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FAQs - No Overdue Fines on Children's Materials & Read Away Fines Program

Frequently Asked Questions: No Overdue Fines on Children's Materials & Read Away Fines Program

Welcome to frequently asked questions regarding our No Overdue Fines on Children's Materials policy and our Read Away Fines Program. If you don't find the answer to your question below, please call Commerce Library at 323-722-6660 for more information.

For a downloadable PDF of these FAQs, click here.

No Overdue Fines for Children’s Materials

Why is the library doing this?

Children's Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program 2019

Join US!

Saturday, June 15

10:00 AM - Commerce Senior Center
Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Show:
Christopher T. Magician
Children and families are invited to help is kick off summer a the library with a hilarious show that brings children's books to life with wacky magic.
Refreshments after the show!

Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories

June 17-July 27

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Children Programs & Services

The Children's Services section provides a variety of children's materials, storytimes, and existing library events throughout the year to promote a lifelong love of reading and learning.  books and materials are available in English and Spanish to encourage family reading.

Please read below for more information on each program and service.  If you would like more information please contact the Children Services Supervisor at Central Library at (323) 722-6660


Weekly Storytimes

Rosewood Library - Mondays @ 6:00 pm

Bandini Library - Tuesdays @ 6:00 pm

Parent Resources

Recommended Parenting Websites

Colorin Colorado - Created just for parents and families to provide you with the information you need to help your child become a good reader and a successful student.

Kids Health - Get the lowdown on parenting basics like discipline, homework help, and how to talk to your child about tough subjects, like sex, tobacco, and alcohol. Plus, find out where you can turn for help and support.

PBS Parents - Blogs and information on various parenting topics.

Family Education - Parenting tips for mom from pregnancy to the college years.


Reading Corner

Select a genre to view a list of titles available at the Commerce Libraries.


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