Library Network

The Seaside Library is a part of the Monterey County Free Libraries network of information centers serving the diverse communities of Monterey County by offering opportunities for all to succeed in school, work and their personal lives.

About the Seaside Branch Library

The Seaside Branch Library is the largest of the 17 branches of the Monterey County Free Library system and also serves as a regional reference center and important collection base for the use of more than 127,000 registered patrons of the system.


The Friends of the Seaside Library promotes and encourages the use of the Seaside Library and focuses public attention on:
  • Library services, facilities, and needs
  • Builds close relationships between the Library and the community
  • Provides in-library services that would not otherwise be available
  • Networks with local government and community groups
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Library Hours and Location

550 Harcourt Avenue
Seaside, CA 93955
(831) 899-8222

Curbside service on demand any time the branch is open. 

The branch is now open:

  • Monday 10 am - 6 pm 
  • Tuesday 11 am - 7 pm
  • Wednesday 11 am -  7 pm
  • Thursday 11 am - 7 pm
  • Friday 10 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday 10 am - 5 pm

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