Kern County Law Library

Events, Workshops, and Free Resources

Please review the information below to see what workshops are coming soon, what events to look out for, and new information which may be of interest to Kern County residents.

Upcoming Events and Workshops


Small Estate Probate Workshop

Call (661) 868-5320 or email for a registration email, or just use the link below.

The next workshop will take place June 25, 2024.

CLICK HERE to register.

If you cannot attend, check out our page on the subject here.

GBLA Workshop - Notices for Residential Leases

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance offers a free weekly workshop on the subject of written notices to tenants to terminate residential leases.

Meetings are held every Monday at 4:00 PM in English, and Thursdays at 4:00 PM  in Spanish.

CLICK HERE to join the GoToMeeting broadcast, and use password GBLA to enter.

If you prefer, dial (312) 757-3121 and use access code 250-867-053 to attend by phone.



GetSetUp Learning Center

GetSetUp Learning Center provides free virtual classes to older adults who want to acquire information on a variety of topics, ranging from personal health to professional growth.

 This GetSetUp Promotional Flyer​ contains a coupon code for free access.  Feel free to follow this link to start reviewing the program’s content.

Skillshare Online Learning

Skillshare is an online learning
community that has offered free access
to its digital learning platform to a limited number of Kern County residents.

CLICK HERE to learn more about what Skillshare has to offer.

CLICK HERE to redeem their coupon for three months of free access to test out the site.

Expungement Workshop

Join via Zoom on the first Friday of each month at 10:30 AM for a free workshop on expungement.  The workshop will last approximately one hour and will describe how to Petition to Dismiss eligible counts on your criminal record.

You can also join us in person on the third Friday of each month at 1600 E. Belle Terrace for a live workshop.

Click HERE to register.


Improve Your Employment Prospects

The Employment Development Department (EDD) offers a bonding program which can help improve your employment prospects.

Check out their free program with this Bonding Fact Sheet.

If you have questions, please call:
America’s Job Center
(661) 336-6912

Get In touch

More Information


Monday - Thursday:
1-3:30 available by appointment only

Location and Phone

1415 Truxtun Ave, Rm. 301 Bakersfield, CA 93301 (661) 868-5320

Available Services

Including library services & resources availble for use

Information and Guidance

For example, which forms to complete and how to file them.