All Santa Monica Public Library locations will be closed until further notice. For more details click here.
While the library is closed, we are temporarily disabling new holds on physical items. Currently held items will remain on hold until one week after re-opening. You can still access and place holds on eBooks and eAudiobooks through our catalog.
Celebrate the freedom to read. This list includes some of the most challenged or banned books from 2000 to 2011, according to the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom and the Freedom to Read Foundation.