In the News

Library News for January 2021

News on an award-winning project and information about a reduction in the quarantine period on returned materials from the County Librarian.

Library Lines: Interim County Librarian Named

Alison McKee has been with system since 2002 in variety of roles

We Stand Against Racism

A message from County Librarian Melinda Cervantes about racism and inequity.

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By the Numbers

Library Founded: 1913
Community Libraries: 26
Total Staff: 419
Population Served: 1,027,728
Cardholders: 428,566
Collection:  1.2 million items

2019 Numbers

  • Library Visits: 3,540,968
  • Virtual Visits: 3,592,202
  • Events: 10,781
  • Event guests: 296,335


Annual Report 2019

Annual Report

Media Inquiries

Brooke Converse
Public Information Officer

Wildfire Safety

Wildfire Preparedness and Evacuation Guide

Learn about the important steps you can take to prepare your family and neighbors should an evacuation due to fire become necessary.
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