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Leland R. Weaver Library

Library Hours

  • 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

Holiday Closures

Get to Know This Library

About Leland R. Weaver Library

About Leland R. Weaver Library

Our Services

Our Services

Children's Services

Teen Services

Our Computers

Our Computers

  • Public Computers: 15
  • Children's Computers: 2
  • Teen Computers: 5
  • Laptop & Hotspot Kits: 6
  • Express Computers: 8
  • Homework Center Computers: 5
  • Early Learning Computers: 2

Our Community

Friends of the Library

Friends of Leland R. Weaver Library a volunteer-run organization that supports the library and library events

Friends of Leland R. Weaver Library provides the following services to support the library.

  • Friends of the Library Book Sale

Library History

The city of South Gate was incorporated in 1923 with a population of about 2,500 residents. The first South Gate Library was opened that same year in a back room of City Hall. Starting in 1931, the County of Los Angeles Free Library began providing library service to local residents.

In 1948, the County of Los Angeles built a library in the South Gate Civic Center, north of California Avenue and Firestone Boulevard. In the 1960’s, plans were made to build a larger, more modern public library for the prospering community that was home to several major manufacturers, including General Motors.

In 1973, the Leland R. Weaver Library, named in honor of a former South Gate councilman, was officially opened to the public at its present location on Tweedy Boulevard.

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