Ongoing Library Events

All of these events are free.  Everyone is welcome - you do not have to have a library card to attend.  Library programs and services are intended to be accessible to people with disabilities. Please call the branch location with questions or to let us know that you will need assistance.

To see only what's going on at your local library, click Branches and Hours at left and choose your branch.  For special events, be sure to check the Library Events Calendar.

Regularly Scheduled Story Times

These story times happen every week at the same time, unless the notice below gives a different schedule.  The libraries are closed on Sunday and Monday.


3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Fortuna Branch Library
Fortuna Grandparents & Books Story Time. Cynthia Cooke.


11:00 a.m. Arcata Branch Library
Arcata Story Time

12:30 p.m. Garberville Branch Library 
Garberville Story Time

5:00 p.m. Rio Dell Library
Rio Dell Story Time

 6:30 p.m. Fortuna Library
*Second Wednesday of each month, except July & August*
Fortuna Family Literacy Night


10:00 a.m. Trinidad Branch Library
Trinidad Toddler Story Time

10:30 a.m. Ferndale Branch Library
Second & Fourth Thurs. 
Ferndale Library Story Time


10:30 a.m. Eureka Main Library, in the Story Room
Eureka Preschool Story Time

10:30 a.m. Fortuna Branch Library
Fortuna Preschool Story Time

11:00 a.m. Eureka Main Library, in the Story Room
*Twice a month, on the first Friday and third Friday*
Eureka Baby Read & Grow


11:00 a.m. Rio Dell Branch Library
Rio Dell Story Time

11:00 a.m. Arcata Branch Library
*Second Saturday of the Month* 
Family Yoga Story Time

11:00 a.m. Arcata Branch Library,
*Third Saturday of the Month* 
Fun with Music Story Time

11:30 a.m. McKinleyville Branch Library
McKinleyville Story Time 

12:30 p.m. Willow Creek Branch Library
*First Saturday of Each Month*
Willow Creek Story Time

Come for the stories, stay to make friends.

Two very young children and their mothers in the Eureka Library Childrens Room

2nd Thurs. Each Month at 11:00 a.m., Trinidad Library Book Buddies

Photo, a double door in a fascinating wall of piled books.

Every Friday at 10:00 a.m., Eureka Library, Beginning Computer Skills

The hands using this laptop computer could be your hands.

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month, Virtual Reality adventures at McKinleyville Library.

Big black goggles showing a jellyfish moving across the watcher's field.

Every Saturday, 11:00 a.m. Eureka Library, Beginning American Sign Language Class

Three hands finger-spell the letters A, S, L, for American Sign Language.