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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.

Summer Reading Program June 8 - July 30

The free summer reading program runs 8-weeks, June 8-July 30. Children ages 3-11 are asked to read 3 hours per week; children and teens ages 12-18 read 4 hours per week. For every week of completed reading, participants will earn a reward – collect all 8!

Check out the Library's EVENTS page for a listing of upcoming summer reading activities!

Register at the Library, or online HERE

Children's Reading Log Printable

Teen Reading Log

Summer Reading Program is made possible by donations from Dollar General, Friends of the Hemet Public Library, Hemet Library Foundation, and Target!

Family Storytime on Saturday, June 25 @ 3:30

Join the library for Family Storytime and games on Saturday, June 25 @ 3:30.

Pacific Animal Productions presents "Animal Champions" on Thursday, June 30 @ 12:30
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At the "Animal Champions" show, you will learn who are the super heroes of the animal world. From the longest living to the longest in length, prepare to be amazed with the incredible facts we will share with you. You too will realize what true super heroes we have in our midst.

Thursday, June 30 @ 12:30

Lunch @ the Library

Hemet Unified School District is offering a FREE lunch for children and teens @ 11-12, Wednesday - Friday. No registration is required.

Snack will be served @ 2-2:30, Wednesday-Friday.

The California State Library would love to hear from students who took part in Lunch @ the Library. Please take a few moments to fill out their survey:

Little Wigglers Play and Learn on Wednesdays and Fridays @ 9:30

Little Wigglers Play and Learn time provides a great opportunity for parents to bond with their children ages birth-5  and meet new friends.

Play and learn begins Wednesday June 8 at 9:30

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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Book Club -- "Director's Book Shelf"

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month at 1pm.

June 16 -- "Andrew Carnegie" by David Nasaw

July 21 -- " Patriot Threat" by Steve Berry

August 21 -- "Elephant Whisperer" by Anthony Lawrence

September 15 -- "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott

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.

Mobile Printing
Mobile Printing Now Available

 With our new MobilePrint Service™, you can use your personal computer or mobile device to print to the library’s printers from anywhere. Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to release and pick up your document using your library card.

Begin by visiting:

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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Family Storytime on Saturday, June 25 at 3:30
Join the library for stories and games on June 25 at 3:30!
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