Library Closure Notice (Español)

Dear Patrons,

We are writing with the latest update on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on library services. Following the recommendation of the County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department to maintain aggressive social distancing, the County of SLO Public Libraries will close all libraries today, March 18 until further notice. During this closure, we will continually assess the developing situation to determine the length of the closure. 

  • During this closure all library programs, in-house services, and meetings are cancelled.
  • During this time, due dates for borrowed materials will be automatically extended, no late fees will be assessed, and patrons can return materials when libraries reopen. While you can return items to our book drops, please don’t worry about returning materials until we reopen.
  • Our digital library will remain open and available 24/7 at There you can enjoy  eBooksaudiobooksstreaming TV, movie and music serviceslearning classes and digital access to newspapers and magazines.

We will continue to post updates on our social media accounts and will remain in contact via our email newsletter. Your health and safety are of utmost importance, and we will evaluate and adjust as new information becomes available.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we thank you for your continued understanding and support. For the most current information about the local response to COVID-19 please visit


 Important Update

All of our Libraries are closed at this time. For  assistance please call your County Veteran Service Office or CalVet 1-800-952-5626


 A Veterans Resource Center is located at the Arroyo Grande Library, 800 W. Branch, Arroyo Grande, CA. Call 473-7164 for more information about the center or call 781-5766 to schedule an appointment with a Veterans Outreach Counselor. This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

 Vets Connect Resources

California Veterans Connect Website

California Veterans Resource Book

Federal Benefits for Veterans Book

Military Handbooks

Local Resources

American Legion

Community Action Partnership

Honor Flight Network

Local VA San Luis Obispo Community-Based Outpatient Clinic

Local VA Santa Maria Community-Based Outpatient Clinic

San Luis Obispo County Veterans Services

Southern San Luis Obispo County Supportive Services for Veterans Families Program

Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program

Veterans Express Shuttle

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Veterans Museum

Veterans Homeless Services

State Resources

The California Association of County Veterans Service Officers

California State Parks Distinguished Veteran Pass

Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) Program

Military Consumer Protection

State of California Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Property Tax Exemption

Federal Resources


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

CONUS Identification Card Issuance Office

Defense Finance & Accounting Service (DFAS)

E-Benefits depart of veterans affairs

My Healthevet

Research Military Records at the National Archives


US Department of Veterans Affairs