How to Use SPL During Closures

While libraries across the city may be closed, we've still got lots going on behind the scenes! Check out the information below for details on everything that you can still do at SPL.  

Holds Pick-up Services

Holds pick-up services will begin at all SPL locations on June 15!

Holds Pick-Up Services

Digital Library

From eBooks and eAudiobooks to movies and music, SPL's Digital Library has lots of free learning and entertainment resources for all ages. Access them for free with a library card.

Digital Library  

Temporary Library Cards

Don't have a library card? Sign up online for a temporary one that you can use to access digital materials while our locations are closed. 

Get a Temporary Card

Online Programming

Follow us on social media to enjoy programs for all ages and ability levels. 

Online Programming Details

Outreach Workers

Outreach Workers are continuing to answer phone calls and emails. Our Outreach Workers can help in many ways, particularly with support you may need in solving problems related to housing, mental health, addictions, crisis support, employment, income, or other confidential and important needs. They can also provide referrals to other community organizations. 

Outreach Workers' Contact Info

Accessibility Services

Employees are committed to doing all they can to help provide assistance for everyone, regardless of ability level, while the libraries are closed. If you or someone you know requires specialized assistance or materials, please contact us by email ([email protected]) or by calling 306.975.7565.

Local History

Our Local History employees are answering reference questions remotely, and can also provide Local History images that have been digitized. Questions? Email us at [email protected] any time. 

Online Reference

Questions? Email us anytime at [email protected] and someone will get back to you shortly. 


The main phone line of every branch is open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. If we're unavailable during these times or you call after hours, please leave a voicemail and someone will get back to you shortly.

Resources for Teachers

SPL is still offering school programs remotely. We have also developed virtual scavenger hunts using digital library resources. Click the button below for more information.

School Programs During Closures

SPL has developed a list of resources for teachers and their students that can be accessed online. Click the button below to view the list. 

Resources for Teachers