We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to the library. You can visit and browse at 24 library locations that are open to the public. We also offer convenient curbside service and computer reservations at most of our locations.
We are following the latest Sacramento County Public Health order requiring masking indoors at all times regardless of vaccination status.
For health and safety:
Which locations are open to the public?
- Wear a mask at all times
- Avoid entering if you have a cough or fever
- Cover your sneeze or cough
- Wash your hands
- We may limit occupancy if necessary
The following locations are open to the public Tuesday through Saturday:
, Belle Cooledge
, Colonial Heights
, Del Paso Heights
, Elk Grove
, Fair Oaks
, Galt-Marian O. Lawrence
, Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Nonie Wetzel Courtland
, North Highlands-Antelope
, North Natomas
, Rancho Cordova
, Rio Linda
, Robbie Waters Pocket-Greenhaven
, South Natomas
, Sylvan Oaks
, Valley Hi-North Laguna
and Walnut Grove
* Southgate Library is temporarily closed for renovations.
Which locations are not fully open to the public yet, but offer curbside service?
Ella K. McClatchy, Franklin, McKinley, and North Sacramento-Hagginwood are not yet open to the public. We hope to welcome the public back soon. In the meantime:
Curbside service is available at most locations
- Ella K. McClatchy offers curbside service
- Franklin Library offers curbside service
- McKinley Library offers curbside service and computer use
- North Sacramento-Hagginwood offers curbside service
Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the following exceptions: Isleton, Nonie Wetzel Courtland and Walnut Grove service hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 1 to 6 p.m.
One-hour computer reservations are available at select locations
Tuesdays through Saturdays. Schedule a reservation online or call (916) 264-2920.
Are face coverings required?
Yes. In accordance with the latest Sacramento County Public Health order
, masks are required for all patrons at all times regardless of vaccination status. (Unless they are under the age of 2.) A person who cannot wear a face covering due to a medical condition or disability will be offered a non-restrictive alternative, such as a face shield and drape, as long as their condition permits it. Curbside service will also be made available as an alternative to wearing a face covering or non-restrictive alternative.
What safety measures are in place at the library?
Public health and safety are our priorities. To help protect health and safety and to slow the spread of COVID-19, our staff continue to:
- Wear face covering at all times and practice social distancing
- Routinely disinfect high-touch surfaces
- Provide hand-sanitizer and face masks for public use
- Conduct daily health checks
When will all library locations be fully open?
We hope to fully reopen all library locations soon. Here is the status of the locations that remain closed:
- Ella K. McClatchy Library launched curbside service on July 15. Space limitations prevent us from offering in-person services at this time due to social distancing requirements for employees. We hope to have an update on when we can fully reopen this location soon.
- Franklin Library is currently open for curbside service. Space limitations prevent us from offering in-person services at this time due to social distancing requirements for employees. We hope to have an update on when we can fully reopen this location soon.
- McKinley Library is currently open for curbside service and computer use. Space limitations prevent us from offering in-person services at this time due to social distancing requirements for employees. We hope to have an update on when we can fully reopen this location soon.
- North Sacramento-Hagginwood Library is currently offering curbside service. Space limitations prevent us from offering in-person services at this time due to social distancing requirements for employees. We hope to have an update on when we can fully reopen this location soon.
How do I return items?
Patrons can return library materials by using our book drops.
Can I drop off donated materials at the library?
The library is not accepting donations at this time. If you wish to support the library, consider donating materials to Friends of Sacramento Public Library – our official and only fundraising partner. Learn more about their donation guidelines.
What services are available?
We look forward to serving you in-person at the library and continue to offer curbside pickup, computer use, and mobile printing. Our Mobile Services team continues to bring the library to various locations throughout our region.
We also offer many virtual services including:
What programming is available?
We offer a wide variety of virtual programs for all ages from storytime and book clubs to teen programming and English Conversation Groups. View our calendar of events for details. We have not yet resumed in-person programming.
What if I don’t feel comfortable coming into the library?
Please use our curbside service and join us for our virtual programs.
How can I support the library during this time?
Thank you for considering a gift to the Friends of the Sacramento Library, our official non-profit partner. The Friends’ mission is to support the Sacramento Public Library as a community resource for all of Sacramento County’s residents.
Additional Library Services
Learn more about additional virtual and in-person services that the library currently offers.
Curbside Service Computer Appointments
Virtual Services Virtual Programs
Personal Shopper Reading Recommendations