Humboldt  County  Public  Library

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Library Facebook Pages

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Welcome to the Library

A vital community resource, the Library provides service to all county residents and visitors through the Main Library in Eureka, ten Branch Libraries, and a Bookmobile.  Everyone is welcome to visit and use the Humboldt County Library.

See All Library Events on the Monthly Calendar

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Library Cards

With your card, you can take books, music, films and magazines home, and download free library eBooks and eAudio. Your card is good at all branches of the Humboldt County Public Library System.  Here's what you need to bring to get a card.

'And the second thing fiction does is to build empathy…. You get to feel things, visit places and worlds you would never otherwise know. You learn that everyone else out there is a me, as well. You’re being someone else, and when you return to your own world, you’re going to be slightly changed.' - Neil Gaiman

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Libraries are for Everyone