Humboldt  County  Public  Library

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Have you ever wanted to live in the library? Little Ronald Clark did that. After hours "I could run and scream and jump and yell. And if I had any question about anything, I would get up in the middle of the night… read until 3 o'clock in the morning…. The library gave me the thirst of learning — and this just never left me."

A child flies a kite through the library book stacks.


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

The monthly calendar, represented by a box of 28 tiny photo squares.

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.

Libraries are for Everyone