Indoor Services FAQs

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

  • Scanners
  • 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.

The City of San José strongly recommends all people (ages 2+) wear a mask at all SJPL branch locations. Masks are still required at the King Library.


Q. Are masks required to enter a library building?

The City of San José strongly recommends all people (ages 2+) wear a mask at all SJPL branch locations. Masks are still required at the King Library.


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 inside the library?

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