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Malibu Library

23519 W. Civic Center Way
Malibu, CA 90265

(310) 456-6438

Library Hours

10 - 8
10 - 8
10 - 8
10 - 6
9 - 5
9 - 5
1 - 5

Melissa Stallings, Library Manager

Malibu Library

caution signAll libraries will be closed Monday, March 26, 2018 in honor of César Chávez Day. Access to the catalog may be interrupted on Sunday & Monday due to system maintenance.

The City of Malibu wants your input about future library service to the community! Click HERE to participate.

  • about
  • collection
  • services
  • computers
  • community
  • Building size: 16530 sq. ft.
  • Meeting Room: Capacity 100
  • Children's area with Family Place
  • Teen Space
  • Book Drop for returning items accessible 24 hours
  • Reading Garden

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getting here

Malibu Library has:

  • Public computers: 15
  • Children's computers: 6
  • Early literacy computers: 4
  • Teen computers: 3
  • Free Wi-fi

Computer policies for the County Library

friends of the library

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

Friends of the Malibu Library provides these service(s) to support the library:

library history

Malibu Library, located in the Malibu Civic Center Complex, was established in 1970 by the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Prior to 1970, a bookmobile provided library service to the Malibu community serving residents in Topanga Canyon and along the Pacific Coast Highway.

On April 22, 2012, a grand opening celebration was held to mark the completion of a $6 million renovation of the Malibu Library, designed by the architectural firm of LPA, Inc. and funded by revenue generated from local property taxes.

The new sustainable, LEED-certified library has been redesigned to represent Malibu's sand, sea and sun culture with features such as:

  • A replica of the Adamson House tile rug in the main lobby
  • A photographic exhibit featuring historical images of the area
  • The Children's area featuring a marine life motif, including an 8' by 14' porcelain tile art piece designed by artist Christine Nguyen
  • A Teen area that embraces Malibu's surf culture.

political representatives

local links

  • Malibutimes Magazine: Malibutimes Magazine delves into the fascinating and colorful lifestyle of Malibu and surrounding cities with award-winning editorial on Malibu people, homes and gardens, architecture, food and wine, fashion, health, arts getaways and more.
  • On-Line with the City of Malibu: Organized by the City of Malibu, this site has extensive information about the city including the municipal code, jobs available, environmental impact reports, list of service clubs, city services, City Council and City Planning Agendas, the city newsletter as well as links to Pepperdine University, weather information, and Malibu's Chamber of Commerce.
  • The Malibu Surfside News: As Malibu's community forum and marketplace, this newspaper reports on local news, sports and community events.
  • The Malibu Times: The Malibu Times newspaper has been in publication since 1946. Some of the information on this web version includes local news, classified ads, a visitor's guide, and letters submitted by its readership.

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