Library Services

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LIBRARY SERVICE UPDATES

Thank you for your support and patience as we continue to evaluate and adjust our operations due to COVID-19. These services are the next step in a careful, phased approach to safely reinstituting library offerings, access, and exploration! While utilizing in-library services, visitors will continue to be required to wear masks and social distance.

Our Customer Care Team can help with any question or issue! They can be reached via phone at 1-833-YES-SMCL, via text at (650) 851-0147, or email through our Get in Touch form.

LIMITED IN-LIBRARY EXPRESS SERVICE

We’re pleased to welcome you back to the library with modified in-library services, Express Service! Express Service will be available at all our library communities Thursdays through Saturdays from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM*. For more information about Express Service participating locations and updated Curbside Walk-up Service hours, visit smcl.org/express.

*At Pacifica Sanchez Library, Curbside Walk-up Service is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

LIBRARY CURBSIDE WALK-UP SERVICES

Curbside Walk-Up Service is available Monday through Wednesday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM*. You can approach our staffed Walk-Up Services desk at each location to retrieve holds, ask questions, or receive recommendations for your next great read.

  • Here’s a video tutorial on how to place holds, opens a new window on library items online.
  • You can also print documents for pick-up with our print anywhere service.
  • Looking for something new to read? Our locations have Grab-and-Go Book Bundles for children, teens, and adults! Don't see any items on display outside at your location? Just ask at the walk-up desk!
  • Still, have questions? See our Curbside Services FAQs

*At Pacifica Sanchez Library, Curbside Walk-up Service is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

LIBRARY OF THINGS

The following specialty items can be reserved for patrons with a library card that starts with digits 29041.

 

LIBRARY AT HOME SERVICES

Our Customer Care Team can help with any question or issue! They can be reached via phone at 1-833-YES-SMCL, via text at (650) 851-0147, or email through our Get in Touch form.

BOOK DONATIONS

Thank you for your generosity! Unfortunately, we are not able to accept used book donations at this time. We recommend you check with your local thrift store or seek out a Little Free Library in your community in the meantime. Please use our book returns for library items only.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Still have questions? Visit our Library FAQs for more information.

 

Express Service
Curbside Walk-up
Computers and Technology
Print Anywhere
3D Printing
Grab and Sew
Book-A-Bike
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