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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 several hundred volumes on all aspects of Filipino life and culture.

Upcoming Events at Echo Park
January 27, 2015 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Practice your reading in a group environment.  All adults welcome.

January 29, 2015 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Aphasia is a language impairment, usually due to stroke, that affects individuals' ability to speak,...

January 31, 2015 10:00AM to 12:00PM

Join us for a celebration of Filipino literature featuring poetry, a children's book reading, and snacks.  Camera crews will be...

January 31, 2015 11:00AM to 1:00PM

Knit, crochet, and converse in an informal setting.  Bring your own yarn and needles.

February 3, 2015 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Practice your reading in a group environment.  All adults welcome.

February 5, 2015 1:00PM to 3:00PM

Aphasia is a language impairment, usually due to stroke, that affects individuals' ability to speak,...

February 10, 2015 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Practice your reading in a group environment.  All 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.

 

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    Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption

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