Civic Center Library will be closed for upgrades Apr 16-30. Reopening tentatively set for May 1. More details.

  • ADA Workstation
  • WIFI
Location Address:

2097 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Fairfax CA 94930

Phone: 415-453-8151
Reference: 415-457-5629
Information Recording: 415-453-8092
Branch Manager: Margaret Miles
Hours:
MonTuesWedThursFriSatSun
10 - 910 - 910 - 910 - 9Closed10 - 6Closed

About Fairfax Library

> View Fairfax Library remodel plans

  • Welcome to the Fairfax Library.
  • Features wi-fi access, comfortable chairs for reading, studying or meeting your neighbor.
  • Free Internet tutoring, book clubs, weekly storytimes as well as a variety of programs for all ages.
  • Large, up-to-date collection of books, books on CD, large-type books, DVDs, music CDs magazines and newspapers.
  • Spanish language materials for children, teens and adults. Spanish-speaking staff sometimes available.

Computers & Wi-Fi

  • 8 public computers for adults & teens
  • 1 public computer for children
  • 2 self check out stations
  • 1 ADA workstation
  • Computer reservations are recommended. Reservations can only be made online from school, work, home or at the branch.
  • Wi-fi access is available throughout the branch.
  • Laptop users can print at the library by using our new printing system. To connect to our printing system, download the print client from our website. Check with library staff for more information.

Printers & Copiers

  • B&W and color printers
  • 1 copy machine (B&W only)

Accessibility

  • Handicapped parking spaces available.
  • Accessible self-check machines and book return.
  • ADA workstation.

Meeting Room/ Study Space

  • Fairfax Library has a public meeting room available to local community groups. Please contact our meeting room coordinator regarding reservation procedures and fees.
  • Individual study carrels and tables are available. Tutors should refer to our Tutor policy.

Gallery Space

  • Meeting Room artwork displays rotate on a monthly basis. Please call the library to inquire about a display.

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, videos, 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.

Friends Groups

Welcome to the Fairfax Library! I am excited to be a member of this community, and part of our fantastic staff delivering excellent and dynamic customer service to every visitor. Our branch features a monthly art exhibit, comfortable seating inside or on the deck, and a beautiful memorial garden out back. Thanks to the support of our Friends of the Library we have new carpeting and a well-used Teen area. From this site you can view our programs, search our catalog, and discover ways to support your library. We look forward to seeing you in person during our open hours. - Margaret Miles, Branch Manager

Branch News

A blue –collar southern drama, a satire on organic food for babies, and an incredible partnership between the author of the Lemony Snicket books and a brilliant illustrator      A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn...
A psychological/legal thriller, a wry romance underscored by  grief , and a heart-breaking young adult book. Defending Jacob  by William LandayUsually police procedural/courtroom books don't grab me unless there's some fascinating...

Upcoming Events

Storytimes

  • Mother Goose on the Loose for ages 3 and under, with nursery rhymes, songs & movement.
    Thursday mornings 11 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Preschool Storytime for ages 3 and up.
    Thursday afternoons 3:30 - 4 p.m. and
    Saturday mornings 11 - 11:30 a.m.

Storytimes are subject to change. Please check our calendar to confirm.

 

Book Clubs

  • Fairfax Library Book Club
    2nd Thursdays 7 - 9 p.m.
  • Jewish American Fiction Book Club
    2nd Wednesdays every other month 7-8:30 p.m.

Book club dates are subject to change. Please check our calendar to confirm.

 

Computer Classes

  • One-to-One Internet Tutoring

Tutoring sessions are by appointment. Please sign up in advance by calling 415-457-5629.