Library 24/7



The Oceanside Public Library is open for in-person service.   

Here is what can be expected when visiting the Library:

    • The Civic Center and Mission Branch Libraries are open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. , and Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The Mission Branch Library is open Sundays from 1:00-5:00 p.m.

    • Bookmobile service has resumed to neighborhoods throughout the City.  Please see the Hours and Locations page for more information.

    • Oceanside READS Learning Center is open Monday, Tuesday  and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and Wednesday and Friday by appointment only. 

    • Home Delivery of material is an option for most Oceanside residents.  Material is delivered 5 days per week based on delivery zones.

    • The Library is no longer charging overdue fines for items returned late.  Fees will still be assessed for lost or damaged material.

    • Self-service public computers are available for customers to use for two hours per day at the Civic Center and Mission Branch Libraries.  Self-service printing, faxing and scanning is available. 

    • The Civic Center and Mission Branch Libraries' study rooms are available for use in two-hour increments on a first-come, first-served basis.  The Library is offering some in-person programming.  More information and registration for programs can be found here.

 Unvaccinated customers are still required to wear a mask inside the Library.