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.


Reference Services

Need help? Get assistance obtaining information or locating materials. Learn to use online databases, newspapers on microfilm, research local history,

and how to download free eContent.


Reference Databases

Library subscriptions to 22 online database resources.

Digital Content

Audiobooks, eBooks, streaming video and more.

Ask a Librarian

Get a question answered by one of our librarians. Call the desk or fill out our form.

Book Club Kits
Local History

San Luis Obispo County histoic documents, maps and images.


Get in touch with our local Genealogical Society.

Zip Books

Zip Books is an innovative alternative to traditional interlibrary loan.You may request a book or an audiobook that is not available through the
County of San Luis Obispo Public Libraries to be delivered to your home, free of charge.