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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>An Afternoon with classical guitarist Peter Fletcher - Saturday, November 1st at 2:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon with classical guitarist Peter Fletcher who began the study of guitar at the age of seven and made his formal debut at fifteen. He has performed extensively live and on radio and television and has three recordings which have received critical acclaim. Seating is limited.

spotlight image>Mexican American Boxing in Los Angeles - Wednesday, November 12th at 7:00pm Katy Geissert Civic Center Library
Join us for an evening with author Gene Aguilera as he discusses his book "Mexican American Boxing in Los Angeles" which chronicles the true stories of such iconic boxers as "the Golden Boy" Art Aragon and Oscar De La Hoya.

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