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Leland R. Weaver Library
4035 Tweedy Blvd.
Grisel Oquendo, Library Manager
All County of Los Angeles Public Libraries are closed Monday, February 20th for President's Day. The online catalog and access to "My Account"/customer accounts, Freegal and Lynda are unavailable Sun, Feb 19th and Mon, Feb 20th due to maintenance. OverDrive eBooks & eAudiobooks are available.
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The city of South Gate was incorporated in 1923 with a population of about 2,500 residents. The first South Gate Library was opened that same year in a back room of City Hall. Starting in 1931, the County of Los Angeles Free Library began providing library service to local residents.
In 1948, the County of Los Angeles built a library in the South Gate Civic Center, north of California Avenue and Firestone Boulevard. In the 1960's, plans were made to build a larger, more modern public library for the prospering community that was home to several major manufacturers, including General Motors.
In 1973, the Leland R. Weaver Library, named in honor of a former South Gate councilman, was officially opened to the public at its present location on Tweedy Boulevard.
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