About the Library
Straddling California's eastern San Joaquin Valley and the western ranges of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Tulare County Library serves all the citizens of Tulare County. The Library is operated by Tulare County and has branch libraries in fifteen communities. The Tulare County Library is a member of the San Joaquin Valley Library System, a cooperative network of ten public library jurisdictions in seven counties of California's central valley. The Tulare County Library is also a member of the Heartland Regional Library Network of the Library of California.
Library Mission Statement
"The Tulare County Library strives to enrich the lives of all users by meeting the informational, recreational, self-educational and cultural needs of the community in a welcoming atmosphere. Through a trained, service-oriented staff, we provide organized collections of current-interest materials and access to additional resources through participation in cooperative library systems. We endeavor to fulfill our commitment to the future by providing stimulating materials and programs that encourage lifelong learning for all."
Interim County Librarian: Mike Drake