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Palmdale City Library
700 East Palmdale Blvd.
Palmdale, CA 93550
661/267-5600
888/388-0664(24/7 Renewal Line)
pcl@cityofpalmdale.org
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Monday-Thursday, 10 am-8 pm
Friday-Saturday, 10 am-5 pm
Sunday 1 pm-5 pm


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Upcoming Events
Yoga STEM Mid-Week Movies Story Crafter's Storytime Hitchcock Film Festival The Young Americans Books and Barks Classics Book Club RLC Coffee & Coloring September Cafe & Colorear Sept Mystery Book Club 1000 Books 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Friends

View all upcoming events on the city calendar.

Library Resources and Services

Wifi
Available for free at the Library 9:30 AM – 8:30 PM Monday-Thursday, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM Friday-Saturday, 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM Sunday. No password needed – just connect to “LibraryAP”.

Palmdale Antelope Valley Adult Literacy Program
Free literacy tutoring for English-speaking adults over the age of 18. Call 661-202-7403 to get in touch with their literacy specialists.

Legal Aid
Free legal assistance every Tuesday (civil only) to low-income patrons. Contact 661-267-5600 to make your appointment. Sponsored by LAFLA (Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles).

Videophone
Free access to Sorenson videophone for deaf and hard-of-hearing callers to conduct conversations through a video relay system using American Sign Language (ASL).

ABCmouse.com:
The award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2–7+) build a strong foundation for academic success. ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with more than 4,000 learning activities across all major subject areas-reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it. And it’s free to use in this library! From Age of Learning, Inc.
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Chilton Automotive Manuals
Access repair manuals for just about any car on the road today, even from home!

HelpNow Online Tutoring
Available from 1:00 - 10:00 PM daily. Free live homework help every day from 1:00 to 10:00 PM! Kids, teens, and even adults can get connected to a tutor for free and get help with homework, test preparation, or even resume suggestions. There are also flash cards and a writing lab to help you polish your papers!

Mango Languages
Learn any of over 60 languages from Arabic to Yiddish easily with this resource, which teaches grammar and vocabulary. There’s also a great section teaching English to non-native speakers!

Proquest E-Library
Your one-stop shop for information on many, many topics. Includes full-text access to almanacs, magazines, dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, maps and pictures that can help you conduct whatever research you need.

Archives of Sexuality & Gender
LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 Part 1 Bringing together primary source content on the social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. Includes the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and more.

Fax service through FAX24
Fax your important documents at the Library for $1.75 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page (Credit card required)

BookPsychic

 

 

Rate your books and get great recommendations on new titles using this service. You can even save a list of the books you want to read in the future!

 

 

Encyclopedia of American Immigration
Search articles on topics related to US immigration across all time periods.

Footsteps 2 Brilliance
Sponsored by the Palmdale Unified School District, this is a free app containing ebooks and games devoted to helping your kids develop their reading skills.

Unite for Literacy
Free ebooks for kids can be found at this website.

eSequels
eSequels is a database detailing the order of any adult fiction series out there, telling you the right order for each.

Get Involved

Donations
Small donations of 20 items or less may be donated during regular hours at the Palmdale City Library. Receipts for your tax-deductible donations are available at the library.

For after hours or larger donations, pick-up arrangements can be made with the Friends of the Palmdale City Library. Please email palmdalefol.publicity@gmail.com or call (661) 450-3650 to schedule a time.

Join the Friends of the Library!
The Friends of the Palmdale City Library is a volunteer group dedicated to promoting the use of the Library and enhancing the Library through donations and projects, and they’re always looking for active participants. Pick up an application at the Library today! Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month (except December) at 4:00 PM in the Chimbole Cultural Center, and visitors are always welcome.

Friends of the Library Newsletter

Contact the Friends at fol@cityofpalmdale.org

or visit us at www.friendsofpalmdalelibrary.org

Volunteering
Interested in volunteering for the Library? Take a look at our available opportunities on the Library’s volunteer page. We’re part of the City of Palmdale’s larger volunteer program, so please check their volunteer information page also for additional opportunities. Thank you for your interest in helping your community!

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