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Welcome to the Hemet Public Library. We are here to provide our community with the materials and services necessary for self-education, informed decision-making, and recreation. Whether you're in our library or online, the Hemet Public Library is the place to be.

Preschool Storytime Thursdays @ 11-11:45
Preschool Storytime is Thursdays at 11-11:45. Preschool Storytime is geared for children ages 3-5 and their mommies and daddies too!

Nov. 26 -- NO storytime (Library Closed)

Dec. 3 -- Dinosaurs

Children's Winter Read-a-Thon: December 2 - January 16

Children's Winter Read-aThon begins December 2! Children ages 3-12 read 5 books to receive a FREE kid's meal at one of the participating local restaurants. Read-a-Thon ends January 16. Sign-up at the Reference & Information desk.

Historical Hemet News Archive
Click here to search the Hemet News
from Home!  From 1899-1927, the Hemet News is available with your Hemet Library card.
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Due to the Drought....
Due to the drought, the Grass is out!

Be sure to stop by the Library and enjoy the variety of drought tolerant plants. This project was sponsored by The City of Hemet, Valley Beautiful and Eastern Municipal Water District!

Be sure to look through out the City for other projects!

Be water wise.

Zinio Magazines are Here!
Recorded Books | RBdigital

Free tutorials for using Facebook
Free tutorials for Facebook, Goodreads, Zinio, Oneclick digital

Did you know that you can support the Library by Shopping at

It's true! Just right click on the Buy it now link and shop as usual.  A portion of your purchase will be donated to the Hemet Public Library.
The award-winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it.  And it’s free to use in this library! From Age of Learning, Inc.

Free practice Driving Tests
The Hemet Library and have partnered together and have a new Practice Driving test website available.

Click on the Link below and give it a spin!

Free Practice Driving Tests

Contact Us
Kathye Caines
Library Manager

300 E. Latham Ave.
Hemet, CA 92543

Phone: (951) 765-2440


Wednesday - Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday - Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Closed Sunday - Tuesday

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We have an APP for that!
Looking for a quick way to access the library, report a problem in the community or find out when the lights are coming back on? Check out the We have an App page on the Library's webpage! Read on...
Free Practice for Written California Drivers Tests
Need help with your written driver's test? We have a website for it! Read on...