Adult Services

Adult study area on the 2nd floor of the Main Library, book carved to spell "Read," book displ


Library Services for Adults

The Adult Services Department, located on the 2nd floor, provides library visitors with information about materials and services that are primarily for adults. Assistance using those materials and services is provided, as well.

The library’s collection of materials includes digital and Internet resources such as DVDs, CDs, ebooks, and audiobooks in addition to the numerous books, magazines, newspapers, and other print items on our shelves. A range of services such as research assistance, public-use computers, document printing and copying, private study rooms, and instructional workshops are also available to make visits to the library as productive and enjoyable as possible.

The Adult Services Department can be contacted by phone at (310) 412-4280. For more information on how to reach someone within the department, see ABOUT US.


Featured Programs


Book Club LogoChess ClubComputer ClassesFilms
ADULT BOOK CLUB 

Join us for lively and engaging discussion of a unique book. See Programs and Events for more details.

1st Monday of the Month




CHESS  

For Adults: 
MAIN Library
Tuesdays  6:00 p.m.

CRENSHAW-IMPERIAL BRANCH Library
Thursdays 4:30 p.m.

For Children:
MAIN Library
Wednesdays 5:00 p.m.
Children's Room


COMPUTER ESSENTIALS

Learn to master essential computer skills such as creating text documents, emailing, and browsing the Internet. Classes are available in both English and Spanish. See Programs and Events for more details.


FILM SCREENINGS

The library hosts regular film screenings showcasing movies related to various themes. For titles and details, please call the Adult Reference Division at 310-412-4280.




Volunteers
The Inglewood Public Library is currently accepting applications from individuals who would like to volunteer in the library. Volunteers must be at least 15.5 years of age.  We have openings in the following areas:

Homework HelpersOn a weekly basis, help children with their homework.
Cyber VolunteersAfter training, assist the teacher and students in our 8-week computer classes.
Program VolunteersAssist with various children's programs
Reading PartnersRead aloud to children or listen to children read aloud.
Library AidesWe need artistic and/or creative volunteers to assist behind the scenes with displays, etc.
Special Interest VolunteersCreate a new library program or join the Teen Advisory Board.
Veteran Resource Center VolunteersHelp veterans and their family members apply for their benefits.

If you are interested in applying to be a Volunteer in the Inglewood Public Library, you will need to complete a Teen or Adult Volunteer Opportunities application which you can find HERE.  Complete the form and email it to [email protected] or turn it in to any public desk in the library.  We will get back to you as soon as possible. Once selected to be a volunteer, you will also need to complete an additional City of Inglewood Volunteer Application with specific document requirements before beginning your volunteer work in the Library.  We look forward to working with you!



To view the full list of programs and events for adults, click here.

See Library Calendar for more events