About Los Altos Library

The Los Altos Library (650-948-7683) is a member of the Santa Clara County Library District. As a member, we provide the following:

Facility and Collections

The Los Altos Library is housed in a 28,050 sq. ft. building. The facility includes:

  • A Community Meeting Room with maximum capacity of 100 people
  • Access to an extensive, shared County Library collection of over two million books, movies, and more
  • Non-English Language Collections
  • Special Collection: The Virginia Whipple Collection

Exhibits in the Library

If you are interested in exhibiting your artwork, please read our Exhibit Policy and the Los Altos Library Art Wall Policy, opens a new window.

If you have any questions, please contact Jean Struthers at (650) 941-2586.


Attend free Los Altos Library events for all ages and diverse interests. Among offerings for kids are out popular Storytimes.

Book Clubs

  • Book Bugs
  • Great Books Club
  • Senior Book Club
  • Spring Into a Good Book Club
  • Whodunit? Mystery Readers Group

Find Book Club meetings.

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Support the Library

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board applications accepted annually. Contact the Los Altos Library Teen Librarian at (650) 948-7683 for more information.

Propose a Library-Sponsored Event

After reviewing the Program Policy, please fill out this application to propose that the library sponsor an event that you (or your team) offer, to be held at the library. Due to the high volume of program applications we receive, we may only contact you if we may be interested in partnering with you on a future program/event. Thank you for your interest in library-sponsored events.

Looking for rooms to book? Visit Los Altos Library's Meeting Room page, or discover rooms at other libraries on the Book a Room page.

Woodland Branch Library

Los Altos Library has a branch location in Los Altos Hills. To learn more, visit the Woodland Branch Library page.