Zip Books

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Zip books service is temporarily unavailable while we await additional grant funding.  Please continue to check this page for updates. 

Zip Books is an alternative to traditional interlibrary loan. You may request a book, large print book, or an audiobook to be delivered to your home, free of charge. Once you have finished reading, return the book to the library and we will add it to our collection for others to enjoy.

To be eligible:

  • The book must be available through Amazon, and cost no more than $50 (pre-tax).
  • You must have a library card and the account must be in good standing, with no more than two outstanding Zip Books items.
  • Two (2) Zip Book can be ordered and in your possession at a time.
  • Items requested can be owned by Santa Maria, Orcutt, Guadalupe, Los Alamos, or Cuyama, but no more than three copies may already be on record.
  • Requests can include bestsellers or new releases.