Humboldt  County  Public  Library

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The town without a library is a town without a soul. The library card is a passport …that opens our eyes and hearts to the world beyond our front doors, that is one of our best hopes against tyranny, xenophobia, hopelessness, despair, anarchy, and ignorance. – Libba Bray

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Libraries are for Everyone


Welcome to the Library


A vital community resource, the Library provides service to all county residents and visitors through the Main Library in Eureka, ten Branch Libraries, and a Bookmobile.  Everyone is welcome to visit and use the Humboldt County Library.


See All Library Events on the Monthly Calendar

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Library Cards


With your card, you can take books, music, films and magazines home, and download free library eBooks and eAudio. Your card is good at all branches of the Humboldt County Public Library System.  Here's what you need to bring to get a card.