Upcoming Elections Information

For the most accurate and up-to-date information about voting and elections, visit the Kern County Elections Office and California Elections and Voters Office. Upcoming Election: November 3, 2020 Information from the Kern County Elections Division Satellite Election Office & Ballot Drop Off – 12-6pm on the following dates at these locations October 16, 2020 – Southwest Branch […]

Kern County Library Budget

  How Kern Compares to other CA County Library Systems All statistics reflect a 2018-2019 annual calendar year. To access comparative statistics, access the Public Library Statistics Portal.   Recommended Budget FY 2020-21 To access the Library’s full recommended budget, view pages 291-296 of the FY 2020-21 Recommended County Budget. Resources and links are provided for the convenience of […]

Spring 2020: The Race to Relate

In late Spring 2020, amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic, people worldwide have gathered in small and large demonstrations to protest the death of George Floyd and to draw attention to ongoing systemic issues. Educating Yourself Through Books Kids Tweens Teens & Young Adult Adults Join our Read Woke From Home Reading Challenge! According to Cicely Lewis, the […]

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.