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County of Los Angeles Public Library, Avalon Branch

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Quiet place to read and color with kids

We stopped in here on a Saturday morning before hitting the beach. My kids colored for about... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Paula C
handy library

good resource library for early Catalina literature and history information. Love this place... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
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14 Apr 2018
“Very small but friendly”
18 Jun 2017
“Quiet place to read and color with kids”
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215 Sumner Ave, Avalon, Catalina Island, CA 90704
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is a tiny operation, but over an approximately two-hour period I saw the staff of two in action and was impressed by their patient helpfulness to patrons. I came in for a quiet place to read and write, but happened to sit at a...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

We stopped in here on a Saturday morning before hitting the beach. My kids colored for about thirty minutes and then we read for another twenty. We all benefited from some quiet, down time. It gave us a chance to read some old favorites as...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

good resource library for early Catalina literature and history information. Love this place. This staff is so helpful.

Thank SMOgal
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Polite, professional librarians. Small space but good variety and reference. More than books, DVDs, music and more. If you need a special title or author it can be requested from the mainland library. Wifi and printing available.

Thank BluewaterGypsy
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The library is small, but has some interesting books focused on Catalina, if you're looking to do a little research. Staff is helpful and friendly. There are usually used books and magazines for sale, if you need a little vacation reading material.

Thank avalon2020
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Avalon has a population of about 3800 people -- for comparison, the town i live in, which is relatively "small" is 34,000 -- almost 10x bigger. Avalon gets about 3000 more people every weekend and on cruise ship days -- the island runs on tourism....More

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