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Free computer assistance for adults. Is all of this talk of technology leaving you with a headache? Torrance Public Library is proud to offer free computer assistance to adults of all ages on the first Saturday of the month at the Katy Geissert Civic Center Library from 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please call 310-618-5964 for more information.

You can now print to the Katy Geissert Civic Center Library print stations from anywhere using your desktop computer, laptop, smartphone, or tablet, click here for more details.

The Katy Geissert Civic Center Library will open Sundays begining September 14, 2014. For a complete list of open Sundays, click here.

E-books are now available to Torrance Public Library cardholders, through the Library's new ebook portal!  This new service is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Torrance Library.

The Library Centennial Video Contest results are in, click here to view a list of the winners! Click here to watch all the videos on YouTube!

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spotlight image>The Boomer Book of Christmas Memories - Saturday, November 22 at 2:00pm

Join us for an afternoon with author Vickey Kall who will discuss the entertaining and often fascinating histories of the foods, songs, decorations, and spectacular toys that Boomers enjoyed as children and teens.

spotlight image>An Evening with Doug MacLeod - Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Join us for an evening with musician, Doug MacLeod. MacLeod is known for his superb songwriting, guitar wizardry, warm soulful vocals, wit, and unforgettable live performances.

spotlight imageNorth Torrance Library
The North Torrance Library has everything you need. The ExxonMobil Homework Center offers computers and free printing for students K-12. Browse the large collections of popular youth and adult books. Explore the excellent DVD and CD collections. Play at McMaster Park, it's right next door.

  • The Torrance Public Library Commission will meet next on Monday, October 13th at 7:00 pm at Katy Geissert Civic Center Library Community Meeting Room 3301 Torrance Blvd. Torrance CA 90503

Hours: Civic Center Library: 10am - 9pm (Mon-Thurs), 10am - 6pm (Fri), 10am - 5:30pm (Sat), 1pm-5pm selected Sundays. Address: 3301 Torrance Blvd., Torrance 90503. 310-618-5959