In partnership with local agencies like Second Harvest Food bank, the Bookmobile would have a special summer schedule making 8 stops weekly to low income schools and neighborhoods bringing in a nutritious brunch, story time and materials to check out.

Adult Reading Program

Recent reports indicate that 16% of adults in Santa Clara County lack basic literacy skills, resulting in personal, social and economic disadvantages.  The Library’s free Reading Program addresses this issue, pairing a volunteer tutor with an individual student to improve


Today one in six adults in Santa Clara County cannot read well enough to fill out a job application or read the instructions on a bottle of medicine. Children in low income areas often do not have access to books