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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

Library Hours

  • Monday 10 am - 6 pm
  • Tuesday 12 pm - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 12 pm - 8 pm
  • Thursday 10 am - 6 pm
  • Friday 10 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Holiday Closures

Get to Know This Library

About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

  • Library Size: 5,024 sq ft
  • Space for Children
  • Book Drop
  • Space for Teens

Our Collections

Our Collections

Online Collections — Available 24 hours

Our Services

Our Services

Children's Services

Teen Services

Our Computers

Our Computers

  • Public Computers: 7
  • Express Computers: 8
  • Early Learning Computers: 1

Our Community

Friends of the Library

Friends of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library a volunteer-run organization that supports the library and library events

Friends of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library provides the following services to support the library.

  • Friends of the Library Book Sale

Library History

The original library opened in a leased storefront building at 18419 S. Avalon Blvd on June 4, 1959. The present library was dedicated on June 2, 1973.

Political Representatives

Staff Picks (All Ages)

A monthly list of noteworthy titles selected by our Collection Development Services team.

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LA County Public Defender Record Clearing Project

LA County Library Offers Summer Expungement Clinics to Help Clear Criminal Records

LA County Library announces 3 Expungement Clinics to help clear criminal records this summer.

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LA County Naloxone clinic information

LA County Library Extends Naloxone Clinics Through Fall 2024 and Receives NACo Achievement Award

LA County Library Announces extension of Naloxone clinics and recognition from NACo.

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Library Happenings July 2024

Library Happenings July 2024

Check out what's happening at LA County Library this month. Read, celebrate, learn, enjoy!

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sing about Lunch at the Library

LA County Library’s Annual Free Lunch at the Library Program Returns

LA County Library announces the return of Lunch at the Library, a free summer lunch program for children and teens.

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