Library & Community Services

The Department of Library & Community Services is responsible for Public Libraries, Education Services, Community Grant programs including CDBG and Social Services grants, Housing Rehabilitation and Affordable Housing programs, and Paratransit services.

The mission of Library & Community Services is to preserve and enhance the quality of life for the Hayward community through neighborhood-oriented services, community-based problem-solving, and information and resources that are relevant, accessible, and responsive to the community. In every service we provide, our goal is to transform lives and contribute to the health and success of our community.

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