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Benjamin Franklin Branch Library

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Address:
2200 E. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone:
(323) 263-6901
Fax:
(323) 526-3043
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Librarian:
Connie Topete, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
June 30, 2016 4:00PM to August 18, 2016 4:00PM
Join us this summer for Read For The Win! Special guest on June 16th -- The Great Race with Magician David Skale!and July 21st --...
July 23, 2016 2:00PM to 3:00PM
 This summer's reading program theme Read for the Win encourages health related activities and literature. Join Ivor Pryes for an hour of...
July 28, 2016 4:00PM to September 15, 2016 4:00PM
Join us this summer for Read For The Win! Special guest on June 16th -- The Great Race with Magician David Skale!and July 21st --...

Ongoing Events

Need help studying for the Citizenship Test?  Classes start  in June. Call or come in to sign up.
¿Necesitas ayuda estudiando para el examen de ciudadanía?  Clases comenzarán en junio. ¡Regístrate ahora!  Venir o llamar.

Student Zone:  Mon/Wed 3:00-5:00;  Tues/Thurs 3:30-5:30

Computer assistance and computer classes for adults are available. Please call (323) 268-4710 for more information.

Se ofrece asistencia para computadoras y clases de computadora para adultos en español. Llame al (323) 268-4710 para más información.

STAR – Books come alive for kids when they share the fun of reading with STAR library volunteers. Call Benjamin Franklin for schedule..

Fiction Hot Titles

Non-Fiction Hot Titles

  • When breath becomes air

    When breath becomes air

    Kalanithi, Paul, author.
  • The rainbow comes and goes : a mother and son on life, love, and loss

    The rainbow comes and goes : a mother and son on life, love, and loss

    Cooper, Anderson.
  • Spark joy : an illustrated master class on the art of organizing and tidying up

    Spark joy : an illustrated master class on the art of organizing and tidying up

    Kondo, Marie, author.
  • West of Eden : an American place

    West of Eden : an American place

    Stein, Jean, author.
  • The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing

    Kondō, Marie, author.
  • Big magic : creative living beyond fear

    Big magic : creative living beyond fear

    Gilbert, Elizabeth, 1969-
  • The bridge ladies : a memoir

    The bridge ladies : a memoir

    Lerner, Betsy, author.
  • Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

    Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

    Duckworth, Angela.
  • The gene : an intimate history

    The gene : an intimate history

    Mukherjee, Siddhartha, author.
  • Between the world and me

    Between the world and me

    Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.
  • Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right

    Dark money : the hidden history of the billionaires behind the rise of the radical right

    Mayer, Jane, author.
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

    Chernow, Ron.
  • Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Harari, Yuval N.
  • All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation

    All the single ladies : unmarried women and the rise of an independent nation

    Traister, Rebecca, author.
  • Seven brief lessons on physics

    Seven brief lessons on physics

    Rovelli, Carlo, 1956- author.
  • Smarter faster better : the secrets of productivity in life and business

    Smarter faster better : the secrets of productivity in life and business

    Duhigg, Charles, author.
  • The sleep revolution : transforming your life, one night at a time

    The sleep revolution : transforming your life, one night at a time

    Huffington, Arianna Stassinopoulos, 1950- author.
  • The Road to Little Dribbling : Adventures of an American in Britain

    The Road to Little Dribbling : Adventures of an American in Britain

    Bryson, Bill, author.
  • The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    The boys in the boat : nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

    Brown, Daniel, 1951-
  • H is for Hawk

    H is for Hawk

    Macdonald, Helen, 1970-
  • Year of Yes

    Year of Yes

    Rhimes, Shonda, author.
  • Lab girl

    Lab girl

    Jahren, Hope, author.
  • Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America

    Hamilton : the revolution : being the complete libretto of the Broadway musical, with a true account of its creation, and concise remarks on hip-hop, the power of stories, and the new America

    Miranda, Lin-Manuel, 1980- author, librettist, composer.
  • Eat fat, get thin : why the fat we eat is the key to sustained weight loss and vibrant health

    Eat fat, get thin : why the fat we eat is the key to sustained weight loss and vibrant health

    Hyman, Mark, 1959- author.
  • 32 yolks : from my mother's table to working the line

    32 yolks : from my mother's table to working the line

    Ripert, Eric.
  • You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

    You are a bad ass : how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life

    Sincero, Jen, 1965-
  • Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Dweck, Carol S., 1946-
  • Presence : bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges

    Presence : bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges

    Cuddy, Amy Joy Casselberry, 1972- author.
  • Five presidents : my extraordinary journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

    Five presidents : my extraordinary journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

    Hill, Clint, author.
  • How not to die : discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease

    How not to die : discover the foods scientifically proven to prevent and reverse disease

    Greger, Michael, author.
  • Disrupted : my misadventure in the start-up bubble

    Disrupted : my misadventure in the start-up bubble

    Lyons, Daniel, 1960- author.
  • Spain in our hearts : Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936/1939

    Spain in our hearts : Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936/1939

    Hochschild, Adam, author.
  • It's all easy : delicious weekday recipes for the super-busy home cook

    It's all easy : delicious weekday recipes for the super-busy home cook

    Paltrow, Gwyneth, 1972- author.
  • Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    West, Lindy.
  • Cravings

    Cravings

    Teigen, Chrissy, author.
  • Brain maker : the power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain--for life

    Brain maker : the power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain--for life

    Perlmutter, David, 1954- author.
  • The whole30 : the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom

    The whole30 : the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom

    Hartwig, Melissa, author.
  • The longevity book : the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time

    The longevity book : the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time

    Diaz, Cameron, author.
  • Modern romance

    Modern romance

    Ansari, ʻAziz, author.
  • In other words

    In other words

    Lahiri, Jhumpa.
  • Originals : how non-conformists move the world

    Originals : how non-conformists move the world

    Grant, Adam M, author.
  • Los Angeles Central Library : a history of its art and architecture

    Los Angeles Central Library : a history of its art and architecture

    Gee, Stephen, author.
  • The food lab : better home cooking through science

    The food lab : better home cooking through science

    Lopez-Alt, J. Kenji.
  • Love, loss, and what we ate

    Love, loss, and what we ate

    Lakshmi, Padma.
  • Lust & wonder

    Lust & wonder

    Burroughs, Augusten, author.
  • Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

    Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

    Gawande, Atul, author.
  • The confidence game : why we fall for it... every time

    The confidence game : why we fall for it... every time

    Konnikova, Maria, author.
  • Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution

    Valiant ambition : George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution

    Philbrick, Nathaniel.
  • SPQR : a history of ancient Rome

    SPQR : a history of ancient Rome

    Beard, Mary, 1955- author.
  • Girls & sex : navigating the complicated new landscape

    Girls & sex : navigating the complicated new landscape

    Orenstein, Peggy, author.

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