Novato Library

Novato Library
Curbside Service at Novato Library:

Patrons will be notified by email that their item on hold is available. Patrons should call (415) 473-2050 during curbside service hours to schedule a pickup time. Call volumes are high – please keep trying if you get our recorded message.

Returns are now accepted all hours.

The library is currently closed to the public.


1720 Novato Blvd
Novato CA 94947
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Branch Manager:
Janet Doerge
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Tuesday11 AM5 PM
Wednesday11 AM5 PM
Thursday11 AM5 PM
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Currently Unavailable:

  • Public computers
  • Copy, scan & fax

About Novato Library

We’ve got a central courtyard garden with free wi-fi access, a bakery right across the bridge, and a stellar collection including Spanish language materials for children, teens and adults.
Se habla español.

Note: This information about Computers is not accurate during this time. For updated information, please see our new Computers page.

Computers & Wi-Fi

  • Computer reservations are recommended. Reservations can be made online or at the branch.
  • 11 public computers for adults & teens
  • 4 public computers for children
  • 1 ADA workstation
  • Free wi-fi access is available throughout the branch.

Print, Copy, Scan, Fax

  • B&W & color printers
  • Copy machine (B&W only)
  • Scanner – print, fax, email or save documents to USB
  • To print to this location from your computer or mobile device, visit our MobilePrint page.

eBook Help by Appointment

  • One-to-One eBook Help by appointment (in English and Spanish)
    Sign up for a session at the Information Desk or call 415-473-2068.
  • Solicitud de cita para libros electrónicos.
    Para obtener una cita, por favor deje su información en el Escritorio de Información o deje un mensaje al 415-473-2068.
  • Handicapped parking spaces
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Accessible self-check machine and book return
  • ADA workstation

Donating Books & Materials

  • We accept small quantities of donations at the branch (due to limited storage space).
  • Larger donations can be taken to the bookstore run by the Friends – Book Place.
  • Books should be in good condition. We also accept DVDs, CDs and magazines.
  • We do not accept textbooks. (The Friends do not accept textbooks or magazines).
  • Donated items are usually sold at the branch or at the Friends bookstore.

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