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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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Portions of our webpage will be changing soon. Please look forward to a newly designed left navigation Torrance Public Library.  In the meantime, continue to use the resources available from this site.

Torrance Public Library presents a series of programs in which we encourage everyone to get moving, get informed, and get healthy! See the online Calendar of Events at www.TorranceCA.Gov/Events  for a complete schedule, download a PDF calendar of events, or call 310-530-5044.

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 is open most Sundays through June 2015. For a complete list of open Sundays, click here.

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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Would you like a quick and easy reminder three days before your items are due? Sign up for the Library's Email Notification System! Simply stop by the Circulation Desk at any Torrance Public Library, call (310) 618-5969 during Library hours, or click here! Sign up for our newsletter to receive a monthly calendar of events and updates from the Library.

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Join us for one of our enjoyable and engaging book discussion groups! Topics include biography, mystery, science fiction & fantasy, travel, and contemporary fiction. No registration required.

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Checkout eBooks for adults, children and teens on your mobile device using the Blio App, or the AxisReader App. Read them from your PC, phone or tablet. The Magic Wall, an interactive display of eBook titles in the library's digital collection, provides a great way to discover new books.

  • The Torrance Public Library Commission will meet next on Monday, January 12th 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