, and materials available to District residents. It is wonderful to be surrounded by intelligent, hard-working individuals who are dedicated to providing outstanding service to all our users.Ó
For more information, visit Santa Clara County Library District online at www.sccl.org.