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East Rancho Dominguez Library

4420 E. Rose St.
E. Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221
(310) 632-6193

Mon
10 - 6
Tue
10 - 6
Wed
10 - 6
Thu
10 - 6
Fri
11 - 5
Sat
11 - 5
Sun
Closed

Betty Marlow, Library Manager

East Rancho Dominguez Library

caution signAll County of Los Angeles Public Libraries will be closed on Thursday, August 7, 2014 for staff training to better serve our customers.

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  • Building size: 7215 sq. ft.
  • Meeting Room: Capacity 70
  • Children's area with Family Place
  • Study Room available
  • Book Drop for returning items accessible 24 hours

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East Rancho Dominguez Library has:

  • Public computers: 9
  • Children's computers: 8
  • Early literacy computers: 2
  • Teen computers: 3
  • Free Wi-fi

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friends of the library

Friends of the East Ranch Dominguez Library is a volunteer-run organization that supports the library and library events - join today to get involved!

Friends of the East Ranch Dominguez Library provides these service(s) to support the library:

library history

East Rancho Dominguez Library, formerly known as the East Compton Library, was originally located at 15121 S. Atlantic Avenue.

The library was opened for service on March 17, 1952, for thirteen hours a week with a collection totaling 4,860 books. At that time it was the fastest growing library in the Los Angeles County Public Library's 43-year existence and for that reason the library was relocated to 4205 East Compton Blvd on October 17, 1955.

In June 1955, the circulation was 2,616. By October 1955, it was 3,396. The collection had increased to 5,366 with a growth capacity of 10,000. By 1963, more space was needed and on April 17, 1963, the size of the building was doubled.

A Friends of the Library group was established in March 2000, with the installation of the first officers on March 18, 2000.

On October 29, 2012, the library moved to a new 7,215 sq foot building at 4420 East Rose Street. The new library was certified as LEED Platinum under New Construction and is the first county owned facility to achieve this status. The new library includes a meeting room, group study room, and large children's area. Photovoltaic (solar) panels are an important feature of the design that provides a renewable energy source to operate a portion of the facility as well as contributes to the aesthetics of the building.

Los Angeles-based artist, Louise Griffin, designed and fabricated 6 separate two-dimensional glass panels for the library.

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