Library Modernization Project

Library Timeline

The Downey City Library is currently undergoing a complete renovation that will transform it into a true 21st Century public learning environment, furthering its mission "to ignite a community of creative and critical thinkers."

Please visit the library website at to visit the NEW library.

Library is Open!


  • Reconfigure Interior Spaces
  • Replace Interior Finishes, Books and Data Storage Furniture
  • Install Energy Efficient Lighting
  • ADA Improvements

Local Partnering Libraries

Whittier Public Library
Santa Fe Springs City Library
Commerce Public Library
LA County Library

11121 Brookshire Ave

Library is Now Open with Limited Capacity


Construction Schedule

July 2019 – October 2020
October 2020 - December 2020 (Move-In and Set-Up Phase)

Estimated Construction Cost

$8.5 Million