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Main Library

The Youth Services Division provides materials, information, reading programs, and assistance with homework assignments for children Pre-School through 8th grade and their families. Under a Memorandum of Understanding, this Division also administers the four branch libraries of the El Segundo Unified School District campuses including supervision of personnel, coordination of collection development, and planning new branch library facilities.
 

Storytimes:

Toddler and Preschool Storytimes, along with Library Club for lower elementary school age children are offered in sessions throughout the year. Registration opens the week prior to each sessions and is required for the Toddler and Preschool Programs.

Summer Reading Program:

Annually, the Youth Services Division offers a themed Summer Reading Program for pre-readers, independent readers and teens. In addition to our regularly scheduled storytime programs, there are incentive prizes, parties, performers and special activities to promote reading and fun during summer vacations.

Toy Loan:

Our Toy Loan program is available year-round for families to check out toys, games and puzzles to enjoy at home. The Toy Loan is open most Saturday mornings and immediately following Toddler and Preschool Storytimes.

Class or Group Visits:

The Library staff can provide tours and storytimes during the school year for school classes and children's organizations. Please call ahead to schedule a group visit.

Special Programs:

There are also special programs and celebrations offered periodically such as our annual holiday program with the Claus Family.

More Information:

For more information on any of these programs, please call the Youth Services Desk at 310-524-2726.




El Segundo Public Library Branches

Under a Memorandum of Understanding, the Youth Services Division Librarian administers four branch libraries on the El Segundo Unified School District campuses. Collaboration with school administrators facilitates the achievement of mutually beneficial services including hiring, training and supervision of library personnel; coordination of collection development; funding for books; acquisition and processing of library materials through a shared database; levying and collection of fines and fees, resource sharing and interlibrary loan.  

High School Branch Library

Services at this branch:

 

  • Cataloging and processing of textbooks is done at the main library. An integrated database is used for circulation and overdue functions.

 

  • Assistance with distribution and collection of textbooks at the beginning and ending of the school year.

 

  • Class visits to library, readers advisory and reference assistance provided by staff.

 

  • Public access for reserved materials.

  

  • Free online homework help for students in grades 9 – 12 is provided by Tutor.com with grant funding by the Friends of the El Segundo Library.

 

Middle School Branch Library


Services at this branch: 

  • Class visits to library, readers advisory and reference assistance provided by staff.

 

  • Resource assistance to teachers for class assignments.

 

  • Staff for back to school night, open house and other special events involving library.

 

  • Public library representation at annual trade show.

 

  • Public access for reserved materials.

 

  • Free online homework help for students in grades 6 – 8 is provided by Tutor.com with grant funding by the Friends of the El Segundo Library.

 

 

Center Street Branch Library

 

Services at this branch:

 

  • Class visits to library, storytimes and reference assistance provided by staff.

 

  • Resource assistance to teachers for class assignments.

 

  • Staff for back to school night, open house and other special events involving library.

 

  • Resource assistance to teachers for class assignments.

 

  • Public access for reserved materials.

 

  • Free online homework help for students in grades K – 5 is provided by Tutor.com with grant funding by the Friends of the El Segundo Library.

Richmond Street Branch Library

 

Services at this branch:

  • Class visits to library, storytimes and reference assistance provided by staff.

  • Resource assistance to teachers for class assignments. 

      
  • Staff for back to school night, open house and other special events involving library.

  • Public access for reserved materials.

  • Free online homework help for students in grades K - 5 is provided by Tutor.com with grant funding by the Friends of the El Segundo Library.
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