Welcome to the Library

The Inglewood Public Library is a division of the Parks, Recreation and Library Services Department.
The Main Library (310-412-5380) is located at 101 W. Manchester Boulevard, Inglewood, California 90301.  The Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library (310-412-5403) is located at 11141 S. Crenshaw Boulevard, Inglewood, California 90303.

Library Mission 

The Mission of the Inglewood Public Library is to provide access to informational, educational, and recreational services and resources responsive to the library’s diverse communities. 

Library's 2016 Summer Reading Program

June 14, 2016 

Library's Summer Reading Program

The Library will run its annual summer reading program from June 20th to August 13th. The theme this year is “READ FOR THE WIN!” Youth and teens in preschool to high school can register for the program starting June 20th at the Children’s Desk or Circ Desk at X2. Patrons may only register and receive prizes at one Library.

Kids in preschool through 6th grade can register to receive a prize for every (5) books they check out from an Inglewood Public Library.

Teens in grades 7-12, who check out books from an Inglewood Public Library and read at least (3) hours a week, can get an entry form from the Children’s Desk (or Circ Desk at X2) and turn it in for a weekly prize drawing.

At the Main Library, Family Shows will run on Tuesdays, June 28th, July 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall. At the Crenshaw-Imperial Branch Library, Family Shows will take place on Thursdays, June 30th, July 7th, 14th, 21st at 4:30 p.m. All shows are limited seating and tickets are not required.

Questions can be directed to the Children’s and Youth Services Division at (310) 412-5645.

Active programs for Children and Teens

April 1, 2016 

The Children's and Youth Division of the Inglewood Public Library schedules programs for children, teens, and families throughout the year. Click here to view the July & August Schedule in English and en español. Call 310-412-5645 for more information.

New Library Service: Hoopla

December 16, 2015 

Hoopla is a revolutionary digital service bringing you hundreds of thousands of movies, full music albums, audiobooks and more. From Hollywood blockbusters to bestselling artists and authors – not just the hits, but the niche and hard-to-find as well – you’ll soon discover that Hoopla provides you the freedom to experience, explore and enjoy what you want, when you want, and where you want. Simple to access and use, without the hassle of having to return the items you’ve borrowed, all you need is your library card and a web browser, smartphone or tablet to get started.

Find movies, music, comic books, TV shows and much more, anywhere you have access to the Internet. First create an account with your e-mail, library card number and PIN at https://www.hoopladigital.com/register, the Hoopla Digital registration page. Then search for popular titles within the Inglewood Public Library catalogue, or log in to Hoopla directly at https://www.hoopladigital.com/home and start downloading; you can download 30 items every month for free. For Android™, iPhone®, iPad®, or Kindle Fire®, download the Hoopla Digital app, and sign up or log in from there. You'll need your library card number (looks like 22008007654321) and your PIN number.