with the concern of the coronavirus (covid-19):

Per the statewide order, face coverings are now required.

THE LIBRARY IS OPEN wEDNESDAY 1pm to 5pm and Thursday THROUGH SATURDAY 9AM TO 1PM for limited services.  At this time the Public Computers are not available.  

Passport  appointments are now available.  


Go to 
Passport Services

for appointments.

items may safely be returned in the outside returns.  

requested items may now be picked up at the kiosk!

Check here for further Updates.

CA Senior Hotline: 1-833-544-274

Riverside County Essential Services Hotline, call 2-1-1

Riverside County Public Health information and information about testing and vaccinations:


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Proquest E-Book Central 

Hemet Public Library is happy to announce the addition of Proquest Central for E-Books, thanks to a grant from the California State Library. To sign in and use Proquest,  just type in your Library Card

 Historical Hemet News

Hemet News

You can now search the Hemet News from Home! View the Historical Hemet News from 1899-1958, and the Riverside Press Enterprise from 1992 to today. Also available are over 200 other newspapers from California. These resources are available with your Hemet Library card.

Historical Hemet News

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Free Practice Driving TestsFree Permit Practice Tests Get Ready for your DMV Test

The Hemet Library and have partnered together to offer practice driving tests online.

Practice Driving Tests

Don’t have a Printer?

PrinterOn Inc.

Mobile printing is available!

Please call for information.

Or email:, then stop by when the Library is open to retrieve and pay for your prints. Black and White copies are $.15 per page and color are $.35 per page.


Need to fax a document while the library is closed. is an online fax service that is available to use from any device . The cost is 99 cents for the 1st page and 49 cents for each additional page. For an additional 49 cents the user may choose to get a text confirmation regarding the status of their fax. To use just go to the website and click on the green button that says "send a fax from your device." It’s that simple.

  1. Kathye Caines

    Senior Librarian

  2. Library

    Physical Address
    300 E Latham Avenue
    Hemet, CA 92543

    Phone: (951) 765-2440
    Emergency: 911