Indoor Services FAQs

Q. What indoor services are not available at this time?

  • Scanners
  • Buying garbage stickers
  • Paying fines with cash
  • Charging a personal device
  • Study rooms and community rooms at branch locations
  • Checkout of children's book bundles
  • Express Pickup is no longer available
  • Donations and books sales
  • Toys in the children's areas

Q. Will people be screened in any way when they enter a library open for indoor services?

No. However, everyone entering the building must be COVID-19 symptom-free.

Santa Clara County Public Health requires that everyone (ages 2+) wear a mask indoors. Thank you for your cooperation.


Q. Are masks required to enter a library open for indoor services?

Santa Clara County Public Health requires that everyone (ages 2+) wear a mask indoors. Thank you for your cooperation.


Q. Is hand sanitizer required at libraries open for indoor services?

  • We recommend that you use hand sanitizer.
  • We provide hand sanitizer.

Q. How do you handle cleaning at libraries open for indoor services?

We will clean surfaces regularly throughout the day.


Q. What do I need to know about health and safety at libraries open for indoor services?

Visit our safety guidelines to learn more about health and safety.


Q. Do I need to make an appointment?

Do you want to use a library computer? We recommend you make an appointment.

You don't need appointments for any of the following: