@ the Beale Memorial Library

Friends of the Kern County Library, Inc. Used Book Sale @ the Beale Memorial Library, 701 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield. Books – DVDs – CDs – Audiobooks – Featuring Art Books & Vinyl Records Members Only Pre-Sale – Wed. Oct. 11 @ 3-6:30pm, Memberships will be sold at the door, $10/individual or $15/family Everyone Welcome! – Thu. Oct. 12 […]

Summer Reading in 2017 Was a Success!

With the community’s support, over 48,000 children, teens, and families actively participated in Summer Reading and went on an adventure this last Summer. Attendance has increased by  this year. Over 10,000 children, teens, & adults signed up for the program. Over 3,900 children & teens received reading incentives. Over 49,000 books were read countywide. Over 300+ STEM / STEAM events […]

Wed. Sept. 13 @ 10am at Bakersfield College Campus

You are invited to kickoff this year’s One Book Project on Wed. September 13 @ 10am at the Bakersfield College campus, on 1801 Panorama Ave., Bakersfield. A Resource Fair will immediately follow. At 10am, representatives from the Kern County Library, California State University, Bakersfield, Kern High School District, Bakersfield College, & Taft College will speak about […]

Envision…Plan…Innovate…Connect at EPIC @ the Beale

Connecting Young Adults Ages 18-24 to Employment Opportunities and NO-COST Services   EPIC @ the Beale 701 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield Beale Memorial Library, Second Floor HOURS: Monday-Thursday 11am-6pm & Friday 10am-5pm PHONE: 661.868.0820 Facebook | Instagram     AJCC & WIOA are an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with […]

FREE Events @ Your Library

There will be a Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. During an Eclipse, the moon covers the sun and the sun’s tenuous atmosphere – the corona – can be seen. Kern County will see a Partial Solar Eclipse, where the moon covers part of the sun. How to view a Solar Eclipse Safely: The only way […]

Saturday, August 5 @ 1-4pm, Holloway-Gonzales Branch Library

Join us for the Holly-Gon Mini-Con at the Holloway-Gonzales Branch Library! on Saturday, August 5 @ 1-4pm   Comic Book Contest Thank you to all the participants countywide that joined our Comic Book Contest! The committee with judge the submissions at the Holly-Gon Mini-Con! Judges Steve Wyatt – Artist & organizer of Bakersfield Comic Con. Nate Watson […]