Curbside Services

Starting June 15, the Kern County Library will offer curbside services at select locations. Access Our Contactless Services! An appointment is strongly encouraged to reduce wait times and to ensure smooth, quick service. Fill out our online form to make an appointment request, call 661.868.0701 to schedule an appointment, or email Although an appointment is […]

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  

Find Hours & Locations

  All Kern County Library facilities are currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Select locations are offering curbside services. Learn more about making an appointment. To learn more, access our health resources page. During closures, customers may access limited FREE WiFi 24/7 in facility parking lots. Call 661.868.0701 or email for direct […]

Get a Library Card

All California Residents are eligible for a FREE Kern County Library card. Open the door to your imagination, gain access to resources, and discover what’s available to your community through the Kern County Library. Finalizing your application requires proof of identity, proof of residency, and a signed paper application which may be printed online or picked […]

Access eBooks & eAudiobooks

Kern County residents have access to 6 different platforms for downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks, as well as accessing streaming content.