Welcome to the Atascadero Library!

 About this Branch

The new Atascadero Regional Library, located at 6555 Capistrano, two blocks from the historic City Hall and the Sunken Gardens, opened in June of 2014. It serves as the regional library for the north county region of San Luis Obispo County and provides reference and youth services to approximately 500 people a day.

 Branch Resources

  • Computers: 10 adult, 3 Kids
  • Chromebooks: 4
  • WiFi: All County Libraries provide free wireless Internet access
  • Wireless Printing
  • Study Rooms: 2 (accommodate 4 people - appt. required)
  • Meeting Rooms: 2 Public meeting rooms (see schedule below)

Newspaper Holdings

  • Atascadero News
  • LA Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • USA Today


 Ongoing Programs


Special Features

  • Alice's Bookstore
  • Teen Lounge


Study Room Availability

We have two (2) Group Study Rooms available during Atascadero Library's regular open hours. These rooms are designed to be used by up to four (4) people at a time. Reservations should be made at least 48 hours in advance. Whiteboards available.

In the interest of equal access to all potential users, no more than a total of two (2) reservations per branch per week to any group/person will be permitted. Each reservation cannot exceed two (2) hours at a given time. There is a limit of eight (8) reservations for any representative or group in a one-month period.

Reservations can be made in person, over the phone, or online.

  Study  Room (max occ. 4) 
 Tuesday - Saturday  9am - 5pm
  Study Room (max occ. 4) 
 Tuesday - Saturday  9am - 5pm






Meeting Room Availability

Reservations before or after library hours requires liability insurance.

  Dan & Eileen O'Grady Conference Room (max occ. 22)

Tuesday - Saturday
 9am - 9pm
  Martin Polin Community Room (max occ. 186)
Tuesday - Saturday  9am - 9pm



Branch Manager: Tina Baugh


Information: 805-461-6161



Tuesday 10AM - 6PM

Wednesday 10AM - 6PM

Thursday 9AM - 5PM

Friday 1PM - 5PM

Saturday 9AM - 5PM


Contact Information

6555 Capistrano

Atascadero CA



Branch Manager: 805-461-6164

Circulation: 805-461-6161

Reference: 805-461-6162

Children's: 805-461-6163

Fax: 805-461-6045



County Supervisor District 5

Debbie Arnold