Due to State approval, the County of Santa Clara's new public health order will take effect Monday, July 13. For details, visit

Library Closed due to COVID-19

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In accordance with public health guidance and the Shelter-in-Place order, Santa Clara City Public Libraries will close to support the nation’s efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. We all must do our part to keep our city and region healthy to minimize impacts on the healthcare system and reserve capacity for those in need.

Effective at 6 p.m. Friday, March 13, all three Santa Clara City Public Libraries will close. Closure will remain in effect until further notice. We will be in continued contact with public health officials to evaluate our facilities beyond this timeline.  

For local updates on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak , visit

March 23, 2020 -  The Santa Clara City Library Reference Line is available for residents who may have questions about City services and programs during the COVID-19 emergency response as well as general library reference and circulation questions.

Library staff will respond to the public’s calls and emails sent to the City Reference Line, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

During this time, the public can call about City service questions, including library ones, by calling 408-615-2900 and speak with staff or send questions in via email anytime at or visit

June 15, 2020- Central Park Library will begin our contactless Curbside Pickup Service. Stay safe and get your Library materials in a socially distant fashion, with grab-and-go service. For more information and hours of operation, please visit our library's Curbside Pickup Page. 

 For more information about what the Library is doing