Welcome to Your Library

Get free access to books, materials, digital media, learning resources, Wi-Fi, and more.

Sacramento Public Library has 28 library locations throughout the Sacramento region. Find library hours and a location near you.
Borrow up to 60 items

• Books, board games, video games, DVDs and more.
• Materials available in 13 languages.
• Borrow items for up to 3 weeks with no late fines.
• Renew online, in-person, or by phone.
• Borrow and return items to any of our 28 locations.
• Ask us to help you find your next great read.

Download free ebooks, music and videos

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• Borrow items from our digital collection from your mobile device.
• Download Libby to borrow up to 60 titles each month. Stream concerts and get access to video courses.
• Download Hoopla to borrow up to 5 titles each month with no wait times.

Books are just the beginning

Get free or discounted California
museum passes.
Access magazines and newspapers. Borrow household tools, cameras
and instruments from our
Library of Things.

Parents and caregivers

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• Get homework help for Kindergarten through 12th grade students.
• Discover early learning activities to help your child learn.

Learning support

• Earn your GED or an accredited high school diploma online.
• Find free adult tutors to improve your reading, writing or math skills.
• Choose from 3 different online language learning programs.
• Take professional classes and tutorials with LinkedIn Learning, ArtistWorks, Gale Courses and more.

Accessible technology

• Reserve a computer at most library locations online or by calling (916) 264-2920.
• Print from anywhere on any device using the library’s printers.
• Borrow a Chromebook.

Join us for events & programs

• From storytime and book clubs to teen spaces and wellness programs, there is something for everyone. View our calendar for events of all ages.

Renew materials or make account changes

• Online via My Account
• By phone at (916) 264-2952
• By visiting any of our library locations
• See our complete Borrowing Policy for full details.

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Calculate your library card savings
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• Find out how much you can save everytime you use your library card.
• Use this handy calculator to find out.

Have Questions?
What if I lose my library card?

Notify library staff as soon as possible by email or calling (916) 264-2920. You’re responsible for any items checked out using your library card before notifying us that it has been lost or stolen. 

How do I renew my card?

Call (916) 264-2920 or visit any Sacramento Public Library location to renew your card. You will need your current library card or photo identification, and an account balance of $0.00. If you have concerns about any charges, give us a call to discuss any outstanding balances.

Will I be fined if my item is overdue?

As of July 1, 2021, Sacramento Public Library is fine free. You will not be charged fines on overdue items that are returned. Cardholders are responsible for lost or damaged materials and fees may apply.

Contact Us
The Sacramento Public Library Authority complies with all sections of the State of California Public Records Act. All registration and circulation records of library users shall remain confidential and shall not be disclosed to any person, local, state, or federal agency unless required by law or court order. Confidentiality extends to database search records, computer use records, and all other personally identifiable uses of library materials, programs or services.