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LOCAL LIBRARIES (PUBLIC & COLLEGE)

Public Libraries
County of Los Angeles Public Library 
El Segundo Public Library 
Inglewood Public Library 
Long Beach Public Library 
Los Angeles Public Library 
Palos Verdes Library District 
Redondo Beach Public Library 
Santa Monica Public Library 

College & University Libraries 
Cal. State Dominguez Hills 
Cal. State Long Beach 
El Camino College 
Harbor College 

California State Library 
A wide range of services are available to Californians through the California State Library. The library provides reference services to visitors of the library, as well as those contacting us via phone, fax, letter, email or TDD. Visitors are welcome to use our collections on site. The State Library's circulating materials are loaned to the public through local libraries. Other services include braille and recorded books, a directory of California libraries, support for literacy programs and volunteer programs, use of computers with Internet access, and online access to our catalogs.

LOCAL LIBRARY CATALOGS

Links to the Online Catalog systems of local libraries

California Libraries Catalog  (CalCat from OCLC)
County of Los Angeles Public Library Catalog 
Long Beach Public Library Catalog 
Los Angeles Public Library Catalog 
MELVYL Web Catalog  The University of California's library system. 
OCLC WorldCat  Search library holdings worldwide
Palos Verdes Library District Catalog 
Redondo Beach Public Library Catalog 
Torrance Public Library Catalog

LIBRARY DIRECTORIES
These resources have been specifically designed to find library Web pages and links to their online catalogs.

Lib-Web-Cats  - Search for libraries by type (public, academic, special, etc.) city, stare and country.
Libdex  - An index of library Web pages, online catalogs and Friends of the Library pages.
Libweb  - Links to over 6,000 international library Web pages.
Publiclibraries.com  - A directory of United States public libraries by geographic location, as well as a geographic directory of university and college libraries.
School Libraries on the Web  - Find international school media center libraries.

LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS

American Library Association - ALA  - This professional organization promotes "the highest quality library and information services and public access to information."
California Library Association  - A source of information about the development, promotion, and improvement of library services, librarianship, and the library community in California.
SCLC - Southern California Library Cooperative  - SCLC is an association of 45 independent city and special district public libraries located in Los Angeles, Orange, and Ventura counties which provide library service to the residents of all participating jurisdictions.