Eureka (Main Library)

Walk-in, Express Service Hours are 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday. Additional Phone & Curbside Service Hours are below.

Eureka Library

Visit the Humboldt Room

Humboldt Room Visit

Sign in to your Library Account

When you are signed in, it's easy to request items, see what you have on hold or when your books are due, and renew items.

Express Service 12:00 to 4:00 Daily. Wear your mask & come inside. Click to learn more about Express Service.

Express Service. Click to learn more about what it is and how to use it.
  1. Events at All Libraries
  2. Eureka Library Events
  3. Ongoing Events
  4. Eureka Story Times
  5. Friends of the Library
  6. Library Foundation
Eureka Main Library Interior showing woodwork, natural light, books, computers, and more.

Ongoing Events at Eureka Main Library

First Saturday of Most Months, 2:30 PM, Historical Lecture Series, now meeting via Zoom

Image, photo of the Zoe Wells-Barnum house, where the Historical Society has its archive.

Check Out a Zoo Pass! Ask for one at Curbside Service. Beginning of Each Month, 4 Lucky Families Can Get a Pass

A smart monkey looks at you, bright-eyed, over an open book.

Zoo Passes

Each month starting on the first day the library is open, four 'family passes' are available for checkout with a library card.  Yes, the pass includes the new Skywalk! Checkout is first-come, first-served, and the passes must be used within 6 months of checkout.  Limit 2 passes per family per year.

1:00 PM Every Saturday, Reading in Place Online Reading Group

Reading in Place connects your home with others as we read together.

First Wednesday of Every Month, On the Same Page Book Club (Zoom)

On the Same Page Book Club

2nd Friday of Each Month, the Friday Afternoon Book Club Welcomes All Readers (Zoom)

Image, the book club logo is an open book with a bookmark.  Day changed to Friday.

Summer at Your Library - When School is Out, Your Librarian is In!

A blazing sun drawn by Herve Tullet.

VITA Free Tax Preparation during tax season every year.

Getting a little tax help can put money back in your piggie bank!

Paused Events at Eureka Main Library

The events below happen on a regular schedule in normal times. Currently they are paused.


Paused - Humboldt Literacy Project. Usually a weekly drop-in to see if you'd like to learn or volunteer.

Image, two adults talk at a library table, one holding a magazine, under the literacy logo.

Paused - Based on the Book Film Series. Usually happens 4 months of the year, quarterly.

Image, a retro typewriter with a photo of silver screen movie stars emerging from the roller.