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  

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 and express services by appointment. Learn more about about current library services. To learn more, access our health resources page. During closures, customers may access limited FREE WiFi 24/7 in facility parking lots. […]

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 […]