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Ongoing Events at the Arcata Library


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Regular Story Times


Story Time with Ms. Sue


Every Wednesday, 11:00 AM.

Family Yoga Story Time


2nd & 4th Saturday of each month, 11:00 AM.

Fun with Music 


3rd Saturday of each month, 11:00 AM.

Free, and open to all families.

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

Fridays at 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, A Call to Yarns Drop In Knit & Crochet Group

Photo: balls of yarn in various textures and colors.

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.

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

Monthly Book Club, 6:00 PM, 4th Thursday of the Month (through May)

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.

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.