Los Altos library services, access expanded under new health tier

With Santa Clara County in the orange tier of the state’s COVID-19 reopening blueprint, the Los Altos main library has expanded to accommodate up to 50% occupancy. The Woodland branch remains closed.

Visitors will be able to browse the full library collection and use computer and printing services at the main library.

“It is exciting to welcome patrons back into our library spaces,” said county librarian Jennifer Weeks.

Modifications have been made for the health and safety of patrons and staff. Visitors are asked to limit their stay to one hour. They also must be free of COVID-19-symptoms, wear a face covering and practice social distancing. Hand sanitizer will be available as patrons enter and exit the library.

Use of the self-service machines to check out items is encouraged. Patrons must have their library card, or know their library card number and PIN, to use the self-check machines.

The main library is located at 13 S. San Antonio Road. 

For additional updates on SCCLD services, call (408) 540-3945 or visit

Note: This article has been updated to correct an error.

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