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16254 Colorado Ave.
Paramount, CA 90723 (562) 630-3171
Mon Closed Tue 10 - 8 Wed 10 - 8 Thu 10 - 8 Fri Closed Sat 8 - 6 Sun Closed
Katherine Adams, Library Manager
The hours of the Paramount Library will be changing on September 2, 2014.
The new hours will be:
Tue 10 - 8
Wed 10 - 8
Thu 10 - 6
Fri 10 - 6
Sat 1 - 5
Building size: 8750 sq. ft. Meeting Room: Capacity 21 Children's area with Family Place Teen Space Book Drop for returning items accessible 24 hours nearby libraries
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Paramount Library has:
Public computers: 6 Children's computers: 4 Homework Center computers: 2 Free Wi-fi
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A desk and a reading room in a building in the Clearwater-Hynes unincorporated community became the 26th branch of the Los Angeles County Free Library in September 1913. The Clearwater Branch was located on Paramount Boulevard, (then known as Ocean), north of Alondra Boulevard, (then known as Center). It contained 121 books and the first month's circulation was 60 books.
The library was moved to a rented building in 1930. In 1946, the library was moved to 15718 Paramount Boulevard. Two years later the Clearwater-Hynes Community became known as Paramount, although incorporation was still 9 years away. The library's name was changed accordingly to Paramount Library.
A new building was opened in 1955 at 7913 E. Madison and was considered spacious until the new library at present location was completed in 1967. In November 1987, the building was purchased by County of Los Angeles Public Library which all along had been providing services and materials to the community of Paramount and the adjacent area.
political representatives U.S. Congressional District 40: Lucille Roybal-Allard California State Assembly District 63: Anthony Rendon California State Senate District 33: Ricardo Lara County Supervisorial District 4: Don Knabe local links City of Paramount: City issues, public information, calendar of events, council agendas, and general information on the City of Paramount. Long Beach Unified School District: Links to the school district and other educational resources in the local community. Paramount Chamber of Commerce: Information on local events, community links, Business Resource Center, monthly newsletter and local businesses. Paramount Unified School District: Links to schools and educational resources. Press Telegram: Online local news and information service from the Long Beach Press Telegram, a local newspaper that serves the area. Includes local sports and entertainment news. Find more local links on delicious.
at Paramount Library Subscribe to events Summer Family Storytime , 2:00 PM, Sat, Aug 23 Baby/Toddler Storytime , 10:15 AM, Tue, Aug 26 Hooked on Yarn , 12:00 PM, Thu, Aug 28 Summer Family Storytime , 2:00 PM, Sat, Aug 30 Teen Advisory Board Meeting, 3:00 PM, Sat, Aug 30 Baby/Toddler Storytime , 10:15 AM, Fri, Sep 5 Teen Gaming , 3:30 PM, Fri, Sep 5 Summer Family Storytime , 2:00 PM, Sat, Sep 6 Hooked on Yarn , 12:00 PM, Thu, Sep 11 Baby/Toddler Storytime , 10:15 AM, Fri, Sep 12 Summer Family Storytime , 2:00 PM, Sat, Sep 13 Baby/Toddler Storytime , 10:15 AM, Fri, Sep 19 Teen Art Activity , 3:30 PM, Fri, Sep 19 Summer Family Storytime , 2:00 PM, Sat, Sep 20
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