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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
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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
September 29, 2016 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Aphasia is a language impairment, usually due to stroke, that affects individuals' ability to speak, understand speech, read, and write.
September 29, 2016 6:00PM to 7:00PM
Practice your English conversation skills in a relaxed, supportive environment.  All ESL adults welcome.
September 30, 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,...
September 30, 2016 4:00PM
Would you like to test your chess expertise against other players? Or are you completely new to the world of chess and wish to learn the...

Ongoing Events

After School Student Zone
Monday-Thursday 2:30pm-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 x. 70819, or write rrisemberg@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.

Fiction Hot Titles

Non-Fiction Hot Titles

  • The girl with the lower back tattoo

    The girl with the lower back tattoo

    Schumer, Amy.
  • Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

    Hillbilly elegy : a memoir of a family and culture in crisis

    Vance, J. D., author.
  • American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst

    American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst

    Toobin, Jeffrey, author.
  • Powerhouse : the untold story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

    Powerhouse : the untold story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency

    Miller, James A. (James Andrew), 1957- author.
  • You'll grow out of it

    You'll grow out of it

    Klein, Jessi, 1975-
  • Grunt : the curious science of humans at war

    Grunt : the curious science of humans at war

    Roach, Mary.
  • When breath becomes air

    When breath becomes air

    Kalanithi, Paul, author.
  • White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America

    White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America

    Isenberg, Nancy, author.
  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

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

    Sapiens : a brief history of humankind

    Harari, Yuval N.
  • Between the world and me

    Between the world and me

    Coates, Ta-Nehisi, author.
  • Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

    Grit : the power of passion and perseverance

    Duckworth, Angela.
  • 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-
  • Eat dirt : why leaky gut may be the root cause of your health problems and 5 surprising steps to cure it

    Eat dirt : why leaky gut may be the root cause of your health problems and 5 surprising steps to cure it

    Axe, Josh, 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.
  • Crisis of character : a White House Secret Service officer discloses his firsthand experience with Hillary, Bill, and how they operate

    Crisis of character : a White House Secret Service officer discloses his firsthand experience with Hillary, Bill, and how they operate

    Byrne, Gary J., author.
  • Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    Shrill : notes from a loud woman

    West, Lindy.
  • But what if we're wrong? : thinking about the present as if it were the past

    But what if we're wrong? : thinking about the present as if it were the past

    Klosterman, Chuck, 1972- author.
  • 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-
  • 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.
  • It's not okay : turning heartbreak into happily never after

    It's not okay : turning heartbreak into happily never after

    Dorfman, Andi, author.
  • 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.
  • Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Mindset : the new psychology of success

    Dweck, Carol S., 1946-
  • 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-
  • Tribe : on homecoming and belonging

    Tribe : on homecoming and belonging

    Junger, Sebastian, author.
  • The gene : an intimate history

    The gene : an intimate history

    Mukherjee, Siddhartha, author.
  • The bridge ladies : a memoir

    The bridge ladies : a memoir

    Lerner, Betsy, author.
  • The making of Donald Trump

    The making of Donald Trump

    Johnston, David, 1948-
  • Lab girl

    Lab girl

    Jahren, Hope, author.
  • Outliers : the story of success

    Outliers : the story of success

    Gladwell, Malcolm, 1963-
  • Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything

    Seinfeldia : how a show about nothing changed everything

    Armstrong, Jennifer Keishin.
  • Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking

    Quiet : the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking

    Cain, Susan.
  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-
  • West of Eden : an American place

    West of Eden : an American place

    Stein, Jean, author.
  • The four agreements : a practical guide to personal freedom

    The four agreements : a practical guide to personal freedom

    Ruiz, Miguel, 1952-
  • The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness

    The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness

    Alexander, Michelle.
  • Thinking, fast and slow

    Thinking, fast and slow

    Kahneman, Daniel, 1934-
  • Milk and honey

    Milk and honey

    Kaur, Rupi, author.
  • 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.
  • Rise of the rocket girls : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the Moon to Mars

    Rise of the rocket girls : the women who propelled us, from missiles to the Moon to Mars

    Holt, Nathalia, 1980- author.
  • Real food fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it

    Real food fake food : why you don't know what you're eating & what you can do about it

    Olmsted, Larry, author.
  • Soup for Syria : recipes to celebrate our shared humanity

    Soup for Syria : recipes to celebrate our shared humanity

    Massaad, Barbara Abdeni, compiler, photographer.
  • Trump revealed : an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power

    Trump revealed : an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power

    Kranish, Michael, author.
  • The 48 laws of power

    The 48 laws of power

    Greene, Robert.
  • Modern romance

    Modern romance

    Ansari, ʻAziz, author.
  • Chaos monkeys : obscene fortune and random failure in Silicon Valley

    Chaos monkeys : obscene fortune and random failure in Silicon Valley

    Garcia Martinez, Antonio, author.
  • Men explain things to me

    Men explain things to me

    Solnit, Rebecca, author.
  • Choose yourself : be happy, make millions, live the dream

    Choose yourself : be happy, make millions, live the dream

    Altucher, James.
  • Sex object : a memoir

    Sex object : a memoir

    Valenti, Jessica, author.

