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El Monte Library 150 150 LA County Library

El Monte Library

Friendly El Monte, the End of the Santa Fe Trail, was incorporated in 1912. The city was once home to Gay’s Lion Farm during the 1930s and famous for the roaring lion on MGM’s logo. The El Monte Library was founded in 1890, and joined the Los Angeles County Public Library in 1913. It has…

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Huntington Park Library 150 150 LA County Library

Huntington Park Library

Proudly serving the residents of the vibrant City of Huntington Park and neighboring areas, the Huntington Park Library was founded in 1913 and originally housed in the City Hall. As the library continued to grow, it moved to larger locations in 1924 and 1931. The present library building in the Civic Center was dedicated in…

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East Los Angeles Library 150 150 LA County Library

East Los Angeles Library

East Los Angeles Library was established on May 1, 1923, with a small collection of books in the corner of a local store. Three months later, a small building was constructed to house the collection. In 1924, another building was constructed at Kern Avenue near Whittier Boulevard to become the new site of the public…

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