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The Adult Services Division is responsible for providing information and reader services; and, programs for adults through the following:

 

  • Access to a diverse collection of materials which includes books, magazines, newspapers, databases and music that are available in print, audio, DVD, e-books and other electronic formats.

 

  • Access to other resources through inter-library loan service to libraries in the Southern California Library Cooperative (SCLC) and throughout the U.S.

 

  • Free computer stations and wireless access to the Internet.

 

  • Computer skills and Internet classes, plus research services.

 

  • Displays, art exhibits and artist receptions.

 

  • One-on-one instructional literacy training.

 

  • The “El Segundo Author Fair” in June. Thirty-five local authors participate annually. There are author discussion panels, a poetry corner, book signing tables, children’s activities including a face painter, live music, and free tote bags. Funding is supported by the Friends of the Library.

 

  • The “Evening Book Discussion Group” meets monthly between September-June. Participants read selected titles and discuss them together. Authors are invited to lead the discussion.

 

  • The “Concert in the Library” series between September-May hosts a musical group each third Saturday of the month. Funding is also supported by the Friends.

 

  • “Book Club in a Bag” provides multiple copies of the same book for checkout to local book club participants.

 

In addition, this division is responsible for the development and monitoring of the El Segundo Library History Room archives and photograph collections in coordination with the Friends of the Library’s Historical Committee. Please call the Reference Desk at 310-524-2728 for more information.

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