Under the guidance of the CA Department of Public Health and San Diego County’s Public Health Officer, 12 San Diego Public Library locations are open for limited in-person services Monday – Saturday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm and will be closed from 1-2 pm for cleaning.  Online library servicesContactless Holds Pickup, and all book drops are available to the public. Find specific information on operations.

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SD Access 4 All helps provide digital access and resources to the community by providing free WiFi and internet access as well as laptop use at select library locations. Patrons can visit any of our participating libraries and use this service available through our outdoor computer labs. We are excited to be able to offer this service to patrons of all ages to access information, complete job searches and for students to utilize as a resource with a reliable internet connection to do their homework. We welcome all members of the community to take advantage of this easy-to-use resource that is available to anyone who needs it.

Locations of Outdoor Labs & Hours

Monday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
All locations closed for cleaning from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Visiting Guidelines

  • Laptops will be available for checkout for a period of two hours per day.
  • Participating libraries have 4-20 laptops available (varies by location).
  • Patrons may also bring their own device and use the WiFi if they prefer.
  • To borrow a laptop, patrons will need to sign in with their name and library card number. If patrons do not have a library card number, they can still borrow a laptop by providing their name and address.
  • When patrons borrow a laptop, they will receive a note card indicating their end time to be displayed on the table.
  • If there is no one waiting, patrons may be issued another 2-hour time slot.

Health & Safety

  • Plastic coatings will be applied to each laptop for easy cleanup by staff in-between uses.
  • City staff will wipe down tables and chairs in-between use.
  • Capacity will be determined using social distance guidelines. People living in the same household may sit together but all others will have to maintain 6 ft social distance.
  • Tables will be placed 6 ft apart.
  • Face masks must be worn at all times.
  • Rules of conduct will be displayed and explained to patrons upon sign-in.
  • Staff and or security will be present to do temperature checks, answer questions and handle any issues or concerns.
  • Restrooms will be available upon request with a limit of one person at a time.