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Ongoing Events at the Arcata Library



Arcata Library Book Groups

YA Book Club, meeting on Zoom

Young Adult Book Club

Young Adult Book Group

3rd or 4th Thursday of Each Month at 6:00 PM (Zoom)

The Young Adult Book Group is for readers aged 12 to 19. It's run by Larissa of the Tin Can Mailman Bookstore and cosponsored by Arcata Library. Check the library calendar for an exact date. Contact us ahead of time to get the book and an invitation!  822-5954.                  

A Novel Idea, a Book Group for Adults, Meeting on Zoom.

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A Novel Idea Book Club, 6:00 PM, 4th Thursday of the Month (Via Zoom)

Readers who are 18 years and older are welcome to drop in to A Novel Idea Book Club. Branch librarian Susan chooses titles that are relatively new award-winners and available in paperback. Call the library to request your copy of the book for curbside pickup, and to get your Zoom invitation.

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.

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.



Arcata Library Story Time


(Paused) Story Time with Ms. Sue


normally on Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, currently paused.
Free and open to all families, geared to young children.
Story time will resume when it's practical to do so.


Story Time is paused for now.

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