Kern County Libraries collects and stores documents and multimedia records which they make available to the public. Libraries operate at the Kern County local level, or they may be part of an university, a private organization, or a government agency. Kern County libraries contain books, magazines, movies, music, and online and digital documents, including ebooks. They may also provide a searchable database to locate government documents such as Kern County vital records, government agency reports, and records on individuals and businesses. Libraries also offer events and services, including story times, book clubs, and classes, as well as reference services. Some library services may be restricted to residents of Kern County, California, who may be required to apply for a library card. County libraries provide information about their records and services online.
Beale Memorial Library Bakersfield CA 701 Truxtun Avenue 93301 661-868-0701
Grace Van Dyke Bird Library Bakersfield CA 1801 Panorama Drive 93305 661-395-4461
Northeast Bakersfield Library Bakersfield CA 3725 Columbus Street 93306 661-871-9017
Rathbun Branch Library Bakersfield CA 200 West China Grade Loop 93308 661-393-6431
Southwest Library Bakersfield CA 8301 Ming Avenue 93311 661-664-7716