COVID-19 Update: Friday, July 31, 2020

WHITTIER, Calif. – Effective Monday, July 13, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom and the County of Los Angeles have suspended indoor operations of various sectors until further notice to help slow the current rise in COVID-19 cases. (Read latest information here)

Resources for Parents and Children

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The  Whittier Public Library has gathered some resources for parents and children that may be of assist you during this time. They will be updated regularly, also watch for posts featuring resources on social media.


School Information and Free Meals

Find links to the local  Whittier school districts as well as information about free meal programs: 


Whittier City School District

 -Free Meals During Closure


 East Whittier City School District

-Free Meals During Closure


Whittier Union High School District

-Free Meals During Closure



"Grab-and-Go" Meals Available

During this time of school closures, the Y is offering free healthy meals to ALL CHILDREN under 18 in our community at both of our branches.

“Grab-and-Go” meals available!

Uptown Whittier YMCA Family Center: 12510 Hadley St. Whittier, CA 90601

Breakfast is served from 7:30-8:30 am

Lunch is served from 12:30-1:30 pm

East Whittier YMCA Family Center: 15740 Starbuck St. Whittier, CA 90603

Breakfast is served from 8:00 – 9:00 am

Lunch is served from 12:00-1:00 pm



Find links to literacy, online storytimes, virtual field trips,at home learning and DIY projects.

Literacy Links

From PBS -Raise a Reader to First 5, you will find links that will help with children getting ready to read or at the first stages of reading.


Storytime Links

A list of resources for online storytimes from authors to storytimes from outer space!


Learning Links

A list of resources for At-Home Learning: Coding, S.T.E.A.M. projects, Virtual Field Trips and more...