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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.

Free SAT Practice Test @ your library on Saturday, August 29 at 10-1
SAT test

Free SAT practice test at the library on Aug. 29 @ 10-1, proctored by the Sylvan Learning Center.   Sign-up with the Sylvan Learning Center for this FREE test by calling 951-765-1171.

First Friday on the Second Friday

You may have heard the name Richard Henry Dana from Dana Point or a street in Coronado or many other California places. You may even know his world famous book “ Two Years Before the Mast”

but did you know that he became a famous lawyer.  Even tried cases before the Supreme Court or that was the U. S.  attorney in the trial of Jefferson Davis for treason.

Come to the Hemet Library Sept. 11 @10:00 in the WEST NOOK UPSTAIRS and learn even more.

Preschool Storytime begins September 17 @ 11
Preschool Storytime will be Thursdays at 11-11:45, beginning September 17. Preschool Storytime is geared for children ages 3-5 and their mommies and daddies too!

Due to the Drought....
Drought Tolerant Plants at the Library

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 ABCmouse. com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse. com 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...