Children's Services

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Bookmark Winner 2018


Congratulations

to our 2018 

Bookmark Contest Winner!

Unity W.
6th Grade
"Reading is Hoops of Fun!"


Unity's bookmark will be printed and available in the Children's Room soon! 
We also acknowledge our runner ups:  Angel, Xavier G., Herberto M., Marry, Keilyn R., and Jacqueline J.  Thank you all for participating!



Art Collage Saturday Oct 6 Reyes FamilyArt Collage Saturday Oct 6 Pineda Calderon Family
Enrique and Aryan Reyes (age 5) enjoy a collage art activity after Family Storytime "Falling Leaves" on Saturday, October 6. After selecting magazine pages of fall colors, they cut branches and leaves and glued them down onto a background.Dani Calderon (age 12), June Pineda (age 3), Chris Pineda, and Lisa Calderon show off their collage creations after Family Storytime on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. 


LIBRARY SERVICES FOR CHILDREN

The Children's Services Division offers books, DVDs, and other resources for adults and children from ages birth to 13 years. The division maintains a public service desk staffed by professional children's librarians who provide Reference Assistance and Readers' Advisory - recommending books for individual children, parents, teachers, and caregivers.

The Children's Librarians also conduct children's PROGRAMS including Storytimes for all different ages. Summer Reading Programs, Building Blocks, Movies, Puppet Shows, Arts & Crafts, STEM and STEAM programs are also very popular. We also feature performers - Magicians, Storytellers, Musicians, and others.  Please check our LIBRARY CALENDAR for dates and times.

The librarians also offer school and class visits for schools located in Inglewood.  In a school visit, the Children's Librarian will visit a school to talk about the public library, booktalk (describe new books), or other topic arranged by the teacher ahead of time.  In a class visit, teachers may bring their classes to the public library for an orientation for their students, storytime, booktalks, or other topics.  

  • Children's Reference Services 
    Let us help you!  Our librarians are "search experts" and can help you locate the information or book you are seeking in person or by phone: 310-412-5645
    Let us help you get started with Science Fair Experiments, State Reports, Country Reports, Poetry, Endangered Species and other Animals, and more!

  • Children's Readers' Advisory
    Let us help you find the next book that you'd like to read.  We can recommend books within a certain genre (Science Fiction, Fantasy, Humorous, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Realistic Fiction, and Nonfiction) on any grade level.  
    • Children's Book Lists by Grade and Topic
    • You can also use our online Database - Novelist to find books(You will need your library card to access)
  • Online Resources for Children
    The Inglewood Library subscribes to various online databases that children can use for research and reports.

  • Computers in the Children's Room
    • Computers are available for children (up to age 13) on the 1st floor in the Children's Room.  To use a library computer, you need to have a Children's Inglewood Public Library Card. (Apply at the Circulation Desk).  There are also 3 "AWE - Early Literacy Station" computers for children ages 3 to 5 years that can be used without a library card.
    • Use your personal electronic device anywhere in the library with our FREE Wi-Fi.
  • Copy Machine and Print Station- Black & White, Color
    • Located on the 1st floor in the Children's Room (Black & White only $ .15 per page)
    • Print in Children's Room.  Pick up on the 2nd floor (Color - $ .50 per page)

Please contact a children's librarian for more information.  (310) 412-5645