The Library

gives you the freedom to

CONNECTEXPLORECREATE

whatever your needs or dreams.

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The library is an early childhood learning center to help you connect your preschooler with the skills to be successful.

/Our Values


Integrity

As stewards of the public’s trust, we provide equal access to information across all platforms. We are dedicated to providing service in a confidential and safe environment.

Customer Service

Customers are our focus, our lifeblood, and our community. We treat our customers with respect and listen to their needs. We strive to provide the best service and exceed expectations.

Community

We are many libraries, each serving and strengthening our local neighborhoods. Our collections, programs, and services are shaped for and by our communities.

Invention

We adapt to the changing needs of the community and nurture creativity. We respect the contributions of the past and inspire future generations to add to the marketplace of ideas.

Collaboration

Working together, we can achieve more. We build partnerships within the County of Los Angeles and beyond.

Learning

We encourage curiosity and the pursuit of knowledge with resources and experiences that support diverse perspectives and learning styles.

Sustainability

From traditional library lending to modern sustainable practices, we commit to greener spaces and a healthy environment.

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/Initiatives for the Future

Tell the Library Story

Tell the Library Story

Improve the way we tell you about the wide range of services and programs available to you.

Affirm the Library as a Center for Learning

Affirm the Library as a Center for Learning

Address our communities’ learning and literacy needs through classes, events, and online technology.

Expand and Support the Digital Library

Expand and Support the Digital Library

Add more digital content and make it easier to find and use. Expand mobile access.

Transform the Role of Library as Place

Transform the Role of Library as Place

Increase the role of the library in the community and offer services beyond the library’s walls. Customize each library to the community it serves.

Support and Cultivate the Community's Creativity

Support and Cultivate the Community's Creativity

Introduce collaborative work spaces to learn new tools and technologies or share a creative hobby or interest.

Develop the Library as a Center for Community Engagement

Develop the Library as a Center for Community Engagement

Collaborate with the community’s cultural groups and broaden our leadership role as a trusted source for equal access to information.

Develop a Staff Prepared for the Future

Develop a Staff Prepared for the Future

Improve your library experience by developing our staff’s leadership and technology skills.

Ensure the Financial Health of the Library

Ensure the Financial Health of the Library

Manage our budget wisely and seek new funding sources to bring more services to our communities.

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/Purpose Statement

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THE LIBRARY GIVES YOU THE FREEDOM TO CONNECT, EXPLORE, CREATE – WHATEVER YOUR NEEDS OR DREAMS.