Just Another Day In SouthLA
Today marks the opening of the new East Rancho Dominguez library. Located on the corner of East Rose Street and South Atlantic Avenue, in the unincorporated area of East Rancho Dominguez officially opens its doors and replaces the existing undersized library on Compton Ave. Now offering a collection of 35,000 books in a 7,200 square-foot facility, this new locations will truly offer the necessary resources to the community. Aside from providing students and adults with a wealth of books, the new facility will provide residents and commuters with a community room, reading areas, a homework center, public access computers, a meeting room, group study space, and public access Wi-Fi internet connection. Built using solar energy panels, which will help offset the library’s annual energy cost and qualifies for the County to receive an estimated one-time $32,000 rebate from Southern California Edison through the California Solar Initiative Program, the library is an environmental standout. The building meets Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) Certification. If you can make it out today, a grand opening ceremony will commence at 4pm TODAY!
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas
The County of Los Angeles Public Library
Grand Opening of the East Rancho Dominguez Library
Monday, October 29, 2012
4420 East Rose Street
East Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221