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Van Nuys Branch Library

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Address:
6250 Sylmar Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Phone:
(818) 756-8453
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(818) 756-9291
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Librarian:
Chris Barreiro, Acting Senior Librarian
Upcoming Events at Van Nuys Branch Library
Veterans Connect at the library
October 18, 2017 1:00PM to 3:00PM
On Monday and Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm, the Van Nuys Branch Library is proud to announce that a Veteran Resources Specialist will be at...

STAR Reader Munni
Most Wednesdays from 2:00 to 4:00
Books come alive for kids when they share the fun of reading with STAR library volunteers! Join STAR reader, Munni, for a wonderful...

Veterans Connect at the library
October 19, 2017 2:00PM
On Thursday from 2 pm to 4 pm, The Van Nuys Branch Library is proud to announce that a Veteran Resources Specialist will be at the Van Nuys...

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Every Friday from 10:00 - 1:30 p.m. when the library is open.
In partnership with the LA Law Library, Van Nuys Branch Library will be offering a free service with a Law Librarian with office hours...

Veterans Connect at the library
October 20, 2017 10:00AM to 12:00PM
On Friday from 10 am to 12 pm, the Van Nuys Branch Library is proud to announce that a Veteran Resources Specialist  will be at the Van...

ICON CDC
October 20, 2017 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Do you have a question about how to start a small business, or are you a business person in Los Angeles and have questions about small...

Lawyers at the Van Nuys Branch Library
October 20, 2017 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Please join us at the Van Nuys Public Library where volunteer attorneys will be available for free 20-minute consultations with people who...

STAR Reader Brooke
Most Fridays from 2:00 to 4:00.
Books come alive for kids when they share the fun of reading with STAR library volunteers!  Join STAR reader, Brooke, for a wonderful...

Ongoing Events

Student Zone
Monday-Thursday 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Friday 3:00-5:30 p.m.
Students (grades 4 to 12) may sign in to use the supplies, resources and equipment at the Homework Center to work on homework assignments. Printing is free. Laptops and other portable devices may also be used. Save your work on a USB storage device.

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