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Cerritos Library

Cerritos, California

As the public library of the City of Cerritos, the Cerritos Library is unique in that it offers an immersive environment, promoting learning and literacy. The Children’s Library section includes a theater, an art studio, and an aquarium. The reading rooms introduce themes like Old World and others. This innovation and creativity support the library's educational missions. A Smithsonian Affiliate since 2000, the library has hosted lectures and book signings by Smithsonian authors and has displayed Smithsonian artifacts within its exhibitions.