Library Closure Notice (Español)

Dear Patrons,

We are writing with the latest update on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on library services. Following the recommendation of the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department to maintain aggressive social distancing, the County of SLO Public Libraries will close all libraries today, March 18 until further notice. During this closure, we will continually assess the developing situation to determine the length of the closure. 

  • During this closure all library programs, in-house services, and meetings are cancelled.
  • During this time, due dates for borrowed materials will be automatically extended, no late fees will be assessed, and patrons can return materials when libraries reopen. While you can return items to our book drops, please don’t worry about returning materials until we reopen.
  • Our digital library will remain open and available 24/7 at There you can enjoy  eBooksaudiobooksstreaming TV, movie and music serviceslearning classes and digital access to newspapers and magazines.

We will continue to post updates on our social media accounts and will remain in contact via our email newsletter. Your health and safety are of utmost importance, and we will evaluate and adjust as new information becomes available.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we thank you for your continued understanding and support. For the most current information about the local response to COVID-19 please visit


Welcome to the Los Osos Library!

Future of Los Osos Library

Future of Los Osos Library Web Page

Los Osos Library Alternatives Analysis and Feasibility Study

Video Recording of Sept. 6, 2018 Los Osos Expansion Meeting - (MP4/zip file)

 About this Branch

Our Los Osos Library continues to be a thriving hub for the community. Founded in 1940, we have evolved over the years to serve as a source for creative programming including children storytimes, book discussions and family movie showings. Our collection includes written materials, music, audio books and movies. We offer electronic material as well as reference help and referrals. All ages are welcome to create, explore, be informed, ask questions and contribute to our world through their library. We are here to serve as a beacon for library services.


 Branch Resources

Newspaper Holdings

  • San Luis Obispo Tribune
  • LA Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Barron's


 Ongoing Programs

Special Features

  • Homebound Book Delivery
  • Seed Library


Branch Manager: Mary Blair


Information: 805-528-5989



Tue - Wed:     10am - 6pm

Thur - Sat.     10am - 5pm

Sunday:          Closed

Monday:         Closed


Contact Information

2075 Palisades

Los Osos CA



Branch Manager: 805-582-5989

Circulation: 805-528-1862

Fax: 805-528-7835