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Hillary Theyer  :  City Librarian   :  tel 310.618.5959   :  fax 310.618.5952
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The Katy Geissert Civic Center Library will be closed for Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 20th, 2017. Library Branches will be open normal hours.

Join us for Beach Cities Reads! Enjoy a variety of bicycle themed events that have been planned at all participating libraries ... from author talks, book talks, crafts, storytimes, film screenings, a TED talk to a safety course, children's obstacle course and bike donation as well as a bike to school day! 

The Main Library will be open most Sundays during the school year. (September through June). For a complete list of open Sundays, click here!

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spotlight imageCheck out our ebooks and eaudiobooks!

Check out popular fiction and non-fiction ebooks and eAudiobooks for adults, children, and teens on your mobile device. Read them from your PC, phone, or tablet. The Magic Wall, an interactive display of titles in the library's digital collection, provides a great way to discover new books.

spotlight image>Book Group in a Box

Book Group in a Box includes everything you need to get your book club up and running: 10 copies of the same book, discussion questions, and background information. The six week checkout period is designed to work with book club schedules.

spotlight imageTry the Torrance Public Library APP on your smart phone or tablet
Our App allows you to find books, movies, and music wherever you are. It also allows you to manage your account and renew materials. Additional features include BookLook (use your device to scan and search for books in our catalog), events calendar, historic walking tour, and ebooks.

  • The Torrance Public Library Commission will meet next on Monday, February 8, 2015, 7:00 PM at Katy Geissert 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