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Address:
1030 S. Alvarado Street
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Phone:
(213) 368-7545
Fax:
(213) 368-7543
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Librarian:
Kathleen Ellison, Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Pico Union
October 31, 2014 2:30PM

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November 1, 2014 1:00PM

Kids and teens, come celebrate Día de los muertos (Day of the Dead) by creating Calavera (Skull) Collages!

November 3, 2014 3:00PM

Children are invited to read and tell fun stories with our specially trained STAR volunteer readers. Share the joy of reading and learn...

November 3, 2014 3:00PM to 5:00PM

Kids and Teens--Come to Student Zone to get homework help and supplies!

During Student Zone hours, students in Grades 1-12 can:

November 4, 2014 3:00PM to October 27, 2015 4:00PM

Enjoy knitting and crocheting.  Learn how to knit on a loom! Experienced as well as novice knitters and crocheters are welcome.  Come...

November 4, 2014 3:00PM

Children are invited to read and tell fun stories with our specially trained STAR volunteer readers. Share the joy of reading and learn...

November 4, 2014 3:30PM to 5:30PM

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November 4, 2014 3:30PM to 7:30PM

DO YOU NEED A FLU VACCINE? ...

November 5, 2014 3:00PM to 5:00PM

Kids and Teens--Come to Student Zone to get homework help and supplies!

During Student Zone hours, students in Grades 1-12 can:

November 6, 2014 3:30PM to 5:30PM

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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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