Library, News Release

Weeks Branch Library Temporarily Closed - Tuesday, June 14

Due to staff shortages, the Weekes Branch Library will be temporarily closed on Tuesday, June 14...
June 14, 2022
Juneteenth event flyer
Community, Library, News Release

Wellness Festival planned for 2nd annual Hayward Juneteenth Celebration

HAYWARD, Calif. , June 11, 2022—Trap yoga, dance work out and twerk-out sessions will headline a...
June 11, 2022
colorful event flyer
Community, Events, Library, News Release

Kick off your family's summer at the Hayward Community Family Fair

Kick off your summer at the Hayward Community Family Fair where you can find resources to fill your...
June 10, 2022
Brightly colored LGBTQ+ Pride flag
Community, Library, News Release

Pride flag-raising ceremony noon Wednesday, June 8, at Hayward City Hall

HAYWARD, Calif. , June 1, 2021—In support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ)...
June 1, 2022
Advisories, Library

The Weekes Branch Library will be closed until Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

For the Main library schedule visit,
March 25, 2022
Library, Sustainability

New bookmobile Curbie cuts community-wide emissions by bringing library services directly to Hayward neighborhoods

Earlier this month, the City of Hayward’s Library Services Department welcomed Curbie, a bookmobile...
November 23, 2021
Tools and a pipe

Library Special Hours - November 30, 2021

The Downtown Library will open at 3 pm, instead of 11 am, on Tuesday November 30 for repair and maintenance work.
November 22, 2021
A rendering of Curbie
Library, News Release

Curbie is coming to a neighborhood near you!

Curbie, your curbside library, is coming to a neighborhood near you! We'll be visiting school sites...
November 5, 2021
A rendering of Curbie the bookmobile
Community, Events, Library, News Release

Help us welcome our new bookmobile!

Let's welcome Curbie, our new bookmobile, to Hayward, Saturday, Oct. 30 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m...
October 29, 2021
Friends of the Hayward Library working the book sale
Community, Events, Library

The Friends of the Hayward Library book sales are back!

Mark your calendars for the next book sale, planned for Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Follow...
October 1, 2021
Paris, France

Introducing Online French Conversation Circles

Online French Conversation Circles provide a supportive environment to practice your French...
October 1, 2021

Library Happenings: September 2021

Online Trivia Night: Friday, Sept. 17, 7:00 p.m. Join us for an online trivia night on Zoom!...
September 14, 2021
Advisories, Library

Current Hours and Safety Rules

See hours and holiday closures on our Locations & Hours page. Available Services : Self-service...
August 27, 2021
Brainfuse banner

Hayward Public Library Launches Live Help for Job Seekers, Adult Learners, Veterans, and Their Families

The Hayward Public Library is pleased to announce the launch of Brainfuse JobNow/VetNow™. This...
August 27, 2021

Library Happenings: August and September

Aug. 21, 2 p.m. | Online Tea Tasting with Library Director Jayanti Addlemen : Are you a tea fancier...
August 16, 2021

Library Happenings - June and July

Many Voices Series: Author Talk Featuring Alka Joshi On Wednesday, July 7 at 6:00 p.m., meet Alka...
June 18, 2021
The second floor of the Downtown Library next to the text: We're open
Library, News Release

Hayward Public Library expanding hours with HPL Express walk-in service and safety protocols

On Monday, June 21, the Hayward Public Library will extend its downtown branch hours as well as...
June 17, 2021

Library Closure - May 31 2021

The library will be closed on Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. There will be no HPL...
May 27, 2021
Community, Library, Sustainability

City honors 19 young artists and writers in annual Poster and Writing Contest

Pictured above is the first place winning poster in the 4th to 5th grade age group, submitted by...
May 25, 2021