To make your visit an enjoyable one, please be aware of the following Library Policies:

Behavior Policy 

Conditions for Use of Library Computers 

Privacy Policy

Your records are strictly confidential. At the Santa Fe Springs City Library, your records remain your business and no one else's.

If you forget your library card, you can check out and retrieve account information with a photo ID for one time only.

Your library card is non-transferrable. Please do not give your library card to anyone else -- you are responsible for what is borrowed.

Someone else may pay your fines, but specific information will not be given to them. If someone returns or renews an overdue item for you, he or she may pay the fine, but your account history will not be disclosed.

Your records are available to you, but to no one else. You can access your account information by:

  • Use My Account to access your account information*
  • Phone our automated phone circulation system at 562-869-5723
  • Call the Library at 562-868-7738

We are not only committed to ensuring your privacy, but to providing you with the best in customer service. If you have any questions concerning the privacy of your records, please contact us.

Internet Use Policy

First-time Internet workstation users must read the library's Internet Use Policy. Children under 18 years of age must have their parents' signature on this form. To use an Internet workstation, a valid library card must be presented to the librarian on duty. There is no charge to use these workstations. There is a charge to print from these workstations. Workstations are booked for up to an hour.

  • Workstations cannot be reserved in advance.
  • Accessing news groups or chat rooms is prohibited.
  • Users are unable to leave the Web to access e-mail accounts.
  • Downloading of software is not allowed.

By offering Internet use to the public, the Library hopes to provide greater access to the ever-expanding world of knowledge around us. We welcome your inquiries into this service and any others that we offer. If you have any questions or comments, please see the librarian on duty at the Information Desk.