Fullerton Public Library

Address: 353 West Commonwealth Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone: 714-738-6333
Fax: 738-447-3280


Mission :

It is the mission of the Fullerton Public Library to provide a diverse community with resources and support to use information in many media, to stimulate and facilitate literacy in all its forms, to provide quality collections and effective use of evolving technologies, to emphasize public participation and outreach, and to create forums and gathering places to engage in cultural and educational programs and partnerships.

In its selection of books and other materials, the Fullerton Public Library upholds the doctrines of "Freedom of Speech" and "Freedom of the Press" as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States. The Library also subscribes to the principles adopted by the American Library Association in its Library Bill of Rights, the Freedom to Read statement, and the Freedom to View statement.

Vision :

The Fullerton Public Library will be integral to the City's intellectual and cultural life, deeply rooted in and responsive to our diverse community. The Library will provide free and equal access to information, knowledge and ideas; promote personal enrichment and life-long learning; encourage literacy and the love of reading in all age groups; and foster cultural and educational programs and partnerships. The Library will ensure quality service through positive human connections and an inviting environment.

Recent News

  • Popular Summer Reading Clubs Return To Library

    The Fullerton Public Library will be the “in” place for teens and adults this summer as it offers special activities for both groups through its Summer Reading Clubs. The programs will kick off June 18, and will feature special activities for both age groups in an effort...

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  • Understanding Earthquakes Focus Of Library Program

    Earthquakes:  If you’ve lived in Southern California for more than six months, you probably have had the unsettling experience of waiting one out to its conclusion.In fact, so endemic are quakes to the region that native Californians and long-time residents rarely int...

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  • Famed Author Dean Koontz To Speak at Fullerton Library

    Renowned author Dean Koontz will be the guest speaker at the Fullerton Public Library as part of the library’s “Distinguished Speaker Series” featuring best-selling authors.Author of more than 100 titles, including the “Odd Thomas” and “Frankenstein” series, Ko...

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  • Southland’s Early Climatology Focus Of Library Program

    Much of Southern California today is desert, but was it always this way? The answer to that is a definite “NO” as the fossil record indicates the area was once dotted with lakes and lush with plant life such as ferns. Determining how we got from a moist climate to one c...

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