YA Hot Titles

Children's Hot Titles

  • Harry Potter and the cursed child : parts one and two. a new play by Jack Thorne ; based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling ; John Tiffany & Jack Thorne, writers. The official script book of the

    Harry Potter and the cursed child : parts one and two. a new play by Jack Thorne ; based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling ; John Tiffany & Jack Thorne, writers. The official script book of the

    Thorne, Jack.
  • Babymouse

    Babymouse

    Holm, Jennifer L.
  • Pokémon adventures

    Pokémon adventures

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : old school

    Diary of a wimpy kid : old school

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the ugly truth

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the ugly truth

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : cabin fever

    Diary of a wimpy kid : cabin fever

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : hard luck

    Diary of a wimpy kid : hard luck

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Pokémon black and white

    Pokémon black and white

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : dog days

    Diary of a wimpy kid : dog days

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : Rodrick rules

    Diary of a wimpy kid : Rodrick rules

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

    Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the last straw

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the last straw

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Diary of a wimpy kid : the third wheel

    Diary of a wimpy kid : the third wheel

    Kinney, Jeff.
  • Pokemon adventures. story, Hidenori Kusaka ; art, Satoshi Yamamoto ; [translation, Katherine Schilling]. Diamond and Pearl/Platinum

    Pokemon adventures. story, Hidenori Kusaka ; art, Satoshi Yamamoto ; [translation, Katherine Schilling]. Diamond and Pearl/Platinum

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

    Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Green eggs and ham

    Green eggs and ham

    Seuss, Dr.
  • Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Dork diaries 7. by Rachel Renée Russell. Tales from a not-so-glam TV star

    Dork diaries 7. by Rachel Renée Russell. Tales from a not-so-glam TV star

    Russell, Rachel Renée.
  • Wonder

    Wonder

    Palacio, R. J.
  • Tales from a not-so-popular party girl

    Tales from a not-so-popular party girl

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Dork diaries : tales from a not-so-fabulous life

    Dork diaries : tales from a not-so-fabulous life

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Tales from a not-so-graceful ice princess

    Tales from a not-so-graceful ice princess

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Tales from a not-so-talented pop star

    Tales from a not-so-talented pop star

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Dork diaries 9. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-dorky drama queen

    Dork diaries 9. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-dorky drama queen

    Russell, Rachel Renee, author.
  • The cat in the hat

    The cat in the hat

    Seuss, Dr.
  • The thank you book

    The thank you book

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.
  • Tales from a not-so-smart Miss Know-It-All

    Tales from a not-so-smart Miss Know-It-All

    Russell, Rachel Renee.
  • Big Nate blasts off

    Big Nate blasts off

    Peirce, Lincoln, author.
  • Dork diaries 8. Rachel Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell. Tales from a not-so-happily ever after

    Dork diaries 8. Rachel Renée Russell with Nikki Russell and Erin Russell. Tales from a not-so-happily ever after

    Russell, Rachel Renée, author.
  • Dork diaries 10. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-perfect pet sitter

    Dork diaries 10. Rachel Renee Russell. Tales from a not-so-perfect pet sitter

    Russell, Rachel Renee, author.
  • Harry Potter and the deathly hallows

    Harry Potter and the deathly hallows

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Dork diaries. Tales from a not-so-happy heartbreaker

    Dork diaries. Tales from a not-so-happy heartbreaker

    Russell, Rachel Renée.
  • Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

    Harry Potter and the goblet of fire

    Rowling, J. K.
  • Harry Potter and the half-blood prince

    Harry Potter and the half-blood prince

    Rowling, J. K.
  • I'm a frog!

    I'm a frog!

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.
  • David goes to school

    David goes to school

    Shannon, David, 1959-
  • Pokemon adventures. story by Hidenori Kusaka ; art by Satoshi Yamamoto ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; English adaptation, Annette Roman ; touch-up & lettering, Susan Daigle-Leach. Black & White

    Pokemon adventures. story by Hidenori Kusaka ; art by Satoshi Yamamoto ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; English adaptation, Annette Roman ; touch-up & lettering, Susan Daigle-Leach. Black & White

    Kusaka, Hidenori.
  • We are in a book!

    We are in a book!

    Willems, Mo.
  • Captain Underpants and the sensational saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot : the twelfth epic novel

    Captain Underpants and the sensational saga of Sir Stinks-A-Lot : the twelfth epic novel

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.
  • I am invited to a party!

    I am invited to a party!

    Willems, Mo.
  • Elephants cannot dance!

    Elephants cannot dance!

    Willems, Mo.
  • Because of Winn-Dixie

    Because of Winn-Dixie

    DiCamillo, Kate.
  • Waiting is not easy!

    Waiting is not easy!

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.
  • There is a bird on your head!

    There is a bird on your head!

    Willems, Mo.
  • The red pyramid

    The red pyramid

    Riordan, Rick.
  • No, David!

    No, David!

    Shannon, David, 1959-
  • Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!

    Don't let the pigeon drive the bus!

    Willems, Mo.

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