Yolo County Library

About Yolo County Library


Yolo County Library provides access for all to ideas that inform, entertain and inspire. We connect people and ideas.


The Yolo County Library strives to bring diverse and dynamic programs and services to its many communities and residents through innovation, communication, engagement, collaboration and diversity, providing opportunities for everyone to read, grow, discover and interact with one another and the world at large.

Strategic Priorities, 2022-27

  1. Ensure Residents Read and Thrive
  2. Help Lifelong Learners Succeed
  3. Offer Programs and Services that Strengthen Community Connections
  4. Maximize our Impact on Community Development
  5. Support and Promote the Yolo County Archives, Records Center and Historical Collection


Yolo County is one of California’s original 27 counties and is home to over 215,000 people. Nearly 85% of the population lives in the County’s four cities: Davis, West Sacramento, Winters and Woodland.

Yolo County is located on the west side of the Sacramento River with farming and ranching activities playing an important role in making this county one of the leading agricultural producers in the nation.

Yolo County Library serves seven communities and the rural areas of Yolo County, and provides public library services to all areas of the County except the City of Woodland, which independently provides a public library. Branch libraries are located in Clarksburg, Davis, Esparto, Knights Landing, West Sacramento, Winters and Yolo. Library Administration and Technical Services operations are located in Woodland.

County Librarian and Chief Archivist

Diana Lopez,
County Librarian and Chief Archivist

Welcome to Yolo County Library!  For more than one hundred years, we have been providing library services for Yolo County residents.  We are committed to offering welcoming and accessible library services for everyone.  We have a high performing team that is friendly, knowledgeable, and caring.  We do our best to provide materials, resources, and programs that are aligned with the needs of our local communities.