See and the Library Repopulation FAQs for COVID-19-specific policies and the hours page for building and service hours.

Library's Hours:
Fri 05/20 12am - 6pm

Library Hours

NOTE:  In compliance with Santa Clara County’s public health order, masks must be worn by everyone while inside the library, regardless of vaccination status.

San Jose Public Library Hours

The hours for the new pop-up café The Shop by Baca at MLK are:

Wednesday 11am - 4:30pm
Thursday 11am - 8:30pm

Extended Study Hours for SJSU Students

  • Currently enrolled SJSU students, staff and faculty can take advantage of King Library’s extended study hours. You must have a current SJSU Tower Card to remain in the building during extended hours. CSU walk-in patron passes are not currently being accepted or issued.
  • For Spring 2022, Guest Passes for Extended Hours are not available. We hope to provide this service again in Fall 2022.
  • Safety Escort Program