Inyo County Free Library

Storytime is back

The Library has re-opened!

On a limited basis all branches of the Inyo County Free Library will be open to the public.  The following are the re-opening hours for the branches.

BISHOP: Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm
BIG PINE:  Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 12-5pm,
Wednesday 2-7pm
INDEPENDENCE:  Tuesday-Friday 12-5pm

LONE PINE:  Tuesday-Friday 12-6pm
FURNACE CREEK:  Wednesday-Thursday 5-7pm
TECOPA:  Tuesday 9am-4pm
Wednesday 9am-3pm,
Thursday 10am-4pm

Public computers available.  Contact your local branch for more information.


Get an e-card!

(if you have a library card you already have an e-card too!  See what e-services are available!)


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The Inyo County Free Library was formed in 1913, serves a population of about 18,000, and has six branches. The Library has a rich collection of local history materials at the Central Library in Independence, the county seat.

The library collection contains over 130,000 items, books, audio, and video, which can be discovered through our catalog.  This collection is also supplemented through our e-services with collections of e-books, downloadable audiobooks, e-magazines, and streaming video.  Public internet computers are available at all of the library branches.


Library Catalog quick link


For more information and help with the catalog go to our

Catalog Page


Job Listings: Inyo County Free Library

Job Title: Librarian I
Part Time
Close Date:
Location: Inyo County Personnel Department, P.O. Box 249, Independence, CA 93526
Salary: $20.99-25.51/hour
DEFINITION: Under the general supervision of the County Librarian, this position will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of a small or medium branch library. The position performs high-level…

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Inyo County Free Library

Branch email, address and phone click here.



Street Address:
168 N. Edwards St.
Independence, CA93526

Mailing Address:
P.O.Box K
Independence, CA93526