Welcome to your Dublin Library! The Dublin Public Library is an open, welcoming, family friendly place, committed to enriching lives and creating opportunity through the love of reading, the joy of learning, and by engaging with people of all ages and diversity to build an informed and thriving community.
The Library's friendly staff is ready to help you find books, movies, music and more!
Dublin Library is a branch of the Alameda County Library and receives additional funding from the City of Dublin. The City currently pays for 17 hours of service including Sundays.
The Library opened in its current facility in April, 2003. Circulation now surpasses 500,000 items a year.
Collections, services, and programs
- An excellent collection of 145,700 materials including books, dvds, and audio books, newspapers, and magazines funded with $1.3 million dollars given to the Library by the City of Dublin
- Collections in community languages including Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese
- Access to 42 different online databases for homework help, research, and popular reading available from the Library's website.
- 40 public Internet stations for use with your library card.
- Variety of programs for children, including Toddler Time, Preschool Storytime, a summer reading program, and special events scheduled throughout the year.
- Teen Advisory Group.
- An adult book discussion group.
- Volunteer Internet docent available by appointment.
- Homework Center for students in grades 3 to 8.
- Interlibrary loan, including access to academic collections through Link+.
- Ongoing book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Dublin Library.
- An exhibit case for local displays.
- Two meeting rooms: The small Program Room, which may be booked through the
Library, is available during the Library's open hours to non-profit
organizations. The large Community Room may be booked through the City
of Dublin by contacting the Parks and Recreation Department at 925-833-6645.