Seed Library at Arvin & Lamont Branches

Access to Homegrown Food: Take Seeds ~ Leave Seeds Much like a lending library for books, seed libraries allow Kern residents to freely “check out” seeds to plan in their home gardens. Grassroots seed sharing has been grown to be standard in many libraries across the country and helps spread seed knowledge, leading to healthier […]

Apply for a Library Scholarship

Adults can earn their high school diploma in as few as 5 months. It’s online, flexible, and free! A personal academic coach will be assigned to you and help you succeed. You will have 24/7 access to your online classroom. Quick Facts It may be possible for you to transfer credits from previously completed accredited high […]

The One Book Project

This September – November, One Book, One Bakersfield, One Kern (The One Book Project) is encouraging the entire community to share experiences related to a single book’s themes through discussions, educational programming, and entertainment. The read is meant to pull a community together, cross cultural divides, and enhance understanding of our diversity, all while supporting literacy. […]