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Upper Lake Library

310 Second Street; Mailing Address: PO Box 486, Upper Lake, CA 95485
Phone (707) 275-2049

Upper Lake Library is open
Tuesday -- Friday 12 noon-- 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. -- 3 p.m.
CLOSED Sunday & Monday
Map of this location


Library History
J.N. League donated space in his store building for Upper Lake's first library in 1914.  Upper Lake's Harriet Lee Hammond Library opened in 1916.  Mrs. Hammond donated the building in memory of her husband, Charles Mifflin Hammond, who died in 1915.  Amy Murdock and Lottie Mendenhall donated the land.  The Upper Lake Women's Protective Club ran the library on donations and fundraisers until the 1940s, when the library became a tax-funded operation.  When the county library system formed in the 1970s, Upper Lake joined the system in 1975.