Seven branches of the County of San Luis Obispo Public Libraries are now open. Hours of operation will be 10am-5pm Tuesday-Saturday at the Atascadero, Cambria, Morro Bay, Los Osos, San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande, and Nipomo branches, with a one-hour window for vulnerable populations from 9am-10am.
All branches will be following State and County COVID-19 guidelines and taking following precautions:
- Patrons will be asked to maintain physical distancing and to wear a face covering while visiting the library.
- In-house magazines, newspapers, passport services, and Friends of the Library bookstores will not be available at this time as branches are providing only Grab-and-Go services.
- No seating will be available for leisure reading, and program rooms will remain closed until further notice.
For more information or answers to your questions, contact your local library branch, or you can “Ask a Librarian” at www.slolibrary.org.
The San Luis Obispo County Library was established in 1919 under authority of the County Free Library Act. The Library is a San Luis Obispo County department operating under the authority of the County Board of Supervisors. Today the library provides service to residents of 6 of the 7 incorporated cities and the unincorporated areas of San Luis Obispo County, a service area that extends over 3,000 square miles. The Library offers circulation of books, magazines, newspapers, government publications, and other special publications, and also offers downloadable media of all types.
The mission of the County of San Luis Obispo Public Libraries is to provide materials and services to people seeking knowledge, lifelong learning, and recreation, as well as to ensure that all patrons of the library may use those materials and services to the maximum extent possible.
For more information about Library Services, please visit our website.