You can find detailed written and video instructions for most of our e-books and e-resources at our Los Gatos Library Academy. You can also contact us during our open hours for more specific assistance.
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Phone: (408) 354-6891
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K-12 students are able to use their student IDs as a library card. Please see our Student Success Initiative page for more information.
Our full listing of upcoming events can be found on our homepage.
For more information about recurring events, check our Adult Programs or Children's Programs pages.
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Standard Loan Period --- 3 weeksFeature DVDs --- 1 weekChildren’s DVDs --- 1 weekBestseller Books --- 1 weekBestseller DVDs --- 3 days
All items will auto-renew twice if no hold exist on the item. We no longer charge for late fees.
You can check your due dates by logging into Your Account.
You will be billed for a replacement plus a processing fee:
You may bring in an exact copy of the lost/damaged item to avoid the replacement cost and reduce the processing fee to $2.00.
Your borrowing privileges will be suspended if you owe more than $20.00 and restored when your balance is brought below $20.00.
Yes, we are only accepting donations Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3PM by the Friends of Los Gatos Public Library.
Unless you requested otherwise, your PIN is the last 4 digits of your phone number.
You can request that we purchase the item by logging into your account and filling out an online Suggestion for Purchase or calling at (408) 354-6890 Monday-Friday 11AM-5PM.
You can place a hold using our online catalog. We'll send you an e-mail when it's ready. You'll find it on the shelves just past the circulation desk and new releases. In order to pick up a hold from the library you must use the same library card that was used to placed the hold.
Currently we only offering wireless printing at no cost. (updated 2/2021)
Yes. Visit https://www.losgatosca.gov/2678/Wireless-Printing for more information.
Currently we are accepting applications for new volunteers. You can learn more about our volunteer opportunities and process on our Volunteering page.
Let us know right away! Call us at (408) 354-6891 or stop in ASAP. Please be aware that you are responsible for any charges made to your account until it has been reported as missing.
Yes, we do. We have 2 rooms available for 90-minutes a day at no cost, reservations are made online.
To protect your privacy, we do not normally track the materials you have checked out. If you would prefer to maintain a checkout history, you can enable it by logging into your account, selecting "your privacy", and changing your privacy rules.
A full list of the Library Rules of Conduct can be found on our Standard Operating Procedures page.