- 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
Get to Know This Library
About George Nye, Jr. Library
- Library Size: 7,100 sq ft
- Space for Children
- Book Drop
- Space for Teens
- In-person and telephone research assistance
- MetroTAP Cards
- Photocopier / Scanner
- Early Learning and Engagement
- Online Homework Help
- Public Computers: 5
- Children's Computers: 4
- Laptop & Hotspot Kits: 10
- Express Computers: 8
- Homework Center Computers: 2
- Early Learning Computers: 1
Friends of the Library
Friends of Lakewood Libraries Friends of the Lakewood Libraries is a volunteer-run organization that supports the library and library events
Friends of Lakewood Libraries provides the following services to support the library.
- Friends of the Library Book Sale
On February 22, 1973, the City of Lakewood, in cooperation with the County of Los Angeles Public Library, opened the George Nye, Jr. Library.
The library is named for Lakewood Mayor George H. Nye, Jr. who died while serving in office in May 1971.
The library is the second in the city and serves the population of the eastern area of the city which includes eight elementary schools, a middle school, and a high school.
- Lakewood Online: City issues, public information, calendar of events, council agendas. Updated twice a week. Invites active citizenship via two-way links with city government for local news and submission of city service and information requests.
- Press Telegram: Online local news and information service from the Long Beach Press Telegram, a local newspaper that serves the area. Includes local sports and entertainment news.
- Lakewood Friends of the Library: The Lakewood Friends of the library is a group of individuals who help the library promote literacy in the City of Lakewood.
- ABC Unified School District: Information about the school district including school profiles.
- Cal State University Long Beach: Information about the university
- Cerritos College: General information on Cerritos College, which serves the cities of Artesia, Bellflower, Lakewood, Hawaiian Gardens and Norwalk.
- Long Beach City College: Information about the college
- Long Beach Unified School District: Links to the school district and other educational resources in the local community.
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.