Starting Friday, October 2, 2020, all LBPL locations and services will be unavailable every other Friday until Sept. 30, 2021 due to city-wide staffing furloughs. Learn more about our service closures.

LBPL To-Go is now available at the following libraries: Billie Jean King Main, Michelle Obama, Mark Twain, Los Altos, Harte, El Dorado, and Bay Shore. 

If you have items ready to pick up, make your appointment here.

LBPL To-Go provides safe access to physical library materials through limited walk-up and curbside pickup service. Outdoor book drops are now open for returns. Learn more about LBPL To-Go.

Research Requests + Appointments

If you are interested in receiving specialized research assistance, including:

    • Microfilm Requests
    • Obituary Requests
    • Address Research
    • Historical Photo Reproductions
    • Genealogy Research
    • Or to book an appointment to access our Special Collections


Please fill out the form below with the details of your needs. Requests will be reviewed by a Librarian who will contact you directly with more information.


Library Services fees may apply. See a complete list of Library Services fees and charges. A Library staff member will contact you before conducting any research that requires service charges. 




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