Ferndale Branch Library

A Carnegie Library Building

Ferndale Branch Library
The Ferndale Branch Library was built in 1910 with a grant from Andrew Carnegie. We're now in our second century of service to the community.

New! 

Ferndale Library Book Chat

Share your recent favorites and discover new authors.

We're testing the following times. Stop by for the one that works for you.

  • 2:15 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of the month  
  • 7:15 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of the month  
  • 2:15 p.m. on the 4th Thursday of the month 
  • 7:15 p.m. on the 4th Thursday of the month
Bring your head full of books to the library.
In a tent like a giant book, a boy lies on his stomach and reads.

Ferndale Library Story Time! 10:30 a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of Each Month.  

Please come to the side door for this special program, as it is held before regular open hours.

  1. Humboldt Library Calendar
  2. Ongoing Library Events
  3. Library Services
  4. eBooks & eAudiobooks
  5. Wireless Internet
  6. Secrets of the Library Catalog

Friends of the Ferndale Library


P.O. Box 176
Ferndale, CA 95536

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. 

Members can participate in volunteer activities, or simply show their support for the Library by joining. 



The Humboldt Library Foundation

The public library is the 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.

Wireless Internet is available at Ferndale Library.