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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
Wednesdays At 10:30 in the Hemet Public Library Story Room.  
Upcoming storytimes:

April 9-- Bugs
April 16-- Easter
April 23--Earth Day
April 30--Frogs


Oneclick Audio and e books
Do you have an E-reader?

Be sure to look at the new e-books on the ONEClick page.  Downloading is fast and easy!

Click on the Link below:

FREE April activities at the Hemet Public Library!
Spring into reading
Spring into Reading at the Hemet Public Library!
Join the Library in this month's Free Activities

April 4  Children's Spring Crafts
 3-4:30 upstairs in the Library. This is a Free Event!

Bark for Books with Maxx and Friends Saturdays 12:15-1:15 in the Children's reading room

Doing Literature:
Saturday April 12, 2014, 10-11:30 am we will be discussing Wide Saragasso Sea, by Jeanne Rhys.

Director's Book Shelf:
Thursday April 17, 2014, 1-2 pm in the Library Conference Room. This month we will have a Free read, come and talk to us about something you have read that touched you.

Great Decisions Discussion Group:
Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. in the Library Conference Room
Reading material available at the Hemet Library Reference desk for $20.00.

Our remaining topics are:

April 10 Turkey's Challenges
April 17 Islamic Awakening
April 24 Energy Independence
May 8 Food and Climate
May 15 China's Foreign Policy
May 22 U.S. Trade Policy 

Join the New Teen Book Club:
April 25, 2014 4-5 pm. We will discuss Switched by Amanda Hocking.

Music at the Library: Saturday May, 10 2014, 2 pm, come listen to the Clarinet Virtuso Andrew Moses.

Search and Place requests from the Hemet Public Library Facebook Page!
Hemet Public Library Facebook
Did you know that from the Hemet Public Library Facebook Page you can search for Movies and Books,  place requests and renew your items.  Click down arrow to the right of the Timeline and select Library Search!

This free service is provided by the Friends of the Hemet Public Library.

Have fun!

Need a Passport?
Need a Passport
Need to apply or renew your passport? Call 951-765-2445 for an appointment.
Call the Hemet Public Library at 951-765-2445 for information to apply or renew your passport.  Appointments are available Wednesday through Friday 9-5 and  Saturdays 9-12. 

Online Services are now available!
Online Services are now available from  Homework HelpJob Hunting, Magazine searches for research or fun.  Use One Click for Downloading books to your computer, MP3 player or IPOD or smart phone or Email a Reference Librarian your question.  It's all here, Free with your Hemet Public Library Card!

Labels for Education
Labels for Education

The Labels for Education program is a Library fund raising program designed with busy families in mind as an alternative to traditional fund raising. By saving and redeeming product UPCs and beverage caps from participating products schools can earn FREE educational merchandise, such as library books and dvds. The Hemet community can assist by saving UPCs and beverage caps from participating products and giving them to the Hemet Public Library. The Library redeems the points collected for FREE merchandise!

Participating products include:

Campbells        Pepperidge Farms        BIC      Prego   V8       People Magazine      Time Magazine Real Simple Magazine   Cooking Light Magazine Goldfish  Emerald            Dannon            PopSecret        Glad     Post

There are many other participating products available so be sure to ask the Library for more details!




Contact Us
Kathye Caines
Library Manager

300 E. Latham Ave.
Hemet, CA 92543

Phone: (951) 765-2440
Fax: (951) 765-2446


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

Closed Sunday - Tuesday

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Preschool Story Time!
Preschool Story Time! begins Wednesday at 10:30 am. in the Hemet Library story room. Read on...