City Of San Leandro City Of San Leandro City of San Leandro
Public Information Office
City Hall
835 East 14th Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
Phone: 510.577.3351
Fax: 510.577.3340


Subject :

San Leandro Main Public Library to Reopen with Limited Service
Limited in-person services starting Wednesday, May 19th
Contact : Bill Sherwood    (510) 577-3965

SAN LEANDRO, CA – The San Leandro Public Library is pleased to announce the limited reopening of the Main Library (300 Estudillo Ave.) starting Wednesday, May 19th. The Main Library will operate four days a week and the public will need to limit their time in the library to 60 minutes or less. The Main Library will have a capacity set at 125 patrons and masks are required to enter and must always be worn. 

Starting Wednesday, May 19, the Main Library will reopen on the following schedule:

  • Tuesdays - 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesdays - 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays - 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays - 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Available in-person services will include self-serve computers, printers, and copiers and limited circulation and reference assistance. The community will also be able to browse and select from the entire Main Library collection.

“Serving the community is the core of the San Leandro Public Library, and the staff have been doing a phenomenal job delivering high-quality programs and services over the past year under very challenging circumstances,” said Bill Sherwood, Acting Library Director. “We are excited to welcome patrons back to the Main Library during our limited reopening to enjoy our highly-valued, in-person services.” 

With the Main Library’s limited reopening, parking enforcement will resume. Warnings will be issued through Sunday, May 23, with ticketing resuming starting Monday, May 24. This includes enforcing and ticketing due to the 2-hour time limit, as well as enforcing and ticketing in the staff-only parking lot.

For more information, visit the Library’s website at, email, or call the Library Reference line at (510) 577-3971 during Library business hours.   

San Leandro is one of the most diverse cities in the nation, located at the center of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Area. With a vibrant community of more than 89,000 residents, San Leandro is proud of its well-maintained neighborhoods, excellent public libraries, twenty-one public parks with a marina shoreline, quality local schools, and a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The City also encompasses a large industrial area that is home to a thriving advanced manufacturing industry.