About Us

Inglewood Virtual Public Library
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
310-412-4280

for mobile phone users:
310-412-4280

CRENSHAW-IMPERIAL Branch Library
11141 Crenshaw Blvd.
Inglewood, CA  90303

310-412-4280
for mobile phone users:
310-412-4280

The Inglewood Public Library buildings are closed until further notice. All bookdrops are open for returning library materials.  The Library continues to operate with Curbside and Delivery Service, Virtual Programs, and a Virtual Library on this website.  If you need library assistance, please call:  310-412-5397

Library Divisions

Adult Services - Information and Reference
MAIN Library
Phone: 
310-412-4280
email:  
adultservices@cityofinglewood.org
The 
Adult Services Division provides reference and information service to all of the library’s clientele. Librarians in this division select and maintain current reference and adult materials, including serial publications, documents and automated information services, conduct tours for the public, provide informational and cultural library programs, and offer instruction in the use of library materials, resources, and automated services.

Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library
Phone: 310-412-4280
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.
 
Children’s Services
MAIN Library
Phone: 310-412-4280
email:  
childrensservices@cityofinglewood.org
Children’s Services 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.

Hispanic Services
MAIN Library
Phone: 310-412-4280
email:  
hispanicservices@cityofinglewood.org
Hispanic Services oversees two large collections of library materials in Spanish -- one in the Adult section and one in the Children’s section. The library also offers programs conducted in Spanish including a virtual Bilingual Storytime and a virtual Spanish Storytime in the Children’s Services Division.  


Teen Services
MAIN Library
Phone: 310-412-4280
email:  
teenservices@cityofinglewood.org
The library offers a collection of books selected and maintained by the Teen Services’ librarian. Materials are geared towards grades 9 and up. Programs for teens have included Summer Reading programs, Wii, Anime, and Writing Workshops.