Helper is a small community tucked away in the beautiful mountains of Eastern Utah. The population of Helper is 2,189. Although small, Helper has a rich culture stemming from its religious and ethnically diverse population. This diversity is due in a large part to its rich farming, ranching, railroad and mining history. Helper is a showcase of early 20th century to New Deal era architecture. Currently, Main Street is home to many artists and their associated galleries. Helper has become an eclectic mix of historical awareness, artistic creativity and outdoor opportunities.
The Helper City Library provides a variety of informational, educational, and recreational resources to all the people residing in Helper City in an atmosphere that encourages individual usage and inspires personal and community enlightenment. The Helper Library cooperates with other libraries and service organizations in providing and promoting programs and other activities that reflect the needs and interests of the community to enhance the quality of life.