Library Closure Notice (Español)

Following the recommendation of the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department to maintain aggressive social distancing, all County of SLO Public Libraries are closed until further notice. Please click here for full details.

Most library staff are currently working as Disaster Service Workers providing vital support for the community. The library is currently exploring ways to restore services to the public and will do so as soon as we are able. In the meantime, thank you for your patience.

Need to speak to Library staff? Call Center hours: Monday through Friday | 9am-1pm:  805-781-5991 | 1pm-5pm:  805-461-6161 | This service will not be available on Memorial Day.



Welcome to the Arroyo Grande Library!

 About this Branch

The Arroyo Grande Library built in 1980 serves the South County with a 12,000 square foot facility located in the South County Regional Center. The library contains over 20,000 items including audio books, CDs, DVDs, and books for children, adults and Spanish speakers. Departments include Reference, Youth Services and the San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society maintains a Family History Room.

 Branch Resources

Newspaper Holdings

  • Barron's
  • Investor's Business Daily
  • LA Times
  • NY Times
  • Santa Maria Times
  • Tribune
  • USA Today

 Ongoing Programs


Special Features

Veterans Connect

A Veterans Resource Center is located at the Arroyo Grande Library, 800 W. Branch, Arroyo Grande, CA. Call 473-7164 for more information about the center or call 781-5766 to schedule an appointment with a Veterans Outreach Counselor. This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

SLO Genealogical Society Family History Room




Branch Manager: Roz Pierini

Information: 805-473-7161



Mon - Thur:   10am - 6pm

Fri - Sat:       10am - 5pm

Sunday:         Closed



Contact Information

800 W. Branch

Arroyo Grande CA



Branch Manager: 805-473-7165

Circulation: 805-473-7161

Reference: 805-473-7164

Fax: 805-473-7173


County Supervisor District 4

Lynn Compton