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Leland R. Weaver Library
South Gate Sports Center
Grisel Oquendo, Library Manager
Leland R. Weaver Library is closed for renovation. The library will reopen Fall 2013.
Temporary services begin Tuesday, April 23 at the South Gate Sports Center, 9520 Hildreth Avenue, South Gate, CA 90280.
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Friends of the Leland R. Weaver Library is a volunteer-run organization that supports the library and library events - join today to get involved!
Friends of the Leland R. Weaver Library provides these service(s) to support the library:
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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