Arcata Library

Arcata Branch Library

The Library is at your service by phone & online, offering curbside delivery while library buildings are closed. Online Story Times & Book Groups. Free Wi-Fi. Click for details!

Curbside Delivery - request books, videos, music & stop by to pick them up

Online Events from the Arcata Library


Arcata Library
Online Story Times


Virtual Zoom
Story Time with Ms. Sue


Wednesdays & Saturdays,  11:00 AM.
Free and open to all families, geared to young children.
Get your Zoom invitation for Wednesday & Saturday Story Times..

School Age Story Time


Fridays, 11:00 AM
Zoom with Ms. Sue for stories and songs. Get out your rhythm sticks and shakers, if you have them - if not, clapping hands will do just fine!
Get your Zoom invitation for School Age Story Time.      



Facebook Story Time with Ms. Tamara


Tuesdays at 11:00 AM
Visit Arcata Library's Facebook Page
Story time Sue raises her hands in a triumphant gesture as children draw at an easel.

A Novel Idea, a Book Group for Adults.

Buttercups have honeyed hearts, bees they love the clover, but I love the daisies' dance all the

A Novel Idea Book Club, 6:00 PM, 4th Thursday of the Month (now meeting 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.



Wireless Internet


Wireless internet is  available at Arcata  Library.