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News ImageDigitization Day this Saturday!
WANTED: Memorabilia illustrating Whittier-area life from 1940s to the 1960s for the Library’s Special Collection. Bring as many as 12 photographs or other memorabilia to be photographed or scanned on
DIGITIZATION DAY at CENTRAL LIBRARY Saturday, September 24 from 10:00 to 5:00 Take home a free thumb drive with high-quality digital images of your family memorabilia!

News ImageTake a look at a new collection of photographs in the library's local history collection: Post-War Whittier.
This collection currently consists of 36 photos lent to the Library by patron Robert Major, and depicts Quonset huts (temporary housing for World War II Veterans), Whittier's famous snow day (January 11, 1949), Palm Park, and more. The photos range from 1946 to 1958. Click here to see the collection.

Comprehensive List of Whittier Newspapers and Search Tips!
The Local Newspaper page has been updated with a comprehensive list of Whittier Newspapers, including publication span and current availability. Tips for searching the Whittier Public Library's Digital Newspaper Collection have also been added.