Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library

The Crenshaw-Imperial Branch viewed from Crenshaw Blvd.Welcome display at the library’s entrance.

Welcome to Your Library

The Crenshaw-Imperial Branch is conveniently located on the corner of Crenshaw Blvd and W 111th Pl, near the Crenshaw Imperial Plaza shopping center. Parking is available on 111th Pl and is free after 4:00 p.m.

11141 Crenshaw Blvd
Inglewood, CA

(310) 412-5403

Mondays:11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesdays:11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesdays:11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursdays:11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays:11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Recent Events - Santa Claus,
Cookie Decorating, and Holiday Crafts

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LEFT:  Crenshaw Imperial Library Staff and Santa Claus.  

ABOVE:  Los Angeles Education Partnership staff and Santa.

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ABOVE:  Santa and the Plaid Trio!

RIGHT:  Library patrons signing up.

BELOW:  Cookie Decorating.  Crafts provided by the Los Angeles Education Partnership.

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Featured Programs

Teens Gaming

Video Games for Teens

Come kick back with friends every Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. while playing some of the hottest multiplayer games on the PS4, plus classic board and card games.

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E.L.F. (Early Literacy for Families) Storytime Programs

Families are welcome to bond with interactive and educational stories, songs, and fingerplays that will help lay the foundation for lifelong literacy.

                  Bilingual Storytime: Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m.

A library patron using PlayStation VR.

Virtual Reality for Teens

Explore exciting virtual worlds with the power of PlayStation VR every Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

You can see all of the Crenshaw-Imperial Branch's programs and events by clicking here.

For a full list of Inglewood Public Library programs at both branches, see the Library Calendar of Events.

Art Installations

We invite you to explore our unique space which features interactive art installations embracing our diverse community while inspiring wonder and contemplation.

Pictures of the Infinite Library art installation.

The Infinite Library

by Susan Simpson

A public artwork commissioned by the City of Inglewood, Susan Simpson's "The Infinite Library" is a sculptural cabinet holding three dioramas and three peepholes giving patrons a glimpse of libraries from around the world. "The Infinite Library" was installed in April of 2017.

Image of two pieces from the Iconic Meal art installation.

Iconic Abstractions

by Jody Zellen

Jody Zellen’s creation "Iconic Abstraction" covers the Library’s exterior with 11 iconic Inglewood architectural silhouettes made of brushed stainless steel and fitted inside the scallops at the top of the building. For more information about the artist, visit