We will continue to offer Sidewalk Service as a large number of our staff is still supporting the County's COVID-19 efforts in vaccination clinics, call centers, and contact tracing teams.
Place your holds at SLOLibrary.org, by phone, or by Book Connection for pickup at the San Luis Obispo, Atascadero, Arroyo Grande, and Morro Bay libraries. We're open Tues–Sat, 9–5 (closed 1–2:15), no appointment necessary.
We are looking forward to the day when we can open our doors again! We will keep you updated of any service changes at SLOLibrary.org and through email.
Digital Magazines on Libby
You can now browse popular magazines online through the free Libby app from OverDrive.
SLO Tribune Online SLO Libraries cardholders can read the Tribune Collection for free through Newsbank. Select the 'Image' option to view the most recent issue.
Homework Help Online Students of all ages can get live one-on-one tutoring daily, 1–10pm, through Brainfuse HelpNow.
Free Chess Tutoring
Sharpen your cognitive skills with the online chess coaches at BrainFuse HelpNow.
It's our convenient personal shopping service: Fill out a form and we'll fill up a bag of books for you to pick up. For kids, teens, and adults.
Having trouble with the catalog? Be sure to log in to your account at SLOlibrary.org before doing your search. Or, try this video for more help placing your requests.
Managing Your Account Can't find your library card number? Need help changing holds pickup locations? Call any open branch, or submit a request online anytime.
Downloading eBooks & Audiobooks
New to eBooks? Learn how to get started with cloudLibrary.
Black History Month and Beyond
Contemporary fiction, essays, and memoirs by Black writers. Be sure to log in at SLOlibrary.org to place your holds.
New Books Coming Soon
These fresh titles hit the shelves next month. Be sure to log in at SLOlibrary.org to place your holds.
New Movies + TV
This month's top DVDs. Be sure to log in atSLOlibrary.orgto place your holds.
Your next favorite story. Be sure to log in at SLOlibrary.org to place your holds.
What's Your Next Read?
Book recommendations directly to your Inbox.
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Kids & Teens
Author Talk for Teens: Ryan La Sala, Be Dazzled
Join our exclusive virtual book club event for the LGBTQ+ young adult novel about second chances.
TUES, FEB 23 | 4:00
Live via Zoom
Cuesta College Registration & FAFSA Q&A for Teens Get started at Cuesta College! This online session covers the application, registration, Cuesta promise steps for high school seniors, and Financial aid (FAFSA). Led by Cuesta College advisor Sarah Lattimer.
New Friends Virtual Escape Room
Central Perk fans: Try this '90s-nostalgia game developed by Atascadero Library's teen services librarian, Charlie Arthur.
Art Class: Jacob Lawrence
Learn to draw in the style of Lawrence's The Migrants Cast Their Ballots, a modernist depiction of African-American workers in the 1920s. Class led by The Santa Barbara Museum of Art's Tina Villadolid. Ages 12 and up.
TUES, FEB 9, 6:00
Live via Zoom
Cuentos y canciones bilingües: Bilingual Storytime with Ms. Susana
County of SLO Public Libraries will be closed Fri 2/12, Mon 2/15,
and Sat 2/20, in observance of Lincoln's Birthday
and Presidents' Day holidays
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