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Library Mission
The mission of the Inglewood Public Library is to provide access to informational, educational, and recreational services and resources responsive to the library’s diverse communities.
Inglewood Public Library - Main

Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library

MAIN Library
101 W. Manchester Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90301
310-412-5397
CRENSHAW-IMPERIAL Branch Library
11141 Crenshaw Blvd.
Inglewood, CA  90303

310-412-5397

Library Divisions

Adult Services
MAIN Library
Phone: 
310-412-5397
email:  
adultservices@cityofinglewood.org
Adult Services Division strives to transform the library into an informational hub by skillfully adapting library services to meet the needs of the community. Librarians in this division provide assistance with digital literacy, navigating the internet, and using the library catalog and its e-resources. Our collection and programs are aimed at creating an inclusive and vibrant culture of literacy.
Children’s Services
MAIN Library
Phone: 310-412-5397
email:  
childrensservices@cityofinglewood.org
Children's Services Division provides services for children from birth to age 13. The Division maintains a public service desk staffed by professional librarians who provide reference help and Readers’ Advisory (recommendations for reading). The children’s librarians present many programs for children and their parents including weekly Early Literacy for Families (ELF) programming: Storytime for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, Family and Pajama Storytime, and Bilingual Storytime. Other programs include Block Building, Wii, Coding Classes, BINGO, Movies, and STEM programs. The children’s librarians also conduct school visits where they go to a school to talk about the public library and it services. The library welcomes class visits where students and their teachers come to the library for an orientation or other customized program.
Circulation Services
MAIN Library
Phone: 310-412-5397
email:  circulationservices@cityofinglewood.org
Circulation Services Division
Circulation Services include registration for new library cards, the check-in and check-out of library materials, collection of fines and fees, and notification to borrowers when reserved materials are available. They are also responsible for Stack Maintenance -- the shelving of books and the verification that the bookshelves are in the correct order.
Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library
Phone: 310-412-5397
email: branchservices@cityofinglewood.org
Branch Library Services provides library services and resources that reflect the needs and interests of the branch community. The Crenshaw Imperial Branch Library provides Reference, Readers’ Advisory, and programming for adults and children. Please see CALENDAR OF EVENTS for scheduled programs.
Teen Services
MAIN Library
Phone: 310-412-5397
email:  
teenservices@cityofinglewood.org
Teen Services Division curates a collection aimed at specific interests and needs of the teens in grades 9 and up. Librarians partner with Inglewood Unified School District, local organizations, parents, and Teen Advisory Boards to ensure a diverse collection, programs and services that encourage team building, neighborhood activism, and community growth. Relevant print and digital resources assist with recreational activities, leisure learning, skills building, homework help, college preparation and career readiness benefitting teens with their future endeavors.