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.
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Tutor.com 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 2:00 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.

5th Annual Poetry Contest

5th Annual Poetry Contest
Get creative with the 5th Annual Friends of Hayward Library Poetry Contest!

Hayward Unified School District students and Hayward residents in 2nd-12th grades are invited to write a poem on the theme:

I DREAM OF …

Cash prizes! Click here for more information! 

Check out the latest additions to the library collection!