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Address:
2200 E. 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone:
(323) 263-6901
Fax:
(323) 526-3043
Email:
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Librarian:
Connie Topete, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Benjamin Franklin Branch Library
July 8, 2015 10:30AM to 11:30AM

Online registration starts June 8th.

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July 8, 2015 4:00PM

Join us for board games (Monopoly, Chess, Jenga, & more), card games, and video games on the Library's PS3.  Just for teens!

July 9, 2015 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Registration starts June 8th

La inscripción comienza...

July 10, 2015 9:30AM to 1:30PM
Eligibility specialists from the LA County Department of Public Social Services will be on hand to help you and your family sign up...
July 14, 2015 12:00PM to September 17, 2015 2:00PM

Join us for these free citizenship and and financial education classes. Learn the English and civics you need to pass the test and...

July 15, 2015 10:30AM to 11:30AM

Online registration starts June 8th.

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July 15, 2015 3:00PM

Customize button pins with artwork or images of your choice

July 16, 2015 12:00PM to September 19, 2015 2:00PM

Join us for these free citizenship and and financial education classes. Learn the English and civics you need to pass the test and...

July 16, 2015 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Registration starts June 8th

La inscripción comienza...

July 21, 2015 12:00PM to September 24, 2015 2:00PM

Join us for these free citizenship and and financial education classes. Learn the English and civics you need to pass the test and...

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..

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    Down the rabbit hole : the curious adventures and cautionary tales of a former Playboy bunny

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    The residence : inside the private world of the White House

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    Between you & me : confessions of a comma queen

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    Get what's yours : the secrets to maxing out your social security

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    Pioneer girl : the annotated autobiography

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    Money, master the game : 7 simple steps to financial freedom

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    On the move : a memoir

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    Better than before : mastering the habits of our everyday lives

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    Spinster : a life of one's own

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    The book of Joan : tales of mirth, mischief, and manipulation

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    The 22-day revolution : the plant-based program that will transform your body, reset your habits, and change your life

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    It's what I do : a photographer's life of love and war

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    Grazer, Brian, 1953-
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    Reeves, Richard, 1936-
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    So that happened : a memoir

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    Not that kind of girl : a young woman tells you what she's "learned"

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    A lucky life interrupted : a memoir of hope

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  • Outliers : the story of success

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

    Perlmutter, David, 1954- author.
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    Salt : a world history

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    Fuller, Alexandra, 1969- author.
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    Goddesses never age : the secret prescription for radiance, vitality, and well-being

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