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The Signal Hill Library offers a collection that includes resources for all ages: young adult, fiction, non-fiction, reference, large print, over-sized, Spanish and Khmer language, periodicals, best sellers' collection, DVDs, and audio books. Free WiFi and computers are available.

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Interlibrary Loan

Patrons may request books and other materials that are not available at the Signal Hill Library through our Inter-library Loan Program.  Two FREE requests per month.  Thereafter $2.00

Local telephone directories, online periodical index, tax forms, consumer research and local history articles are available to patrons.  The library also has a well-rounded collection of popular reading materials including many bestsellers.

Library Services for People with Print Disabilities California’s Library Services for People with Print Disabilities, in association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print. Follow the California's Library Services link to find your local braille and talking book library and sign up for free library service.

Facebook Guide for Beginners
Access a basic guide to creating your facebook account, finding friends,
and familiarize yourself with Facebook features.

Public Access Computers
We offer six access computers featuring Learning Express, Microsoft
and online Britannica.
  • Computers equipped with Microsoft Office XP 2003, internet access, flash drives, online databases and headphones are available to patrons who have a valid library card and are logged in by staff on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • ADULTS may have access to a computer for one hour per day with limited additional time if no other patrons are waiting to use a computer.
  • YOUTH ages 10 to 17 may have internet access with a valid library card and signed permission from a parent or legal guardian.  They are allowed thirty minutes per day, unless they are working on homework in which case they are allowed one hour.
  • CHILDREN ages 4 to 9 have access to pre-programmed, educational games for thirty minutes a day with a valid library card.  Children under 4 must have a parent with them at all times while using the computer.
Computer Print-out Fees:
$0.15 per page in black-and-white

Proctored Exams
The library offers proctored exams by appointment for a fee of $25.00 per exam either in print form or online.

Bricks on the Hilltop
This program is currently on hold.  Please call (562) 989-7330 to be added to the wait-list.

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Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
     12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
     10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Closed Sundays and City Holidays

Signal Hill Library

1770 E. Hill Street
Signal Hill, CA  90755

(562) 989-7323 Phone
(562) 989-7392 Fax

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Upcoming Library Events

First Friday of the Month, 11:30 am
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Library Drop in Program
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Monday, October 19, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Friday, October 23
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 Treasure Hunt
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