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Text 562-284-2766 to text-chat with a librarian. You can easily renew your books, check the status of your account, or ask a reference question!
Library Features

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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Signal Hill Public Library Has Moved!
To make way for construction of the new library
building, Signal Hill Public Library has relocated to
temporary quarters in the Signal Hill Community
Center (just past the basketball courts). The library
still offers all of its services including books, DVDs,
computers, interlibrary loans, storytime, and book
club. Come visit us at our new location!            

Inter-library 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.


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

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.

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
Be a part of Signal Hill history by purchasing a brick to be engraved in Hilltop Park. Order forms are now available.


           

            
       

Signal Hill Public Library
now has E-books and
the World Book
Encyclopedia online.

Just use your library card and pin to sign on throughthe library catalog at https://signalhill.biblionix.com/
to access these great new services.
If you needassistance please contact the library. 
  

 
Hours
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
           

           

Contact
Signal Hill Library

1780 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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    In-N-Out Cover to Cover
October 1 to November 12
Come to the library, sign up and read 5 books to receive a certificate for a free hamburger
from In-N-Out Burger. For children ages 4 – 12. 


   
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Wednesday, Nov. 9, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Brooklyn, based on Colm Toibin’s
novel, tells the story of the immigrant
experience, love, and family conflict
in 1950’s Brooklyn.     



   


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