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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
July 14, 2014 2:00PM

Children and families, enjoy animal-themed stories, songs, activities and a craft each week during Summer Reading Club!

July 14, 2014 3:00PM

Kids, come share the fun of reading and storytelling with our STAR Library volunteers! Have fun and earn reading time on your Summer...

July 15, 2014 3:00PM to July 7, 2015 3:00PM

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

July 16, 2014 1:45PM

Kids, come share the fun of reading and storytelling with our STAR Library volunteers! Have fun and earn reading time on your Summer...

July 17, 2014 2:00PM

Kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to enjoy readings, activities, and crafts based on Kevin Henke's 2014 Newbery Honor book, The Year of...

July 19, 2014 10:15AM

 Join us for our Saturday morning conversation classes.  This class is open to any intermediate to advanced level English...

July 19, 2014 2:00PM

Kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to enjoy readings, activities, and crafts based on Kevin Henke's 2014 Newbery Honor book, The Year of...

July 21, 2014 2:00PM

Children and families, enjoy animal-themed stories, songs, activities and a craft each week during Summer Reading Club!

July 21, 2014 3:00PM

Kids, come share the fun of reading and storytelling with our STAR Library volunteers! Have fun and earn reading time on your Summer...

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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