County: Los Angeles
Region: Southern California
Library details: Torrance Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Torrance Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 519,990 volumes. The library circulates 658,246 items per year. The library serves a population of 146,860 residents .
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Administration: The director of the library is Yolande Wilburn .
Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.
Affiliations: The library is a member of the Urban Libraries Council .
Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Polaris*||2021|
|Previous Automation System||Symphony||2002|
|Previous Automation System||Taos||2000|
|Previous Automation System||DRA||1990|
|Previous Automation System||CLSI||1982|
|Discovery Interface||Vega Discover||2021|
|Previous Discovery Interface||Enterprise||2016|
|Item ID Type||Barcode|
|Self-Check||3M SelfCheck System Model 6410|
|(* This system was recently acquired and may not yet be installed)|
|The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.|
|This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.|
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Record History: This listing was created on Jun 14, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 19, 2021.
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