San Gabriel Library, part of LA County Library, serves a city with a population of approximately 41,000 people. The city and surrounding areas are home to many families with young children. San Gabriel Library’s early literacy programs are well attended, and the play area is heavily used during library hours. Families attend programs and visit the Family Place play area for parent education resources, to help their children develop early literacy skills, and to socialize with other families with young children. San Gabriel Library is a community center for families with young children.