City of Hayward Summer Learning Camp

Arts and science projects for Hayward youth entering the 2nd to 8th grades, including presentations and how-to videos and a limited number of craft kits available for curbside pickup.
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Looking for ways to keep the family entertained and educated while staying at home? Check these out!
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Read, Watch, and Learn with this collection of animated, talking books! TumbleBooks are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads, and books are available instantly.
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This curated collection for teens features over 1,000 titles, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced eBooks with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, videos and more!
Story Time

Research shows that early exposure to books and reading can predict better academic skills in early grade school. Help your child develop early literacy skills by attending a weekday story time.
Tutor.Com Banner provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation and writing assistance for students in grades K-12 in over 40 subjects. Live tutors are available 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm. You can also use their practice quizzes and SkillsCenter Resource Library to study 24/7.

Using the same expert information found in The World Book Encyclopedia, World Book Online has unique content and features for kids, teens, and adults.

Get on the road with California DMV practice tests. The wide range of practice tests for car driving, motorcyclists, and for commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) is perfect for anywhere in the state, as the written test is the same at all California DMV locations. Several of our tests are also available in Spanish.
Just for Teens

Teens are welcome to learn, connect or just hang out in the library. Learn more about our events and activities just for young people in 7th - 12th grades.
Homework Support Centers

Homework can be tough, but you don't have to face it alone. Get help through out Homework Support Center program at the Hayward Main Library, Weekes Branch Library and several Hayward schools.
Services for Teachers

Hayward Public Library offers numerous services for educators from preschool - 12th grade.

Take the Summer Reading Challenge!

Did you know that if children don’t read over the summer months when school is out, they can lose up to two full grade levels of reading comprehension? Prevent the “summer slide” by signing up for Hayward Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge! For all ages - kids, teens, and adults!
Summer Reading in Three Easy Steps:
1. Sign up beginning June 13th
2. Read your favorite books and magazines (younger children may be read to by a parent or older sibling).
3. Win Prizes!
Check out the latest additions to the library collection!