Become a Member

These are some of the benefits, tangible and intangible, of membership

Investing in the changing information needs of the community

Supporting public access to information, literacy, and life-long learning

Helping all ages of Whittier residents

Tax Benefits

Membership Levels:

Novel – $50
Benefits include – WPL Foundation Flashlight Keychain/Flashlight, WPL Foundation Tote Bag

Best Seller – $100
Benefits include – All the above & WPL Foundation Pen

Classic – $250
Benefits include – All the above & WPL Foundation glass mug

Epic – $500
Benefits include – All the above & two WPL Foundation water bottles with activated coconut filter, and two tickets to the Annual Spring Tea (held in March).

First Edition – $1,000
Benefits include – All the above & a WPL Foundation Travel Duffel Bag

Literary Lion – over $1,000
Benefits include – All the above & Two free tickets to the Whittier Reads Author Dinner in April.

*Membership valid for one year


WPL Foundation Endowment Fund

The Whittier Public Library Foundation endowment is dedicated to funding capital improvements, enhancing library services, and underwriting educational programming.  

The WPL Endowment Fund is structured to provide a stable, growing source of income for the Library.  It will provide supplemental funding for the Library in perpetuity.  

If you are interested in making a secured tax-deductible donation to our organization using your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or Paypal, you may do so here.

Note: You do not need a Paypal account to donate to WPLF.  

WPL Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contributions are tax deductible. 

Library Locations

Whittier Central Library

-Temporarily closed for renovation-

7344 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 567-9900

Mon-Wed 10am - 9pm
Thu-Fri 10am - 6pm
Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun - Closed

Whittier Depot

7333 Greenleaf Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602
(562) 567-9900

Curbside Pickup only
Mon-Fri 10am - 4pm
Phone Calls
Mon-Fri 10am - 5pm
Sat - Closed
Sun - Closed

Whittwood Branch Library

10537 Santa Gertrudes Ave.
Whittier, CA 90603
(562) 567-9950

Mon-Wed 10am - 8pm
Thur - Fri 10am - 6pm
Sat - 10am - 5pm
Sun - Closed

Curbside pickup
Mon-Fri 10am - 4pm

Veterans Resource Center
Wed 10am - 12pm
Please call 562-567-9900 for questions

Passport Processing
By appointment only:
Mon-Fri 10am - 4pm
Sat 10am - 2pm