Arcata Library

Arcata Branch Library

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A girl shows off the front & back of her library card  halloween costume.
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Ongoing Events at the Arcata Library

MOVIES: The First Thursday & Last Saturday

Thanks to the Friends of the Arcata Library, there is state-of-the-art audio and video equipment at Arcata Library.

With a few exceptions, we show an evening movie on the first Thursday of every month at about 6:00 p.m. and host a family movie day on the last Saturday of each month.  Check the library calendar to see what's coming up and be sure of the date.

Storytime with Ms. Sue

Every Wednesday
at 11:00 a.m.

Arcata Library hosts a weekly story hour for young children. 

Free, and open to all families.

Story time Sue raises her hands in a triumphant gesture as children draw at an easel.

Fridays at 12:00 Noon, A Call to Yarns Drop In Knit & Crochet Group

Photo: balls of yarn in various textures and colors.

Wireless Internet

Wireless internet is  available at the Arcata Branch Library.

Friends of the Arcata Library

500 7th Street
Arcata, CA 95521

Through the work of the Friends, the library is able to add more books and materials to its collections and offer programs to enhance library services.  You can participate in volunteer activities, or simply support the Library by joining.

The Humboldt Library Foundation

The public library is a gateway to explore the world, spark the imagination, launch young minds or simply answer a question. You can help ensure our library will continue to inspire and meet the needs of the future by supporting the Humboldt Library Foundation.  Visit the Humboldt Library Foundation website to see upcoming Foundation events, news, and how you can contribute to make our library and our community a better place to live.