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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
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09:00 - 17:00
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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 3 weeks ago
Ashish G
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Cerritos, California
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Cerritos, California
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Ashish G
Cerritos, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Linda R
Lakewood, California
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218 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
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 

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Thank Karin W
Lakewood, California, United States
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162 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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!

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Thank JesseGuzman86
Cerritos, California
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4 reviews
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.

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Thank motocyclo69
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 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 

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Thank jugaad100
Cerritos, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

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Thank deans2244
Cerritos
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 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.

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Thank Connie N
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Reviewed 7 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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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Anaheim, California
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This library so great i took my kids here and we spent hours, the children's section has a freaking dinosaur skeleton in the middle of it and adjacent to that is an aquarium filled with a diverse array of fish and shark, after that i took my kids out side to look at the water kio pond. It was very... More 

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Thank Donna C

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