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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.
Library Card

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Location and Hours

Hayward Public Library system consists of two locations downtown and in South Hayward.

There's always something happening at the Hayward Public Library. From programs offering free legal consultations to book signings, story times, yoga and crafts, there's never a shortage of things to do.
Borrowing Materials

Unlike your neighbor who's reluctant to lend you his garden rake, we make it easy for you to check out and renew materials. Learn how!

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