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As of April 30th at 1:00 pm the state has closed the beaches in Ocean County only temporarily in response to weekend overcrowding. The San Diego cities will continue their plans to with social distancing in coordination with the state. The Carlsbad city council is holding a special city council meeting Saturday May 1. Beach and trail use is on the Agenda. Things change daily. For updates see the City Managers Updates.

Carlsbad City Manager Updates

Where to find the latest information from the county on Covid-19

Events at Home

Library at Your Service

While our libraries and book returns may temporarily be closed to the public, we’re doing all we can to continue serving the community.

Visit our Library@Home page for services that can be accessed from the safety and comfort of your home.

How to Contact The Library
Our staff is available to help from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.


Online Writing Workshop:
How to Start & Finish That Novel You've Always Wanted To Write With Susan Elizabeth Phillips

As a writer, we thought you might enjoy this workshop! Susan Elizabeth Phillips, the internationally bestselling author of 23 novels and a new Carlsbad resident, will be talking about the writing process—getting motivated, shaping your ideas, dealing with real and psychological barriers. Do you outline or not? What about getting published? Do I need an agent? This will be a fun, informative, no-holds-barred session for writers, would-be writers and curious readers.

Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, with books published in more than 30 languages, making her a favorite of readers all over the world.

When: Friday, May 1, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Where: Online via Zoom.
Admission: Free.To register, please visit HERE