3301 Torrance Blvd., Torrance California 90503
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, serving an area of 140,000 residents, has a collection of 520,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 26,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 9,600 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 78 employees, of whom 21 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 5 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $840,000. Patrons make 1,050,000 visits annually, and check out materials 1,260,000 times. Thirty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Anaheim) Anaheim Public Library
(Beverly Hills) Beverly Hills Public Library
(Monterey Park) Bruggemeyer Memorial Library
(Cerritos) City of Cerritos Public Library
(Corona) Corona Public Library
(Downey) County Of Los Angeles Public Library
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09/03 Coming to The Torrance area
OC Greek Food Fest Anaheim CA May17-19 The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music.
San Diego Greek Festival San Diego CA June7-9 Treat yourself to an enjoyable Friday evening with delicious Greek food,
imported beer, live Greek music and dancing. Then come back the next day for more fun. On Sunday, repeat as needed!
Baroque Music Festival Corona del Mar CA June16-23 We strive for historically stylistic interpretations of the great masterpieces of the Baroque period.
Santa Barbara Greek Festival Santa Barbara CA July27-28 Enjoy delectable festival favorites like gyros and moussaka. And no Greek village would be complete without homemade pastries from Yiayia's traditional recipes: baklava, melomakarona, and kataifi are just a few of the sweet treats to delight you.
Little Italy Festa San Diego CA October13 The largest Italian American festival on the West Coast. Hip and Historic Little Italy welcomes over 120,000 attendees with the tantalizing sights, sounds and aromas of Italian culture.