Aerial view of Hayward’s 21st Century Library. Solar panels are in place on the rooftops of the new library and the adjacent public parking garage. The solar panels will harness clean renewable energy to power the new library. Hayward's 21st Century Library will be among the largest Net Zero Energy public libraries in the nation.
Created in 2008 by the Children’s Book Council and Every Child A Reader, The Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards program was created to provide young readers with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the books being written for them and to help develop a reading list that will motivate children to read more and cultivate a lov
People sometimes ask me, “Whatever happened to the card catalog”? As many of our veteran library staff know, Hayward Public Library was one the first libraries to computerize its catalog way back in the 1980′s. Since that time, our card catalogs have been officially out of service. But we have kept them in storage for all these years, just waiting for the right reason to use them again. Meanwhile, library card catalogs have been showing up on the antiques market lately, some at eye-popping prices.