Frequently Asked Questions
Visit the Central Library 1st floor customer service desk and ask to see the tie-brary. You do not need a library card and can choose up to 2 items for 2 weeks. You may view the tie-brary catalog via the tab above.
Is there a tie-brary at my local branch library?
At this time, tie-brary is only available at the Central Library.
If I check out a tie at the Central Library, can I return it at another library?
You may return items at any San Diego Public Library location with a library staff member. Please do not return items in the book drop.
Do I have to clean the item before returning it to the library?
No, you are not required to clean the item.
What if I’m not going to a job interview?
You may still check out a tie from the library, even if you’re not going to a job interview.
I have ties and other professional attire I want to donate, is the library accepting donations?
The library is not accepting donations at this time.