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Echo Park Branch Library

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Address:
1410 W. Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Phone:
(213) 250-7808
Fax:
(213) 580-3744
Email:
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Librarian:
Victoria Sikora, Senior Librarian

As a part of Historic Filipinotown, the Echo Park Branch is pleased to be the only public library in Southern California to provide a dedicated Filipino heritage collection, consisting of over 500 volumes on all aspects of Filipino life and culture.

Visit the Friends of Echo Park Branch Library site at http://friendsepl.weebly.com/

Upcoming Events at Echo Park Branch Library
July 27, 2016 2:30PM to 3:30PM
Healthy eating habits can be easy and inexpensive. Learn to make, then eat, a healthy meal called bibimbap.
July 27, 2016 3:30PM to 5:00PM
Beginning computer class in English.  Class consists of vocabulary, proper mouse use, word processors, email, and more. 
July 28, 2016 1:30PM to 3:30PM
Aphasia is a language impairment, usually due to stroke, that affects individuals' ability to speak, understand speech, read, and write.
July 28, 2016 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed, supportive environment.  All ESL adults welcome.
July 29, 2016 3:30PM to 5:00PM
Clase de computación principiante en español.  La clase consiste de vocabulario, el uso correcto del ratón, procesadores de texto,...
August 1, 2016 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed, supportive environment.  All ESL adults welcome.

Ongoing Events

After School Student Zone
Monday-Thursday 3:30pm-5:30pm
Students K-12 have access to laptops with internet and word processing, library databases and online homework help.  Free printing for homework.

Adult Literacy Program
Volunteer tutors work one-on-one, helping adults improve basic reading and writing skills.  For more information call (213) 228-7037 or write pblow@lapl.org.

STAR Readers
Our volunteer STAR Readers are here and ready for all kids who love to share a good book.  Don't miss Judith on Wednesdays, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM.

Free Lunch
The Echo Park Branch will provide free lunch for kids and teens 18 and under, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm  Monday-Friday beginning June 13 and ending August 5.
La Biblioteca de Echo Park servirá almuerzo gratis para niños y adolescentes de 18 años o menos, de lunes a viernes a partir del 13 de junio hasta el 5 de Agosto, de 12:00 pm a 1:00 pm.

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