- Monday Closed
- Tuesday 12 pm - 8 pm
- Wednesday 12 pm - 8 pm
- Thursday 10 am - 6 pm
- Friday 10 am - 6 pm
- Saturday 10 am - 6 pm
- Sunday Closed
Get to Know This Library
- In-person and telephone research assistance
- MetroTAP Cards
- Leamos Literacy Online
- Early Learning and Engagement
- Online Homework Help
- Online Homework Help
- Teen Advisory Board
- Public Computers: 13
- Children's Computers: 3
- Teen Computers: 4
- Laptop & Hotspot Kits: 8
- Express Computers: 8
- Early Learning Computers: 2
Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library a volunteer-run organization that supports the library and library events
Friends of the Library provides the following services to support the library.
- Friends of the Library Book Sale
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 been at its present location since 1967.
- El Monte City School District: The site includes information on the eighteen schools serving over 12,000 children. The schools are organized as K-4, K-5, K-6 and K-8.
- La Historia Society: Formed in 1998 to preserve the rich cultural history of El Monte and South El Monte
- El Monte/South El Monte Chamber of Commerce: General information about the El Monte / South El Monte Chamber of Commerce.
- City of El Monte: Official city site with description of local agencies and officials.
- El Monte Historical Museum
- El Monte Union High School District
- Mountain View School District
Staff Picks (All Ages)
A monthly list of noteworthy titles selected by our Collection Development Services team.
LA County Library Debuts Four New Little Libraries at Gloria Molina Grand Park in the Heart of Downtown Los Angeles
Click to learn about the 4 "little libraries" that LA County Library has installed in Gloria Molina Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles.
LA County Library Hosts Vaccine Clinics at Select Libraries, Providing Free Flu Shots, Updated 2023-2024 COVID-19 Vaccines, and Mpox Vaccines
LA County announces free vaccine clinics at select LA County Library locations through December 20, 2023.