Digitization Day this Saturday!

News ImageSeptember 21, 2016  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!

Booktoberfest 2016

News ImageAugust 31, 2016  Join us for a festive evening of books, beer, and food! Thursday, October 6th @ 6:30 p.m. Central Library Please click here for more information about this event. To purchase tickets please click here. Presented by Whittier Public Library and the Whittier Public Library Foundation in partnership with Triangle Distributing Company.

Introducing Flipster

News ImageJune 9, 2016  The magazines you know and love are now available to browse, select & read through with Flipster! Click here to get started.

Take a look at a new collection of photographs in the library's local history collection: Post-War Whittier.

News ImageMarch 17, 2016  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.