Public Libraries

Most Inglewood Public Library users may obtain library cards at the other public libraries. Through this library's participation in California's Universal Borrowing program any resident of California may get a card at this library.

Los Angeles Public Library


Los Angeles Public Library
Central Library
630 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone: 213-228-7000

Library Mission Statement


"The Los Angeles Public Library strives to inform, enrich, and empower every individual in its community by creating and promoting free and easy access to a vast array of ideas and information and by supporting lifelong learning in a welcoming environment. At the heart of the Library is a growing collection of books and other informational materials developed over 120 years - both current and retrospective - and a staff dedicated to assisting library users. In addition to serving its own community with a Central Library, more than 60 branch libraries, and several bookmobiles, the Los Angeles Public Library is a major resources for individuals, libraries, and other organizations throughout the United States."

Branches Near Inglewood


Baldwin Hills Branch Library
2906 South La Brea
Los Angeles, CA 90016
Phone: 323-733-1196

Hyde Park Branch Library
2205 Florence Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Phone: 323-750-7241
West Los Angeles Regional Branch Library
11360 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-575-8323

Westchester Branch Library
7114 West Manchester Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: 310-348-1096

County of Los Angeles Public Library


County of Los Angeles Public Library

Library Mission Statement


"The County of Los Angeles Public Library is a network of community-focused libraries that meet the informational, educational and recreational needs of a highly diverse public. We are committed to supporting lifelong learning and knowledge through self-education. Our helpful and expert staff provides information and quality service and programs in a welcoming environment. We offer a broad and relevant collection, and our expanding information networks use current technology. The Library is in the business of satisfying the...need to know."

Community Libraries Near Inglewood


Lennox Library
4359 Lennox Boulevard
Lennox, CA 90304
Phone: 310-674-0385

The current collection consists of:
  • 53,700 Books
  • 55 Periodical Subscriptions
  • 5,400 Videocassettes
  • 5,041 Audio Cassettes
Special collections include:
  • Black history
  • College catalogs
  • Local telephone directories
  • Pamphlets
  • Spanish language materials
  • Video rental collection by the Friends of the Library
Culver City Julian Dixon Library
4975 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
Phone: 310-559-1676

The Culver City Julian Dixon Library has adult and children's materials in English with collections in Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese. The library contains:
  • 207,945 books
  • 600 magazine and newspaper subscriptions
  • Audio cassettes
  • Books on tape
  • Compact discs
  • Videocassettes
The Culver City Julian Dixon Library also provides books in large print, telephone directories, college catalogs, pamphlets and topographic maps. The library maintains a Judaica Collection and serves as the Fiction Library for the County Public Library.
CHIPS (Consumer Health Program and Services)
The service, located at the Carson Regional Library, is sponsored by the County of Los Angeles Public Library and the Los Angeles County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Library. The program is planned to help the general public achieve optimum health by providing current, accurate medical information and materials on request.

Hawthorne Library
12700 Grevillea Avenue
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone: 310-679-8193

Materials include:
  • Books: 194,200 (2001)
  • Periodical subscriptions: 381
  • Videocassettes: 8,230
  • Audiocassettes
  • CDs: 5,600
Special materials include:
  • College catalogs
  • Computer software programs
  • Large print books
  • Local history files
  • Pamphlets
  • Sam's Photofact schematics
  • Telephone books
  • Topographic maps
Carson Regional Library
151 East Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
Phone: 310-830-0901

Torrance Public Library


Torrance Public Library
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library
3301 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA 9050
Phone: 310-618-5959


Santa Monica Public Library


Santa Monica Public Library
Main Library
1343 Sixth Street
Santa Monica 90401
Phone: 310-458-8600

About Our Website


The library's website provides an introduction to the 'place' which is the Santa Monica Public Library and all of the services provided there. It also represents the first attempt of Library staff to gather and organize electronic resources from remote sources, creating a digital library accessible from anywhere, anytime.

Redondo Beach Main Library


Redondo Beach Main Library
303 North Pacific Coast Highway
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Phone: 310-318-0675

About Our Library


The Redondo Beach Library provides services and materials to persons of all ages. These services are provided in a friendly atmosphere for the purpose of meeting the informational, educational, recreational, and cultural needs of Redondo Beach residents.

El Segundo Public Library


El Segundo Public Library
111 West Mariposa Avenue
El Segundo CA 90245
Phone: 310-524-2722

Library Mission Statement


The El Segundo Public Library's mission is to meet the informational, educational, and recreational needs of the community in a welcoming environment. It provides organized collections, expert research staff, supportive services and access to additional resources through current technology and participation in cooperative library systems. The library fulfills its commitment to the future by providing stimulating materials and programs that encourage youth to become lifelong learners.