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August 2, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:20 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
This 1997 dramatization of a real story features Brad Pitt as Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer, whose 1943 attempt to climb a Himalayan peak was dashed by World War Two. Adventures lead him to Tibet, the Dalai Lama, greater maturity and humility and more turbulent times. Filmed in Argentina, Chile and Canada.
August 2, 2018, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Trinidad Branch Library
This year's Summer Reading theme is 'Reading Takes You Everywhere' - so drop in to Trinidad Library for a family craft adventure each week, inspired by cultures around the world.
August 3, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
Babies and their families are invited to share songs, rhymes, bouncing games, finger plays, and short stories at this early literacy event. Following the program, there's time for play with developmentally appropriate toys and socializing for both parents and children. The program is designed for children aged 3-24 months, and occurs on the first and third Friday of each month.
August 4, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library
Absolutely the BEST bargains on books, audiobooks, music cds, videos, and more! Don't miss this special buck-a-bag book sale, held just once a year by the Friends of the Redwood Libraries. It's the place to stock up on great reads that could last you for months, and all proceeds benefit your library so that you can read for a lifetime.
August 4, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Humboldt County Historical Society usually has membership events in other venues during July and August, but does not present a library lecture in these months. For more information about what they are up to, please visit the HCHS website.
August 4, 2018, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ McKinleyville Branch Library
This popular program is cancelled for today due to unforeseen events. The McKinleyville Public Library is part of the CA Virtual Reality Experience, a joint program of the CA State Library and CALIFA to bring this new tech to towns across our state. McKinleyville Library offers you the chance to use Oculus Rift virtual reality equipment on Saturday August 18 instead. This program is recommended for ages 13 and up.
August 5, 2018, All Day
August 7, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Kim Yerton Memorial Library
Come to the library for story time, followed by a craft inspired by the story! Everyone is welcome.
August 7, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Humboldt County Ag Center
Join us for a free workshop to learn how sea level rise may impact King Salmon & Fields Landing. Learn how sea level rise could affect your future, ask questions, and provide input on how these communities could adapt to sea level rise. Facilitated by Sea Level Rise Planner Aldaron Laird, Trinity Associates
August 8, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
School's just around the corner - but it's not here yet! Big kids, enjoy the incomparable Mr. Bob while you can.
August 8, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
Meet Eele, a licensed therapy dog, and her human, Joan. Read to Eele, tell her a story, or just give her belly a rub. Reading to a dog is a low-pressure way for children to practice their reading skills, and fun besides! A parent or legal guardian must sign a permission form before children read with Eele. Stop by the desk in the children's room to complete the form and sign up for a turn with Eele.
August 8, 2018, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Fortuna branch library
Veteran local travelers Nan Nieboer and George Johnson present a slideshow talk of their recent trip to southern Africa. Enjoy their photos and their stories with fascinating details about African wildlife and cultures.
August 9, 2018, All Day @ Kim Yerton Memorial Library Branch, in Hoopa
Due to a power outage the library is closed today.
August 9, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Trinidad Branch Library
Need some recommendations for new books to read? Want to share a great new read with someone? This casual community gathering discusses books, shares recent reads, and offers new suggestions of titles to read. No mandatory reading is required, just a love of reading.
August 9, 2018, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Trinidad Branch Library
August 10, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room (to your left as you enter the lobby)
The book to be discussed this month is 'A Star for Mrs. Blake' by April Smith. Have you read it? Drop in and join the discussion!
August 11, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
Certified Yoga Instructor Ms. Jessalyn leads friends in story telling with accompanying yoga poses.
August 11, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
Families and young children are invited to attend the Baby Sign Workshop together to learn and play. This month the theme is 'Here I Go!' Sign language is a fine way to start communicating with your baby even before baby can talk. The workshop includes time for individual and small group practice on signs based on participants' needs.
August 11, 2018, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ McKinleyville Branch Library
Visit Europe in story, take your photo with a European monument, and decorate a frame for your picture!
August 14, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Samoa Women’s Club
Join us for a free workshop to learn how sea level rise may impact Fairhaven & Finn Town. Learn how sea level rise could affect your future, ask questions, and provide input on how these communities could adapt to sea level rise. The workshop will be facilitated by Sea Level Rise Planner Aldaron Laird, Trinity Associates
August 14, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Rio Dell Branch Library
This is a board meeting for the Friends of Rio Dell Library, a volunteer group who support the library with fundraising and volunteer projects. Interested members of the public are welcome to attend.
August 15, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
If you have a child going into kindergarten, come to this party together, make a rainbow book, hear Mr. Bob read aloud, and celebrate this milestone with a promise and a gift. For children entering kindergarten and their caregivers. Sponsored by First Five Humboldt.
August 15, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fortuna Branch Library
A free showing of the movie 'City of Ember', based on the book by Jeanne duPrau, with young teens who race to save the power-grid of their glittering underground city. Free popcorn and drinks for all who attend.
August 16, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
The volunteer group leader for the Teen Movie & Book Club is no longer available to organize it, so it has been cancelled.
August 16, 2018, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Trinidad Branch Library
August 16, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Willow Creek Branch Library
The Friends of Willow Creek Library present a great sale selection of gently used children’s books for all ages. Children who have books at home read and succeed, and you'll find fine books here at modest prices to support that goal.
August 17, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
August 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Arcata Branch Library
Children ages 9 months to 6 years and their caregivers play instruments, sing, dance, and read with Ms. Sue.
August 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ McKinleyville Branch Library
Drop in to try out virtual reality! The McKinleyville Public Library is part of the CA Virtual Reality Experience, a joint program of the CA State Library and CALIFA to bring this new tech to towns across our state. Today McKinleyville Library offers you the chance to use Oculus Rift virtual reality equipment. Come in to try it out! This program is recommended for ages 13 and up.
August 19, 2018, All Day
The Library's programs and services are free, and are intended to be accessible to people with disabilities. Please let us know if you need assistance in using the library or attending library events by calling the library reference desk at 707-269-1905 during Eureka Main Library's open hours. You may also call that number if you have questions about library access.
August 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
Members of the Board of Supervisors:
1st District / Vice Chair
5th District / Chair
The County of Humboldt is a general law county. The Board of Supervisors, which serves as the legislative and executive body of county government and many special districts, is comprised of 5 full-time members elected by their respective districts.
August 21, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Kim Yerton Memorial Library
August 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ McKinleyville Branch Library
Join us for an evening of 3D printing, using MatterHackers Crafty pens to create shapes for you to take home, including glow-in-the-dark stars if you like. This program involves hot materials and is recommended for children age ten and up as well as teens and adults.
August 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Trinidad Branch Library
Swing by Trinidad Library for for an evening of night-time stories to wrap up your day. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas & bring a snuggly toy or blanket, but it's not required!
August 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Arcata Branch Library
Based on the New York Times bestseller by R.J. Palacio, 'Wonder' tells the inspiring, heartwarming story of August Pullman, a ten year-old boy with inner beauty and a genetic facial difference. When mainstreamed for the first time as a fifth grader, Auggie must manage reactions to his unusual appearance, in addition to typical tween drama. Starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jason Tremblay. Winner of the Humanitarian Award.
August 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ McKinleyville Branch Library
Visit the Americas in story, and make a magnet out of maps!
August 25, 2018, All Day
It's an End of Summer Reading Program & Back to School Party, featuring games, snacks, and a drawing for Prizes. Come celebrate a successful summer of reading!
August 28, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
August 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM