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July 1, 2018, All Day
Annual device registration invoices due today.
July 1, 2018, All Day @ Eureka Main Library, Circulation Desk
Now you can check out a fun family experience, along with your books! Check out a free Sequoia Park Zoo Family Pass at the Library. Thanks to a partnership between the Sequoia Park Zoo and the Humboldt County Library, you and your family can visit the zoo at no cost. Each month starting on the first day of the month, four Family Passes will be available and four lucky families will be able to check them out. Just come to the circulation desk at the Eureka Main Library or your local branch library with your library card. Then visit the Zoo within 28 days. Where's the zoo? You'll find it at 3414 W St, Eureka, CA 95503.
July 3, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library
It Came From Beneath the Sea is based on a screenplay by George Worthing Yates and hosted by Charity Grella. Submarine commander Pete Mathews and scientists Lesley Joyce and John Carter battle an angry sea monster driven from the depths of the ocean by an H-bomb explosion. In search of non-contaminated food, the creature attacks several San Francisco landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge.
Riveting special effects were created by Ray Harryhausen. Stars Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue and Donald Curtis. Directed by Robert Gordon.
July 4, 2018, All Day
County offices are closed today
July 6, 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.
July 7, 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.
July 10, 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.
July 10, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library
'The Blob' is based on a screenplay by Kay Linaker and Theodore Simonson, and hosted by Gabrielle Gopinath. A growing, corrosive blob of goo crashes to Earth inside a meteorite. It devours and dissolves citizens in the nearby small town, growing larger, redder, and more aggressive each time it does so. A group of teenagers (led by Steve McQueen, in his feature film debut) must convince the police and the townspeople of the existence of the otherworldly threat. Starring Steve McQueen and Aneta Corsaut. Directed by Irvin Yeaworth.
July 11, 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.
July 13, 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 Lab Girl, by Hope Jahren. Have you read it? Drop in and join the discussion!
July 14, 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 'It's Baby Signing Time!' 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.
July 15, 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.
July 17, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library
The Day the Earth Stood Still, based on the short story "Farewell to the Master" by Harry Bates, and hosted by Bob Doran. An interplanetary visitor, Klaatu, and his formidable robot Gort, land their spacecraft on Cold War-era Earth. They bring an important message to the planet that Klaatu wishes to tell to representatives of all nations. However, communication turns out to be difficult, so, after learning something about the natives, Klaatu decides on an alternative approach. Starring Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Billy Gray, Hugh Marlowe and Sam Jaffe. Directed by Robert Wise.
July 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Eureka Main Library, Story Room
July 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers
July 24, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library
The Day the Earth Caught Fire, based on a screenplay by Wolf Mankowitz and Val Guest, and hosted by Jennifer Fumiko Cahill. London reporters discover that simultaneous nuclear blasts have knocked Earth off its axis and sent it moving towards the sun. As scorching heat and devastating floods plague the planet, cities explode in chaos and humanity is left with one last hope: a final massive detonation that will either re-balance Earth's orbit...or destroy our world forever. Starring Edward Judd, Leo McKern and Janet Munro. Directed by Val Guest.
July 25, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library, Large Meeting Room
Join library staff for stories, songs, and games, followed by crafts and other activities for the whole family. Special guest Eele, a registered therapy dog, will join the program at 2 p.m. with her human, Joan. Attendees can sign up to read to and visit with Eele for a few minutes during the activity part of the program.
July 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Eureka Main Library
The story of Dorothy, a Kansas girl whose house is caught in a wind storm and lands in the magical land of Oz, has become a classic. With her friends the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and her little dog Toto, Dorothy follows the Yellow Brick Road to the magical Emerald City where they all hope the great Wizard can help them. Come hear an excerpt from the book read by 'the Wizard' himself! Meet characters from the show, join in a sing-along, and craft a set of paper puppets to continue storytelling fun at home. It's all presented by the Humboldt Light Opera Company in celebration of the HLOC's 45th anniversary.
July 31, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Board of Supervisors Chambers