Book Donations

Donation of Books & Other Materials The Library loves your donations! Books and other donated items should be clean (no dirt, bugs, highlighted sections, etc.) and placed in a sturdy box. One box per person. Donations enrich the library’s collection and are welcomed! Donated materials become the property of the Library upon receipt to dispose […]

Wireless Printing

   Remote on-demand Wireless Printing is now available. Requested print jobs will be provided through our safe and convenient Curbside Services. Simply submit your print job using one of the 3 available options listed below, and follow instructions to contact your Library and pick up your print job during curbside hours. Wireless printing is made possible […]

Indoor Express Services

Starting October 12, the Kern County Library is launching indoor express services and expanding curbside services to 12 locations. What will my visit to the Kern County Library look like during express service? For the safety of our community, we have implemented multiple cleaning procedures and operating guidelines for express services. We know changes like this aren’t fun, […]

Curbside Services

Starting June 15, the Kern County Library will offer curbside services at select locations. Starting October 12, the Kern County Library is expanding Curbside Services to 5 more locations, for a total of 12 locations. Access Our Contactless Services! An appointment is strongly encouraged to reduce wait times and to ensure smooth, quick service. Fill out […]

Pay Your Fines

  Pay using either SmartPay or the Additional Payment Option. Credit Card payments will not work with the following Internet Browsers or Operating Systems: Android Versions: 4.3 & below Baidu Jan 2015 Google Chrome 21 & below Internet Explorer 7-10 Firefox 26 & below Safari 6 & below Mobile Safari for iOS 4 & below  

Learn more about NOW AVAILABLE Library Services, including curbside and indoor express appointments, at select branches.
ATTENTION: Due to scheduled maintenance, access to the Library Catalog, eLibrary, Databases, and Online Payment will be unavailable most of the day on Sunday, April 18, 2021.