• Have a tablet or smartphone? Put a book on it!
    The City Library has eBooks!

    Have a tablet or smartphone? Put a book on it!

    The City Library offers eBooks and downloadable audiobooks, free with your Library Card. If you haven't checked out our eBook and downloadable audiobook offerings lately, it's now easier than ever to browse and download over 15,000 titles. You can read or listen anytime, anywhere, on any mobile device!

  • No More Overdue Fines
    The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach

    No More Overdue Fines

    The City Library will no longer charge fines for materials that are returned after their due date.

  • Sweet Reads Book CLub 4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm

    Get to know new faces from your neighborhood and expose yourself to books you might not normally read at this monthly book club gathering. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.

  • Check out a Sewing Discovery Kit!

    Create something new with The City Library's Sewing Discovery Kits! These kits are available for checkout and can be placed on hold via the online catalog or from the Marmalade Branch

  • Cypress Résumé
    Work to become, not to acquire. Elbert Hubbard

    Cypress Résumé

    With Cypress Résumé, you can create professional résumés in three quick and easy steps. Simply type basic information about yourself and Cypress Résumé will automatically format your page layout and generate concise, descriptive statements detailing your abilities. Cypress Résumé also makes expertly written cover letters available, specifically geared toward specific job titles and professions.

  • CHECK OUT A BOOK CLUB KIT TODAY!

    Run your own book club with the help of the Library’s Book Club Kits. Each kit contains a Library bag packed with nine paperback copies and one audiobook edition of a popular title, along with discussion guides and book club resource information. Availability of the kits is on a first come, first serve basis. Kits are available for browsing at the Main Library or can be sent to a Library branch upon request.

  • SLCC Community Writing Center Workshops at the Glendale Branch

    Monthly workshops for writers of all abilities and educational backgrounds.

  • we'll take care of the work of renewing your Library items for you.

    Starting July 1, 2017, items will be automatically renewed up to three times, unless your item is on hold for another patron. Each auto-renewal gives you an additional full loan period, and we'll notify you of the new, extended due date via email.

  • Streaming Music and Downloads
    All music is beautiful. Billy Strayhorn

    Streaming Music and Downloads

    Check out Freegal, The City Library's free music download and streaming service. City Library cardholders can now stream up to five hours' worth of music per day on Freegal, in addition to a download allotment of five MP3 songs per week!

  • The City Library's digital Magazines

    Read and download full digital copies of your favorite magazines with RBdigital Magazines. The City Library’s collection includes titles such as Harper’s, Inc., The Nation, and more.



The City Library is pleased to provide access to dozens of databases for our patrons at all City Library locations. In addition, if you have a City Library card and internet access, you can access many of these database resources from your home.

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Films On Demand is a web-based service that allows you to view streaming videos anytime, anywhere. Thousands of videos are available for in-class use and remote viewing from the library, in the dorm, or at home.

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The City Library receives loads of new materials every month. Read More to see lists of our most recent acquisitions, organized by material type and month.