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News ImageTake a look at a new collection of photographs in the library's local history collection: Post-War Whittier.
This collection currently consists of 36 photos lent to the Library by patron Robert Major, and depicts Quonset huts (temporary housing for World War II Veterans), Whittier's famous snow day (January 11, 1949), Palm Park, and more. The photos range from 1946 to 1958. Click here to see the collection.

Comprehensive List of Whittier Newspapers and Search Tips!
The Local Newspaper page has been updated with a comprehensive list of Whittier Newspapers, including publication span and current availability. Tips for searching the Whittier Public Library's Digital Newspaper Collection have also been added.


News ImageNewly Digitized: Over 200 Matchbook Covers Advertising Whittier Area Businesses!
More than 200 images of matchbook covers that advertise Whittier Area businesses of yesteryear have been lent to the library by collector Bob Donnelson and the Angelus Match Cover Club. Click here to view images of the matchbook covers, which are part of the Visual Collection.