The San Gabriel library was founded in 1915 and moved to its present site in 1967. In 1982, the Friends of the San Gabriel Library decided that the large blank wall over the children’s section would be the perfect spot for a mural illustrating San Gabriel’s early history. Funds were raised through book sales and community donations and artist Robert Freeman was soon commissioned to create and paint the mural. The library has also recently underwent a total refurbishment
The library has a collection of English and non-English publications,
including Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese books for adults and Chinese
and Spanish books for children. DVD’s are available in English and
Chinese. Downloadable audio books, digital eBooks and music files are
San Gabriel Library events include Storytimes for babies, toddlers and families, book clubs for adults, meditation and special themed events and activities. Go to our website or follow us on Facebook for more information.