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.


Online Digital Resources


 overdrive OverDrive is home to over 1,000 titles available in eBook or audiobook format for use with an internet capable computer or mobile device. While not every book is available via OverDrive, new titles are added each month, including current bestsellers. Titles for all age groups available. Library card required.


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County of SLO Public Libraries cardholders have access to thousands of eBook and eAudiobook titles for adults, kids, and teens on cloudLibrary. Download bestsellers, classics, and more with an easy one-time login, one-click app.


Cloud Library
 zinio Borrow or simply browse from the Library’s collection of your favorite digital magazines. All magazines offered are complete editions, with some including enhanced content such as audio and video. There is no waiting list, no need to return issues, and no limit to the number of magazines you can borrow. Read magazines on your computer or download checked-out magazines to a free library read-only app for iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, Android and Kindle Fire/HD/HDX. Library card required. RB Digital Magazines
 enki Looking for a book title that you cannot locate from your local library or a big store book chain? Find and download books from smaller, independent publishers and self-published authors on Enki. Library card required.  Enki eBooks
 hoopla No time to wait? Instantly stream movies, music, and television shows or download audiobooks, comics, and eBooks. New titles are added daily. Titles for all age groups available. Library card required.  Hoopla Digital 
kanopy logo The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at 15 branches of San Luis Obispo City-County Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.