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Address:
1030 S. Alvarado Street
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone:
(213) 368-7545
Fax:
(213) 368-7543
Email:
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Librarian:
Kathleen Ellison, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Pico Union Branch Library
August 31, 2015 3:00PM to 6:00PM

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August 31, 2015 5:00PM to November 16, 2015 6:45PM

This is a free U.S. Citizenship Information Session presented in English and Spanish for legal permanent residents and interested...

September 1, 2015 3:00PM

Enjoy knitting and crocheting.  Experienced as well as novice knitters and crocheters are welcome.  Come...

September 1, 2015 3:00PM to 6:00PM

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September 2, 2015 5:00PM

All English language learners of all levels are welcome to join us for a reading and writing class.  ...

September 3, 2015 3:00PM to 6:00PM

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September 3, 2015 5:00PM

Improve your English conversation skills at our weekly conversation class. No appointment needed; beginners welcome at any time.

Ongoing Events

Student Zone
Pico Union has four computers in our Student Zone reserved exclusively for kids and teens to do homework.  Printing is free for school assignments.  Sign up at the Reference Desk.
Student Zone hours are Mondays and Wednesdays, 3-5 pm, and Tuesday and Thursdays, 3:30-5:30 pm.

Cybernaut
Pico Union's computer aide can answer your computer questions, help with resumes and job applications, and provide one-on-one tutoring for basic computer skills. Pico Union's Cybernaut is available to help you Monday-Friday, 2:30-5:30 pm.

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