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Hillary Theyer  :  City Librarian   :  tel 310.618.5959   :  fax 310.618.5952
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The Torrance Public Library provides outstanding services, exceptional resources, and accessible spaces to support an independent, literate, and informed public.


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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>Adult Summer Reading Program

Join the Library's 2014 Adult Summer Reading Program, Paws to Read!
Find out about events all summer long. Visit any Torrance Library location to find out m
ore information.

spotlight image>Youth Summer Reading Program

It's easy, fun and free! Program begins
Monday, June 23 and continues until Saturday, August 9.

The Torrance Public Library offers programs for children, teens and adults!

spotlight imageWalteria Library
Established in 1937 and now located at 3815 W. 242nd Street, Walteria Library is the first branch of the Torrance Public Library System.  The library has kept up with modern technology by offering free computer access, Wi-Fi services, DVDs, eBooks, in addition to traditional books and magazines.

  • The Torrance Public Library Commission will meet next on Monday, June 9 at 7:00 pm at Walteria Library - 3815 W 242nd Street

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