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

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 On Tuesday, May 17, 1 – 4 AM, the website will be down for maintenance. You can still use the library catalog and events website during that time.

Reopening: Indoor Services

Three slices of library life: Adult customer browsing DVDs, children enjoying a library playspace, and a child reading a book.

More Hours & Services

We've expanded our hours and in-person services.

Branch and King hours have changed. Mt. Pleasant hours remain the same.

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Changed Hours

Branch and King hours have changed. King hours will expand again on Sunday, May 15. Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library hours remain the same. This is part of a phased approach to increase library access.

Branch A Locations

  • Monday: 1–7 PM
  • Tuesday – Thursday: 10 AM–7 PM
  • Friday: 12–6 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM - 6 PM

Branch B Locations

  • Monday: 2–6 PM
  • Tuesday – Thursday: 10 AM - 7 PM
  • Friday: 2–6 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM - 6 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Current Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 10 AM–8 PM
  • Friday – Saturday: 10 AM–6 PM
  • Sunday: 1 PM–5 PM

Starting Sunday, May 15

  • Monday – Thursday: 8 AM–8 PM
  • Friday – Saturday: 8 AM–6 PM
  • Sunday: 1 PM–6 PM

NOTE: Some King Library spaces will have hours that are different from building hours, including:

Service Updates

UPDATE: March 28, 2022

  • Indoor Programming: Indoor programs have returned! For a complete list of available programs, visit our events page.
  • Community Rooms at Branches: You can reserve community rooms at branches again. For more information, visit our Reserve a Room page.

In-Person Program Guidelines

Here are the guidelines:

  • Masks are strongly recommended for all indoor programs for anyone ages 2+.
  • Program capacity and set-up is determined by location and program type.
  • Some programs may require registration.
  • All library programs are free.

More Info

In-Person Programs & Events

Browse our in-person programs and events.

Indoor Services FAQs

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions about our indoor services.

Safety Guidelines

Library Guidelines for Safety during COVID-19.