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Words on Wheels

Library volunteers deliver books, audio books, and music CDs to your home!

Words on Wheels = Home Delivery

Are you or is someone you know a resident of Torrance who cannot get to the library?

Would you like library books and/or listening materials delivered to you?

WOW delivery service is available to adults and children, and volunteers can deliver to private or group homes, retirement facilities, hospices, and hospitals. 

Torrance Public Library has volunteers who will deliver Library items such as books (including large print), audiobooks, music CDs and Playaways to your home.  Portable CD players are available to loan. 

Your assigned volunteer will select material and schedule regular delivery and pick-up times at your convenience.

Audio books and machines from the Braille Institute are also available. 

To sign up, or for more information, please contact the Words on Wheels Coordinator at (310) 618-5950 or print out the registration form (Adobe PDF File) and return it to the Words on Wheels Coordinator.

Words on Wheels eligibility requirements

Volunteering for the WOW Program:

Do you have a few extra hours a month? Do you have transportation?

Become a volunteer for the Torrance Public Library's Words on Wheels (WOW) service and bring the enjoyment of reading and listening to those in our community who are unable to visit the library. 

Volunteer Bulletin

The Torrance Public Library will match you with one or more community members and issue you a WOW library card. You will find out what your WOW partner likes and arrange a regular pick-up and delivery time.

Improve the quality of life for someone in Torrance by bringing the library home! Become a volunteer!

To sign up, or for more information, please contact the Words on Wheels Coordinator at (310) 618-5950.

WOW volunteer job description

 

If you are a Torrance resident and need a ride to a Torrance Public Library, there are 2 programs that may help you.  The Torrance Comunity Transit Programs:  Senior Taxi and Dial-A-Ride may be an option for you. For more information, call (310) 618-2536 or visit the Torrance Transit webpage.