Archives: FAQs

Will the Library offer programs and events during the closure?

Yes. In-person and virtual programs will be available at no cost to the community. In-person programming will be held at the Newhope Library and other locations, including Jerome Park, El Salvador Community Center, Garfield Community Center, Roosevelt-Walker Center, Knowledge Mobile stops. Once they open to the public, the Outdoor Library at Jerome Park and Delhi … Continued

Can I still return library materials and pick up holds during the closure?

The Main Library will accept book returns until August 1. The Newhope Library will continue to provide holds, receive book returns and offer a full array of programs and services to the community. Starting July 1, patrons can also return library materials and pick up holds at various community centers throughout Santa Ana including Jerome, … Continued

How long will the Main Library be closed?

This Library is expected to reopen to the public in Spring 2026. Once construction begins, the community will be invited to an upcoming groundbreaking ceremony and a grand opening celebration. Visit our website for updates on this project.

Are there alternative locations where I can access library services?

Beginning June 24, 2024, the Newhope Branch Library will add eight additional hours per week. Library Services and programs will also be available at various community centers throughout Santa Ana including Jerome, Roosevelt, Garfield, and El Salvador Community Center. In addition, the Knowledge Mobile will be at various stops throughout the community, offering books, resources, programs, … Continued

Why is the Main Library closing?

Beginning June 20, 2024, the Main Library will undergo a major renovation and transformation to preserve and enhance library facilities and services for the entire community. During this time, the Main Library will be reimagined with a new interactive children’s learning area, modern building mechanicals, a complete restoration of its Italian marble façade, and a … Continued

DP List 2024

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