We will continue to offer Sidewalk Service as our staff is supporting the County's COVID-19 efforts. Visit the Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Morro Bay, and San Luis Obispo libraries to pick up your holds at our front doors.
The following libraries are closed until further notice:Cambria Library, Cayucos Library, Creston Library, Los Osos Library, Nipomo Library, Oceano Library, San Miguel Library, Santa Margarita Library, Shandon Library, Shell Beach Library.
Our Digital Library remains open 24/7. Please visit ReadySLO.org for the latest updates and guidance.
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.