The most popular public building in Milpitas, the library is visited daily by about 2,200 readers and internet users.…More Since the new location opened in 2009, the number of visitors has increased 17 percent.
The two-story building and free parking garage covers a 60,000 square-feet, larger than an NFL football field. Features include:
newspapers and magazines in the historic grammar school
children's library and activity area
teen reading room
computers with internet access on the second floor
wi-fi throughout the building
private study rooms reserved for two hours at a time
an academic and career center
an auditorium for public and private events
The Milpitas Public Library is the second most widely circulated branch in the Santa Clara County Library system after Cupertino. The community librarian is Linda Arbaugh, who supervises 60 staff (40 full-time) and numerous volunteers.