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  • Tuesday, February 21 - Presidents' Day Observance
  • Tuesday, May 30 - Memorial Day Observance
  • Tuesday, June 20 - Juneteenth Holiday Observance
  • July 4-8 Fourth of July Holiday 
  • Tuesday, September 5 - Labor Day Observance
  • Saturday, November 11 - Veterans' Day
  • Thursday & Friday, November 23 & 24 - Thanksgiving
  • Tuesday, December 26 - Christmas Holiday
  • Tuesday, January 2, 2023 New Year's Day Holiday

Regular Library Service Hours

Tuesday11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Reference Questions email: refdesk@cityoflarkspur.org

Library Card Questions email: library@cityoflarkspur.org

About the Library

Larkspur Public Library is a small public library serving the community of Larkspur, California. The library has been in its current location since it first opened in 1913, and echoes the small-town charm of the City of Larkspur. Celebrating its centennial year of service to Larkspur, the library shares a rich history with the City of Larkspur. For more information, visit the Larkspur Library History Page.

Mission Statement

The Larkspur Public Library seeks to enrich the lives of its community by providing the library resources and services needed to fulfill their information, recreational and cultural interests; to act as a responsive resource for independent, lifelong learning; to provide a comfortable space and opportunities to gather and connect, and by fostering a love of reading.


The library collection is comprised of 50,000 books, DVDs, audiobooks, and magazines. As a member of the MARINet Consortium, the Larkspur Library shares its collections with five other City libraries, the Marin County Free Library, the Dominican University of California, and the College of Marin collections. Patrons have access to a full range of library databases, and the wider library collections of surrounding California libraries through Link+.


The Library is closed on major holidays recognized by the City of Larkspur: 

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King Day 
  • Presidents' Day 
  • Memorial Day 
  • Independence Day 
  • Labor Day 
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after
  • Christmas Day 

Additional closures may occur in conjunction with official holidays. Please check the library calendar for exact dates.  

History of the Larkspur Library

Larkspur Library Board

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  1. Larkspur Library

    Physical Address
    400 Magnolia Ave
    Larkspur, CA 94939

    Please feel free to contact the Larkspur Library by phone during our open hours, or via mail or email at any time.