Salinas Public Library
Salinas Public Library is committed to helping every member of our community achieve their educational and vocational goals, as well as providing safe and inclusive spaces for residents to meet, learn and connect with one another.
Our Library has proudly served the community since 1909 when it first opened its doors as a Carnegie library. Today, there are three library locations that provides hundreds of thousands of educational and entertaining books, audiobooks, DVDs, Blu-rays, music CDs, newspapers and magazines for free community borrowing, with a library card. The Digital Library available 24/7 to provide community research resources, along with digital media downloads and streaming services.
Library programs that meet the needs of Salinas community, with various themes and topics, are available year-round for all ages.
John Steinbeck Library
350 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas, CA 93901 • (831) 758-7311
Hours: Monday & Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., and Tuesday thru Thursday from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Cesar Chavez Library
615 Williams Road, Salinas, CA 93905 • (831) 758-7345
Hours: Tuesday thru Thursday from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., and Friday & Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
El Gabilan Library
1400 North Main Street, Salinas, CA 93906 • (831) 758-7302
Hours: Monday, Friday & Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., and Tuesday thru Thursday from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.