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

The library will be closed on the following days:
December 24
December 25
December 31
January 1

Our regular hours are as follows:
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.

Featured Programs

Pumpkin Kraze Oct 2018

Pumpkin Kraze Carving

October 25, 2018

Pumpkin Kraze Oct 2018
Pumpkin Kraze Oct 2018
Pumpkin Kraze Oct 2018

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Better 4 You Meals Free Lunch Program

Anyone 17 years old or below is welcome to a free meal at the library Mondays–Thursdays, courtesy of Better 4 You Meals.

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Sip ‘n Read Book Club

 We meet every Thursday at 4:00 p.m. for lively discussion about a specially selected book. New members welcome!

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Homework Help

Students grades Pre-K to 12 are invited to receive help with their school assignments from a certified Teacher-Librarian every Thursday at 3:00 p.m. The librarian will do his best to give all attendees equal attention, but space may be limited.

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Storytime Programs

We welcome visitors of all ages to join us for stories, songs, and crafts.

Bilingual Storytime: Tuesdays, 11:00 a.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