San Luis Obispo Branch Library Closure - Thursday, July 2nd 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the SLO branch Library will be closing at 4:30PM today.

 Independence Day Holiday

All County Library services will be Closed Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

 Grab and Go Service begins July 7

Beginning July 7, 2020 some of our libraries will be reopening for Grab-and-Go Services. Our Digital Library remains open 24/7. Please visit for the latest updates and guidance.

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

Newspaper Holdings

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


 Ongoing Programs


Special Features

  • Alice's Bookstore
  • Teen Lounge

Study Room Availability

Reservations begin daily at 10AM by phone or at circulation desk. Whiteboards available.

  Study  Room (max occ. 4) 
 Monday - Thursday  10am - 6pm
  Study Room (max occ. 4) 
 Friday - Saturday  10am - 5pm






Meeting Room Availability

 Reservations before or after library hours requires liability insurance.

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

 Monday - Sunday
 10am - 9pm
  Martin Polin Community Room (max occ. 186)
Monday - Sunday  10am - 9pm



Branch Manager: Jackie Kinsey


Information: 805-461-6161



Tuesday - Saturday  10am - 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