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Welcome Back!
We have missed you and are excited to reopen our doors and invite you back into the Library!

What we’re doing to keep you safe as you visit the San Bruno Public Library:

For the safety of everyone at the Library, we are implementing modifications to our services as explained below.

HOURS OF OPERATION (NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY):

Monday - Friday
11 AM - 1 PM: OPEN FOR WALK-IN
1 PM - 2 PM: CLOSED
2 PM - 3 PM: CURBSIDE SERVICE ONLY, no appointment necessary.
3 PM - 4 PM: CLOSED
4 PM - 6 PM: OPEN FOR WALK-IN

SATURDAY

10 AM - 12 PM: OPEN FOR WALK-IN
12 PM - 1 PM: CLOSED
1 PM - 2 PM: CURBSIDE SERVICE ONLY, no appointment necessary.
2 PM - 3 PM: CLOSED
3 PM - 5 PM: OPEN FOR WALK-IN

SUNDAY
CLOSED

HOLIDAY CLOSURES
Independence Day: Saturday - Monday, July 3 - 5
Labor Day: Saturday - Monday, September 4 - 6
Veterans Day: Thursday, November 11
Thanksgiving: Thursday - Sunday, November 25 - 28
Christmas: Thursday - Sunday, December 23 - 26
New Year's: Friday - Sunday, December 31 - January 2

IN-PERSON SERVICES OFFERED:


During in-person hours please limit your Library visit to the minimum time necessary.

Services offered include:

  • Picking up holds
  • Finding and checking out library materials
  • Returning library material
  • Computer use and printing
  • Getting a Library card
  • Asking a simple reference question
  • Photocopying
  • Scanning
  • Faxing

Please call (650) 616-7078 Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 6 PM or Saturdays 10 AM - 5 PM, for any complex reference questions that require longer than a few minutes to answer and complete.

Services not available at this time:

  • Computer and/or printing assistance

SAFETY MEASURES

Cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces will take place before opening and between open sessions.

All persons entering the facility age 2 and up must wear a face mask that covers the entire mouth and nose and keep the face mask in place the entire time they are visiting the facility.

Six feet of social distancing will be expected of all Library visitors.

Use of hand sanitizer is required for Library entry. Hand sanitizer will also be available for use at other locations within the Library.

Plexiglass barriers have been installed at the Circulation/Reference desk, as well as the Children’s public service desk.

No food or drink allowed inside the Library.

Please comply with any additional locally mandated safety measures.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Why is the library closed in the middle of the day?

A: The purpose of the mid-day closure is to allow staff time to sanitize commonly used areas and to provide a no contact pickup option for members requesting holds.

Q: Why can’t I eat or drink inside the library?

A: At this time we are not allowing food or drink inside the library. Since masks must be kept on at all times, there is no safe way for people to eat inside the building.

Q: Why can I only use the internet station for one hour?

A: With limited capacity inside the library, we are limiting the amount of time that patrons are allowed to use computers. This will give more people an opportunity to use our computer services.