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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:
Alicia Moguel, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Benjamin Franklin
July 30, 2014 10:30AM to 11:30AM
Starting June 11th, 2014...Reading Club for Babies to 4 year olds ~ Wednesday mornings from 10:30a to 11:30a.
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July 30, 2014 3:00PM

Teens, join us for our Summer Reading Club Finale Pizza Party.   Free pizza, refreshments, and a prize raffle!

July 31, 2014 4:00PM to 5:00PM

The Club for school age kids starts on June 12, 2014...

January 8, 2015 4:00PM

Join us for an afternoon of arts & crafts at the library.

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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