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!

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Online Events from the Arcata Library

Arcata Library
Online Story Times

Virtual Zoom
Story Time with Ms. Sue

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

Young Adult Book Group

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

The Young Adult Book Group is for readers aged 12 to 19. It's currently a zoom discussion, run by Larissa of the Tin Can Mailman Bookstore and cosponsored by Arcata Library. Contact us ahead of time to get your copy and an invitation and be ready to go each month!  822-5954.                  

A Novel Idea, a Book Group for Adults.

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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, and can be used from the parking lot.