Hayward Library challenges everyone to spend time reading, learning, and exploring this summer. Read your favorite books and magazines, learn about new library services, and attend of our special events to earn great prizes. June 15th - August 17th, 2019.
Adult reading tutor and student

Free one-on-one tutoring for adults who want to improve their basic reading and writing skills. Trained volunteers provide tutoring at the Main Library, the Weekes Branch Library, or other public sites in Hayward.
Career Online High School grads

Earn your high school diploma with Career Online High School! Hayward Public Library Literacy Plus program, in partnership with the California State Library and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online through Career Online High School.
Adults lying in a circle

Literacy Plus offers free English Conversation Circles to adults whose native language is not English. The goal is to ensure learners strengthen their conversational English skills and build self-esteem. Trained volunteers facilitate conversation in a casual atmosphere and focus on practical, everyday topics, as well as topics based on interests and needs. The circles are held at several locations in Hayward.
Adult reading tutor and student

Literacy Plus offers free one-on-one tutoring for adults who want to improve their basic reading and writing skills. Trained volunteers provide tutoring at the Main Library, the Weekes Branch Library, or other public sites in Hayward.
Hayward Seed Lending Library lobo

Hayward Public Library’s Seed Lending Library is a community seed exchange in which borrowers are able to “check out” a wide variety of vegetable and flower seeds to plant in their gardens for home use. A library card is not necessary to use the seed library.
Check out the latest additions to the library collection!