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Cerritos Library

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Address: 18025 Bloomfield Ave, Cerritos, CA 90703-8525
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+1 562-916-1350
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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A big library for a small city

You must visit to see how impressive this is. A huge aquarium, separate sections for kids, teens and adults. Study areas including private group areas. To top it all the library... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Ashish G
Cerritos, California
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Cerritos, California
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I really like this Library. It is big and my children love the huge fish tank that can be seen on arrival. The Children's Library is a nice size with lots of books to choose from. My kids LOVE reading and going to the library. My only complaint is that once kids get out of school, it can get pretty... More 

Thank litameadows
Cerritos, California
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

You must visit to see how impressive this is. A huge aquarium, separate sections for kids, teens and adults. Study areas including private group areas. To top it all the library is open 7 days a week and has an impressive collection of books, audio and videos.

Thank Ashish G
Cerritos, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is a free and entertaining library. The children's area is especially fun with hands on activities. On a hot day it's a great place to bring your littles ones so that can play in the water spouts. Bring a change of clothes for them and a towel.

Thank Linda R
Lakewood, California
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228 reviews
108 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

The Cerritos Library is gorgeous, and the children's section has a pirate theme. The only problem is that unless you are a resident of Cerritos or work in the city of Cerritos, the library is not free. There is a $100 fee to join the Cerritos Library for non-residents. I am not sure if the fee is per person or... More 

Thank Karin W
Lakewood, California, United States
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162 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

When it comes to libraries, this one is very nice. The building itself is beautiful and the inside is a labyrinth of technology and books. We enjoy taking our son to the kids section, he lives the giant fish tank. Good for all ages!

Thank JesseGuzman86
Cerritos, California
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great place to study and read also a voting place. Busy on school days and sometimes on weekends. Love the weekly art displays that changes all the time.

Thank motocyclo69
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

This library is a must visit place for any person visiting the Cerritos. On hot days you can see young kids playing in the dolphin fountains outside the library, sitting on a bench which looks like an open book, looking at the fish in the koi pond or enjoy the peace and quiet inside the library. 20 foot in wall... More 

Thank jugaad100
Cerritos, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

It is one of the best libraries in the USA. An award winning architectural design. Very contemporary interior design. I have been going there for decades. It has a very big children section.In the children section, it has a huge aquarium and a huge dinosaur skeleton and good ambient for children to want to go there again and again. The... More 

Thank deans2244
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a great library to just hang out. The beautiful aquarium, al the comfortable chairs, and the teen space make this library a fantastic place for the whole family. There have been times when I've been here for hours with the kids.

Thank Connie N
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Been going to this library for decades! It's my favourite library of all the libraries that I have been to! Very spacious and sanitary. I live the computer area, it's huge!

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