he Los Altos Library (650-948-7683) is a member of the Santa Clara County Library District. As a member, we provide the following:
- Events for all ages
- Dedicated Children's and Teen spaces
Online Collections & Services, Available 24/7
- eBooks, eMagazines, eMovies, eMusic, Research, Homework Help, Online Classes, and More!
- Reference & Readers' Advisory and Account Services
- Public-use computers and technology equipment, including
- Free Wi-Fi and Internet access
- Full service computers with Office 2016 and Adobe software
- Color printer and photocopier
- Wireless printing for Android & iOS and for Laptops
- Multimedia scanning
- Self-check stations
- Learn more about computers, Wi-Fi, children's computers, and other technologies in the library!
- Book drop for returning items, accessible 24/7
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.
- Book Bugs
- Great Books Club
- Senior Book Club
- Spring Into a Good Book Club
- Whodunit? Mystery Readers Group
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.
Woodland Branch Library
Los Altos Library has a branch location in Los Altos Hills. To learn more, visit the Woodland Branch Library page.