About the Library

Our Mission
The Hayward Public Library promotes and celebrates the diverse cultural heritage of the community in all of its services and programs. The Hayward Library is committed to providing materials and services that support each individual’s right to know and that encourage the development of a lifelong interest in reading and learning. The Hayward Library is a popular materials and reference center, actively promoting use of its diverse collection through the assistance of trained and helpful staff. The Hayward Library serves as an advocate and resource for new readers of all ages.


Management Team

Additional Contacts

  • Library Administration - (510) 881-7954
  • Literacy Plus - (510) 881-7910
  • Friends of Hayward Library - (510) 293-3328

Our Policies

Customer Code of Conduct

Collection Development Statement

Library Privacy Policy

American Library Association Library Bill of Rights