Library

Dublin Library is operated by Alameda County Library, with additional funding from the City of Dublin. The Library opened in its current facility in April 2003. For general inquiries about Library services, visit their Frequently Asked Questions page at https://aclibrary.org/faqs/.

Visiting Guidelines

To enter our libraries, members must follow our health and safety rules based on Alameda County’s COVID-19 Reopening Guidance, opens a new window

  • Members two years and older are required to wear a properly fitting  face covering.
  • Members inside and outside the libraries must follow social distancing guidelines.
  • Members are expected to follow the posted signage and verbal directions of staff.
  • Members will be provided with hand sanitizer upon entry.
  • Eating inside the library is not permitted at this time.
  • Stay home if you are sick or have COVID-19 symptoms. 

What we’re doing to protect the safety of members and staff

In addition to the visiting guidelines above, we’re also doing the following:

  • Limiting occupancy inside the library
  • Disinfecting high-touch surfaces regularly
  • Installing plexiglass at service desks
  • Placing social distancing markers and signs throughout the library
  • Providing hand sanitation stations throughout the library

What services are available in the library?  

  • Browse the collection
  • Computer use for one-hour sessions
  • Self-service scan, print, and fax
  • Tech-It-Out laptops are still available but must be returned to staff for sanitizing after use
  • Wi-Fi access 

What services are available outside of the library and in the community? 

What services are available online and by phone? 

What services are not available at this time?

  • In-Person Programs, but we are offering  virtual programs
  • AWE Early Literacy Station™ Computers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Book Donations
  • Technology assistance with personal devices 
  • Extended research help   

Looking for Book Recommendations?  Find Your Library’s "Matchmaker"

Did you know that the Alameda County Library system has "matchmakers" on staff who can make book recommendations for you based on your favorite genres? Just complete an online Book Match Questionnaire and you’ll soon get a list of books to your liking.

Visit: https://aclibrary.org/book-match/ for more information.

Friends of the Dublin Library

The Library has a thriving Friends organization offering financial and volunteer support. The Friends sponsor two book sales a year, publish a newsletter, sell promotional items, and promote the library during community events. The Friends always welcome new members. For more information, see their website at: https://aclibrary.org/friends-of-the-dublin-library/