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.


Address: 
11141 Crenshaw Blvd
Inglewood, CA
90303

Phone:
(310) 412-5403

Hours:
***HOLIDAY HOURS***
The library will be closed Monday, February 18 in honor of President's Day.

Standard Hours
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.
Fridays:CLOSED
Saturdays:11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sundays:CLOSED



Featured Programs


The Crenshaw-Imperial staff with Santa Claus.

Santa at the Library
December 13, 2018


A family at the library posing with Santa.

A family posing with Santa Claus at the library.

A picture of a library patron with Santa.


Better 4 You Meals program logo

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.


Cover of The Twinkle Box

Meet, Greet, and Read

Come join us on Saturday, February 16 at 12:00 p.m. as we welcome local author Larry Pye to discuss his engrossing murder mystery thriller The Twinkle Box, which is loosely based on a true story. A retired probation officer, Larry has lived in Inglewood for over 50 years, and is eager to share his experience in writing his novel with the local community.


My First Tie promotional poster.

My First Tie Book Release Reception

On Saturday, February 23 at 11:00 a.m., local author Tanae Denean Eskridge and artist Brandon M. Frame will unveil My First Tie, the second title in Tanae's children's book series. The book release will feature engaging family activities such as tie tying lessons, poetry, and discussion of the inspirational story behind the book. Light refreshments will be served.

Chess Logo

Chess for All Ages

Come exercise your mind with the cerebral yet relaxing game of chess every Thursday at 4:30 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 www.jodyzellen.com